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Jeffco Schools bond projects progressing

On Jan. 7, 2021, the Jeffco Board of Education held their first meeting of the new year. Up first on the agenda was a fourth quarter 2020 update on the 2018 Bond and Capital Improvement Projects …
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State Rep. Champion, of Littleton area, calls D.C. protests 'extremely polite'
After mobs objecting to the certification of the Electoral College vote stormed the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, forcing the evacuation of both houses of Congress, outgoing Colorado State Rep. …

Demon baseball team upping game with new indoor practice facility

While the Golden baseball season is (typically) limited to March, April and May, the competition is always on for players looking to earn a college scholarship. Unfortunately, that reality is one …

Demon baseball team upping game with new indoor practice facility

While the Golden baseball season is (typically) limited to March, April and May, the competition is always on for players looking to earn a college scholarship. Unfortunately, that reality is one …

Jeffco Girl Scout troops ready to adapt cookie sales to pandemic year

Each year, Girl Scout troops place an initial order for cookie boxes to have on hand to start their annual selling frenzy. This time around, Golden's troops took the unusual step of placing initial …

Fighting the good fight on Jeffco’s Mean Streets

He used to be a cowboy. In a different life. In a much different place. Cowboying is good work for someone who’s not a people person, he said, for the kind of person who prefers the company of …

School news

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The …

Jeffco school board special session includes January restart plan

A plan to get some kids back in the classroom by late January was unveiled in a special session of the Jeffco School Board, Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020.  Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh started …

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school …
Luke Martin was one of nearly a dozen Fitzmorris Elementary School students who are in the school's Autism Spectrum Disorder program to show off the school's Pumper Car.

Pumper Car provides an outlet and an incentive for ASD students at Arvada elementary school

Dalton Minor enjoys riding the Pumper Car, and “fast,” as he will tell you. The Fitzmorris Elementary School student is quite adept at showing how it works, pushing his hands out as if he is …
Rick Rush

Jeffco school board appoints Rick Rush to vacant seat

Rick Rush was appointed to fill the open seat on the Jeffco Board of Education by active board members in a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was sworn in by Judge Jeffrey Pilkington during a …
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Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to …

Roxborough man charged in connection with Capitol insurrection

A Roxborough-area man is facing federal charges after allegedly participating in the insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Patrick Montgomery, 48, faces one charge of …

Jeffco seeking residents ideas for disaster mitigation projects, priorities

Anyone who has spent much time in Evergreen or Conifer likely knows the area has a long list of needs when it comes to reducing the potential harm posed by wildfires. However, they also likely …

Local law enforcement agencies say they are prepared to meet safety demands if unrest accompanies inauguration

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Denver metro area are making preparations to respond should any civil unrest accompany Jan. 20's presidential inauguration. In a statement posted last week on …
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is shown addressing a chamber of commerce luncheon in January in Adams County. File photo

Polis blasts lack of vaccine influx

Top federal officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, “spoke out of turn” and lied to Colorado and other states about an incoming influx of vaccines that didn't …
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