Keyword: 2017
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Looking back – and looking forward

Over the holiday break, I had the time to reflect on this past year and all the changes that have come to Jefferson County Public Schools, and to also consider our future. 2017 marked a number of … more

A deluge of great music in 2017

It’s a cliché to say that as you get older, the years start passing by faster — but man, is it ever true. I can’t believe 2017 is over already, especially considering how much there was to … more

The Bookworm’s very best new books of 2017

Trust me on this: when you read more than 300 books a year, you come across some books that are not-so-good. Thankfully, you come across more of them that are good, great, or even stellar. Here’s … more

Let us enter 2018 with reasonable humor and good grace

Courtesy. Integrity. Perseverance. Self-Control. Indomitable Spirit. My brothers and sisters in the Korean art of Taekwondo instantly recognized that list I just … er, listed. Those are the tenets … more

Arvada remains strong and healthy

During my annual State of the City address to the Chamber of Commerce earlier this year, I talked about Arvada in terms of an annual health checkup. My diagnosis then and now is that Arvada is strong … more

Some of my lessons learned from the year that was

“Five-hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes… How do you measure a year in the life?”—Rent It’s almost impossible to believe, but here we are again, at the turn of the calendar. … more

Dot Miller joins Arvada City Council

Arvada City Council swore in it’s newest councilmember, Dot Miller, in a ceremony held at City Hall Monday, Nov. 13. Miller joins the council after winning the At Large race in the general election Nov. 7. “I feel honored to have been … more

Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more

Results of Adams County school districts

Following are results in Adams County school board races as of 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, according to early countywide returns.Westminster Public Schools (11,434 ballots cast) The two open seats on the … more

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Miller takes At Large race for Arvada City Council

Voters are deciding the outcome of one race, while two more contests feature incumbents running unopposed in the Arvada City Council election. The winners are elected to four-year terms and will be … more

Details for voting in Jefferson County

Ballots were sent by mail earlier this month to Jefferson County residents registered to vote in the coordinated election on Nov. 7. Ballots must be received by Nov. 7, not just postmarked. There are two walk-in ballot drop locations open … more
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