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Cindy Jaye, a public services manager with the Jefferson County Public Library, loves to read because she loves stories. “I love the places I get to go, and the people I get to meet through stories,” she said. And she’s not alone. So … more
Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat … more
Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just … more
I am from Wyoming, went to undergrad at Northern Arizona University where I studied French and International Affairs. I then worked with refugees in Seattle before going to Penn State for grad school, where I also studied international … more
Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County … more
In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
Alameda High School may have had its graduation in the relatively close space of Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera House on May 23, but that didn’t stop families and friends from filling the space with cheers and hollers. “Congratulations on … more
The goal for all Jefferson County Schools graduates is for them to not only master the Colorado academic standards, but also excel in civic and global engagement; communication; critical thinking and creativity; and self direction and personal … more
A majority of the Jefferson County Board of Education will seek to maintain their seats this November. Board president Ron Mitchell, Susan Harmon and Brad Rupert have filed to run for re-election. The three were elected in 2015 following the … more
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
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