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SCl, Intermountain Health announce merger

SCL Health, which runs Platte Valley and Lutheran medical centers, and Utah-based Intermountain Health announced their intent to merge Sept. 16. When complete -- perhaps early next year -- the …

Red Rocks 9/11 stair climb in photos

After a virtual event last year, the Colorado Stair Climb to honor the 343 New York City firefighters who were killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. on Sept. 11, 2001, was held in …
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Jeffco Public Schools to require in-school masking for ages 3-11
Jeffco Public Schools students will still be seeing their fair share of masks once they return to classrooms this fall. In fact, up through 12 years of age (around sixth grade), student masks will be …

Colorado Mills making a post-pandemic comeback

After a year in which even the act of shopping was beset with precautions and anxiety, those who visited Colorado Mills mall on the last Friday in May and first in June found a scene that was …

Jeffco educators want more pay, more equity

The signs speak for themselves — pay increases, more racial diversity among teaching staff and equity for students of color, and respect — all spelled out in multi-colored magic marker on poster …

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on …

Ralston Valley boys lacrosse gets bounce-back win over Chatfield

ARVADA — Ralston Valley boys lacrosse team responded in a big way Wednesday, May 26, after suffering its first league loss to the season. The Mustangs dominated Jeffco rival Chatfield to the tune …

School news

Jeffco assessment results are in — and not great

2020-21 state assessment data is incomplete but combined with information from MAP (Measure of Academic Progress), CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success), Acadience and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude …
Nelson King, fourth from left, converses with attendees at the Mines alumni tailgate.

Back with the guys

It’s been decades since Jim Taylor, John White and other former Colorado of School of Mines football players slapped on their cleats and took to the school’s gridiron for games against old rivals …

Tough opening night for Jeffco School Board over masks

The first assignment of the new school year for the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education was to delve into the debate around masking of school-age children.
A group of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) students work together in a classroom at Emily Griffith Technical college.

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s …
Frank DeAngelis, principal of Columbine during the April 1999 shootings, smiles at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Columbine VIPs celebrate new construction

Former Columbine Principals, Frank DeAngelis and Ron Mitchell, joined current Principal, Scott Christy at the renovated school’s ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 20. Jeffco Schools Superintendent, …
General news

One dead after Jeffco disturbance

GOLDEN -- One person died and another is in the hospital after a reported disturbance on Mount Vernon Road. It happened shortly before midnight Sept. 17. A tweet from the Jefferson County …

Untangling the Green Mountain Water Board mess

Tuesday, Oct 5, a special recall election will take place. At stake — three seats on the Green Mountain Water and Sanitation District board. The recall effort is the latest skirmish in a war …

Blight fights: Lakewood’s biggest headaches

Tempers flared once again as Lakewood City Council met Aug 16. The reasons were many, but as is often the case nowadays a fight over a blight designation was part of the mix. It raises hackles …

Two deaths in four days

On Sept. 3, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced that someone in the custody of a private community corrections agency it partners with had died. It was the second time in four days that …

Sheridan police officer under investigation for assault

Sheridan police officer Shawn Ralph was arrested Tuesday after choking a woman accused of shoplifting while the officer was on duty, police allege.
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