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Jeffco “heading in wrong direction” as COVID cases still rising

“We are still going in the very wrong direction.” That was the bottom line takeaway from the COVID-19 update Jeffco Public Health Executive Director Dawn Comstock gave to the Jefferson County on … more

Rattlesnake season is here again

If you’ve been hiking, running or general sight-seeing around Golden or the Western foothills, you probably know this time of year is when rattlesnakes come out of their winter dens. And in the … more

ESSER money for Jeffco Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds were a hot topic during the April 8 Jeffco School Board meeting.  ESSER Funds are a $13.2 billion portion of the $30.75 billion … more

Third time definitely not the charm for Jefferson County

I’d hoped the third time would be the charm. But the Jefferson County Board of Education disappointed me and insulted all Jefferson County taxpayers by naming a single finalist for its … more

Jeffco moving to Level Yellow following increase in COVID-19 cases

      While COVID-19-related restrictions continue to loosen in many Colorado counties, they are tightening in Jeffco after the state informed the county that it would be … more

CASA of Jeffco and Gilpin celebrate 20 years with stickers

In celebration of 20 years of advocacy, CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties announced the winners of its new sticker design competition. CASA children were encouraged to design a sticker (or … more

Jeffco Schools names superintendent finalist

Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as its final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools on March 25. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Testing takes center stage in school board session

In a Feb. 23, meeting of the Jeffco School Board, assessment tests and the possibility of their results having a punitive effect on the District and teachers were the main topic of concern. Matthew … more

Saturday sledding brings out smiles

No hours were spent in bumper-to-bumper freeway traffic to ride this hill. Families took advantage of good weekend weather and last week’s snow to have some fun at South Jeffco’s Sledding Hill … more

Region's largest family justice center now serving abuse victims in Jeffco

Cynthia Kornegey knows first-hand the many challenges faced by victims of domestic abuse. “When you are pregnant and you are pushed down the stairs, you don't know how to keep that secret in your … more

Jeffco moved to Level Blue as COVID-19 case numbers case numbers continue to drop

Continued decreases in the three metrics used to measure the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed Jeffco to move down to the second least restrictive level on the COVID-19 dial, Jefferson … more

Jeffco Schools declares a remote-only day for Thursday, Feb. 25

Jeffco Public Schools will conduct an all-remote learning day on Thursday, February 25 due to weather and road conditions. School buildings and other district buildings are closed. For students in … more

Jeffco website aims to become bilingual boon

Jennifer Anton, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for Jeffco Public Health, is excited about a new project. So excited that she “talks a mile a minute” when speaking about it, she said.  … more

The Bond and Capital Improvement projects: a deep dive

When the Jeffco Public Schools district requested a $567 million bond in 2018, voters said yes, by a slim margin. Over the next few weeks, the newspaper will take a closer look at the 2018 Bond and … more

Green Mountain boys hoops upsets No. 4 Golden in 4A Jeffco action

GOLDEN — Fourth-quarter magic seems to be the winning formula for Green Mountain’s boys basketball team so far this season. After an opening season loss to Chatfield, the Rams stormed back … more

Where to get a free COVID-19 test in Jeffco

Golden - Jeffco Fairgrounds 15200 W. 6th Ave Frontage Rd., Golden, CO 80401 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, from 8 … more

Jeffco Schools bond projects progressing

On Jan. 7, 2021, the Jeffco Board of Education held their first meeting of the new year. Up first on the agenda was a fourth quarter 2020 update on the 2018 Bond and Capital Improvement Projects … more

Adelante Jeffco changing names

Adelante Jeffco, a network of Spanish speaking families and local agencies, announced last week that the network will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Conectando, effective … more

Sheriff’s Office decision to extend sentences impacts 200 inmates

After spending more than 400 days and $30,000 completing a work release sentence for a DUI, Chalmers Bradbury was eagerly counting the days till Dec. 9, when that sentence was set to end. But when … more

Jeffco’s most vulnerable begin receiving Covid vaccine

With U.S. coronavirus deaths topping 68,000 for the month of December, Jeffco’s long-term care providers and the residents they take care of, deemed to be at the highest risk of mortality in the … more
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