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Budget update and forecast The board of education heard a presentation by Chief Financial Officer Kathleen Ackleson regarding the budget priorities for the community and staff in the district and … more
Flags go to half-staff on Wednesday at the Air Force Academy in memory of Cadet 1st Class Alexandre Quiros. Cadet Quiros died Thursday at the Academy. Quiros was a senior cadet assigned to Cadet … more
Gwen Lane had just put the exclamation mark on her master's degree when she got the news early last week. “I finished my last class (March 28), and I was like `oh my gosh, don't tell me the last two years were for nothing,'” she said in a … more
The Upper Monument Creek (UMC) landscape, which has experienced increasingly severe and costly impacts from wildfire, including the record-setting 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire that burned across the … more
Jessica Allison is a journalism student at the University of Missouri who recently spent a few days working at the Courier learning the ins and outs of small town journalism. Have you seen smoke … more
Colorado youths made a compelling presentation to state legislators on March 16, showing a young generation's attempt to address and mend statewide issues. The 40 members of the Colorado Youth Advisory Council made their annual policy … more
Alarmed by anonymous surveys asking Colorado's middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug habits, the state Board of Education delayed action last week on considering changes to how the 24-year-old survey is … more
Negotiations between the Jefferson County School District and the Jefferson County Education Association (JCEA) will begin March 9. This negotiation season, the two parties are engaging in … more
It was National Signing Day on Feb. 4, and high school athletes across the country marked the day by declaring which college they would be playing for next year. Arvada athletes were no exception. … more
With the backdrop of rocky labor negotiations and student protests, several high-ranking Jefferson County School District employees to resign their positions in recent months. Most recently, less than a month after hiring Lisa Pinto as the new … more
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