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CoorsTek extends its mark in the world

Golden’s own CoorsTek is talking about thinking both globally and locally to meet its customers’ needs. “We want to be the world leader in engineered ceramic materials manufacturing and …

As Mines grows, Golden deals with the good and bad

When Golden’s city manager Jason Slowinski talks with city managers of other college towns, he hears about having to deal with rowdy parties and other destructive behavior by the students. …

Jefferson County schools' mill levy override focuses on bringing classrooms to life

In addition to the $567 million bond Jefferson County Public Schools is seeking to address facility needs within the district, it is also asking voters to approve a $33 million mill levy override …

Future uncertain for Centennial business incubator

After shedding two CEOs in the span of about three months, Innovation Pavilion, a co-working campus geared toward startups and entrepreneurs, may move out of its headquarters in the wake of sexual …

Roxborough State Park closed for rescue mission

Authorities have closed Roxborough State Park in Douglas County while they search for a missing person they believe may be suicidal. 
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Jeffco school district to seek a bond and mill levy this November

The Jefferson Public Schools Board of Education went three for three at its Aug 23 meeting, voicing support for a statewide school funding measure, and also deciding to go for county tax increases as …

VIDEO: Jeffco superintendent talks bikes, bonds and Braveheart

Top executives with major institutions, the superintendents for big school districts, often seem out of reach, surrounded as they are by an army of district staffers. While they might not be directly …

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures …

Court rules school fundraiser violated First Amendment

The Douglas County School District violated the U.S. Constitution when it supported a fundraiser for a mission trip to Guatemala, according to a district court ruling filed July 17. “In sum, this …

5 things to know: Campus will lead to college, trades

Out in the wide-open grassland in the Dove Valley area just south of Centennial, construction workers are raising a new campus that will offer curriculum focused on “real-world skills” and …
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Store's abrupt shutdown leaves consignors in cold

Numerous consignors say they have been unable to close their accounts and receive money owed to them by Act II Consignment, which abruptly shut its Englewood location in early September. The …

Earth Treks gym is open for those ready to climb walls

Emily Camp smiled as she emerged from Earth Treks facility at 1050 W. Hampden Ave. in Englewood after spending a couple hours on the facility's indoor climbing walls. “I am an avid climber and I …

Light rail testing to begin this year for extension in Lone Tree

The Regional Transportation District southeast light rail extension in Lone Tree is expected to finish on schedule, according to RTD officials. The three additional stops south of Lincoln Station on …

Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs …

New farming community developing in Franktown

On the front porch of a farmhouse in Franktown, Paige McLaughlin paused to let the silence make her point for her. “It doesn’t get much better than this,” she said finally. The haze from nearby …
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