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An hourly worker striking on day two of the King Soopers strike, at the 58th and  Independence location in Arvada.

Arvada King Soopers Union workers join picket line, share perspectives

On the second day of King Soopers grocery store workers striking against their employer, the parking lot at the 58th and Independence location was more empty than usual for an afternoon, the gas pumps were off, and about a dozen of the store’s employees waved to cars from the sidewalk, wearing picket signs and protesting after contract negotiations between the Kroger-owned company and UFCW Local 7 union representatives failed earlier in the month.

Rotary on quest for best in business ethics

The Rotary Club of Golden wants to know which local organizations you think display the highest standards of ethical practice.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for this stolen ATV. The theft took place near Hudson Jan. 15.

WeldCo sheriff's deputies looking for stolen ATV

HUDSON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for an ATV that was stolen from property near Hudson. It happened around 6 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 5500 block of Weld County Road 37. Sheriff's …
Commerce City police would like to find the owner of this urn. It was turned into the police department's property and evidence unit in August 2021.

Commerce City police need help finding urn's owner

Commerce City police would like to reunite a family with its urn. In a series of tweets, police said someone turned in an item containing the small urn to the department's property and evidence …

Victoria Hodge, a 21 year King Soopers employee who works the deli, protests outside the 750 E 104th Ave. King Soopers.

Westminster, Thornton’s King Soopers’ workers join protest

Workers at the four King Soopers stores in Westminster and Thornton joined 77 other locations protesting the labor practices of the grocery chain.  “I started working (at King Soopers) in 1987 and …
Education

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …

Jeffco school Board receives update on Social, Emotional, Behavioral Screener

Fall 2021 saw Jeffco Schools take a systemic approach to the implementation of a Social, Emotional, Behavioral (SEB) Screener for the first time.

Jeffco Schools report on fall test results

During the Dec. 15 Jeffco Schools Board of Education study session, results of district test scores for the fall semester were presented to the board by District staff. Acadience, MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) and Social, Emotional and Behavioral (SEB) Screener results were discussed.
Business

GiGi’s Playhouse receives financial awards

Nonprofit Down syndrome achievement center, GiGi’s Playhouse, has received two new grants to expand its program development.  The Daniels Fund has granted $38,000, and the Buell Foundation awarded $15,000 to help the Playhouse offer individuals with Down syndrome free educational, therapeutic and career development programs from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.

I know a place...

The mood is set in the parking lot: to get to the door, you have to cross a tiny footbridge. Once safely across the bridge, you open the doors of the chalet — because, yeah, it’s not just a …

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …

County business group opposes mask mandate

Masks, and the Public Health Order (PHO) requiring people over the age of 3 to wear them in Jeffco’s public spaces, have residents and businesses on each side of the issue voicing their opinion and taking a stand on whether they will comply.

Santa stands in front of the Olde Town Christmas Tree.

Arvada shines for Small Business Saturday

Shoppers in Olde Town Arvada on Nov. 27 were treated to special promotions and holiday cheer, as the city celebrated local businesses following a proclamation made at the Nov. 15 city council …
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