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Photos: Jeffco caucus 2018

Both the Democrat, and GOP political faithful of Jefferson County gathered in church basements and school gyms on the evening of March 6, to partake in a political process that only 12 other stated … more

Heroin trafficking suspects are in U.S. illegally

The immigration status of six men accused of operating a heroin trafficking ring in portions of Jefferson, Denver and Adams counties will not affect local court proceedings. “Our case is going to … more

Serving the county with a focus on the people

In Tina Francone’s opinion, Jefferson County is a place where people should want to be. “We all move to Jefferson County for a reason,” she said, and “we all have a responsibility keep Jeffco … more

Jeffco GOP Vacancy Committee selects Tina Francone to be county commissioner

A Regional Transportation District (RTD) director will take over the vacant Jefferson County Commissioner seat. The Vacancy Committee of the Jefferson County Republican Party announced on Jan. 19 … more

Miller takes At Large race for Arvada City Council

Voters are deciding the outcome of one race, while two more contests feature incumbents running unopposed in the Arvada City Council election. The winners are elected to four-year terms and will be … more

A clear path: Communities adding bike lanes

Daniel Hyde use to be an avid mountain biker, but he now prefers road biking. He logs between 1,500 and 2,000 miles a year and hits the pavement throughout the Denver metro, he said. His biggest annual venture is a 250-mile, three-day ride that he … more

Human Service grants address housing in Arvada

Of the $210,000 given to area nonprofits by the city of Arvada Human Services grants, the majority of them focus on services geared toward residents maintaining or gaining housing. “This year we gave extra thought to agencies providing rental … more

Council votes down Olde Town Residences development plan

Lack of adequate parking and an obstruction of the “grand view” were the reasons Arvada City Council rejected the development plan for the Olde Town Residences, planned for the 8.25-acre site … more

Results of Adams County school districts

Following are results in Adams County school board races as of 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, according to early countywide returns.Westminster Public Schools (11,434 ballots cast) The two open seats on the … more

DACA students rally to renew eligibility, ‘mourn loss of dream’

When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more

Lack of affordable housing pushes families onto streets

Lack of sleep, anxiety, depression and acting out are all heightened mental health challenges faced by the 500 unaccompanied youths and the approximately 3,000 students experiencing homelessness in … more

Deputy City Manager Bill Ray to retire

Bill Ray will retire from his duties as Deputy City Manager of Arvada on June 1. Appointed to the position in 2005, Ray directly oversees several City departments including police, utilities, … more

Arvada Citizen Survey results are in

Four out of five or 82 percent of Arvada residents say that the quality of life meets or exceeds their expectations during the 2017 Arvada Citizen Survey, conducted in September and October of 2017, … more
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