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History was made at the Arvada Campus of Red Rocks Community College recently, when the newly rebuilt facility became the first community college in the nation to offer a master’s degree program. Ed Perlmutter recognized the significance and … more
Back to school shopping for a family can be daunting, but imagine shopping for 5,500 students. The Action Center, a Lakewood-based nonprofit, does just that on an annual basis. Aided by a small army of volunteers, and a lot of corporate and … more
After a tough week in Rio, Olympian Missy Franklin returned home to dozens of pink hearts with handwritten notes posted in her front yard. The 21-year-old swimmer recently posted a video on her … more
Students at Stott Elementary School got the VIP treatment for their first day of school on Aug. 18, complete with the Arvada West High School marching band and cheerleaders. “We really … more
A Lone Tree man has been named in a grand jury indictment as the leader of a drug-trafficking network that had $2.2 million worth of heroin seized in recent raids. Jose DeJesus Bernal-Zamora was … more
The 2016 Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) test results for science and social studies were released last week. The tests, conducted last April, tested fifth, eighth and 11th graders in science, and a sampling of fourth and seventh … more
From new playgrounds and schools to a new way to help credit-deficient students graduate, Jefferson County Schools have myriad new programs for its 86,000 students as they start the new school year. “There’s always that excitement about the … more
About 40years ago, Olde Town Arvada had a few staple businesses, such as the Army Navy Surplus store and Rheinlander Bakery. But many storefronts in the city’s historic heart stood empty or showcased antiques, attracting few to wander its … more
A majority of children returning to Jefferson County schools this week will be heading into buildings that have at least some water outlets testing higher for lead than the federal guidelines for water quality. To date, Jefferson County School … more
It’s been a long and surprisingly difficult fight, but on Aug. 10 my new law legalizing rain barrels in Colorado officially took effect. The new law makes Colorado the last of the 50 states to allow citizens to collect and store the rainwater … more
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