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Lakewood getting caught in the crosstown traffic

Over the years Union Boulevard, just south of Highway 6, has become one of the most concentrated sites for development in the Lakewood. And between the Federal Center just a few blocks east, St. Anthony Hospital, the W Line station and dozens of …
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A family trip to the mountains

For Mike Scheid and his family, which includes three teenage girls, spending time on the ski slopes is a family tradition. “It’s a fun time to build memories, get away from the phones and spend some time in the fresh air and wilderness,” …
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Jeffco board denies charter school application

Great Work Montessori School’s charter was denied for the second time by the Jefferson County Board of Education Jan. 12. The schools proposed located is Sheridan and Center Avenue in East Lakewood. Financial instabilities were the the reason why three of the five board members voted not to approve the charter. Great Work Montessori School’s charter was once again denied by the Jefferson County Board …
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    • Jeffco Schools will search for new superintendent

      The Jefferson County Board of Education will be looking for new leadership.Board members voted Thursday, Jan. 12 to engage in a search for a new superintendent.“I want to reiterate that this is …

    • Meet Dan McCasky, Lakewood’s new police chief

      Lakewood’s new police chief, Dan McCasky, is just getting started in his new role, but after 30 years with the department, he knows very well how the community works. Which is good, because there’s change ahead for the department and the …

    • Former Jeffco DA arrested in Littleton

      Christy Steadmancsteadman@coloradocommunitymedia.comLittleton Police arrested Jefferson County's former district attorney Scott Storey on New Year's weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.The arrest …

    • Jeffco teacher pay lags behind surrounding districts

      In Coloradothe average teacher salary varies from more than $71,500 in Boulder — well above the national average of $36,141 — to just over $23,000 in several rural districts. In Jefferson County Public Schools, the average teacher salary is …

    • ‘Burn This’ - a celebration of stage storytelling

      Modern theater often feels like a reflection of film and television, with new and innovative sets, staging and scripts. For those who miss a more classic approach to the theater, The Edge Theatre’s production of “Burn This,” written by …