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STEM franchise opens in Westminster

Jobs in the future are going to demand innovative workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math, so education entrepreneur Steve Lake began looking for an innovative way to train …

Westminster man gets life for wife’s murder

Gary Lee Nickal, 40, was convicted by a Jefferson County jury May 10 for shooting his wife twice with a pump-action shotgun in 2016, killing her. Nickal was sentenced to life in prison by Chief Judge …

Horizon High School Class of 2018

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 14 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2018. In all, 403 …

Northglenn High School Class of 2018

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 14 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2018. In all, 389 …

News in a Hurry

Justice Center West Park Open House Northglenn city officials are looking for ideas from residents about what kind of park should be built in the shadow of the city’s new Justice Center. The city …
Education

Jeffco BOE puts value on employees in proposed budget

The Jefferson County Board of Education is putting value on its educators in its proposed 2018-19 budget with increased pay and cost of living increases for teachers and an increase to long-term …

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when …

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer …

Colorado Early Colleges opens satellite office in Westminster

Colorado Early Colleges is opening Colorado’s first early college satellite office in Westminster and will be adding a second satellite office in Highlands Ranch this spring. The new Westminster …
Business

Meals on wheels: Some of the food truck fare at Northglenn’s carnival

Chuey Fu’s: Latin/Asian inspired offerings Joseph Knonlich really just wanted to stop working for someone else and start doing his own thing. So, he combined two of his favorite cuisines to bring a …

Pet waste service, supply company under new ownership

Poo Free Parks, a Denver-based, privately held company providing pet waste services and supplies to local communities, has changed ownership. Founded by Denver entrepreneur Bill Airy in 2009, Poo …

Teen mom at Hope House receives vehicle for Mother’s Day

Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck celebrated Mother’s Day again this year by contributing to the donation of a dependable automobile to a teen mother at Hope House of Colorado. In collaboration …

Embracing the process at Empire Fitness

For brother-and-sister fitness trainers Jeremy and Amanda Weber, transformation is the goal. But it’s also the story of their lives. The pair opened Empire Fitness at 6080 W. 92nd Ave. in …

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 …
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