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Students get VIP treatment for first day

Students at Stott Elementary School got the VIP treatment for their first day of school on Aug. 18, complete with the Arvada West High School marching band and cheerleaders. “We really …
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RRCC offers master's in health science

History was made at the Arvada Campus of Red Rocks Community College recently, when the newly rebuilt facility became the first community college in the nation to offer a master’s degree program. Ed Perlmutter recognized the significance and …
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Golden Gran Fondo offers challenge for cyclists

In part, the Golden Gran Fondo is a scenic ride of casual nature that cyclists like to do with friends. But it also has a reputation of being one of the most challenging races in the nation. “You get to ride with your buddies,” said Marty …
    • Jeffco schools open doors to new year

      From new playgrounds and schools to a new way to help credit-deficient students graduate, Jefferson County Schools have myriad new programs for its 86,000 students as they start the new school year. “There’s always that excitement about the …

    • Jeffco voters asked to ‘close gap’ in funding

      Jefferson County voters will be asked to approve a $568 million bond and mill levy package to repair the school district’s aging schools, build new ones, hire new mental health staff and update technology and other school operations. “We have …

    • District asking for tax increases

      Jefferson County voters will be asked to approve a $568 million bond and mill levy override package to help fund Jeffco Schools facilities and ongoing costs this November. “The need has been …

    • Convicted murderer sentenced to life term

      A man with six prior felony convictions was handed a life sentence on Aug. 4 for his role in the murder of an Arvada man. Billy Edward Scott, 54, appeared in Jefferson County court last week where he was sentenced to life in prison, plus 60 years …

    • My name is... Jeff Tyler

      About me I'm really nerdy. I love learning about everything - even reading theoretical physics - I just love the universe, space and philosophical things. And that passion spurred me onto …

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