Jeffco Schools selects 10 innovations to fund
Tinker labs, makerspaces, career exploration and wellness rooms are just some of the innovations being funded by the first year of the Jefferson County Public School’s Innovation Acceleration Fund. …

My Name Is: Wayne Wolf and Lizie Ketelhut

About Us Wayne: I am from Chicago and came here in 1982. I loved it up here and became a really good skier. I had a carpet cleaning business for 23 years up in Summit county. Lizie: We met in …

A-West girls soccer improves to 3-0 with win over Golden

ARVADA — Two minutes into each half belonged to Arvada West’s girls soccer team March 14 at the North Area Athletic Complex. A-West sophomore Emma Drumright and junior Hailey Johns put in goals …


Arvada firefighter charged with sexual exploitation of a minor

An Arvada Firefighter is charged with nine counts of sexual exploitation of children after investigators found that he allegedly sent and received inappropriate images through a messaging app.


Alameda Gateway wins photo contest

The Alameda Gateway Community Association won Downtown Colorado Inc.'s Crushing on Colorado photo contest with its photo “Kisses for Lakewood Cultural Center.” As the winner, Alameda Gateway gets …


Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of March 22

Max Allen, GoldenThe senior went 5-for-5, scored three runs and had two runs batted in during a 14-6 baseball win over Conifer on March 15. Sage Schaller, Green MountainIn the 6-0 baseball win …

Winning Words

Listen first, respond second, and do both with great care

Over the past 10 years, many of you have asked me a similar question. You have asked me for one of the best lessons that I have learned over the course of my career and my life. Historically I have …
Quiet Desperation

Remembering a woman who made a clean slate of cleaning

Margaret Atwood — remember her? — said, “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” To be honest, I had never heard of Atwood, but I liked the quote. The quote led me …
Winning Words

The hardest things in life could well be the easiest things in life

While facilitating a workshop for a corporate client, I asked the class a simple question. I asked them this, “What is the hardest thing about getting on an elevator?” As I looked out at the …
Quiet Desperation

Sometimes when all seems good, that really is the case

If it’s on the floor, it’s on the menu. If it’s near the floor, it’s on the menu. Who would drink toilet water if he could reach it? No, it’s not: 1. A Republican, or 2. A Democrat. Who …
Financial Strategies

Good financial advice that applies to any age

Investors may be puzzled by current market and economic news. After a long run that appears to have had virtually no volatility, February and March showed market swings never seen before in the …
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