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A new timeline has been set for the Jefferson County Public Schools 2017-18 budget, with final direction being presented to staff May 4 and budget adoption on June 1. The original timeline, which had budget adoption on May 4, was revised with the … more
On the day after the Jeffco school board decided to close Pleasant View Elementary School in Golden, Shelton Elementary Principal Karen Brown made her way to all the classrooms at her school to talk to her students. First, she asked: Does anybody … more
When artist Naomi Scheck was a student at Arvada High School, from 1998 to 2002, one of the teachers who made the biggest impact on her was art teacher Linda Scholes. For her part, Scholes remembers Scheck as a star whose work continually … more
On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
Gema, 16, aspires to become a model and someday open a beauty salon. Christian, also 16, plans to study at the University of Colorado to become an aerospace engineer. Although the two teens have different dreams, they have a few things in … more
A skunk captured in Lakewood near Wadsworth and 16th Avenue was infected with rabies, according to lab results from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The skunk came into contact with one dog that was up to … more
There’s nothing wrong with nostalgia, but when a school’s playground hasn’t been significantly updated since the 1950s, it’s time for an upgrade. “Like our school, the playground our students have access to was built in the ‘50s, and … more
With an April 10 application deadline, Jefferson County Public Schools is one step closer to hiring its next superintendent. The Board of Education hired Ray & Associates earlier this year to conduct the district’s superintendent search. During … more
The hotels and motels along West Colfax Avenue have never been just a place to stop during the night for travelers. They also — for years — have served as temporary roofs for homeless people who can afford staying a night or two. Wheat Ridge … more
Twenty years ago, Nancy Braden, the Jefferson County Public Health department’s communications manager, started the Public Health Champions awards luncheon as a way for the community, the health department and the county government to network and … more
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