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Arvada author honored for magazine article

An article written by Arvada author Carrie Seidel was named “best of issue” by the editorial, art and production staff at Highlights magazine. Published in December 2017, “Danger! Rescue on …

Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention …

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their …

E-470 board votes to eliminate vehicle registration fee

Colorado motorists who live in counties in which E-470 vehicle registration fees have been imposed no longer will be assessed those fees. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted April 12 to …

Jeffco Library branches to give books to 4-year-olds

More than 5,000 copies of “Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown” are being given away free to 4-year-olds across Colorado. Getting kids ready to read and write starts before kindergarten, which is …
Education

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it …

Jeffco EDC celebrates 25 years, honors companies

Jefferson County businesses were recognized for their contribution to the county April 11 at the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation's 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards breakfast …

Mines places second in Clean River Design Challenge

Perhaps in another five years or so, current engineering students may see the designs of one of their academic projects working to clean up trash in Colorado's waterways. And, theoretically, it could …

Jeffco students rally to vote, remember

Jefferson County students are determined to bring change and are aiming to do so through events that gather the community.

Jeffco schools looks at capital improvement program

A proposed program of repairs and replacements to Jefferson County Public Schools’ 167 campuses is estimated to cost $647 million and take five to six years to implement. “We have fallen so far …
Business

Arvada man creates cannabis-infused beer

After living in Belgium and earning his Ph.D. in brewing science, Keith Villa came home to Colorado and created Blue Moon Brewing Co., a brewing company that put a focus on Belgian-style beers — …
Housing

Town homes find a future in Lakewood’s east side

The west side of Lakewood is home to some of the city’s most beloved open spaces and views — places like Bear Creek Lake Park, Rooney Valley and Green Mountain. Which explains why talk of …
Alameda

Program brings color, art to Alameda Corridor

Lakewood artist Ratha Sok discovered graffiti when he was in middle and high school. It may not have seemed like there was much of a future in that, but as he grew older, he discovered a more …
Colorado Mills Mall

Colorado Mills continues work as year-anniversary of storm nears

It’s been almost a year since the hail storm that closed the Colorado Mills mall for six months and Brenda Cleary, director of marketing and business development at the mall, still isn’t entirely …

Clear Creek Crossing moves forward in Wheat Ridge

In the near future, the largest undeveloped property in Wheat Ridge will be developed into retail, entertainment, hotel, residential and privately owned open space. The development project known as …
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