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Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. … more

My name is... Zoe Missner

Going to CIA camp I’m part of the National Society of High School Scholars. You have to be nominated into it. And they give us certain opportunities, like going to CIA camp. I had to apply for it … more

Former school board members urge support for Amendment 73

As former Jeffco School Board members, we’ve all experienced the stress of deciding what cuts to make to our district’s already very limited resources. None of us can recall a time when it … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers need more help

I was happy to read the letter from the gentleman regarding education and “critical thinking” (“The Bandwagon effect,” Aug. 30.). As a substitute teacher, I see teachers everyday … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado could use Amendment 73

Amendment 73 leverages Colorado’s strong economy to benefit our communities by asking the highest earners and “C” corporations, to contribute more to Colorado’s public schools, the … more

Letter to the Editor: Take action against drug addiction

Last year, 959 people died of a drug overdose in Colorado, according to the Colorado Health Institute, an increase of 83 percent from 2001. To put this number into perspective, the number of overdose … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco wants another billion

Jeffco already has a billion-dollar-a-year budget and that is not enough! Jeffco’s school board wants: Another $33 million in local tax dollars. Additional $134 million a year in statewide money … more

Letter to the Editor: Weldon for Coroner

The Jefferson County Coroner’s office provides vital services regarding deaths in our community. A professional medicolegal death investigation along with a deep compassion for families … more

$567 million bond would improve security, buildings, programs

A key part of the $1.3 billion that Jeffco Public Schools says it needs to bring outdated district buildings up to structural and educational standards and to address continuing population growth … more

Jeffco marching bands take the field

Arvada, D'Evelyn, Bear Creek and Lakewood high marching bands all took home first place finishes from the Jefferson County Marching Invitational held Sept. 17 at Jeffco Stadium. The event, which … more

Clutch defensive scores help Mountain Range prevail over Rangeview

Rangeview High School had hoped that a brisk, comfortable Thursday night at their District Stadium would lead to their first win of the season on their Homecoming Night. But despite outgaining … more

Horizon handles Mountain Range

Mountain Range’s volleball team was match for Horizon as the Hawks defeated the Mustangs 3-0 at their home gym Sept. 13. Horizon won in straight sets, 25-11, 25-15 and 25-15. After the Sept. 13 … more

Fast start lifts Heritage over Thornton

The Heritage Eagle’s fast start so far this season didn’t slow down Sept. 14 at Five Star Stadium as it took two offensive plays to seize control and run away with a 40-6 win over the Thornton … more

Westy utility rates likely to jump in 2019 and 2020

Last week, the Westminster City Council took a key step toward increasing water and sewer rates for both 2019 and 2020. Staff provided a thorough presentation on the needs and rationale to raise the … more

Pirates flock to Northglenn

Scurvy dogs and scalawags by the score returned to Northglenn’s E.B. Rains Jr. Park Sept. 15 for the annual Pirates Fest. The main event, the cardboard regatta, featured homemade schooners from … more

Anythink names two new branch managers

Two Anythink library locations are now under new leadership. Ricardo Cárdenas is the new manager of Anythink Commerce City, and Rebecca Bowman is the new manager of Anythink Wright Farms. Cárdenas … more

County Assessor candidates go on the attack

Opponents in the race to be Adams County’s assessor took swipes at each other to close out a mannerly candidates meet-and-greet in Northglenn Sept. 14. Republican Patsy Melonakis, the Republican … more

Westminster testing the water on tap, sewer fees

Westminster water and sewer rates could rise significantly through 2020 if a plan going to City Councilors Sept. 24 succeeds. Water rates for average Westminster water customers would increase about … more

Northglenn Police ready to settle in as Justice Center opens

The days of Northglenn Police Chief Jim May playing MacGyver with the police station are over. The 14,000 square feet of space in City Hall’s basement is outdated and overcrowded for Northglenn’s … more
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