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Jefferson County voters will be asked to approve a $568 million bond and mill levy override package to help fund Jeffco Schools facilities and ongoing costs this November. “The need has been … more
Most cities adopt the International Building Code, which sets minimum and comprehensive guidelines for all aspects of building, safety and fire standards. They are developed by the International Code Council, which was established in 1994 as a … more
When Arvada firefighters responded to a May house fire on Robb Street that killed three people, they found two survivors trying to squeeze through a basement window too small to qualify as an escape route. Firefighters helped pull them out. In … more
Dexter Foxworth, the new events coordinator for the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, is looking forward to seeing everybody coming up to the gates to enjoy the reimagined Jeffco Fair & Festival. “We created this celebration for Jefferson … more
In 2007, Arvada City Council noticed the community’s older neighborhoods were declining — building deterioration, rodent infestations and excess vehicle parking on streets were becoming more common. So it adopted a stronger set of residential, … more
Colorado Community Media runs this feature the first week of each month. To send news about a business opening or a business person's special achievement, go to toprlink.coloradocommunitymedia.com, … more
Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue. Researchers on July 24 outlined a syndrome called “mild behavioral impairment” that may be a … more
The state of Colorado issued orders to close down operations at pet stores in Thornton and Lakewood after owners and one employee pleaded guilty over the past weeks to charges of animal cruelty. Cease and desist orders were issued to Jurassic Pets in Thornton and Lakewood, and the stores’ license applications have been denied, according to a July 11 news release from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. more
Nobody messes with grandma’s meatloaf on the Arvada state representative’s watch. Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, a District 29 Democrat serving east Arvada and the Jefferson County portion of Westminster, was presented an award July 22 by Colorado Health Care Association and Center for assisted living. more
In response to increasing numbers of opioid use and overdose deaths among residents, Jefferson County Public Health has opened the state’s eighth syringe exchange program, which provides participants with sterile needles and a place to safely … more
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