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Jeffco works to avoid potential ‘dead-ends’ of new state grad requirements

When Arvada High junior Sebastian Owens takes the SAT this spring, he’s not only counting on scores good enough to get him into the college of his choice; he’s also hoping for math and English …
E-470 ExpressToll customers continue to save
An ExpressToll rate freeze implemented Jan. 1, 2018, will keep 2017 toll rates in place for ExpressToll drivers on E-470 through 2020 after a unanimous vote by the E-470 board of directors. According …

Volunteering for the holidays: Doing your part from the heart

No matter the skill level, interests or time constraints of Denver metro area residents, there is a way they can make a difference this winter. Whether it’s donating time, toys, money or labor, …

Students with disabilities find jobs through Project SEARCH

From an early age, Arvada resident Chris Cannizzaro was acquainted with the radiology department; even now, he can recall MRIs he had as a toddler. “As a kid, I was afraid of the MRI machine,” he …

Breaking records at The Action Center

Thaddeus Stebens doesn’t want people to take little things in everyday life for granted. He is homeless, but primarily stays in the Westminster area where he does traffic control for a living. …

Family Leadership Training Institute accepting applications

Denver residents Julie and Catalina Kerwin have spent plenty of time together wandering around Sloan’s Lake. The mother, daughter pair saw the wildlife like birds and geese living in an area that …

News

Holiday gift shop helps families in need at holidays

Parents and guardians facing hardship can get toys for their children for free at the Action Center’s holiday gift shop. The gift shop will be open from Monday, Dec. 9 to Saturday, Dec. 14, from …

Life

Tire Mom’s new book shares story of loss and healing

It’s common knowledge how important vehicle maintenance is to having a safe driving experience, but there’s one thing many don’t consider until there’s a problem — tire condition. Diana …

Sports

Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the …

JEFFERSON PARKWAY

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 …

  • Reporter Stories: A road on the table
Voices

Odd observations from turkey week

It’s like rai-ee-ain, on your wedding day…. And isn’t it ironic? With all due respect to the phenomenal musical/lyrical talent of Alanis Morissette, rain on your wedding day isn’t actually, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that …
Norton
Winning Words

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that …

Finding thankfulness in the struggle

I have a friend. I know. Big surprise for everybody who knows me. Anyway, this friend of mine is having a difficult time right now in his life. Or, to be more specific, in his marriage. That’s …

Editorial Cartoon for 11/28

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