Keyword: 2017
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Looking back – and looking forward

Over the holiday break, I had the time to reflect on this past year and all the changes that have come to Jefferson County Public Schools, and to also consider our future. 2017 marked a number of … more

A deluge of great music in 2017

It’s a cliché to say that as you get older, the years start passing by faster — but man, is it ever true. I can’t believe 2017 is over already, especially considering how much there was to … more

The Bookworm’s very best new books of 2017

Trust me on this: when you read more than 300 books a year, you come across some books that are not-so-good. Thankfully, you come across more of them that are good, great, or even stellar. Here’s … more

Let us enter 2018 with reasonable humor and good grace

Courtesy. Integrity. Perseverance. Self-Control. Indomitable Spirit. My brothers and sisters in the Korean art of Taekwondo instantly recognized that list I just … er, listed. Those are the tenets … more

Some of my lessons learned from the year that was

“Five-hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes… How do you measure a year in the life?”—Rent It’s almost impossible to believe, but here we are again, at the turn of the calendar. … more

Urban retains seat, and Dozeman wins crowded field

Two familiar faces, and two newer faces were among those sworn in Monday night at Wheat Ridge City Hall, at 7500 West 29th Avenue. District 2 City Councilman Zachary Urban held on to his seat in the 2017 General Election, defeating challenger … more

Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more

Bud Starker has sizable lead in Wheat Ridge mayoral race

As term-limited Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay steps down, it appears the city's voters have chosen Bud Starker as her replacement. more

Urban, Dozeman lead in early returns in Wheat Ridge races

Two Wheat Ridge city council seats are up for election. Following are unofficial results as of 10:24 p.m. Nov. 7 as posted by the Secretary of State's Election Night Reporting website. District … more

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Details for voting in Jefferson County

Ballots were sent by mail earlier this month to Jefferson County residents registered to vote in the coordinated election on Nov. 7. Ballots must be received by Nov. 7, not just postmarked. There are two walk-in ballot drop locations open … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 26 edition

School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more
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