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Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy … more

Arvada businesswoman opens new early education academy

When Olivia Zhou moved to Arvada in 2017, one of her first priorities was to find a preschool for her five-year-old daughter. Faced with what she described as unreasonable waitlists and outdated … more

Jeffco to make budget cuts in 2020

To keep a healthy balance and appropriate reserve fund, Jefferson County is looking at trimming its budget by about $16.1 million in the upcoming year. This equals roughly a seven percent budget … more

Ralston Valley's Class of 2019 graduation

As Ralston Valley High School’s class of 2019 held its graduation ceremony on May 17, the students celebrated four completed years of high school and the years ahead of them. “No matter how … more

Standley Lake High School's class of 2019

There were nothing but smiles at the FirstBank Center on May 16 as Standley Lake High School's class of 2019 graduated. Loved ones packed the arena to support and cheer on their graduates. Among … more

Celebrating Pomona's Class of 2019

On May 16, Pomona High School held its graduation for the class of 2019 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield. Senior class speakers included Triniti Entzel and Kaylee Marone. The Pomona High School … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

Running all around Golden and Gunnison — and now Austria

Two Golden High School graduates have been running around the Rocky Mountains nearly all their lives. But now, Brian Whitfield and Jeshurun Small have the unique opportunity to race against a … more

‘Freedom at last’: Students excited about new STEM labs

The first time he visited Swanson Elementary School’s STEM Lab, second-grader Caleb Vo had one thing to say: “I am just blown away by this.” Alongside his classmates, Vo was exploring the new … more

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Police officers do pushups for charity

On May 6, recruits from Jefferson County police departments came together to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado. Recruits did pushups to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado, an organization that … more

Changes to proposed budget will promote teacher training, campus safety

On May 2, district leaders presented an overview of the proposed budget to the Board of Education, recommending revisions that prompted a nearly two-hour discussion among board members. The overview … more

Polis urges wildfire vigilance amid milder forecast

After an onslaught of raging wildfires in Colorado in 2018, this year’s fire season looks to be less severe, but state officials are urging the public not to let its guard down. “I don’t want … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

New laws affect voting in Jeffco

When I was sworn in as Jefferson County’s Clerk and Recorder four months ago, I outlined a vision of a 21st century office that delivers accessible, efficient, and transparent service for you – … more

Jackie Greene balances creative impulses at Denver shows

There's no exact science to making a live show or album great. But as California's Jackie Greene has been performing a blend of folk, rock and Americana since he was a teenager, he's figured out the … more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

More than just limbs given at annual prosthetic clinic

Donna Thornburg has one goal. “I want to run more than anything in my life,” Donna Thornburg said as she completed an agility drill. She was among more than a dozen people at Stermole Track & … more

Officials urge vaccinations as measles threat spreads

From Jan. 1 to April 26, 704 measles cases were reported in the United States, the most in 25 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A contentious bill that would have … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more
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