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Hiring in Jeffco schools

Jeffco Public Schools is in the process amping up its recruiting and hiring efforts for the 2019-20 school year. With 5A funds, the district plans to hire 39 social emotions learning specialists; … more

Performer interprets American treasure Maya Angelou

One of the great African-American figures of the 20th and 21st centuries is Maya Angelou, a poet, writer and speaker of quiet dignity and power. Though we lost her in 2014, her voice lives on in her … more

What (or who) do you love to love?

On Valentine’s Day this year, it occurs to me that love – on any day of the year – casts a wide net, and I asked, “What (not necessarily who) do you love to love?” Many answers I received, … more

Robotics competition builds engineering skills

Kullerstrand Elementary School in Wheat Ridge was bustling Saturday, Feb. 9 with students third- though eighth-grade preparing their robots to take the playing field. The Vex IQ Robotics tournament … more

Tension never leaves play on area stage

The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of … more

Legislature advances bill to import cheaper drugs in Colorado

Colorado has joined a growing number of states that want to cut certain prescription drug prices by importing licensed drugs from Canada. The idea is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign … more

Lakewood DMV hosting blood drive to help ease shortage

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles does more than issue driving tests and licenses. The Lakewood Driver License Office at 1881 Pierce St., also hosts four blood drives a year to help supply … more

RTD receives key approvals from FRA toward opening the G Line

Two key federal approvals made Feb. 6 bring the Regional Transportation District G Line closer to opening for public service. “It's big news,” said Shelley Cook, RTD Director for District L. … more

My name is... Susan Davis

Counseling and taekwondo I think that student success means so many different things. My background is in counseling and taekwondo. I was the first P.E. teacher at Early College of Arvada — the … more

Adam's Camp charity basketball game is March 10

For one day in March, fans can forget the usual madness of brackets, upsets and the Final Four and instead be champions who support children and young adults with special needs and their families. … more

Standout performers: Jefferson County athletes for the week of Feb. 7

Maddy Hubych, Lakewood High School The six-foot senior helped lift the Tigers over Jeffco foes Columbine, with a 21-point and 12 rebound performance on Feb. 2. Lakewood came away with the … more

Serving Jeffco’s families by providing answers of a death

While they do deal with death every day, the job of a deputy coroner actually has a lot to do with the living. “We provide the families with the answers as of why their loved one died,” said … more

Snow day for Jefferson County schools for Feb. 7

Bands of heavy snowfall led to several early closures across the Denver metro area on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Some of today's Jefferson County closures are as follows: more

Fair Trade chocolates are perfect gift for Valentine’s Day

I’m not a particular fan of chocolate overall, although, inexplicably, I am tempted by brownies and toffee. So I won’t be disappointed not to receive any chocolate candy for Valentine’s Day … more

New healing and recovery center coming to Lakewood

When Candice Fondal was serving in the United States Air Force, she was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Somewhere down the line she developed a drinking problem, and it forced her to go to a 14-week … more

Warren Tech program trains next 911 dispatchers

A new program at Warren Tech is working to address the need for more emergency dispatchers nationwide. The program, held at the north campus at Arvada West High, teaches students the skills to become … more

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual … more

People, not statistics, are the story

It is easy to stay a step removed from the magnitude of the horror of the Holocaust by falling back on the anonymity of statistics. But it is by telling their stories that we reconnect to the … more

Yes, you can still call for the time and temperature

When was the last time you picked up the phone and called to hear the time and temperature? If you’re a Denver-area old-timer, you might remember dialing 303-844-4444 to hear the phone company’s … more

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As … more
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