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Pomona senior Jovo Vrtikapa won the Class 5A Jeffco League boys pole vault championship May 7 at Jeffco Stadium.
Athletes shine at Jeffco League track and field championships
LAKEWOOD — As the 2021-2022 school year comes to a close, saying multi-sport spring athletes who are seniors are busy is a major … Read More
D’Evelyn senior Troy Benko, left, tags out Evergreen junior Stephen Hartmere at third base during the third inning May 3 at D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School. The Jaguars won 7-0.
D’Evelyn, Benko shuts out Evergreen on the diamond
DENVER — Troy Benko returned to the form that helped lead D’Evelyn’s baseball team to the Class 4A state tournament semifinals … Read More
Evergreen senior Elizabeth Rapp, left, battles with Ralston Valley freshman Holly Engelking (6) during the finale regular-season game May 5 for the Cougars and Mustangs before the postseason. The game ended in a scoreless overtime draw.
Evergreen and Ralston Valley heading into girls soccer playoffs
ARVADA — There was one guarantee May 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex: Evergreen’s girls soccer team would be bringing the … Read More
Evergreen's girls soccer team picked up its third Class 4A Jeffco League championship trophy May 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex. The Cougars went 9-0 in conference play this spring and are the No. 2 seed for the 4A state tournament that begins this week.
Evergreen, Ralston Valley heading into girls soccer playoffs
ARVADA — There was one guarantee May 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex … Evergreen’s girls soccer team … Read More
MORE NEWS IN & AROUND JEFFCO
First Tee coach Jill Boerner talks with a group of students about the proper golf swing techniques.

Parmalee students learn about golf and character

Who knew a golf game could teach life skills?
The Gold Strike Station Little Free Library adorned with Saint Patrick's Day Decoration.

Little Free Libraries at RTD stops a labor of love for Arvada Artist

About a year ago, Nikki Biefel was playing Pokémon Go at Gold Strike Station in Arvada when she noticed an old newspaper box. The newsstand was empty and dilapidated, but Biefel, a local artist, found a flicker of inspiration.
Boatright presents to North Arvada Middle School Students.

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright visits Arvada North Middle School

Eighth graders at Arvada North Middle School got a visit from a special guest on March 11 when Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright came for a Q&A with students from history teacher Matt Chisholm’s class. Chisholm said the visit arose from a letter that one of his students sent Boatright.
Exterior and signage at the Colorado Tap House.

Colorado Tap House opens massive facility along Ralston Creek Trail in west Arvada

Low temperatures and some snow flurries didn’t stop community members from coming out en mass to the Colorado Tap House on March 9 for the long-awaited grand opening of the expansive facility on 69th Avenue in west Arvada.
More than 40 janitors who clean and maintain the Coors Brewery in Golden and their commercial offices joined Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105.

Coors janitors join union, win wage increases

More than 40 janitors who clean and maintain the Coors Brewery in Golden and its commercial offices joined Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105 following a majority union vote and negotiations with Integrated Cleaning Services.

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader.

Jeffco Eats receives record food donation

Jeffco Eats, a nonprofit on a mission to feed hungry school children and families in Jeffco, received a record-setting donation of 4,856 pounds of food Feb. 10.

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