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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

A big week of little consequence

“Welcome, my friends, to the show that never ends!” I have a sickness, one which I have admitted to before: I love politics. I am a political junkie. So, of course, last week I spent WAY too much … more

What to know about Colorado's primary elections

Colorado is gearing up to hold the state's first presidential primary in 20 years, and it falls on what political junkies call “Super Tuesday” — when the largest number of states and … 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

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. 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

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

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

Laura Weinberg, candidate for mayor of Golden

Profession: Systems analyst, Ward 4 Councilor City: Golden Contact: www.lauraforgolden.com Why are you seeking this office? I am running for Mayor to make a positive impact for Golden. The city has a … more

Don Cameron, candidate for mayor of Golden

Profession: Retired Jeffco Teacher and Former Engineer Neighborhood: Central Golden Contact: www.cameronforgolden.org/ Why are you seeking this office? I strongly believe Golden should be a place … more

Casey Brown, candidate for Golden City Council, District 2

Profession: Government auditor and analyst seeking reelection City: Golden Contact: www.brownforgolden.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking reelection to the District 2 position because … more

JJ Trout, candidate for Golden City Council District 1

Profession: Director of Data + Technology at PeopleForBikes Neighborhood: South Ridge (behind King Soopers, next to South Table) Contact: www.JJTrout.com or JJ@JJTrout.com Why are you seeking this … more

Kim Brock, Candidate for Golden City Council District 1

Profession: Brand Strategist/Consultant Neighborhood: Stonebridge Eagle Ridge Contact: www.brockforgolden.com and brockforgolden@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? I’ve lived in Golden for … more

Susan Miller, Candidate for Jeffco School Board District 4

Profession: School district and financial adviser, former WRHS PTSA President Contact: millerforjeffcostudents.com and www.facebook.com/Miller4Students and susan@millerforjeffcostudents.com Why are … more
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