Keyword: Jefferson County
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Columbines, fairy trumpets and wild geraniums are just a few wildflowers that can be found blooming throughout Colorado this summer. The state is in full bloom and is home to more than 700 unique wildflowers. Jefferson County residents don’t … more
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
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform all Jeffco residents on Colorado law regarding fireworks usage in unincorporated areas of the county. It is illegal to sell, use or possess non-permissible fireworks in the entire … more
Cindy Jaye, a public services manager with the Jefferson County Public Library, loves to read because she loves stories. “I love the places I get to go, and the people I get to meet through stories,” she said. And she’s not alone. So … more
Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat … more
Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just … more
Twelve individuals and groups were awarded a Wayne Carle Award for Outstanding Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion in Jefferson County Public Schools and recognized at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, June 1. The award’s namesake, … more
I am from Wyoming, went to undergrad at Northern Arizona University where I studied French and International Affairs. I then worked with refugees in Seattle before going to Penn State for grad school, where I also studied international … more
Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County … more
Hundreds of diners sampled some of Jefferson County’s many culinary offerings at The West Chamber’s annual Taste of the West at the Jeffco Fairgrounds on June 9. Large restaurants like the Yard House, Black Eyed Peas and Olive Garden served … more
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