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Two community gardens, a public art display and flag poles will be funded through a total of $9,913 in grants from the city of Arvada, with a unanimous vote by city council June 5. The Neighborhood Improvement Grants are awarded by the City of … more
Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County … more
Parents, teachers, local government, and members of the community gathered June 8 at Lakewood High School to greet Jefferson County Schools’ new superintendent Dr. Jason Glass. “I was so grateful to be in a room with such a positive … more
When Lauren Kent was about 13 years old, she would take the No. 32 bus from her house in Wheat Ridge to the nearby Walmart. She would go to the store with some cash and a list of items her mother needed. “This is where I learned to do the … more
Kim Bierbrauer has three boys who go to Fairmount Elementary School in Golden. Anytime the weather is above 40 degrees, the Bierbrauer boys either walk or ride their bikes to school. “I just think there are so many benefits to getting exercise … more
In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
Thomas the Tank Engine is seen as just as much of a rock star among preschoolers as The Beatles among teens in the 1960s, said Donald Tallman, the executive director of the Colorado Railroad Museum. “Thomas is multigenerational,” Tallman … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education adopted it 2017-2018 budget June 1 with a unanimous vote. The $978.9 million budget comes with an increase of $18.9 million of funding from the state. Jeffco will receive $7,483 per pupil, an increase of … more
Less than 100 feet from where a pair of snakes slither under an inconspicuous rock, people stand on belay for their climbing partners on the south face of North Table Mountain. “This is snake world,” Bryon Shipley said. Shipley with his … more
Two bills, brought to the governor’s desk in part with the help of Rep. Jessie Danielson from Wheat Ridge, were signed into law on June 2 in front of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. HB17-1269, the Pay Transparency Act, removes the last … more
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