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Family Tree asks the community to count its comforts

Rich Karlis had just wrapped up his second season as a kicker for the Denver Broncos, and he was trying to figure out what to do with his free time. When he learned about Family Tree — a nonprofit … more

A resource for Spanish speakers in Jefferson County

Paulina Erices started working for Jefferson County Public Health a few years ago as a maternal child health specialist. Erices began to hear a common pattern with some of the Spanish speaking … more

Settlement reached between West Metro and retirees

Details have emerged on a settlement agreement between West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza. West Metro Fire has agreed to pay 70 retired firefighters and their dependents $1.2 … more

'A special day to remember those who have given the final and ultimate sacrifice'

Celeste Gamache served 20 years in the United States Air Force, including two tours in Afghanistan. Gamache joined other military veterans, families, friends and loved ones at Fort Logan National … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

West Metro Fire nears settlement agreement with retirees

West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza have come to a settlement agreement. More details will be available soon, according to Brian Matise, the lawyer who represents the two. “We're … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more

Spokes folks peddle pastime

Before she became executive director of the Colorado High School Cycling League, a nonprofit youth development organization that produces mountain bike race series, Kate Rau worked in the … more

Finally, all aboard the G Line!

Connie Burg has been dealing with the loud train horns from the G Line and her landscaping, she said, has been destroyed multiple times when construction vehicles rolled through her neighborhood. But … more

Wheat Ridge STEM ‘class functions like a company would’

Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM engineering program operates more like a business than a class. Walk to the lower level of the high school, and you’ll find three classrooms dedicated to the … more

Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to normal Thursday. Multiple Jeffco schools — … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more

Serving Kids receives annual donation pledge from Lakewood Foothills Rotary Club

When longtime Jefferson County Public Schools volunteer Nancy Hoffmaster surveyed school principals in the district in 1996, she learned something troublesome — at least 500 children didn’t have … more

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a … more

My name is... Brittany Sliter

I was diagnosed with colon cancer when I was only 23. At the time, I was living in New York City with my husband. I moved out here in 2015 with my husband for the lifestyle. After my cancer … more

Denver honors Cesar Chavez

Snowy conditions halted Denver’s 18th annual Cesar Chavez Day March, but not the celebration. Politicians, leaders and residents packed into Su Teatro on March 30 in Denver to honor Chavez, a civil … more

Here’s what’s new at Old 121

What was once home to Caution Brewing for seven years before it closed last June will soon be home to another new brewery. Jason Bailey, Brett and Karla Zahtre and Eric Gupta will open the Old 121 … more

Blind skiers hit the slopes in Breckenridge

Lakewood resident Chloe Poston loves to ski.The fifth grader at Rooney Ranch Elementary said her family tries to go skiing every weekend during the winter, but on a most recent weekend, she got to … more

Health from the Ground Up with Jeffco Public Health

In honor of National Community Supported Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate community supported agriculture, Jeffco Public Health hosted “Health from the Ground Up: Meet Your Local Farmers” on … more

NEXT Gallery introduces Casa Bonita art exhibit

The “Pretty in Pink” art exhibit at NEXT Gallery is dedicated to Casa Bonita, a staple in Lakewood. The art exhibit features 50 paintings, drawings, ceramics and other forms of art. WHERE: NEXT … more
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