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Green Mountain girls basketball runs winning streak to seven

GOLDEN — The formula Green Mountain’s girls basketball team is using this season has been pretty flawless so far. The Rams — No. 4 in the latest CHSAANow.com Class 4A girls basketball rankings … more

D’Evelyn boys hoops upsets Green Mountain in OT

DENVER — D’Evelyn’s boys basketball team might have had the win Jan. 15 to jumpstart its season. The Jaguars (6-8, 2-1 in Class 4A Jeffco League) upset then No. 10 ranked Green Mountain in an … more

No. 4 Golden boys hoops out to quick start in 4A Jeffco

EVERGREEN — The road to the boys basketball Class 4A Jeffco League title is a long and winding journey. However, Golden’s 50-36 road victory over Evergreen on Jan. 10 definitely gave the Demons … more

Wrestlers take the mats at Ron Granieri Memorial Invitational

ARVADA — This is the time of year that Jefferson wrestling coach Oscar Fonseca really loves. “It’s a lot of fun to watch these kids’ hard work come to fruition,” Fonseca said during the … more

Student leaders ‘making way for change’ in tobacco conversation

On a professional development day in September, Wheat Ridge High School teachers, administrators and staff sat down for a student presentation on how to better connect with students. The tactics … more

Not waiting for the midnight hour: Area residents, businesses share alternative traditions for New Year’s Eve

Every three years or so, fire engineer Wendi Smith with the Denver Fire Department finds herself working on New Year’s Eve — a 24-hour shift starting at 7:30 a.m., usually entailing a constant … more

Alameda transfer gives Bear Creek boys hoops offensive spark

LAKEWOOD — Luis Miera has come home. After three years at Alameda International and helping the Pirates to 18-7 record last year averaging 15.3 points per game, Miera transferred to Bear Creek High … more

With suicidal ideation high in Jeffco, groups launch community trainings

Before attending a community QPR Training (Question, Persuade, Refer Training), former educator Cecelia Lange would never have considered directly asking if an individual was feeling suicidal, she … more

Green Mountain boys hoops wins Paul Davis Classic

LAKEWOOD — Green Mountain and Battle Mountain boys basketball teams got some extra court time late Friday night on Dec. 6. The Rams and Huskies went double-overtime in the semifinal of the Paul … more

'Jeffco Generations' tactics under review before January revision

With the end of the year approaching, the Board of Education conducted its annual discussion around the district's strategic plan, Jeffco Generations, during the annual Colorado Association of School … more

Green Mountain’s postseason run ends with state semifinal loss

LAKEWOOD — Green Mountain’s most successful postseason football run in 20 years came to an end at blustery cold Jeffco Stadium on Nov. 30. “It sucks right now, but it was awesome to come out … more

Colorado Brew Plus and Outdoor Lab partner for Colorado Gives Day

Jefferson County is a generous community. “And when you live in Jefferson County,” said Paige Brophy, executive director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation, “you want to give back in any way you … more

Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the … more

Pomona football hits its stride in playoff win over Legend

ARVADA — Pomona offense came alive in the second quarter Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. No. 12-seed Legend held a 7-0 lead on No. 5 Pomona in the second round of the Class 5A football … more

Jefferson County commissioners approve 2020 budget

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo on Nov. 12 pointed out that Jefferson County is not the first jurisdiction to face budget cuts. “And it won’t be the last,” she said. “But I think … more

Foster to become district’s first dual language option school

Next school year will mark the establishment of Jeffco’s first Dual Language Option School, with Arvada’s Foster Elementary transforming into Foster Dual Language PK-8 School. That decision was … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

The three big challenges facing the new school board

As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. However, there were local school board … more

Schooley wins District 3, but running mate loses to Miller

When first results came in at 7:08 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 5, Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was shown to be leading over Rob Applegate, while Susan Miller led over … more

Aim your anger appropriately Jeffco

Just so you know where I’m coming from as I direct my ire at some of the people in this community, let me give you a little background on things that matter in the last few weeks: Our local … more
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