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Westminster police say two missing adults are safe

Westminster police found two adults -- both of whom have dementia -- who had been reported missing. Lee Wiedmaier, 89, turned up west of City Park in Denver Jan. 25.  No other details are …

Fort Lupton leans toward drawing for marijuana businesses

Fort Lupton City Council may revise its imposed cap on the number of marijuana businesses it will allow in town. Five businesses applied for four available business permits. City Clerk Mari Pena …
Students sit for finals in a classroom at Options Secondary Program.

Colorado public schools enrollment declines

Student enrollment has continued declining across Colorado public schools, with the state counting about 1,200 fewer students in kindergarten through 12th grade this fall than last year, when …

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …

Justin Presser, a King Soopers employee since 2006, strikes on Wednesday in Denver.

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.
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COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Adams 14 schools return to in-person learning Jan. 18

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and staff in the Adams 14 School District return to in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday, Jan. 17, is a federal …

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

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 …

27J Schools needs bond oversight committee members

27J Schools wants to put together a bond oversight committee to monitor expenses related to the latest bond package thatu voters passed in November. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Jan. …
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, …

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. 
A house on South Monaco Parkway in Denver was on sale by Zillow on Nov. 7.

Zillow went on a Front Range home-buying binge, months before collapse of home-flipping business

The collapse of online real estate giant Zillow’s venture into home buying and selling, announced Nov. 2, can be traced, in one small part, back to its over eagerness to invest in Colorado’s …
Todd Marksberry, CEO and president of Canvas Credit Union, based in Lone Tree.

Lone Tree-based Canvas Credit Union plans merger

Canvas Credit Union, a Front Range-focused financial company based in Lone Tree, announced Nov. 15 that its planned merger with a Western Slope credit union has been approved by regulators. Canvas …

An oil well pumpjack at sunrise in eastern Colorado.

Oil & gas firm slapped with Colo.’s 2nd-largest state fine ever

After concluding that oil and gas operator KP Kauffman Co. had engaged in “a pattern of violations,” fines for the company were boosted to $2 million, the second-largest penalty ever issued by …
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