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In-depth profiles: Learn more about the candidates for Colorado governor

Click on the links below for in-depth profiles of the candidates for governor published by The Colorado Independent. Mike …

Colorado politicians react to family separations at border

Images of children in large cages created by chain-link metal fencing and a former Walmart-turned-migrant shelter near the U.S. border with Mexico have turned attention to the Trump administration's …

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status

Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free …

Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats …

Wheat Ridge student dead following attempted carjacking

A teenager who allegedly attempted to carjack someone south of Pine, Colorado, but was shot and killed, has been identified as Alexander James Burger, a 17-year-old Wheat Ridge High School student. …
Education

A-West principal announces departure

A-West principal Dr. Robert Bishop announced his departure from Arvada West High School Friday, June 8. Bishop, who has been the principal at Arvada West since the summer of 2006, will be moving onto …
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Glass: Survey says Jeffco community and employees support this direction

A little over a month ago, we launched a survey to gauge the opinion of the community on the direction of Jeffco Public Schools and to get feedback on possible fall election questions. To date, …

Early College students participate in schoolwide service day

Students from Early College of Arvada spent the day giving back as part of the school’s first service day. “Our sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in seven different community service …

Arvada’s Teuscher awarded Fulbright

Arvada resident Will Teuscher, 23, son of Stuart Teuscher and Dr. Michelle Barz, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 2018-2019 academic year. He will teach English in Germany during the next school …

First Jim Glasmann Scholarship awarded

Merall “Mimi” Sawaked was awarded the first Jim Glasmann Scholarship, named for the former Pomona High School school resource officer who died shortly after he retired last year. The Northey …
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Health

Every child made welcome at new Lakewood location

Pediatrician Jenni Burns has been working with low income parents and their children for 20 years with Every Child Pediatrics. And in all that time and all those patients, there’s one thing she’s …

Proximity to trails key for mountain bike manufacturer

As Yeti Cycles is growing, the Golden-based mountain bike manufacturer has a vision. Recently, Yeti Cycles and The Neenan Company, a Fort Collins-based developer and design-build firm, announced …

Hunter Bay now serving CBD coffee

As of May 24, Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters in Olde Town Arvada are serving up a different kind of coffee — one in which the beans are infused with Cannabidiol — more commonly known as CBD oil. …

Keeping Golden ‘alive after 5’

Summer will soon be in full swing, and some downtown merchants are partnering to provide locals and tourists a truly Golden weekend. “Golden has so much to offer and we wanted to highlight it this …

Jeffco farmers markets double access to healthy food

It’s farmers market season in Colorado and now more than ever, Jefferson County’s lower income families will have better access to fresh and healthy foods. This year, Jefferson County Public …
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