Keyword: Jefferson County
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Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more

Valor Point provides a temporary home for the brave

To be successful at something, it usually takes more than one go. And that includes getting off the streets and finding stable living and employment. Mike, 54, and Eddie, 55, neither of who wanted … more

A new home for women, children getting back on their feet

Raising four children on one’s own is challenging — and it’s unaccountably more difficult without a place to live. Marissa, who did not want her last name used for privacy reasons, remembers … more

Denver Arts Week gathers cultural highlights from metro area

On any day of the week, you can find a unique cultural event happening in Denver and its surrounding cities. But for one week a year, cultural organizations all over put their best foot forward during Denver Arts Week. “The whole concept is to … more

Bank robber convicted

A 50-year-old man has pleaded guilty to 12 felony charges, stemming from the robbery of five banks across the metro Denver area. Gary Crider appeared in Jefferson County Court on Oct. 2 and pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery, nine … more

Groups plan school board candidate forums

Jefferson County voters will elect three out of five members for the Board of Education, which is the policy-making body of the Jefferson County School District. Five members serve alternating four-year terms on the board, and all members are … more

Lockheed Martin begins construction on 'factory of the future'

Construction of a $350 million satellite production facility described as "a factory of the future" is underway at Lockheed Martin's Waterton Canyon campus in south Jefferson County. Named Gateway … more

Police warn Subaru owners along Front Range

Metro Denver law enforcement has been warning drivers to be careful with their cars for years, but now they are issuing a special warning for Subaru owners. According to the Metropolitan Auto Theft Task Force, local agencies are seeing an … more

Annual homeless count tallies an elusive population

On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more
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