Keyword: 2017
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Looking back – and looking forward

Over the holiday break, I had the time to reflect on this past year and all the changes that have come to Jefferson County Public Schools, and to also consider our future. 2017 marked a number of … more

A deluge of great music in 2017

It’s a cliché to say that as you get older, the years start passing by faster — but man, is it ever true. I can’t believe 2017 is over already, especially considering how much there was to … more

The Bookworm’s very best new books of 2017

Trust me on this: when you read more than 300 books a year, you come across some books that are not-so-good. Thankfully, you come across more of them that are good, great, or even stellar. Here’s … more

Let us enter 2018 with reasonable humor and good grace

Courtesy. Integrity. Perseverance. Self-Control. Indomitable Spirit. My brothers and sisters in the Korean art of Taekwondo instantly recognized that list I just … er, listed. Those are the tenets … more

2017 and on into 2018 -- let's be bold!

Greetings Lakewood! How time flies; yet another year is almost history. We are fortunate to live in a great community. As I reflect on the great honor I have to be your mayor, I have realized that we … more

Some of my lessons learned from the year that was

“Five-hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes… How do you measure a year in the life?”—Rent It’s almost impossible to believe, but here we are again, at the turn of the calendar. … more

Development concerns helped define city council race

It will come as a surprise to no one who has been listening to the complaints of residents at city council and public events that development was a major factor in the Nov. 7 city council election. “When I was out, the neighbors told me what … more

Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Two incumbents and three new faces win in Lakewood 2017 election results

Lakewood is about to see a significant shift in its city council, with a seat in each ward up for grabs and only two incumbents in the race. The winners are elected for four-year terms, and will be … more

Details for voting in Jefferson County

Ballots were sent by mail earlier this month to Jefferson County residents registered to vote in the coordinated election on Nov. 7. Ballots must be received by Nov. 7, not just postmarked. There are two walk-in ballot drop locations open … more
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