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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

Democrats winning by large margin in Jeffco commissioner’s races

It looks like the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will be made up entirely of democrats for the first time since the mid-1880s. As of 7 p.m., Democrat Tracy Kraft-Tharp was leading the race to be the next commissioner in District 1 while Democrat Andy Kerr was leading in the District 2 race. Kraft-Tharp led incumbent Republican Libby Szabo 52.9% to 42.84%. While Kerr led 56.4% t0 43.5% over his Republican opponent Joni Inman. 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

Jeffco organization voting guides

There are several statewide ballot measures this year, and the issues and implications behind each of them are not always immediately apparent.Add to that a long list of potential candidates, and it is easy to see how most of us could use some guidance by a trusted source. 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

Union wants new Jeffco restart plan

Just two weeks before Jeffco’s 2020-2021 school year will begin, Jefferson County Education Association or JCEA, the local teachers union, plans to call on the district to change its process for … more

Jeffco libraries book in business

Jefferson County’s libraries are no longer checked out. After a nearly four-month long closure, Aurora’s Standley Lake Library became the first in the Jefferson County Public Library system … more

Jefferson County Public Health issues emergency order requiring face masks

After previously encouraging face coverings but stopping short of requiring them, Jefferson County Public Health has issued a public health order requiring people in Jeffco to wear a face mask in public situations where six feet of social distance cannot be maintained. more

Jeffco superintendent named Kentucky education commissioner

After about three years as Jeffco Public Schools' superintendent, Jason Glass has been named the next Commissioner of Education for the state of Kentucky. In a July 10 letter to the community, Glass … more

All Jeffco students can return for in-person schooling this fall

On July 8, Jeffco Public Schools announced that all students will have the option to attend school in-person every day next school year. The district's plan for next year, Restart Jeffco, outlines … more
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