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Jefferson County wrestling with more budget cuts

From the ongoing release of jail inmates following the closure of a floor of the county jail to a heated discussion about the future of the Jeffco fairgrounds, budget cuts and their fallout have been … more

Jeffco fairgrounds may be closed as a budget cut

The Jefferson County Commissioners will consider next month whether to shut down the county fairgrounds in Golden to save money as the county is faced with budget cuts. On Jan. 21, County Manager Don … more

New decade, new mayor

The Golden city council kicked off the new decade by seating the city's new mayor. “It's an incredible time to be a Goldenite,” the newly sworn in mayor Laura Weinberg said in comments she made … more

A look back at such a loathsome year

Well. Thank God that’s over. No, not the holiday season. I love the Holiday season. I would be quite happy if we could find a way to extend the celebration another few weeks. My credit cards, not … more

Golden’s top five feel-good stories of 2019

Though 2019 provided plenty of challenges for the Golden community, it was also a year that gave residents a whole lot to be happy about and thankful for. From a celebration of a Golden icon to the … more

A redemption song for Ebenezer Scrooge

The term “Scrooge” has come to describe one who is miserly, cheap and uncaring, but that’s not who Ebenezer Scrooge really is, according to actor Larry Cahn. And he should know — he’s … more

Jefferson County commissioners approve 2020 budget

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo on Nov. 12 pointed out that Jefferson County is not the first jurisdiction to face budget cuts. “And it won’t be the last,” she said. “But I think … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

The three big challenges facing the new school board

As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. However, there were local school board … more

New city councilmembers looking forward to solving challenges, collaborating

Beginning in 2020, Laura Weinberg is looking forward to using the gavel at Golden City Council meetings. But she is also looking forward to tackling some of the community’s issues. A few of these … more

Ballot measure Jeffco 1A doesn’t pass

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader believes the most valuable asset to the sheriff’s office is the people who work there. “They do a great job keeping Jefferson County safe,” Shrader said. … more

Wheat Ridge votes down Upham

The residents of Wheat Ridge were not shy in saying “no” regarding the Upham rezone on election night. Elsewhere, the second time ended up being the charm for Valarie Nosler Beck in Distict 4. … more

Schooley wins District 3, but running mate loses to Miller

When first results came in at 7:08 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 5, Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was shown to be leading over Rob Applegate, while Susan Miller led over … more

Paralympians part of wheelchair rugby team

Littleton resident Jason Regier was driving his way back to Corvallis, Oregon in 1996 where he played soccer for Oregon State University. When he was driving his Jeep about 75 mph, he reached down to … more

Laura Weinberg named next Golden mayor

The 10 p.m. voting results update revealed the Golden mayoral race in the Nov. 5 election is still close. With just more than 51% of the votes, Laura Weinberg has a slight lead over Don Cameron … more

Schooley and Miller take Jeffco school board races

Election results in at 10:09  a.m. Nov. 8 showed Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was victorious over Rob Applegate, and Susan Miller over Joan Chávez-Lee … more

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day. more

Jeffco voters against de-Brucing as 1A is voted down

As of 10 p.m. on Election Day, 55.5% of votes counted are against passing ballot measure Jeffco 1A.By the 10 p.m. update, about 83% of the ballots that the county clerk and recorder says were cast in … more

Colorado voters reject Proposition CC

Proposition CC, the statewide ballot question that would have eliminated TABOR — Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — refunds and used that money for K-12 education, higher education and transportation projects, was turned down by Colorado voters. more

Jefferson County Election 2019

Early results of Election 2019 for Jefferson County, Colorado. more
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