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Teach children how to stop bullying in 10 seconds

While talking with young children about bullying they often share how upset and helpless they feel that no one comes forward to help. Adults are disappointed and hurt about this, too. They know …
Red Rocks Community College

RRCC looks to start educational pathway to nonprofits

There are more options than ever to work with nonprofits that care about important topics — everything from homelessness and the environment to protecting animals and supporting the arts. But for …
education

Jeffco educators join groundswell of teachers protesting for funding

Teachers from Jefferson County will join the hundreds who have already lobbied at the Colorado State Capitol this month pressuring lawmakers to address education funding and protect the Public …

Applications for youth leadership class due May 7

High school students in Jefferson County who want to develop their leadership potential can apply for the next Youth Leadership Jefferson County class. Youth Leadership Jefferson County students get …

Health

Mammogram follow-ups can be fraught with fear

It could have been a luxury spa day. Five women sat gathered in a small waiting room, clad in purple smocks with pink trim, listening to soft music and indulging in individual-sized snacks of cookies …
Education

Arvada author honored for magazine article

An article written by Arvada author Carrie Seidel was named “best of issue” by the editorial, art and production staff at Highlights magazine. Published in December 2017, “Danger! Rescue on …

Jeffco students hold 'Vote For Our Lives' rally at Columbine

Hundreds gathered at Clement Park April 19, the evening before the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, for the Vote for Our Lives Rally organized by Jefferson County …

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it …

Jeffco EDC celebrates 25 years, honors companies

Jefferson County businesses were recognized for their contribution to the county April 11 at the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation's 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards breakfast …

Mines places second in Clean River Design Challenge

Perhaps in another five years or so, current engineering students may see the designs of one of their academic projects working to clean up trash in Colorado's waterways. And, theoretically, it could …
Business

Arvada man creates cannabis-infused beer

After living in Belgium and earning his Ph.D. in brewing science, Keith Villa came home to Colorado and created Blue Moon Brewing Co., a brewing company that put a focus on Belgian-style beers — …

Arvada Chamber honors community changers

Eight great community members were honored April 4 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual Arvada Luncheon. Image Awards, which are given to outstanding individuals who go above and beyond …
Colorado Mills Mall

Colorado Mills continues work as year-anniversary of storm nears

It’s been almost a year since the hail storm that closed the Colorado Mills mall for six months and Brenda Cleary, director of marketing and business development at the mall, still isn’t entirely …

Clear Creek Crossing moves forward in Wheat Ridge

In the near future, the largest undeveloped property in Wheat Ridge will be developed into retail, entertainment, hotel, residential and privately owned open space. The development project known as …

Marijuana tax money helps in fight against youth substance abuse

Jefferson County is joining 49 other communities across Colorado to use marijuana tax dollars to prevent substance abuse among its youth, while reducing violence and improving mental health. “Each …
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