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Jefferson High School Class of 2018 Graduation

Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School’s class of 2018 will go on to accomplish great things following the commencement ceremony on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. About 90 percent of the … more

Glennon Heights marks 60 years with sock hop

In 1958, Jefferson County opened 18 new schools to keep up with the county’s booming population growth. One of those schools was Lakewood’s Glennon Heights Elementary School. And on May 3, 60 … more

Jefferson Center celebrates 60 years

Back when 75 percent of people diagnosed with a mental illness were sent to hospitals — or were kept in isolation in family homes as an embarrassing secret — three part-time administrators and … more

Jefferson Center opens new crisis center

There’s no way for a person to plan when and where they’re going to experience a crisis. Which means that those who are trained to help, like the staff of the Jefferson Center, have to go … more

Lakewood sees four child abuse court cases this April

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the continued importance of awareness about the dangers too many children face was evident in Jefferson County District Court, where between April 9 through … more

Spring brings musical masterpiece

Who can say what goes into the creative process? There’s no way to map the path from muse to inspiration to trial and error and finally the finished work. Yet that’s just what Steven Sondheim … more

Jeffco teens find new to them prom attire at Prom Swap

Airyn Stone, 16, sifted through the racks of prom dresses March 31 at the Arvada Library. Her mother and younger sister helped her pull dresses in her size that fit her style. “This dress spoke to … more

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

Good News Breakfast celebration scheduled

The 28th Annual Good News Breakfast will be held at 6:59 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., in Golden. The keynote speaker is former 9News anchor Mark … more

Conversations continue on Jefferson Parkway

Plans to build the Jefferson Parkway are inching along, but there’s still a few hurdles to get over before the project can make major progress of moving forward. “There’s positive movement of … more

Columbine experience divides two survivors as gun debate reignites

Patrick Neville was outside, sneaking off to smoke with friends, inadvertently avoiding the outburst of gunfire at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago — but he did not dodge the … more

Lakewood considers updating parkland proceedure

After a city council election in November driven by discussions over development in Lakewood, the city is considering making a move to ensure parkland is a key feature of any future developments in … more

McLain welcomes all to a ‘school of hope’

The way that Chris Eberhardt, principal of Jefferson County’s McLain Community High School, sees it, his school does more than offer students of all ages an opportunity for a second chance at an … more

Child sex trafficker sentenced to 10 years in prison

A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl, according to a news release from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office. Mark … more

Five questions with Pam Bales

The West Chamber, which has served Jefferson County and the West Metro area for more than 70 years, has officially changed its name to the West Metro Chamber of Commerce. A board of director’s … more

Alameda Gateway Community Association receives grant

A $1,000 Jefferson County Public Health 2018 Quick Win grant will help the Alameda Gateway Community Association purchase and install bike racks and/or lockers along west Alameda Avenue. Funding for … more

Jeffco Platoon starts detailing 50th reunion

For a variety of reasons, many Vietnam veterans were reluctant to speak about their experiences in the controversial war. Many did not receive the warm welcome that veterans of previous wars did. … more

Ask a therapist: When a friend is facing addiction

Question — How do I talk to someone about substance use or addiction? I’m concerned about a friend who doesn’t think they have a problem but it’s becoming more apparent to everyone else that … more

Police launch Family Crimes Team

It’s difficult to imagine a crime more personal and damaging than domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse, and — as the ambush in Douglas County on Dec. 31 showed — these situations … more

Public invited to learn about WestConnect study

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the WestConnect Coalition are hosting three public meetings to inform people about the outcomes of a recent Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) … more
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