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Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into …

Fed funding to help Fairmount and Cornerstone with ‘Safe Routes’

The Fairmount student sidewalk project is designed to compliment a state and federally funded project that will also benefit area students. The West 50th Avenue sidewalk project stretches from …

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Pomona High School's Class of 2018 Graduation

Pomona High School celebrated the graduating class of 2018 on Thursday, at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.

Jeffco parents get a tech talk on child safety

Sgt. Mike Harris looks out into the crowd of about 100 Jefferson County parents who attended a Technology Safety Night on May 10 at Falcon Bluffs Middle School in Littleton. The event was hosted by …
Education

Wheat Ridge High School Class of 2018 Graduation

Wheat Ridge High School Principal Joshua Cooley gave the class of 2018 some advice at the graduation ceremony on May 18 at the Buell Theater. There are three attributes that high school students …
Wheat Ridge STEM

WRHS STEM looks beyond the horizon as senior year ends

After four years in high school graduates come away with new skills, horizons to chase, and accomplishments to celebrate. Looking back at the end of Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM program fourth …

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …
class of 2018

Jefferson County graduates: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I have learned the positive impact that one kind action can have. It is incredibly easy to be kind to someone and make them feel welcome and included. I will carry this with me into my future career …

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when …
Business

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, …
West Metro Chamber

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual …
Brewing

Taking a ride on the brewery express

With warmer weather starting to heat things up in the Lakewood area, it won't be long before residents start taking to their bikes for transportation and for fun. And now, from April through …

Jeffco EDC celebrates 25 years, honors companies

Jefferson County businesses were recognized for their contribution to the county April 11 at the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation's 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards breakfast …

Housing

Town homes find a future in Lakewood’s east side

The west side of Lakewood is home to some of the city’s most beloved open spaces and views — places like Bear Creek Lake Park, Rooney Valley and Green Mountain. Which explains why talk of …
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