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Thorncrag fairways, greens good to go

It’d been almost two years since anyone had driven a golf ball off of Thorncreek Golf Course’s first tee, but that’s set to change. Head Pro Chris Swinhart said that golfers getting on the …

Effort seeks to ease frustration from money woes

Money is one of the key stressors in good economies or bad, so local Premier Members Credit Union is doing what it can to relieve some of the frustration. Andrea Balazs, corporate responsibility and …

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Northglenn VALE Board Accepting Grant Applications The Northglenn Victim Assistance Law Enforcement Board is accepting grant applications for funds that will be available in 2019. Applications must …

Tainted drinking water found in South Adams County

A chemical commonly used in firefighting foam and the manufacture of carpeting was found in untreated water in the Quebec and Interstate 270 area that supplies South Adams County Water and Sanitation …

Thornton offers free block party trailer for summer fun

Summer is in full swing, bringing with it soaring temperatures, lazy days and summer parties - if you have the right gear. For residents of Thornton who want to go big with their party plans, the …
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Glass: Survey says Jeffco community and employees support this direction

A little over a month ago, we launched a survey to gauge the opinion of the community on the direction of Jeffco Public Schools and to get feedback on possible fall election questions. To date, …

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver …

Westgate Community School Graduation

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Mountain Range High School auditorium May 29 for graduation and commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2018. In all, 14 students received their …

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state …

Q&A with Savannah Martin, Standley Lake High School grad

I participate in National Honor Society and played varsity girls basketball and track. I plan to attend Western State Colorado University at Gunnison to pursue being a collegiate track and field …
Business

U.S. employers add 213,000 jobs in June

U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. At the same time, the …

Closure of Heritage Amusement Park marks end of an era

It was a small amusement park — one of the last few remaining in the country. But for what it lacked in size, Heritage Amusement Park made up for it with big memories. “Looking back, I wonder how …

The sky’s the limit for Brighton company

The days of the “Good Old Boys” lighting fireworks behind the high school for the town to watch, that’s a scene from the past, according to Pyrotechnician Joe Diaz. “People don’t think …
Health

Every child made welcome at new Lakewood clinic location

Pediatrician Jenni Burns has been working with low income parents and their children for 20 years with Every Child Pediatrics. And in all that time and all those patients, there’s one thing she’s …

Nice weather for Westy Mutts

The Westminster Chamber of Commerce hosted its first ever Mutts ‘n Struts Health and Wellness Fest May 26 at City Park, 105th and Sheridan. The event featured a running race for people and their …
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