Pomona student projects combine film with cancer awareness

Many of the students in Pomona High School’s video production elective grew up sharing their ideas with the world. Juniors Isaac Rosasco and Gage Fish posted videos on YouTube when they were …
Changing Jeffco school start times would cost millions
Following years of work to establish later start times across the district, the Reimagining Time Task Force, made up of Jeffco parents and district employees, presented to the school board Feb. 5 …

Q&A with astronaut Matthew Dominick

As NASA prepares for upcoming missions — including the 2024 Artemis mission, through which NASA will build a base at the moon — recent graduates from NASA’s basic training program await their …

Jeffco students tackling youth issues at national conference

A group of 14 Jefferson County high school students — all interns with the county’s public health department — got to meet with the nation’s leaders, and conduct research on youth drug use as …

Lane closures coming on Ralston Road

Construction on Ralston Road will begin mid-February as phase one of a two-part project gets underway. Phase one of the city’s Ralston Road Widening Project will alter the road between Upham and …

My name is... Craig Blaser

Arvada connections My wife and I are both Arvada natives; we went to Pomona High School. I played a lot of sports but football was my first love, and I played two years at Adams State. My dad was a …


Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the …


Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …


Jeffco swimmers in state action

Jefferson County athletes were well-represented in the 3A and 5A girls state finals swim meet, Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. The 4A meet began this week, after …


Parkway plans at standstill until end of 2019

An update on the City and County of Broomfield's website on Sept. 1 indicated that the construction of the Jefferson Parkway — which earlier this year seemed to be on the horizon — is farther …

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Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 20


Letter to the editor: Wannabe emperor has no clothes

  Now past his possible removal via impeachment, Donald Trump is as arrogant as ever, or worse!  A frequent letter to the editor writer complained about “hate” from …

Letter to the editor: Focus more on issues

  The media is presenting the election and the Democratic primaries and caucuses as though they were a horse race. We get poll numbers, scores, demographics, and percentages, but we …

Letter to the editor: Reframing socialism

  If your idea of socialism is limited to Russia, Cuba, Venezuela, East Germany, China, and North Korea, I can understand having negative opinion. Instead, study some modern European …
Winning Words

Top performers share their secrets to success

One myth about top performers in any field is that they tend to keep their secrets of success to themselves. Engaging in conversations with very successful senior executives, top-performing sales and …
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