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New effort to get fentanyl testing strips, Narcan in hands of at-risk youth

Michael Miller knows what it means to overdose. He’s survived three of them after being revived by Narcan all three times. But he’s also known others who weren’t so lucky. “I have lost more … more

COVID-19 cases rising in Jeffco schools

Last week was not a pretty one for Jeffco Public Schools in terms of COVID-19 exposure. In fact, it was a no good, very bad kind of a week — the worst in terms of case numbers that the state's … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

Jefferson County sees need for more data as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Jeffco officials asked for more specific data from Jeffco Public Health about where and among whom COVID-19 is spreading in Jeffco during a meeting held to discuss how the county should address a … more

Warren Tech South construction underway

Warren Tech, Jeffco Public Schools’ designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) school, officially broke ground on its third campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Warren Tech … more

Forest Service announces closure of all national forest land in Jeffco, five other counties

The US Forest Service is closing all national forest land in Jeffco and four other Front Range counties in response to the unprecedented and historic fire conditions, the agency announced in a press … more

Molholm teacher lands funding for projects large and small

Between COVID-19, a cratering economy and another rough start for the Broncos, it can be difficult to find a lot of things to be thankful for these days. But for Monica Mendez it’s not difficult at … more

Late-game heroics give Green Mountain win over Northridge

LAKEWOOD — Prep football in Colorado is back. Thursday, Oct. 8, marked the opening day for Week 1 of the prep football season. Green Mountain — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 3A preseason … more

Fire destroys garden honoring violent crime victims

A memorial garden for violent crime victims next to the Jefferson County courthouse has been destroyed by a fire that is being investigated as arson, according to Golden Public Information Officer … more

After season nearly postponed, local teams gearing up for fall football

“Helmets off, masks on” yelled Golden High School football coach Jared Yannacito as the team got set to begin their stretches at the start of their second practice of the season on Sept. 25. It's … more

Jeffco Schools facing trickle of COVID-19 cases

After the first four weeks of in-person learning across Jeffco Public Schools, 51 schools of the district's 155 schools have had at least one confirmed COVID-19 case among either a student or … more

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
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