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Petition opposes Boggs as budget forum moderator

April 29, 2011 | 02:50 PM
An online petition is calling for Jefferson County R-1 school board member Laura Boggs to be disallowed from moderating the Evergreen Middle School budget forum on Saturday, April 30….more>


Man shot when police serve warrant

April 28, 2011 | 11:02 AM
A man was shot April 21 when the Westminster police SWAT team served a search warrant for the North Metro Task Force, according to a news release, which said the man’s injuries were not life-threatening….more>

Possible explosive found in trash truck

Bomb squad aids in Thornton case

April 28, 2011 | 10:56 AM
Thornton police say a “suspicious device” that was possibly an explosive was found in a city trash truck Monday morning, prompting a lockout at three schools and a response from the Adams County Bomb Squad to render the device safe….more>

Special prosecutor chosen in Nichol probe

April 28, 2011 | 11:01 AM
Jefferson County District Attorney Scott Storey has been chosen as special prosecutor following the investigation of allegations of financial impropriety involving Adams County Commissioner Alice Nichol, according to a statement from the office of Adams County District Attorney Don Quick….more>

High-altitude education

Outdoor Lab uses Mother Nature as multidisciplinary teacher

April 27, 2011 | 10:50 AM
Mount Evans Outdoor Lab School is hardly an hour from Mattie Thiekle’s elementary school, but it might as well be a world away. On a sunny spring day, children from Devinny Elementary School examined native trees and hunted for animal tracks high in the Colorado mountains….more>

Lakewood bans new dispensaries

April 27, 2011 | 11:24 AM
No new medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed in Lakewood after City Council adopted new regulations Monday. Under the new ordinance, Lakewood’s 15 existing dispensaries will be allowed to stay open as long as they attain new state and local licenses, but no new dispensaries will be allowed within city limits….more>

Land purchase backs beltway

Next steps up to city and county of Boulder

April 27, 2011 | 10:13 AM
Jefferson County took a major step Tuesday toward the resolution of issues holding up the construction of the Jefferson Parkway toll road. As part of the consent agenda during its formal meeting April 26, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners approved an agreement for the joint purchase of 640 acres at the intersection of highways 93 and 72, just west of the Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge….more>

Tis the season

Arvada Center announces performances for 2011-12

April 27, 2011 | 10:55 AM
Theater-goers to the Arvada Center can learn the how important it is to be earnest, what it’s like to spend a night in Bangkok or what awaits on the way to Mecca, and that’s just the beginning….more>


Back to championship form

Wheat Ridge blanks rival Golden 3-0 at LMF

April 28, 2011 | 08:16 AM
Wheat Ridge sent a reminder that it’s still the two-time defending Class 4A girls soccer state champions. With the Farmers (9-2-1, 6-2 in 4A Jeffco League) suffering conference losses to Green Mountain and Valor Christian, a league crown is likely out the window….more>

Rams’ extra effort bucks Demons

Madden scores victory against former squad

April 28, 2011 | 08:25 AM
Designated hitter and relief pitcher Kyle Garner became the unlikely hero Monday afternoon. Garner lined an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Green Mountain an 8-7 victory against Class 4A Jeffco League baseball rival Golden….more>