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D'Evelyn's Class of 2019

On May 18, the 2019 graduates of D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School joined together at Denver's Ellie Caulkins Opera House to celebrate a job well done. The graduation ceremony's lineup included … more

Alameda honors the Class of 2019

Hundreds spent the evening of May 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House watching Alameda International's seventy-first commencement ceremony, which included a choir performance, a band performance and … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

Running all around Golden and Gunnison — and now Austria

Two Golden High School graduates have been running around the Rocky Mountains nearly all their lives. But now, Brian Whitfield and Jeshurun Small have the unique opportunity to race against a … more

SeaQuest license suspended after repeated violations

SeaQuest Littleton must remove hundreds of animals after state officials issued a two-year license suspension, according to a ruling from the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife. Inspectors found … more

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Police officers do pushups for charity

On May 6, recruits from Jefferson County police departments came together to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado. Recruits did pushups to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado, an organization that … more

Changes to proposed budget will promote teacher training, campus safety

On May 2, district leaders presented an overview of the proposed budget to the Board of Education, recommending revisions that prompted a nearly two-hour discussion among board members. The overview … more

Polis urges wildfire vigilance amid milder forecast

After an onslaught of raging wildfires in Colorado in 2018, this year’s fire season looks to be less severe, but state officials are urging the public not to let its guard down. “I don’t want … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

New laws affect voting in Jeffco

When I was sworn in as Jefferson County’s Clerk and Recorder four months ago, I outlined a vision of a 21st century office that delivers accessible, efficient, and transparent service for you – … more

Jackie Greene balances creative impulses at Denver shows

There's no exact science to making a live show or album great. But as California's Jackie Greene has been performing a blend of folk, rock and Americana since he was a teenager, he's figured out the … more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

More than just limbs given at annual prosthetic clinic

Donna Thornburg has one goal. “I want to run more than anything in my life,” Donna Thornburg said as she completed an agility drill. She was among more than a dozen people at Stermole Track & … more

Dia de los Ninos at the Edgewater Library

On April 30, residents gathered at the Edgewater Library to celebrate Dia de los Niños, or children's day. Residents listened to music from Bryan Webster Dual Language's Mariachi band, ate treats, … more

Officials urge vaccinations as measles threat spreads

From Jan. 1 to April 26, 704 measles cases were reported in the United States, the most in 25 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A contentious bill that would have … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more

U.S. Sen. Bennet making run for president

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on May 2, announcing a 2020 campaign that had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer. … more

Coroner: Woman obsessed with Columbine died before warnings

A Florida teenager obsessed with the Columbine High School shooting had already died by suicide by the time authorities launched a manhunt for her after learning that she had traveled to Colorado … more

Gardner among Republicans raising fears about socialism

In the scruffy, high-desert city of Alamosa, encircled by scrubland and potato farms, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Yuma, drew shouts of approval recently for his message that Democrats are shoving the … more
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