Keyword: Jefferson County
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The West Chamber, which has served Jefferson County and the West Metro area for more than 70 years, has officially changed its name to the West Metro Chamber of Commerce. A board of director’s … more
For a variety of reasons, many Vietnam veterans were reluctant to speak about their experiences in the controversial war. Many did not receive the warm welcome that veterans of previous wars did. … more
Question — How do I talk to someone about substance use or addiction? I’m concerned about a friend who doesn’t think they have a problem but it’s becoming more apparent to everyone else that … more
It’s difficult to imagine a crime more personal and damaging than domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse, and — as the ambush in Douglas County on Dec. 31 showed — these situations … more
A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more
To be successful at something, it usually takes more than one go. And that includes getting off the streets and finding stable living and employment. Mike, 54, and Eddie, 55, neither of who wanted … more
Raising four children on one’s own is challenging — and it’s unaccountably more difficult without a place to live. Marissa, who did not want her last name used for privacy reasons, remembers … more
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
Mountain Side Gear Rental's inaugural Share the Warmth Gear and Coat Drive was a huge success, according to business founder John Hildebrandt. “When we came up with the idea to hold a gear and coat drive, we knew the community would respond, … more
On any day of the week, you can find a unique cultural event happening in Denver and its surrounding cities. But for one week a year, cultural organizations all over put their best foot forward during Denver Arts Week. “The whole concept is to … more
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