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Jeffco school marching bands take the field

Nerves were high, but so was musicality as 15 Jefferson County high school marching bands took the field for their first performance of the season at the Jeffco Marching Band Festival held Sept. 19 …
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Farm to Table dinner supports Warren Tech program

Seven Denver chefs and a plethora of Warren Tech culinary students gathered under a white tent erected in the middle of ACRES Farm on the Warren Tech campus in Lakewood. The table was filled with plates and an avocado mouse sat in the middle of each …
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Reactions to conflict in the world of art

Conflict takes on more than the physical form of war — it can also be ideological, philosophical, and psychological struggle over ideas, religion and ways of life. All manner of conflict is examined in the Arvada Center’s autumn exhibition, …
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The big cheese

Chef John Wu and his wife Hong came to the United States to pursue their dreams. John’s was to be a chemist. Hong’s was to run a restaurant. After finishing his master’s degree in chemistry at the University of Texas El Paso, Wu opted …
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    • Arvada city council candidates face off

      Arvada City Council candidates were asked their stances on urban renewal, homelessness, transportation and the aging population at the first candidate forum since the official candidate pool has been set. The structured question and answer forum …

    • Jeffco school board candidates talk issues

      Schools choice, transparency and opportunities for all students were hot topics at the first Jefferson County Board of Education candidate forum held Sept. 13 at Wheat Ridge High School. The forum, presented by Support Jeffco Kids and Arvadans for …

    • Outdoor Labs add greenhouse classrooms

      Every sixth grader in Jefferson County Schools spends a week at one of the districts two outdoor labs, Mt. Evans or Windy Peaks. Soon, those students will be learning in new greenhouse classrooms set for completion this fall. “Our whole mission …

    • Borghi’s 5 TDs lifts Pomona past rival Ralston Valley

      ​ARVADA — Max Borghi had a nose for the end zone Friday night. Pomona’s senior running back and Washington State University verbal-commit had himself a night Sept. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Borghi rushed for five touchdowns as …

    • Arvada Center’s ’Chorus Line’ strong, well-designed

      The opening scene of “A Chorus Line” begins as a day in the life of a dancer, 17 of them gathered in a voluminous black space, with a panel of moving mirrors giving light and life via the …