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Jeffco school board appoints Rick Rush to vacant seat

Rick Rush was appointed to fill the open seat on the Jeffco Board of Education by active board members in a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was sworn in by Judge Jeffrey Pilkington during a … more

Colorado Gives Day a chance to strengthen community

The best day of the year for charitable giving in Colorado is Dec. 8, and there are many community groups throughout Jefferson County that could benefit. Colorado Gives Day, a one-day online event, … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

Election Day roundup for the Denver metro area

While the national political race for the office of President, and control of the Senate remains up in the air, Colorado's voting system and local politics proved to give much more definitive … more

Jefferson County Election 2020 results roundup

With an estimated 90% of cast ballots counted, as of 9:23 p.m., here are the results from Jefferson County. Note that several races, including those for congressional seats, involve votes from beyond … more

Cutter leads in House District 25

As polls closed, Representative Lisa Cutter (D) maintained an advantage of approximately 8 percentage points over Republican challenger Donald Rosier. The current number show Cutter with a 54 to 46% lead. more

Construction continues on Peaks to Plains trail

Anyone who lives near Golden has probably a spent a little time admiring the steep walls and fast — or sometimes not so fast — flowing waters of Clear Creek Canyon. But come next spring residents … more

“If we keep on the trajectory we are on it is definitely going to become a problem”

As the COVID-19 pandemic nears its eighth month, the recent picture that has emerged in Jeffco has been a discouraging one to say the least. Case counts have repeatedly reached new highs in recent … more

Election 2020: Scenes from Jefferson County

Across Jefferson County and beyond, it was nigh impossible to escape the signs, yard-based or otherwise, of Election 2020. Whether it in a multitude of signs dotting every neighborhood, to the many … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

Jefferson County sees need for more data as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Jeffco officials asked for more specific data from Jeffco Public Health about where and among whom COVID-19 is spreading in Jeffco during a meeting held to discuss how the county should address a … more

Warren Tech South construction underway

Warren Tech, Jeffco Public Schools’ designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) school, officially broke ground on its third campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Warren Tech … more

Forest Service announces closure of all national forest land in Jeffco, five other counties

The US Forest Service is closing all national forest land in Jeffco and four other Front Range counties in response to the unprecedented and historic fire conditions, the agency announced in a press … more

Jeffco schools see handful of COVID-19 cases in first week back

Jeffco Public Schools had a slow, but not unscathed, first week of in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year, in terms positive COVID-19 cases. For many of the district's 84,500 students Sept. … more

Jefferson County 4-H fair winners

Here are the results of the 2020 Jefferson County 4-H Fair, held Aug. 1-9. Poultry — sponsored by A&L Sheet Metal Small market poultry, Christi Cochran Large market poultry, Hannah Lane Bird of … more

Jefferson County contact tracers in fight against COVID-19

It’s easy to imagine a contact tracing call, in which a public health worker calls to either discuss the contacts someone who is positive for COVID-19 has had or notify a person that they may have … more

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
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