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School kitchen workers file class action grievance against Jeffco

Four years ago, Andrea Cisneros accepted a position as the kitchen manager at West Woods Elementary School in Arvada. She was told by those who hired her that, to maintain the school’s staff — a … more

Jeffco school district uncertain about staff raises after COVID-19 crisis

An early March estimate showed Jeffco Public Schools may have around $17 million to allocate in its 2020-2021 budget, but at its April 2 meeting, the Board of Education learned that the ongoing … more

What you need to know about flu prevention

Colder weather brings people together, and if not careful, can cause you to walk away with a cold or the flu. “We see more cases in the winter months because in winter we’re indoors more and in closer contact,” NextCare national director … more

Arvada PD includes safety provision in red flag policy

The Arvada Police Department has added extra precautions to its policy associated with a 2020 state law — it will require a search warrant in order to act on a “red flag law” request. The red … more

Secretary of state sets up remote notary process

Following an executive order, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office has set up a process that will allow access to notary services without in-person contact.  “Stopping the spread of COVID-19 … more

Caring for a loved one at home with COVID-19

Learning that a family member or roommate has symptoms or even a positive test result for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can feel concerning. Centura wants to help ease any discomfort for those … more

Unique sports business classes may ‘bring kids back’ to AHS

What started as a dead-end for a plan to create a new Jeffco charter school led to an opportunity for an Arvada High School program, with 2019-2020 the inaugural year for AHS’s Sports Business … more

School of Mines postpones in-person commencement

Colorado School of Mines has postponed all in-person ceremonies for its spring 2020 commencement, originally scheduled for May 7-8, aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mines … more

Jefferson County optimistic stay-at-home order will not be extended past May 8

With the statewide stay-at-home order that had been in place for the past month set to expire on April 26, Jefferson County Public Health joined agencies in Denver, Adams, Arapahoe and Broomfield … more

George’s Cafe donation to pay off AHS student lunch debt

Owners of George’s Café Deanna and George Karavasilis have donated to the community for more than a decade, with a new passion —to pay off Arvada High student’s lunch debts — driving those … more

Mental health providers see demand grow amid pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has impacted mental health services across metro Denver in different ways. One provider, AllHealth Network, with locations in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, has taken on … more

COVID-19 testing expands across Colorado

Nearly two months after COVID-19 testing got off to a rocky start in Colorado, the state announced expanded locations that appear to approach its goal of mass testing for Coloradans. And at some of … more

Colorado order limits gatherings to 10 or less; classes closed to at least April 17, but likely not to resume this spring

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 cases at more than 180 — with 20 hospitalized and two dead as of March 18 — Gov. Jared Polis announced the state will issue more “social distancing” … more

Craft breweries fight for survival

Since opening in Sheridan's River Point development west of South Santa Fe Drive in 2016, Dead Hippie Brewing has seen “continuous growth” in its revenues. However even by those standards, owner … more

Elementary launches its reading relay

One book, two books, red books, blue books, oh the places you’ll go with reading. In an effort to combat childhood illiteracy, KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory firm, in conjunction with Allendale Elementary, 5900 Oak St., held a Dr. Seuss … more

4-H turning obstacles into opportunities

While we are all adjusting to a new and different way of life, members of the Jeffco 4-H youth development program are using this challenging situation to practice several life skills taught by the … more

NREL leads with sustainable landscapes

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has received certification from a pilot program called SITES, an initiative to create more sustainable landscapes. Sustainable Sites Initiative or SITES spawned in June 2010, … more

Warren Tech student snowboards for sale after contest

For its seventh year, snowboard company Never Summer is selling boards created by Warren Tech students after about 90 teenagers from the school’s graphic design department competed to submit … more

Second suspect arrested for Dec. 14 carjacking

A suspect in a December carjacking incident in Arvada, was arrested Jan. 8 after previously fleeing from police, according to an Arvada Police Department (APD) media release. The robbery occurred the … more

Arvada businesses work to stay afloat through COVID-19

As Ray and Deanell Sandoval went for a walk through Olde Town the afternoon of March 17, the downtown area's empty streets and locked businesses didn't look like the Olde Town they've gotten used to. … more
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