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McLain welcomes all to a ‘school of hope’

The way that Chris Eberhardt, principal of Jefferson County’s McLain Community High School, sees it, his school does more than offer students of all ages an opportunity for a second chance at an … more

The bad kind of trust fall

I’ve been thinking a lot over the past couple weeks about the concept of institutional trust. Yeah, I’ve been working on other things, too. At any rate, the reason I’ve been thinking about this … more

Refugee bill aids foreign interpreters for U.S. military

The state House gave preliminary approval to a bill to create a pathway to higher education for military translators and other refugees who have been relocated to Colorado from war-torn parts of the … more

High school athletes take time to help team of fourth-grade girls

It’s easy to notice Makena Prey’s talents on the basketball court or the golf course. However, the Golden High School senior has also been an influence in the classroom with a 4.66 weighed … more

My Name Is: Violet Vostrejs

About Me I grew up in Park Hill and went to East High School. I was also a competitive ice skater for University of Denver during middle school and part of high school. I moved into the Highlands … more

Lakewood girls hoops returning to Final 4

DENVER — Lakewood didn’t have much of a problem with the rematch against Class 5A Jeffco League rival Ralston Valley on March 2. “If we play like this I think we are unstoppable,” … more

Governor candidates address mental health at forum

Some of the candidates for governor addressed mental health policy issues March 23 at Mental Health Colorado's gubernatorial forum. About 400 people heard the candidates answer questions on topics … more

Jeffco Athlete Standout Performers: Week of Dec. 14

Manuel Perez, Bear CreekThe senior swished six-of-six 3-point attempts and scored 20 points in a 74-48 boys basketball win over Arapahoe on Dec. 8. Justus Aragon, Standley LakeThe junior figured … more

The future of outdoors funding is being decided by the legislature this session

It has been almost 10 years ago that Governor Hickenlooper (with the blessings of key state legislators) merged two separate state divisions into a single division. The division of parks and outdoor … more

Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound … more

Arvada’s Citizens Police Academy alumni launch Cop Rocks Community Program

The Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) and Arvada Police are have launched a new community relations program, Cop Rocks. Beginning March 17, members of Arvada’s CPAAA will hide … more

Glass: What makes a great school in Jeffco

In October, we released a proposed vision statement for Jeffco Public Schools called Generations: A Learning-Centered Vision for our Community’s Schools. Since that time, we’ve had deep and … more

Funeral of an Arvada Marine

Marines and members of a local honor guard stand at attention during the military service for Marine Sgt. Max Brown of Arvada, the afternoon of Jan. 11, at the Fort Logan National Cemetery. Brown … more

Gathering for Gumm, thousands honor fallen deputy

Adams County deputies were joined by law enforcement officers from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

Speech and debates teaches students confidence

For Faith Christian High School senior Mikayla Martin, participating in speech competitions has brought her confidence throughout her high school career. “People underestimate high school … more

What's an NCAA Tournament upset worth?

UMBC made more than history in the NCAA Tournament. By becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1, the Retrievers made about $1.7 million for the America East Conference. Loyola-Chicago's … more

LS 1130 Colorado Mills BOB

Holiday hours Colorado Mills opens Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. and will be open until 9 .m. For hours during the holiday season, as well as other information, visit www.coloradomills.com. more

Jeffco prepares for new graduation requirements

Current Jefferson County Public Schools freshmen — the class of 2021 — will have to show career and college readiness in math and English to graduate, either by scoring well on college entrance … more

Allstate volunteers earn $30,000 grant for nonprofit

Allstate agency owners and financial specialists from the Denver area recently came together to secure a $30,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit Integrated Family Community … more
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