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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

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative in spotlight at forum

Things are starting to heat up for the July 2 special election in Lakewood regarding the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative, a citizen-crafted proposal that would cap permits for new homes to 1 … more

West Metro Fire nears settlement agreement with retirees

West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza have come to a settlement agreement. More details will be available soon, according to Brian Matise, the lawyer who represents the two. “We're … 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

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

School’s Styrofoam Stoppers accomplish their mission

Ask Christopher Sorency’s fifth grade class at South Lakewood Elementary School about Styrofoam, and you’ll see their expertise on display. The fifth grade “Styrofoam Stoppers” class will … more

Spokes folks peddle pastime

Before she became executive director of the Colorado High School Cycling League, a nonprofit youth development organization that produces mountain bike race series, Kate Rau worked in the … more

Mock accident scene at Green Mountain sends clear message

Members of the Lakewood Police Department, West Metro Fire, St. Anthony's Hospital and the Jefferson County Public School District held a mock accident scene at Green Mountain High School on April … more

Finally, all aboard the G Line!

Connie Burg has been dealing with the loud train horns from the G Line and her landscaping, she said, has been destroyed multiple times when construction vehicles rolled through her neighborhood. But … more

Wheat Ridge STEM ‘class functions like a company would’

Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM engineering program operates more like a business than a class. Walk to the lower level of the high school, and you’ll find three classrooms dedicated to the … more

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative will finally go to voters

It’s finally happening. After first being proposed in June 2017, Lakewood residents will soon have the chance to decide if the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative should be implemented. At an … more

Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to normal Thursday. Multiple Jeffco schools — … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more

My Name Is... Tabetha Landt

About me I moved here when I was only 6 years old from New York. Art didn’t really interest me when I was a child, and I didn’t start painting until I was 30. My sister died in a car crash, and … more

Serving Kids receives annual donation pledge from Lakewood Foothills Rotary Club

When longtime Jefferson County Public Schools volunteer Nancy Hoffmaster surveyed school principals in the district in 1996, she learned something troublesome — at least 500 children didn’t have … more

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a … more

My name is... Brittany Sliter

I was diagnosed with colon cancer when I was only 23. At the time, I was living in New York City with my husband. I moved out here in 2015 with my husband for the lifestyle. After my cancer … more

Denver honors Cesar Chavez

Snowy conditions halted Denver’s 18th annual Cesar Chavez Day March, but not the celebration. Politicians, leaders and residents packed into Su Teatro on March 30 in Denver to honor Chavez, a civil … more

MEETloaf meetup in Lakewood

“Look mom, no politics! Just loaves, pies, food music, nice people, and fun!” That’s the mantra for the second annual MEETloaf cooking competition that took place on March 30 at Holy Shepherd … more

Learn how to live more sustainably at annual Earth Day event

On April 22, 1970, 20 million people across the country rallied for a healthier, more sustainable planet in response to an increased awareness of land and water pollution. Decades later, answers are … more
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