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Over cups of coffee, hash browns and some bacon, a room full of interested citizens got to learn a bit more about Adams and Jefferson counties. The Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “State of the Counties” breakfast on May 19 at … more
Dr. Jason Glass will be the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools per a unanimous vote of approval by the Jeffco Board of Education on May 16. “I am tremendously honored and humbled to be the superintendent of Jeffco Public … more
Leadership Jefferson County is quite literally planting seeds that will help revitalize a garden, help a school and feed a neighborhood. Those first seeds were planted in the newly restored community garden at Foster Elementary School in Arvada … more
When Allison MacDonald was a student at Everitt Middle School, one of the teachers that made the biggest impact on her life was Alice Mahlum, who taught language arts at the school for 28 years. Years later, when MacDonald started working at the … more
About 460 people attended the 27th annual Good News Breakfast on April 25 to hear about some of the good things happening in Jefferson County. “In Jefferson County, we know how to work together,” said keynote speaker Lynn Johnson, the … more
On the day after the Jeffco school board decided to close Pleasant View Elementary School in Golden, Shelton Elementary Principal Karen Brown made her way to all the classrooms at her school to talk to her students. First, she asked: Does anybody … more
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
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