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Cooking for a crowd on St. Patrick's Day

The Lakewood Elks lodge celebrated St. Patrick's Day by throwing its doors open to members and the public for a full day of corned beef and cabbage.
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A family business affair

For Mark Albrecht, the key to running a business with his wife on a daily basis is for each to know their strengths and weaknesses. “One of the things that I think is critical is to allow the other to lead in their sweet spot, what they’re …
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Marathoning theater at the Arvada Center

A lot of life is spent waiting — waiting for people to arrive or depart, for things to happen, or for answers to be made clear. This spring at the Arvada Center, the three repertory shows all examine characters waiting — for a bus to make it …
  • Local

    • Fate of Long View High School uncertain

      Jefferson County Public Schools has a plan to move Long View High School, a small alternative school, into the campus of another larger school for next school year. But parents, students and alumni say doing so would be the demise of the program. …

    • Youth suicide issue brings community together

      In the spring of 2002, Ken Wiig’s 17-year-old daughter died by suicide. The teen had musical talents, was organized and got good grades. But she took her life just days after she had enrolled in classes at the Community College of Denver. Wiig …

    • Letting visitors know what to see and do in Jeffco

      More and more people are coming to Colorado because of the numerous kinds of entertainment and activities to be found in the state according to The West Chamber. And The West Chamber wants to ensure its members and the community are well-versed …

    • Arvada preps for annual Kite Festival

      Let's go fly a kite! The 16th annual Arvada Kite Festival will take over the Stenger Sports Complex Sunday, April 2. Families attending the event can bring their own kite or purchase one there. There will also be a Kids Zone for children ages …

    • District narrows superintendent priorities

      Jefferson County Public Schools has narrowed down the qualifications for its next superintendent. Throughout February, the district held 13 stakeholder focus groups, five community and six staff forums, and conducted a superintendent profile …