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New housing, retail options abound at Sloans

On the site of the former St. Anthony Central Hospital campus, a new kind of living experience is rising through the dirt and rubble. On the 18-acre campus, directly south of Sloan’s Lake and north of West Colfax, between Stuart Street and …
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Little library, lots of community

After the bus drops her off from school, London Branch, 5, runs to her Little Free Library box to look for a new book. “It is almost like a treasure box, you never know what you are going to discover,” said Fernando Branch, London’s …
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A year in the life of two amphibious friends

The story of "A Year With Frog and Toad" is a simple one — a glimpse at four seasons with two best friends. There are some laughs along the way, a few adventures to be had, and good times for all. And those good times applies to the characters …
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    • Getting out the artistic word on the street

      It’s early in the year, but the 40 West Arts District wants to make 2017 its best year yet by bringing in more people with unique artistic offerings. And to get the best idea of what will draw in residents and visitors, the district hosted its …

    • Jeffco sets salary for new superintendent search

        The Jefferson County Board of Education set the advertised base salary for its new superintendent at $300,000. “Three hundred does seem like a lot, but I absolutely want …

    • Pleasant View Elementary will close

      Jeffco Board of Education will move forward with closing Pleasant View Elementary School in Golden next school year. Other schools that had been considered for closure — Peck Elementary in Arvada, Pennington Elementary in Wheat Ridge, Stober …

    • Perlmutter to honor Vietnam vets at commemoration ceremony

      Congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-7th District, is inviting all Vietnam-era veterans to be honored at a Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Ceremony on March 24. All Vietnam-era veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces between Nov. 1, …

    • Rooney Valley master plan receives go-ahead

      In a 6-5 vote, Lakewood’s city council approved the updated Rooney Valley master plan, which governs development of 990 acres that are jointly managed by Lakewood and the Town of Morrison. The no votes were Ward 1’s Charley Able and Ramey …