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Jeffco lifts temporary fire restrictions

Effective Jan. 25, 2022, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader rescinded a Nov. 19 temporary Stage 1 fire restriction order for the county. more

Fresh Start offers chance to clear active warrants

People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. more

ARPA funds will help some of Jeffco’s financial challenges – but only temporarily

As the holiday season approaches, like many of you, we can’t wait to spend more quality time with our family and friends. But before we can unwind, we must take care of some important business. … 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 Results 2021: Union-backed candidates win in Jeffco school board races

The election today will determine control of the Jeffco Public Schools school district's Board of Education.  Expiring terms for President, Susan Harmon (District 2), 1st Vice President, Brad … more

Día de los Muertos is almost upon us

The Day of the Dead — Día de los Muertos — is officially celebrated Nov. 1 and 2, but events can be found throughout Jeffco and the rest of the metro area from late October through Mid-November. … 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

Big Jeffco employers await more info on vaccine mandate

Businesses across Jefferson County will soon be responsible for verifying that their employees have been vaccinated — and requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for those that are not. That’s because … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Armed student arrested at Arvada High School

School resource officers with the Arvada Police Department arrested an armed student without incident at Arvada High School Sept. 14. The incident began at the school shortly before 10 a.m. A … more

JCPH nixes masking requirement for 2-year-olds

Two weeks after issuing an order requiring students and staff to wear masks in all Jefferson County school and childcare settings to wear masks, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock announced she … more

Pandemic entering new stage as county, employers work to respond to Delta

With just four days to go until the first day of school across Jeffco, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock said there was one word that described her feelings about local kids returning to the … more

Rocky Mountain airport plan scrutiny intensifies

A community group and neighboring municipalities asked the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport to pump the brakes after the airport published a draft of a new strategic business plan The airport … more

Land swap proposal a big deal for Jeffco Open Space

A large land swap deal being considered by Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) and Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (Martin Marietta) just came one step closer to getting done. Jefferson County Open … more

Great to see fair play - Jefferson County Fair wraps up with 4-H camaraderie

There were twice as many animal entries in this year's Jefferson County Fair as there usually are. For Emily DeMayo, the mother of a first-time 4-H participant, she isn't surprised. "The way things … more

Homelessness in Jeffco during COVID-19

Life has not been easy for Wayne Graham since he came out to Colorado four years ago. The 60-year-old man came to the state from Georgia with hopes of joining the marijuana industry with his nephew. … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more

Annual homeless count tallies an elusive population

On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more

Network of severe weather shelters has gap in Arvada area

On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
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