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Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …
Michael Kriech of Parker gets a grip as he donates blood at a blood drive at Town Hallin 2017.

Front Range blood supplies running low

The American Red Cross has been sending up the red flag, stressing that there is a nationwide blood shortage and Colorado is no different. In fact, along the Front Range, hospitals are managing but …

Brighton, Tri County Health offer COVID vaccination clinics

  The city of Brighton teamed up with Tri county Health to offer free vaccination clinics at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. They are available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. …
As Omicron cases of COVID increase in Colorado, infectious disease doctors and the Centers for Disease Control continue to assess the impact it will have on citizens.

COVID surge may be 'more severe than prior waves,' Colorado analysts say

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic COVID surge in Colorado.

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …
Education

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …
King-Murphy first grader Abigail Lloyd waits for customers to come to her food truck, where she was selling gingerbread unicorns and unicorn sprinkle brownies.

Super-food trucks swing by King-Murphy

King-Murphy’s first graders have proved they are chefs, entrepreneurs and philanthropists as part of a fun unit on, of all things, economics.
The Hicks Family Athletic and Performing Arts Center is host to many new activities, including volleyball games.

Evergreen Country Day School opens new addition

Students and school staff alike are excited to be using the new gym/performing arts center Evergreen Country Day School opened this year.

By the numbers: Jeffco Schools’ COVID update

Pam Yoder, project manager for the Jeffco Public Schools COVID Response Team, gave the Jeffco Board of Education an update on COVID numbers the District has seen thus far in the 2021 - 22 school year.

Logan Lamont looks across stage during her performance on Friday night with the Evergreen Players’ middle school ensemble.

Evergreen Players wolf play receives howling praise

When members of the Evergreen Players middle school ensemble realized they were fascinated by wolves, they were inspired to write a play.
Business

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …

County business group opposes mask mandate

Masks, and the Public Health Order (PHO) requiring people over the age of 3 to wear them in Jeffco’s public spaces, have residents and businesses on each side of the issue voicing their opinion and taking a stand on whether they will comply.

BizBeat: Foothills see array of new businesses

Learn more about local businesses like IcelandX and Edelweiss Ski and Paddle.

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure. 

Fred Kloepper from Kittredge picks out some treats from Alpine Pastries.

Preheating ovens for Thanksgiving

Twenty-hour days, nearly sleepless nights: This is what the two-person crew at Alpine Pastries is expecting come Thanksgiving. Spouses Robert and Becky Kelty have owned Alpine Pastries since …
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