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Perlmutter visits St. Anthonys

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, CO-07, toured Lakewood’s St. Anthony Hospital Sept. 2, getting a first-hand look at the state-of-the-art T-10 Operating Room (OR), Intensive Care Unit and Flight for Life … more

What's new at Golden middle schools? Science rooms, a music room garage door and more

The students returning to classrooms at Golden’s Bell Middle School and the Manning School of Academics & Arts on Aug. 17 and 18 had plenty to be excited about. For one, it was the first time … more

Pandemic entering new stage as county, employers work to respond to Delta

With just four days to go until the first day of school across Jeffco, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock said there was one word that described her feelings about local kids returning to the … more

Jeffco school supply distribution gets VIP helper

Jeffco Schools Superintendent Tracy Dorland helped hand out school supplies at the Action Center’s annual school supply event Aug. 11 at Stevens Elementary School in Wheat Ridge. Dorland was able … more

Jeffco’s Comstock talks masks with educators

Jefferson County Public Health’s Executive Director Dawn Comstock, spoke with Jeffco school leaders and principals in an Aug. 10 Zoom meeting about COVID-19 guidance for schools. During the virtual … more

Jeffco boys golf season opens up at Applewood Golf Course

GOLDEN — Chatfield senior Zach Lewis got to experience something new and exciting Aug. 11 at Applewood Golf Course. After playing on Chatfield’s boys golf Level-3 developmental squad and JV team … more

Miller to anti-mask crowd: Our schools have not been super-spreaders

Susan Miller, the Jeffco School Board member most likely to be found on the other side of policy issues from her school board counterparts, took to the microphone Aug. 9, adding her voice to hundreds … 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

PC supports rezoning for 286 homes near C-470 and 285

During a vote held on July 28, Jeffco’s planning commission unanimously voted to recommend that the county commissioners approve a request to rezone a property just south of the intersection of … more

Fresh Start event offers relief from outstanding warrants

People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. The … more

Jeffco Public Schools to require in-school masking for ages 3-11

Jeffco Public Schools students will still be seeing their fair share of masks once they return to classrooms this fall. In fact, up through 12 years of age (around sixth grade), student masks will be … more

Jeffco, Clear Creek and Gilpin to receive millions in opioid settlement

When it comes to the current state of the opioid crisis in Jefferson County, there is both good news and bad, state and county leaders say. First, the bad. Jeffco Sheriff Jeff Shrader said the county … more

JCOS seeks mountain site instead of Heritage Square in modified exchange

Jefferson County Open Space is now looking to acquire another property via a proposed land exchange with mining company Martin Marietta. On July 7, JCOS announced in a news release that it has been … more

NAAC stadium managers serve on groundbreaking U.S. Open crew

A.J. Hill was the only woman on the maintenance team at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open. This year, at the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, she was joined by 28 female … more

Discouted Lyft fares to four Jeffco trailheads

Anyone who has done much hiking or biking on a Jefferson County Open Space trail lately likely knows that the already-busy trail system seems to be more popular than ever. And if you've had the … more

Inmate dies after being found unresponsive in Jeffco jail

An inmate has died while in custody at the Jefferson County jail, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday. According to a press release, Abby Angelo, 29, was found unresponsive … more

A mountain memory: New site on South Table Mountain dedicated to Applewood lawyer and conservationist

When Carl Eiberger received a knock on the door of his Applewood home in late 1974, he never could have imagined how much the trajectory of his life was about to change. After all, the person … more

Jeffco educators want more pay, more equity

The signs speak for themselves — pay increases, more racial diversity among teaching staff and equity for students of color, and respect — all spelled out in multi-colored magic marker on poster … more

Shots in before schools out

When the Pfizer vaccine was approved for use in kids ages 12-15 just three weeks before the end of the school year in Jeffco, Jefferson County Public Health was faced with its latest challenge in a … more

Funding boon to Jeffco’s Outdoor Lab program

The Outdoor Lab Foundation announced a donation of $235,000 to Jefferson County public schools for Outdoor Lab. The money will help sustain the popular program that’s been part of the district for … more
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