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‘We’re a school of innovation’

In the weeks before the first day of school for Jefferson County students, teachers at Three Creeks K-8 in Arvada saw their classrooms for the first time. As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new school, technology was being …
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Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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New festival celebrates Arvada heritage

Arvada residents can take a walk back in time and celebrate Arvada’s pioneering heritage during the first Arvada Days festival, produced by the Arvada Festivals Commission and Hyland Hills Parks and Recreation District, on Aug. 25 and 26 at Clear …
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    • Dark skies ahead

      It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t …

    • Seeing the sights at the 2017 Jeffco Fair

      The second year of the revamped Jeffco Fair & Festival was a success, as thousands of people attended to enjoy four days of attractions and special events. Festivities took place Aug. 10-13 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, and included 4-H …

    • Arvada’s First Walmart Supercenter opens

      The first Walmart Supercenter in Arvada opened its doors Aug. 9 at 9400 Ralston Road. Besides groceries and general merchandise, it sells apparel, hardware, home accessories, electronics and more. There also are on-site services such as a full …

    • Groups offer support for breastfeeding moms

      Breastfeeding comes naturally to some moms. Others struggle with pain, not having a large milk supply or being unsure that their baby is getting enough food. But during World Breast Feeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month moms are being …

    • Leaders in Colorado decry Virginia violence

      The following are Twitter posts by some elected officials in Colorado in the wake of the Aug. 12 violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead and 19 injured: