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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

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

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 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

Q&A: Cary Johnson, expert on shopping safe this holiday season

Cary Johnson doesn’t want to alarm anyone. He does, however, want to keep older adults safe from identity theft and credit card fraud this holiday season — a time of year when crooks are on high … more

GOP candidates stump for anti-vax protesters

Hours before Jefferson County Public Health passed its latest health order requiring masks to be worn in public places by those 3-years and older, a large crowd gathered in the JCPH parking lot to … more

Jeffco Teacher Honored for Blood Drive Work

Dakota Ridge High School physical education teacher Amy Ziegler was inducted into the Fresenius Kabi Blood Donation Hall of Fame on Nov. 15 for her dedication to organizing blood drives at the school … more

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure.  more

Election Results 2021: Jefferson County - school board, Arvada, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, Wheat Ridge

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Jefferson County. Below, you can find links to the races and ballot measures that matter to you, brought to you by the … more

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

School Choice 2020

Escaping the streets can be a struggle

Darin Barton likes Golden so that is where he chooses to live — even though he’s homeless. Single men “literally have nowhere to go, except to Denver,” Barton said. “And I don’t want to … more

Violence both a cause and a consequence of homelessness in Jeffco

Darin Barton’s plans on Jan. 14, 2017 were the same as any other day. He was homeless at the time, living in a tent near Golden. For some sort of an income, Barton and two others took turns … more
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