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Arvada Elks give out 125 food baskets to local students, community members in need

The Arvada Elks Lodge continued a tradition that dates back at least 40 years when it gave out 125 baskets of two weeks’ worth of food to local students and community members in need on Dec. 18. … more

Students at Jeffco's Parmalee Elementary use their voices

For more than 22 years, Parmalee Elementary School students have stood before the entire school to recite poetry and prose. more

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.  more

Evergreen comes up with clutch win vs. rival Conifer

The Evergreen Cougars football team closed out its regular season in dramatic fashion, winning the annual Mountain Bowl rivalry game by pulling out a 24-19 win against the tenatious Conifer … more

Adapted athletics students take to the football field

Jeffco Schools adapted athletics students from across the district competed Oct. 20 in Flag Football Day at Trailblazer Stadium and Creighton Middle School. “These kids, often times they get … more

Election Results 2021: Jefferson County - school board, Arvada, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, Wheat Ridge

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Jefferson County. Below, you can find links to the races and ballot measures that matter to you, brought to you by the … more

Election Results 2021: Union-backed candidates win in Jeffco school board races

The election today will determine control of the Jeffco Public Schools school district's Board of Education.  Expiring terms for President, Susan Harmon (District 2), 1st Vice President, Brad … more

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election … more

Firefighters control small grass fire in south Jeffco

Firefighters from the South Metro and West Metro fire departments needed about a half-hour to control a two-acre grass  fire on the Lockheed Martin property in South Jeffco Oct. 10. The fire … more

Morrison police chief resigns

Morrison Police Chief Misty Siderfin is resigning after three months in the position, with her last day Oct. 21. In her Oct. 7 letter of resignation, Siderfin states that she is “unable to continue … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

School Choice 2020

Escaping the streets can be a struggle

Darin Barton likes Golden so that is where he chooses to live — even though he’s homeless. Single men “literally have nowhere to go, except to Denver,” Barton said. “And I don’t want to … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … 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

'Sick-out' closes two high schools

An empty parking lot symbolizes more than a school closure. Late Thursday evening, Standley Lake and Conifer high schools canceled classes for Friday, Sept. 19, following a … more

Tides turning in Jefferson County

Elections, budget constraints and developments pretty much sums up the year for Jefferson County. Here is a list of the Top 5 stories of the year that made a huge impact on the county: School board tide turns The Jefferson County school board … more
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