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Novice painters 'dive deep into watercolors' at Golden Library

With just a finger, Janet Nunn added a blue sky above South Table Mountain's Castle Rock. So, imagine what she can do with a library card. more

Jeffco residents, staff take stock of cycling safety on Bike to Work Day

With so many cycling enthusiasts in Jeffco, it’s no wonder that Bike to Work Day is always a big hit. more

Jeffco News Briefs: County manager departs for Broomfield

Jefferson County Manager Don Davis has resigned, effective July 1, to take a role with the City and County of Broomfield. more

Jeffco Schools' spring 2022 MAP test results good fall-to-spring growth

Student achievement and growth results in reading and math 2018-2022 — with no results for 2020 when students didn’t take the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) test due to COVID-19 — were discussed June 2 during the final Jeffco Board of Education meeting of the 2021-22 school year. more

Jeffco News Briefs: changes in COVID protocols and a large land sale

Amid rising case counts and positivity rates, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved Jefferson County from COVID-19 Community Level Low, to Community Level Medium.  more

Jeffco Public Schools tackles declining enrollment

According to Board President Stephanie Schooley, the district has space for 96,000 students in traditional schools and enrollment is currently at 69,000 in those schools. more

Arrest made in attempted murder incident

Mark Devon Namett, 29, has been arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree assault, first-degree attempted murder and felony menacing, according to a statement released on April 15 by the Golden Police Department. more

First Judicial District hosting Fresh Start event to resolve active warrants

People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will once again have an opportunity to resolve their case without arrest as Colorado’s First Judicial District hosts its second Fresh Start event from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 30 at the Jefferson County Probation Remington Building. more

Jeffco Sheriff thinks fentanyl legislation requires changes

HB 22-1326 Fentanyl Accountability and Prevention is a bipartisan bill currently making its way through the state house.  more

Jeffco seeks community engagement around future budget challenges

In the next fiscal year Jeffco will face significant cuts to its General Fund. more

Tobacco prevention policy specialist addresses vaping among Jeffco youth

During a March 21, meeting of Lakewood City Council, Katie Lazar, tobacco prevention policy specialist with Jeffco Public Health (JCPH), addressed tobacco/vape use among Jeffco's youth. more

Jeffco Good News Breakfast

On April 19, the Jefferson County Good News Coalition will host its annual Good News Breakfast. more

Fired Douglas County Schools superintendent hired in Jeffco

Corey Wise has joined Jeffco Public Schools’ team of community superintendents for the remainder of second semester. According to a district spokesperson, Wise is temporarily filling a vacancy that was created when Dave Weiss was hired as Jeffco’s chief of schools in February.  more

Residents raise concern over lead from airplanes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to study lead emissions at regional airports has local activists calling for changes at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. On Jan. 12, the U.S. … more

JeffCo updates hazard mitigation plan

Jefferson County has taken a couple of essential steps to reduce the impact of disasters on residents and the communities in which they live. more

Jeffco Eats receives record food donation

Jeffco Eats, a nonprofit on a mission to feed hungry school children and families in Jeffco, received a record-setting donation of 4,856 pounds of food Feb. 10. more

Jeffco Public Health lifts mask order for county including schools

Effective Friday, Feb. 18, residents in Jefferson County, including students in Jeffco Public Schools, will no longer be under Public Health Order 21-006, which requires masking for all individuals … more

Jeffco School Board gives January update

In the most recent Jeffco School Board meeting, several topics were discussed without covering a ton of new ground. COVID-19 policies and monitoring were clarified, a group of worried Fitzmorris parents and staff spoke during public comment and district employees continue to leave during a time when many departments are already short-staffed. more

D’Evelyn rallies from double-digit deficit to edge Golden in OT

The path for boys basketball teams in Class 4A Jeffco League can be like driving on the roads of Colorado at night during a winter snowstorm … the journey can be long and treacherous a times, but if navigated correctly, you can get to your destination. more

About 41% of Jeffco TABOR checks still uncashed

Why did we get checks? Jefferson County taxpayers received TABOR refund checks in the mail last month, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR). The TABOR Amendment … more
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