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CBD unregulated, but vendors undaunted

The sign in front of his business is subtle, yet Todd Muck said it can scare people off who are wary of the three-letter abbreviation and its association to the newest extension of the cannabis …
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A stand of Ash Trees in the Willow Run Shopping Center parking lot at 128th and Zuni are dying, killed by an infestation of Emerald Ash Borers. The pests were discovered in Westminster for the first time Aug. 29.

Emerald pest continues march south

Westminster City Forester John Kasza said he was instantly worried about the city’s trees when he learned that the Emerald Ash Borer had slipped past a six year quarantine last month. “They found …

Parents appeal decision not to designate feeder for option school

Neighboring schools Maple Grove Elementary for kindergarteners through fifth graders and the Manning School of Academics and Arts for sixth through eighth graders are at odds over a decision on …
Employees work at The Bicycle Shack, a cycling shop located at 16255 W. 64th Ave.

Arvada, cyclists work together to stay safe

It’s been more than eight years since Paul Rodriguez got a flat tire while biking and, hoping to find a solution, walked into The Bicycle Shack — the cycling shop he now co-owns after he accepted …

Back to school also means elections around the corner

With Labor Day behind us, the days are getting shorter which means summer is winding down and fall is just ahead. This also means we are coming up on the scariest time of year. That’s right, folks …

Colorado School of Mines engineering students work on an adaptive equipment design for recreational outings during a River Deep Foundation outing at Valhalla Hunt Club in Bennett.

Quality of Life Plus joins River Deep Alliance

The River Deep Foundation has joined forces with Quality of Life Plus, an organization that challenges university students to create novel solutions to improve the lives of injured veterans, first …
Education

Jefferson County’s fourth grade initiative boosts student test scores

After seeing a decrease in the percentage of fourth graders who passed the standardized test CMAS in 2018, district executives felt compelled to make a change. “We targeted support specifically for …
Some of the Colorado School of Mines students participating in the Solar Decathlon AFRICA this September gather for a group photo earlier this summer. About 20-to-30 Mines students have participated in the project, and six of them are travelling to Morocco for the actual competition, where they will be joined by about 20 of their Moroccan teammates.

Mines students to compete in Solar Decathlon AFRICA

It’s not an African safari, but Colorado School of Mines students are participating in quite an adventure in Morocco this September. A group from Mines is competing in Solar Decathlon AFRICA — an …

Jeffco schools receive 2019 standardized test scores

With the August release of Colorado Measurement of Academic Success scores, or CMAS — a standardized math, English and science test for third through eighth graders, and a science test for 11th …

Jeffco teachers to be paid back for 2010 pay freeze

For many Jeffco teachers, the final bell on the first day of school didn't quite signal the end of the day; rather, it signaled a shift to an impassioned discussion as teachers continued to negotiate …

Comcast awards scholarships to area students

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, including students from the metro Denver area, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. …
Business
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, center, gathers with the attendees of a Sept. 4 roundtable discussion in Wheat Ridge, during which the governor, Sen. Jessie Danielson, D-Jefferson County, and Rep. Monica Duran, D-Wheat Ridge, heard from women business leaders about some of the challenges they face.

Gov. Polis, Sen. Danielson, Rep. Duran talk with local women business leaders

Meagan Moodie, co-chair of the public policy committee for the Colorado Women's Bar Association, believes a woman should not have to choose between being an awesome mom to be an awesome business …
MorningStar of Arvada, a senior living community that opened this year. Located at 17351 W. 64th Ave., the community is known for its extensive employee training and excellent customer service, said residents Bill and Kay Hemingway.

Arvada senior community ‘not just a place to live’

For new employees at MorningStar of Arvada, a senior living community, one day of employee training doesn’t cut it — the new hires quickly become experts after a weeklong process of training …

Colorado Air Quality Control Commission adopts zero-emission vehicle standards

Coloradans will now have more access to electric vehicles with the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission’s vote of 8 to 1 approving a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) standard for Colorado. “This is …
A rendering of the In-N-Out Burger restaurant proposed to the City of Lone Tree, at 9171 Westview Road.

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according …

Roman, left, and Ryan Romero are co-owners of Drives at Mile High, a luxury car rental business that has recently moved into Arvada. “We’re providing excitement. You get to enjoy a car you never thought you’d enjoy,” Roman said.

Arvada business makes driving an ‘exotic’ attainable

When the phone rings at Drives at Mile High, an exotic luxury car rental service, business owners Roman and Ryan Romero know the person on the other end of the line is looking for a car that’s …
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