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JCPH Executive Director Johnson reflects on 30-year career

After 30 years and one COVID-19 pandemic while at the helm of Jeffco’s public health department, Dr. Mark B. Johnson is finally retiring from the JCPH. He had originally planned to retire in June … more

Wheat Ridge softball gets back on track in 4A Jeffco

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge’s softball team didn’t have any time to dwell over its first loss of the season. Less than 24 hours after the Farmers — No. 2 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings … more

Jeffco Public Schools preschool students start in-person learning

For the first time since the pandemic started, Jeffco Public Schools preschools had a familiar site walk through its doors — children. Preschool students throughout the school district started … more

My Name Is... Matt Thomas

About me I’ve always loved to help kids. When I was going to college at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, I worked at the Boys & Girls Club. The kids liked me, and I liked all the … more

Jeffco’s Conservation Greenprint approved

The future conservation goals for Jefferson County have been set after the board of commissioners approved the five-year plan in a July 28 meeting.  The plan, formed over about a year and a half, … more

Jeffco schools see handful of COVID-19 cases in first week back

Jeffco Public Schools had a slow, but not unscathed, first week of in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year, in terms positive COVID-19 cases. For many of the district's 84,500 students Sept. … more

D’Evelyn sweeps Golden in boys tennis action

DENVER — D’Evelyn boys tennis team continued its dominance in Class 4A Jeffco League play Thursday afternoon. The Jaguars swept conference rival Golden 7-0 in the home league match for … more

Gold Crown program helps students through remote learning

It has been an unusual start for Jeffco Public Schools and Denver Public Schools students this year. Rather than starting school in-person in August like in any regular year, Jeffco Public Schools … more

Jefferson County 4-H fair winners

Here are the results of the 2020 Jefferson County 4-H Fair, held Aug. 1-9. Poultry — sponsored by A&L Sheet Metal Small market poultry, Christi Cochran Large market poultry, Hannah Lane Bird of … more

Foster kicks off first year as dual language option school

At Foster Dual Language PK-8 in Arvada, the new school year means more than navigating remote learning and COVID-19 procedures. 2020-2021 is the first academic year that the school will run as a dual … more

Chatfield freshmen impressive at D’Evelyn Dash

DENVER — The annual D’Evelyn Dash Cross Country Invite looks a lot different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With new guidelines restricting the number of teams and runners allowed at … more

Jeffco Family Leadership Training Institute graduates 13 in Wheat Ridge

When the pandemic started in March, Wheat Ridge resident Holly Storm was in the middle of participating in the Jefferson County Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) — a program coordinated … more

Jeffco hybrid learning still has some teachers asking questions

When Jeffco Public Schools introduced remote learning in March 2020 as a response to the coronavirus pandemic, many schools relied on an asynchronous model — students completing online learning … more

Jefferson County contact tracers in fight against COVID-19

It’s easy to imagine a contact tracing call, in which a public health worker calls to either discuss the contacts someone who is positive for COVID-19 has had or notify a person that they may have … more

Jeffco schools face numerous technical issues on first day of remote learning

A number of technical difficulties came as an unexpected addition to the first day of school for Jeffco students, Aug. 24. The Monday was a remote learning day for all students, who will engage … more

Telephone town hall about COVID-19 and county budget

The Jefferson County Commissioners are hosting a telephone town hall to discuss issues related to the county budget on Monday, August, 31, at 6 p.m. According to a press release, the commissioners … more

Jeffco coaches and athletes adjust to a pandemic season

The Golden Demons High School football team members had just showed up to their first week of training camp on Aug. 3 when coaches, led by Head Coach Jared Yannacito, huddled their players up. … more

Jeffco school employees worry ‘loophole’ could lead to layoffs

Just as students are preparing to return to in-person schooling in Jeffco this September, support professionals including the custodians, food service workers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers and … more

Jeffco trials resume with precautions and an unprecedented backlog

On Aug. 3, prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges alike returned to the Jefferson County courthouse for the first jury trials in nearly five months to find a court system that, like the community … more

Action Center carries on with school supply distribution in Jeffco

At least 4,000 Jefferson County students won't have to worry about how they are getting their school supplies this year, thanks to the Action Center. From Aug. 10 to Aug. 15, the Action Center, a … more
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