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Wheat Ridge gun shop owner facing local and federal charges

Two cases are pending in Jefferson County for an Evergreen man as he awaits sentencing in the federal courts on a jury conviction on charges related to conspiracy to deal in firearms without a license, fraud and tax evasion. Richard Wyatt, 53, …
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For Mark Albrecht, the key to running a business with his wife on a daily basis is for each to know their strengths and weaknesses. “One of the things that I think is critical is to allow the other to lead in their sweet spot, what they’re …
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Fate of Long View High School uncertain

Jefferson County Public Schools has a plan to move Long View High School, a small alternative school, into the campus of another larger school for next school year. But parents, students and alumni say doing so would be the demise of the program. …
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    • Youth suicide issue brings community together

      In the spring of 2002, Ken Wiig’s 17-year-old daughter died by suicide. The teen had musical talents, was organized and got good grades. But she took her life just days after she had enrolled in classes at the Community College of Denver. Wiig …

    • Horse enthusiasts gallop to expo at stock show complex

      From March 10-12, the National Western Stock Show Complex in Denver hosted more than 150 events for thousands of horses and horse lovers alike during the 2017 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo. Throughout the weekend, nine arenas and event spaces …

    • Girls STEM projects show ‘world is in good hands’

      In the process of building a miniature solar-powered car, Bell Middle School students Alicia Crespin, Jacqueline Rossell-Rust and Joanna Toy put their problem-solving skills to the test. “We kept coming up with problems, so we had to find ways …

    • Mountain Phoenix charter renewed

      The charter for Mountain Phoenix Community School in Wheat Ridge was approved for another three years. The Jefferson County Board of Education voted unanimously March 9 to renew the schools charter application on a three year contract with the …

    • Mayors campaign for construction defects bill

      While mayors around the metro area are backing a state legislative effort restricting construction defects lawsuits that they say discourage the building of attainable housing — such as condominiums and townhomes — critics say it would take away …