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ACROSS COLORADO -- If you have unwanted or unneeded prescription drugs, Saturday April 28 is a day to safely dispose of them. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a program organized by the US DEA to help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ...

Tracy Brennan, a teacher at Fairview High School, in Boulder, Colo., pins on a button during a teacher rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. ... Julie Doyle, a teacher in Jefferson County, Colo., holds up a sign while marching with fellow teachers around the State Capitol during a rally Thursday, April ...
Jefferson County high school teacher Rhiannon Wenning is taking an unpaid day on Thursday, April 26, to advocate for education funding at the Colorado State Capitol. After years of budget cuts and pay freezes, "I'm actually making less money now with two master's degrees and 17 years of ...
Teachers from Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts are rallying at the Capitol on Thursday, while teachers from Denver Public Schools ... we need money for protractors, history books, whiteboards and other materials," said Palmer Heogh, a math teacher at Highlands Ranch High School. Colorado
CRAIG — The Craig Police Department increased its presence at Moffat County High School on Thursday morning after learning two students were ... plot against the school had been planned for Friday, the 19th anniversary of the April 20, 1999, massacre at Columbine High School in Jefferson County. Colorado

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are in Colorado this week to join a group of teenagers for the “Vote for Our Lives” rally. The rally at Clement Park near Columbine High School in Littleton is at 6 p.m. Thursday with students from Parkland, Florida ... Colorado
Teachers from Colorado's two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could ... Jason Glass, superintendent of the 85,000-student Jefferson County district, sent an email to parents Tuesday that said classes would be canceled ... Colorado
DENVER (CBS4)– Students from Jefferson County welcomed the first students to arrive from Parkland, Florida on Wednesday. The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School traveled to Colorado to help prepare for the somber anniversary of another school shooting- Columbine High School. Colorado
Mendez is hardly alone: Youth in foster care in Colorado graduate from high school at a rate that's abysmal — and falling, unlike the graduation rates of students from other vulnerable groups. Last year, just 23.6 percent of youth in foster care graduated on time, down 10 points since 2016. The statewide ... Colorado
The same law that created Colorado's concurrent enrollment program, which allows students to take college courses while in high school, also allowed for .... Students in traditional high schools who participate in concurrent enrollment and wish to stay a fifth year that consists of college courses can do so ... Colorado
GOLDEN, CO – Susanne Burgaz, 55, a mother of four children, ended her life in the dayroom of the Jefferson County Detention Facility last August. A former fine artist and scenic ... "She was part of our group in a very small high school in rural Wisconsin," said Chad Anderson. "Sussi came from Sweden ... Colorado
Among the speakers Saturday in Denver will be Tom Mauser, whose son Daniel was killed in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999; and Marcus Weaver, who survived 2012 the Aurora theater shooting. “I don't want other people to go through what I've gone through,” Tom Mauser said ahead of the ... Colorado
“I think that one person, individually, won't be able to do much,” a high school student in Jefferson County said. “I'd rather do makeup work during the time.” Jefferson County Schools, Colorado's second-largest district, has echoed what other districts have said, saying children will not be disciplined as long ... Colorado
BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – University of Colorado at Boulder police say they were looking for a “dangerous man” who was once inside Caruthers Biotech. Police say that person of interest is now in custody, and there is no longer a threat to the public. Officials had asked the public to avoid the area between ... Colorado
I think it'd be a very hard thing to get away with even if you painted it,” said Ed Johnson, co-owner of the vehicle. “I don't see how you could get away with it. It's a hard thing to steal. It will probably show up sometime in the next 24 hours. Somebody might be looking at some charges.” Owners believe the ... Colorado
DENVER (CBS4) – A weekend cold front is chugging toward Colorado. Ahead of this weather change strong Chinook winds managed to blow Denver's high temperature Friday up into the mid 60s! With the high Downtown and at DIA making it to 65 degrees. The cold front will combine with moisture flowing ... Colorado

FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) – A fire burned dangerously close to homes in El Paso County on Saturday. Fort Carson officials say the fire broke out near the Navajo Village housing area. Personnel who live there and who are part of the Warrior Transition Battalion and the 10th Special Forces Complex ... Colorado
FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) — Students at Summit Middle School in Frisco were evacuated to Summit High School after a bullet was found on the sidewalk ... SMS Students will be safe and supervised at Summit High School until parent pick-up or until the end of day and students will be sent on their regular ... Colorado
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Schools has seen a record number of suspicious activity reports at schools around the county in the wake of the Florida high school shooting. Security officials for Jefferson County Public Schools tweeted Saturday they had received a record 164 ... Colorado
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- Residents were told to shelter in place and several schools went on lockout on Friday morning after multiple shots were fired, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office .... At 9:45 a.m., all lockouts were lifted except at Ute Meadows Elementary School and Chatfield High School. Colorado
In Colorado, the Jefferson County school district's Jefferson Junior-Senior High School is moving toward a community school model with job services and English classes for parents. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has made this approach the centerpiece of school turnaround efforts in that city. Colorado
As we reported yesterday, one of the arrests involved a Jefferson County High School student whose social-media joke went terribly wrong. He's accused of creating a Snapchat post featuring the photo of a friend above text that read, "Im fucking done will all you assholes always making fun of me. The time ... Colorado
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- There are serious consequences for a Jefferson County student who said his social media post threatening violence at school was just a joke. It was no joke to authorities, and it was a big scare for families at multiple high schools, including Dakota Ridge and Columbine. Colorado
A reported threat towards two Jefferson County high schools is believed to be a “joke,” school officials said on Tuesday morning. The principals of Dakota Ridge High School and Columbine High School sent a letter to parents saying a threat of violence was made against the schools via social media. Colorado
A high school student in Jefferson County Schools could potentially face charges on more than 100 counts of harassment, and interfering with school operations, ... added a caption that threatened violence, and posted the image to Snapchat for students at Dakota Ridge and Columbine high schools to see. Colorado
DENVER -- In the midst of teacher walkouts planned in Colorado, there's a push to get an initiative on the November ballot that would increase taxes to help fund public education. Those in ... Her passion for teaching started when she became a home economics teacher at Lakewood High School. She ...
GOLDEN, CO -- Golden High School seniors Emmy Adams and Dominque Perri weren't even alive in 1999 when JeffCo's Columbine High School exploded in violence and terror ... Emmy and Dominque and their friends have planned something a little different for the entire Jefferson County school district.
250 Homes Evacuated For New Colorado WildfireFor the second straight day, a wildfire has broken out south of Colorado Springs and forced people to evacuate. Wanted Fugitive Spotted In Boulder; Police Warn Not To ApproachA wanted fugitive was spotted in Boulder on Friday and police are urging ...
Colorado High School Senior Plans Alternative To School WalkoutsA senior at Golden High School in Jefferson County thinks there's a better alternative to student walkouts. Oldest Operating Ski Area Wraps Up Ski Free Sunday'sAll good things must come to an end, and Sunday that meant the last Ski Free ...
At Columbine High School in Jefferson County. Back when I .... Who's classmates said he was obsessed with weapons in night and shrimp boats CO poses with their guns and knives enough. On an ass .... Nine states at that time Idaho Utah Colorado Oregon Kansas Arkansas Wisconsin Mississippi. Texas.
ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – CBS4 has learned that a social studies teacher at Pomona High School has been charged with felony evidence tampering after investigators say she deleted information on her personal cellphone that was central to a police investigation. Court and police records show that Julia ...
Rick Kaufman with Bloomington Public Schools was Communications Director for Jefferson County Schools when two students shot up Columbine High School in Colorado, killing 13 people and wounding two dozen others in 1999. For his part, he doesn't believe students need active shooter exercises like ...
LAKEWOOD, CO -- Emotions ran high Thursday at Alameda High School, where staff from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless answered questions ... Alderman said residents would be admitted by referral from social services agencies and would most likely be Lakewood or Jefferson County residents.
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless says their project will ultimately feature five buildings on 59 acres and housing for as many as 1,000 people. The vacant land the ... A meeting is being held about the project Thursday at Alameda High School at 1255 Wadsworth Boulevard. It starts at 6:30 p.m..
Vukmir, who has served in the Wisconsin state legislature since 2002, wrote a blog post in September 1999 that blamed “the self-esteem movement” in schools for a mass shooting at Columbine High School, in Jefferson County, Colorado, five months prior that left 15 dead and 24 injured. Other posts on the ...
GOLDEN, CO -- A part-time band instructor for Cherry Creek and Jefferson County school districts was arrested Wednesday for sexual assault of a 16-year-old student ... Geoffrey Adam Banninger, 23, was taken into custody for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old female Eaglecrest High School student.
The photo was taken during one of the more than a hundred press conferences he held, as public information officer with Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, in the immediate aftermath of the attack at Columbine High School in 1999. “In the first two days after the massacre, I did about 135 on-camera ...
Prior to his time at Lakewood, Davis spent nearly 22-years as a deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. There, after almost ... "Nothing shaped my PIO career more than dealing with the massive amount of media following the shootings at Columbine High School in 1999. I was relatively new as the ...
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies have found the body of a missing teen in Clear Creek County. A sheriff's office spokesperson says the family of 18-year-old Sawyer Dow reported him missing at around 10:40 a.m. Saturday. They had last spoken with him at around 6 p.m. Friday. In a Tweet late Saturday ...
The Colorado State Patrol, Adams County Sheriff's Office, Broomfield Police Department, Westminster Police Department and Thornton Police Department participated in the search. "Two officers were ... After being treated for his injuries, Winden will be in the Jefferson County Detention Center. Winden was ...
Neighbors of Lakewood High School are still hoping for relief from their parking issues, following the creation of a group made up of about 20 Lakewood residents will join a newly created working group that includes members of city staff, Jefferson County Schools representatives, and members of the ...
In 2011, Kimbal Musk, co-founder of the Kitchen (and brother of tech giant Elon Musk), decided it wasn't enough serving real, local food at his family of ... Public Schools and the Poudre School District and will continue to do so; it expects to add some gardens in Jefferson County as part of the Colorado 100.
Arvada West High School's Vocal Showcase choir and Chris Maunu, director of choral studies at A-West, was selection as the first Jeffco choir and only the third high school choir from Colorado to perform in the 58 year ACDA history at the 2017 National American Choral Director's Association Conference.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to a home in the 29000 block of Pine Road at about 1 a.m. That's near Evergreen High School. There were originally four people in the home but three of them got out, leaving one man, David Roberts, inside, according to Jenny Fulton with the sheriff's office.
Face and hand painting booths were popular at the International Music Fest, held April 29 at Fort Morgan High School. ... Becker champions rural hospitals: With the biggest bill of the 2017 Colorado legislative session - on reclassifying the hospital provider fee - just days away from its first state Senate ...
Without a car or driver's license, Wilson, 18, must take two buses and the light rail from her Wheat Ridge home to McLain Community High School in ... Wilson is one of approximately 500 students identified as unaccompanied youths by Jefferson County Public Schools for the 2017-18 school year.
As Daniel Hohs struggled with depression much of his adult life, venturing outdoors lifted his mood and gave him strength. But Hohs ended up losing his life last weekend while enjoying the type of activity he said saved it — hiking with his girlfriend through the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
A 31-year-old former Mundelein resident and 2004 graduate of Stevenson High School died Saturday after being bitten by a rattlesnake while hiking on a mountain trail in Colorado. Sheriff's officials in Jefferson County, Colorado, said they were called to a trail in Mt. Galbraith Park on the western outskirts of ...
At High School Game, Parents Share Varying Views About Anthem Protests ... Chris Thompson's son TJ is a standout quarterback for Widefield High School, located in Colorado Springs. Before the ... Kevin Murray's daughter is a cheerleader at Chatfield Senior High School, located in Jefferson County.


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