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Jesus Reyes, a 17-year-old who suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident that left him a paraplegic, can’t get through the front door of his home without help because it’s not wheelchair accessible. But a group of volunteers gave up … more
Starting Sept. 1, Jefferson County teachers had a contract in place for the 2015-2016 school year, but opposing viewpoints around the deal remain. During the Aug. 27 school board meeting, President Ken Witt called the contract a “landmark” … more
For first-year special education teacher Sierra Hoover, her starting salary of $36,817 in Adams 12 Five Star Schools is enough to allow her a deep breath — she just graduated college and has student loans to pay. "It's nice to have the … more
In the final day of competition for the state’s biggest bike race, Rohan Dennis held on to his overall lead, and helped show just how dominant he and the rest of Team BMC had been. After seven days of racing hundreds of miles over some of the … more
Feathers will start ruffling in Westminster this fall; residents of the city will soon be legally allowed to keep backyard chickens and bees. The ordinance that will allow keeping chicken and bees was passed with a 5-2 vote on Aug. 10 at a city … more
Representatives of three organizations joined forces at the Rocky Mountain Roller Hockey Arena in Lakewood Aug. 22 and, in about four hours, packaged ingredients for thousands of meals being sent to an orphanage for special-needs children in … more
It takes partnerships to keep drunk drivers from hurting people and causing property damage, and for years local municipalities have been working together during the summer to keep the streets safe. The Colorado Department of Transportation … more
The fifth annual USA Pro Challenge will always be remembered as the year women pro cyclists first took part in the state’s biggest professional bike race. “This race alone has made my comeback worth it,” said Kristin Armstrong, overall … more
May 26, 2007, was a day Sgt. Jourdan Smith will never forget. During a routine clearing operation in Baghdad on his second tour of duty, Smith was seriously shot in the leg, ending his military career. From this, and his exposure to multiple … more
This week is a momentous one within the Jefferson County School District, which could end up with a relatively stable school year, or an impending teacher strike. Through a series of meetings, teachers in the union are deciding whether or not to … more
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