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When artist Naomi Scheck was a student at Arvada High School, from 1998 to 2002, one of the teachers who made the biggest impact on her was art teacher Linda Scholes. For her part, Scholes remembers Scheck as a star whose work continually … more
On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
Gema, 16, aspires to become a model and someday open a beauty salon. Christian, also 16, plans to study at the University of Colorado to become an aerospace engineer. Although the two teens have different dreams, they have a few things in … more
Twenty years ago, Nancy Braden, the Jefferson County Public Health department’s communications manager, started the Public Health Champions awards luncheon as a way for the community, the health department and the county government to network and … more
A woman is forced to have intercourse while on a date. She says no, but he says her provocative clothing suggested otherwise. A child is inappropriately touched by a trusted adult while getting dressed before school in the morning. A young man … more
Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the … more
More and more people are coming to Colorado because of the numerous kinds of entertainment and activities to be found in the state according to The West Chamber. And The West Chamber wants to ensure its members and the community are well-versed … more
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 … more
The mornings are perhaps the most important time of day in Faye Doverspike’s classroom. That’s when the sixth-grade reading and writing teacher at Pleasant View Elementary School gets to know her 30 students simply as kids. “We bond … more
New boundaries for elementary schools in Golden have been approved for the 2017-18 school year. Because of the closure of Pleasant View Elementary School — which the Jefferson County Board of Education approved on Feb. 9 — new school boundary … more
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