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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.

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Standley Lake High School’s Class of 2018 graduation

Standley Lake High School graduated its 29th class May 17 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.

Jeffco parents get a tech talk on child safety

Sgt. Mike Harris looks out into the crowd of about 100 Jefferson County parents who attended a Technology Safety Night on May 10 at Falcon Bluffs Middle School in Littleton. The event was hosted by …
Education

Jeffco students rewarded for reading and writing

Jefferson County students love to read and write. About 50 of them were recognized on May 11 for being the winners of the Education Nonprofit Corporation’s (ENC) Jeffco Writing Challenge and I Love …

Jeffco BOE puts value on employees in proposed budget

The Jefferson County Board of Education is putting value on its educators in its proposed 2018-19 budget with increased pay and cost of living increases for teachers and an increase to long-term …

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Foundation encourages girls to seek transportation, construction jobs

Two upcoming Career Days for Girls events are part of a nationwide effort to encourage young women to pursue careers in transportation and construction. Presented by the HOYA Foundation, the career …

Wizards take the court to raise funds for Arvada schools

The gym at Arvada High School was packed Friday, May 4 with families from throughout the city with two goals: be entertained and raise funds for Arvada area schools. The Harlem Wizards were in town …
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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