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Growth can be seen from almost all grade levels in the Jeffco Public Schools Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) performance results. Jeffco’s overall district CMAS English Language Arts (ELA) and Math median scores went up for all grades … more
Voters have yet another change to consider on the November 2018 ballot for Colorado's 7th Congressional District. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Arvada, announced on Aug. 21 his decision to run for re-election to keep his House seat representing … more
Hundreds descended on the state Capitol in Denver on Aug. 20 to rally for peace and oppose war in North Korea, the use of nuclear weapons, racial violence and terrorism in the United States. “We’re here to speak truth to power in Denver,” … more
With a countdown, five… four… three… two… one… Garrett Bainbridge, a fifth grader, launched the annual rocket signifying the first day of school at Van Arsdale … more
Soto Nest and his brother Aaron work their way through a room, dodging bad guys, dispatching enemies and working together to finish the level. But the real room they’re standing in is a dimly lit room on West Colfax with headsets over their … more
The first Walmart Supercenter in Arvada opened its doors Aug. 9 at 9400 Ralston Road. Besides groceries and general merchandise, it sells apparel, hardware, home accessories, electronics and more. There also are on-site services such as a full … more
The menu of coffee and cocktail drinks the Arvada Eggshell has been known for is still scrawled on the chalkboard — but inside, chairs and tables are stacked in a corner. Booths are dismantled and mugs and dishes stacked on portable carts. A … more
In the weeks before the first day of school for Jefferson County students, teachers at Three Creeks K-8 in Arvada saw their classrooms for the first time. As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new school, technology was being … more
A lot goes into making a school a positive place for students to be, but one that many may not think about is pride. “We’re always looking for opportunities to give out students a sense of pride in their school,” said Jeffrey Gomez, … more
What is your impression of the ‘Cardboard Cory’ tour and the individuals involved? I shared a friendly moment with one of these individuals that attended my Durango town hall last week (Aug. 4). I always encourage people to be active in their … more
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