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Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention … more

Jeffco students hold 'Vote For Our Lives' rally at Columbine

Hundreds gathered at Clement Park April 19, the evening before the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, for the Vote for Our Lives Rally organized by Jefferson County … more

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their … more

E-470 board votes to eliminate vehicle registration fee

Colorado motorists who live in counties in which E-470 vehicle registration fees have been imposed no longer will be assessed those fees. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted April 12 to … more

Jeffco schools closed April 26 for teacher shortage

Jefferson County Public Schools will be closed April 26 due to a labor shortage. Diana Wilson, chief communications officer for the district, said that as of April 17, 1,650 teachers had put in … more

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more

Food banks see donations drop as need stays steady

Despite a strong economy and low unemployment, need is staying steady at Denver-area food banks. At the same time, some food banks are seeing donations beginning to slip, and looming government … more

New Senior Hub director named

The Senior Hub has named Stephanie Knight, a former director of an Alzheimer’s care facility and head of the Better Buisness Bureau in Alabama, as its new Executive Director. Knight brings 18 years … more

Thornton native earns achievement medal

Lt. Annicka Weber, of Thornton, was awarded with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Weber served at the Center for Information Training for three years and made a significant impact during … more

Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel among Colorado Community Media papers to win awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Belief matters for Westminster sex assault campaign

A new Westminster promotional program has one goal -- to get people, when confronted with a reported victim of sexual assault, to offer support instead of questions. “If some one came up to you and … more

Westminster News in a Hurry

Westminster foundation honors individuals, groups The Westminster Legacy Foundation honors Westminster citizens, individuals, groups, business, and organizations active in the Westminster community … more

Reach Center celebrates volunteers

Work with Westminster Citizen Police Alumni center made the Nancy McNally the the Community Reach Center’s latest Ciancio Distinguished Service award. McNally was among a host of local volunteers … more

Jeffco students rally to vote, remember

Jefferson County students are determined to bring change and are aiming to do so through events that gather the community. more

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Governor touts importance of journalism in Colorado

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed April 16-22 as Colorado Journalism Week at the Colorado Press Association's annual convention in Colorado Springs on April 13. With several hundred … more

Jeffco teachers plan to walk in to show solidarity

Teachers in Jefferson County Public Schools plan to show their support for public education by walking in to school together the morning of April 16. more

Pinwheel season around Jeffco

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Wheat Ridge City Hall, and other area agencies will be supporting Ralston House by planting pinwheel gardens this month. The 2018 fundraising goal for the … more

Data dumps delay Dearing trial

The volumes of digital video and photographic evidence have pushed the trial of a man accused of shooting an Adams County deputy back another ten weeks. Judge Patrick Murphy agreed April 11 to delay … more

Jeffco schools looks at capital improvement program

A proposed program of repairs and replacements to Jefferson County Public Schools’ 167 campuses is estimated to cost $647 million and take five to six years to implement. “We have fallen so far … more
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