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Emergency healthcare in the comfort of your home

West Metro Fire Rescue is now armed with an additional way to provide emergency medical care in the comfort of the patient's own home or workplace. Recently, the fire department partnered with …

Governor signs bill giving a tax break to vets

House Bill 18-1060, signed into law May 21 at the Jefferson County Government Building, grants an income tax deduction for military retirement benefits. The bill allows an individual who is under 55 …

Faith Christian Class of 2018 graduation

This year, the Christian school based in Arvada graduated 108 seniors 4 at a commencement ceremony held May 24 at the Faith Christian Family Worship Center West.

Hickenlooper signs health care bills at Lutheran

Gov. John Hickenlooper stopped by Wheat Ridge's Lutheran Medical Center on May 21 to sign into law three bills that aim to fight the opioid crises facing the state and those in need of mental health …

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into …
Education

Q&A with Siena M. Vessa, Ralston Valley High School

During my four years of high school, I was involved with the student government, choir, track and field, swim and dive, cheerleading, gymnastics, lacrosse and the National Honors Society. I plan on …

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College …

Fed funding to help Fairmount and Cornerstone with ‘Safe Routes’

The Fairmount student sidewalk project is designed to compliment a state and federally funded project that will also benefit area students. The West 50th Avenue sidewalk project stretches from …
Graduation 2018

Ralston Valley graduates largest class yet

When the Ralston Valley students who walked across the CU Events Center stage on May 18 were born, Ralston Valley had just opened for the first time. And 18 short years later, the school graduated …

class of 2018

Arvada High School Class of 2018

The Arvada High School Class of 2018 graduation ceremony was held May 18, in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in downtown Denver.
Business

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, …

Five questions with Christine Jensen

You earned new credentials recently. What are they for? My new credentials are CRMP, which stands for certified reverse mortgage professional. I’m the third person in the state of Colorado to …

Teen mom at Hope House receives vehicle for Mother’s Day

Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck celebrated Mother’s Day again this year by contributing to the donation of a dependable automobile to a teen mother at Hope House of Colorado. In collaboration …
West Metro Chamber

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual …

Working hard for good news

Hundreds of people attended the 28th annual Good News Breakfast on April 24 to hear about the good things happening in Jefferson County. This year’s theme was Jeffco at Work: Providing Pathways for …
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