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Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants … more

Fundraiser keeps Golden eatery afloat

Over the last nine years, the owners of JC’s Cafe in Golden have worked to create a greasy spoon that is known as much for supporting the community as tasty burgers and the colorful writing on the … more

Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all … more

New outbreak in Jeffco jail as 57 inmates, 13 staff positive

On Nov. 19, the Jefferson County jail announced that 57 inmates and 13 staff members had recently tested positive for COVID-19. A press release from the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office states that a few … more

School of Mines taking all classes, exams virtual after Thanksgiving break

There will be no need for Colorado School of Mines students who headed home before Thanksgiving to return to campus until after the school’s winter break. In a letter sent to students and staff on … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

Colorado Legislature eyes small-business, housing relief amid COVID-19 restrictions

As Gov. Jared Polis announced a new round of coronavirus-related restrictions that harken back to the kinds of orders Coloradans saw near the start of the pandemic, the governor announced he would … more

COVID-19 restrictions tightening in Jeffco as state holds off on a full shut down

Code Red, Jefferson County. The county will be one of more than a dozen that are moving into the newly-defined "Level Red" designation on the state's COVID-19 public health dial, as Colorado … more

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of … more

A digital testament to those we’ve lost

“On one of our walks during quarantine, my mom and I talked about how sad it was that people were dying and their loved ones couldn’t memorialize them or celebrate their lives. We decided we … more

With COVID-19 pressure in jail, county to use CARES dollars to reopen a floor

Budget challenges forced the closure of a floor of the Jeffco jail last winter. Now, COVID-19 is about to reopen it. On Nov. 10, the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners directed county staff to … more

New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings

As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits … more

Grab-and-Go meals planned for Jeffco students

As Jeffco public schools transition back to an all-remote learning model, Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh wants students and their families to know that food students currently receive … more

Walk-in Jeffco Library service returns

The Jefferson County Public Library system has announced the restart to wali-in libsarary service. The county public health department has given guidance to the libraries, leading the system to once … more

Perlmutter holds COVID-19 focused telephone town hall

On the evening of Nov. 10, Congressman Ed Perlmutter hosted at telephone town hall event featuring Dr. Margaret Huffman, director of Community Health Services at JCPH, Dr. Rachel Herlihy, CDPHE State … more

Where to get a free COVID-19 test

Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic's detected spread through Colorado — and with Denver metro-area counties seeing cases rise to levels that may trigger local stay-at-home orders — the need … more

JCPH discussing metrowide stay-at-home order with other Denver area health departments

As skyrocketing COVID-19 cases across the metro area severely strain hospitals, contact tracing efforts and other mechanisms for managing the pandemic, Jefferson County Public Health's deputy … more

COVID-19 does not respect the grieving process, but we should

In my 24 years of serving families as a funeral director in Colorado, I have never experienced challenges when caring for people who have experienced a loss like those experiencing loss whilst facing … more

Denver metro-area counties likely headed for stay-at home orders, health chief says

With most of the Denver metro area operating one step short of a stay-at-home order in the system of Colorado's coronavirus-related restrictions, a local public health chief says it's likely only a … more

Jeffco Schools moving most students to remote learning

On Nov. 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced that grades 6-12 will move to all-remote learning beginning Monday, Nov. 16. Elementary schools K-5 will continue with 100% in-person learning through Thursday, Nov. 19 and then transition to full remote learning beginning Nov. 30. more
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