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Jeffco students tackling youth issues at national conference

A group of 14 Jefferson County high school students — all interns with the county’s public health department — got to meet with the nation’s leaders, and conduct research on youth drug use as … more

Jeffco DA cites ‘significant concerns’ about jail releases

On Feb. 12, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced it would be releasing 23 inmates early as the jail population was once again two percent above its capacity of 1,148 beds. Those releases … more

Jefferson County wrestling with more budget cuts

From the ongoing release of jail inmates following the closure of a floor of the county jail to a heated discussion about the future of the Jeffco fairgrounds, budget cuts and their fallout have been … more

Cycling through the snow

Snow has been falling in the Denver metro area recently, but that didn’t stop some bicycle enthusiasts from strapping on a helmet and cycling to work. Hosted by Bicycle Colorado, a nonprofit that … more

Alameda isn’t able to derail Conifer’s path to a league title

LAKEWOOD — Conifer’s boys basketball team has worked its way into a familiar position. The Lobos (13-5, 5-0 in Class 4A/3A Colorado 8 League) are two conference victories away from winning a … more

Columbine edges Ralston Valley in 5A Jeffco boys hoops action

LITTLETON — Arguably Jeffco’s best male basketball player — Columbine senior Luke O’Brien — and Jeffco’s best male athlete — Ralston Valley senior Caleb Rillos — went head-to-head … more

Golden boys hoops keeps one-step ahead of 4A Jeffco foes

GOLDEN — It’s simple math for Golden’s boys basketball team when it comes to winning the Class 4A Jeffco League title. The Demons — No. 8 in the CHSAANow.com 4A boys basketball rankings — … more

Let museum take you to the river

One of the best things about the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is how it brings a world of discovery into one place. No matter what your interest is, there’s an exhibit for you. But this … more

Curiosity is a good cue for 2020

Are you curious about 2020? I am. Perhaps you’ve made different and definite New Year’s resolutions for 2020. I never make resolutions, although I do make pledges – mostly to myself – … more

Changing Jeffco school start times would cost millions

Following years of work to establish later start times across the district, the Reimagining Time Task Force, made up of Jeffco parents and district employees, presented to the school board Feb. 5 … more

Q&A with astronaut Matthew Dominick

As NASA prepares for upcoming missions — including the 2024 Artemis mission, through which NASA will build a base at the moon — recent graduates from NASA’s basic training program await their … more

Making art out of traffic electrical boxes

Tom Quinn visualizes the Alameda Corridor in Lakewood being a destination for Lakewood residents and the surrounding region. He wants it to be a place where people come to ride their bikes, walk, … more

Steady snow closes Jefferson County Schools, area roads

All Jefferson County Public Schools closed Feb. 7, due to a winter storm which is continuing to add inches of snow accumulation across much of the county.  Icy road conditions also resulted in many areas of the county to be placed under accident alert. I-70 has been closed between Golden and the Eisenhower Tunnel. more

The long-suffering businesses of 29th Avenue

If you ask the businesses along 29th Avenue near the border of Wheat Ridge and the Highland neighborhood of Denver about the nearby construction, they’ll say they are … more

Museums turn toward tech, innovation

Denver and the surrounding suburbs have spent the better part of this century becoming some of the most desirable places to live in the country. The influx of new residents has brought with it all … more

In Jeffco, a Chromebook for every kid

In a single day, Arvada K-8 student Nicolas Sanchez logs onto his Chromebook in almost every class. The eighth grader accesses online resources during his reading and history classes. He uses his … more

Three gang members found guilty in 2018 murder in Golden

A Jefferson County jury has returned guilty verdicts for first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the cases of three men charged with murdering 28-year-old Cymone Reyna Duran in … more

In Jeffco, a Chromebook for every kid

In a single day, Arvada K-8 student Nicolas Sanchez logs onto his Chromebook in almost every class. The eighth grader accesses online resources during his reading and history classes. He uses his … more

Lakewood puts together the puzzle of its growth cap

During a Lakewood City Council meeting on Jan. 27 that pieced together the nuts and bolts of the city’s growth cap, Councilmember Mike Bieda expressed the complexity of the ordinance. “It can be … more

DJFF highlights personal, universal storytelling

Over more than 2,000 years, Jewish storytelling has come to tell the stories of people from all over the world, and in all walks of life. And this diversity of voices is vibrantly reflected in the … more
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