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Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of …
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A portion of the gift cards donated at Resolute Brewery in response to efforts by the Arvada Resiliency Task Force and Arvada city councilors Lauren Simpson and Lisa Smith.

Arvada rallies support for Marshall Fire victims

If the Marshall Fire spread panic as it burned, it spread hope as it smoldered.

State to distribute free surgical grade masks

Starting later this week, public libraries, fire stations, recreation centers, VFWs, YMCAs and high-traffic community centers that have agreed to be local redistribution points will have KN95 and surgical-grade masks for those who ask.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for this stolen ATV. The theft took place near Hudson Jan. 15.

WeldCo sheriff's deputies looking for stolen ATV

HUDSON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for an ATV that was stolen from property near Hudson. It happened around 6 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 5500 block of Weld County Road 37. Sheriff's …
Commerce City police would like to find the owner of this urn. It was turned into the police department's property and evidence unit in August 2021.

Commerce City police need help finding urn's owner

Commerce City police would like to reunite a family with its urn. In a series of tweets, police said someone turned in an item containing the small urn to the department's property and evidence …

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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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 …

Jeffco school Board receives update on Social, Emotional, Behavioral Screener

Fall 2021 saw Jeffco Schools take a systemic approach to the implementation of a Social, Emotional, Behavioral (SEB) Screener for the first time.

Jeffco Schools report on fall test results

During the Dec. 15 Jeffco Schools Board of Education study session, results of district test scores for the fall semester were presented to the board by District staff. Acadience, MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) and Social, Emotional and Behavioral (SEB) Screener results were discussed.

By the numbers: Jeffco Schools’ COVID update

Pam Yoder, project manager for the Jeffco Public Schools COVID Response Team, gave the Jeffco Board of Education an update on COVID numbers the District has seen thus far in the 2021 - 22 school year.
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Newly renovated Sattva Wellness Center in Applewood.

New wellness center offers multiple paths to health for patrons

On a stretch of Youngfield Street in Applewood, Sattva, a new holistic wellness center, aims to help people think differently about their health by offering a range of services to heal both body and mind.

GiGi’s Playhouse receives financial awards

Nonprofit Down syndrome achievement center, GiGi’s Playhouse, has received two new grants to expand its program development.  The Daniels Fund has granted $38,000, and the Buell Foundation awarded $15,000 to help the Playhouse offer individuals with Down syndrome free educational, therapeutic and career development programs from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.

I know a place...

The mood is set in the parking lot: to get to the door, you have to cross a tiny footbridge. Once safely across the bridge, you open the doors of the chalet — because, yeah, it’s not just a …

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.
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