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Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …
Michael Kriech of Parker gets a grip as he donates blood at a blood drive at Town Hallin 2017.

Front Range blood supplies running low

The American Red Cross has been sending up the red flag, stressing that there is a nationwide blood shortage and Colorado is no different. In fact, along the Front Range, hospitals are managing but …

Westminster's co-responder program off to a busy start

Westminster’s Co-Responder program is looking for a new member to join the team to help satisfy the policing needs of the community.  “The need to fill in this area of expertise is just …

TASHCO wants theater, but funding inhibits progress

Thornton’s Ward One City Councilor Kathy Henson wants a new performing arts center for the city. An artist herself, she thinks it’s the perfect time. “I really think that the time is right for …

Congressman Ed Permutter speaks at the Sept. 8 ground breaking ceremony for Adams County’s new Veterans Memorial  being built in the Riverdale Regional Park.

Perlmutter says he won’t seek reelection

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) is retiring from Congress at the end of his current term.
Education

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …
Roger Quist Middle School students left, Johnathan Cooper, Jolina Harcourt, Justin Tristan Reader and Will Dean creating butterfly templates and creating art designs for the Adams County Government art installation.

From caterpillars to butterflies to the District Attorney

An art display by middle school artists meant to evoke life during COVID will transform into a traveling display at the Adams County District Attorney’s office. More than 200 Roger Quist Middle …
Photo illustration of a school classroom.

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the …

Saving young lives in Jeffco and beyond

During the 2001-02 school year, four students at Green Mountain High School took their own lives within a nine-month timespan.  A sense of loss reverberated through the community, leaving an indelible mark and inspiring three members of a nearby church to find a way to help.
Business

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …

County business group opposes mask mandate

Masks, and the Public Health Order (PHO) requiring people over the age of 3 to wear them in Jeffco’s public spaces, have residents and businesses on each side of the issue voicing their opinion and taking a stand on whether they will comply.
Comic books line the walls at JNJ Comic Books and Games.

Local Shops Ready for the Holidays

For Chuck and Anita Adam of Northglenn’s 2nd Time Sports, football helmets have always been one consistent item they’ve been able to count on – until 2021 and national supply chain problems. …

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure. 

A house on South Monaco Parkway in Denver was on sale by Zillow on Nov. 7.

Zillow went on a Front Range home-buying binge, months before collapse of home-flipping business

The collapse of online real estate giant Zillow’s venture into home buying and selling, announced Nov. 2, can be traced, in one small part, back to its over eagerness to invest in Colorado’s …
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