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Jefferson County wrestling with more budget cuts

From the ongoing release of jail inmates following the closure of a floor of the county jail to a heated discussion about the future of the Jeffco fairgrounds, budget cuts and their fallout have been … more

Jeffco fairgrounds may be closed as a budget cut

The Jefferson County Commissioners will consider next month whether to shut down the county fairgrounds in Golden to save money as the county is faced with budget cuts. On Jan. 21, County Manager Don … more

A look back at such a loathsome year

Well. Thank God that’s over. No, not the holiday season. I love the Holiday season. I would be quite happy if we could find a way to extend the celebration another few weeks. My credit cards, not … more

Top five stories setting Arvada apart in 2019

With the last year of the decade came plenty of new and ongoing Arvada stories as infrastructure changed, election season occurred and neighbors rallied together for a variety of causes. Included in … more

Mayor will not be fined after contributions complaint found invalid

In a determination dated Dec. 20, city staff ruled Marc Williams will face no penalty after a citizen-filed complaint alleged the mayor had accepted illegal campaign donations. The complaint was … more

Complaint filed over $19,500 contributed to mayor's campaign

Nineteen people — not all Arvada residents — signed a complaint filed with the Arvada city clerk Dec. 3 regarding campaign contributions accepted by Marc Williams, who was reelected as mayor Nov. … more

A redemption song for Ebenezer Scrooge

The term “Scrooge” has come to describe one who is miserly, cheap and uncaring, but that’s not who Ebenezer Scrooge really is, according to actor Larry Cahn. And he should know — he’s … more

Jefferson County commissioners approve 2020 budget

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo on Nov. 12 pointed out that Jefferson County is not the first jurisdiction to face budget cuts. “And it won’t be the last,” she said. “But I think … more

One new face as Arvada voters largely hold the status quo

This election season, Arvada voters were tasked with deciding just how much change they would like to see on city council. Four of seven council seats were up for reelection, with the District 2 seat … more

Newcomer Lauren Simpson takes District 2 race

As Lauren Simpson campaigned for the city council District 2 seat, for months, “I knew I was a little bit of the underdog,” she said. Though Simpson has had a good deal of involvement with … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

The three big challenges facing the new school board

As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. However, there were local school board … more

Ballot measure Jeffco 1A doesn’t pass

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader believes the most valuable asset to the sheriff’s office is the people who work there. “They do a great job keeping Jefferson County safe,” Shrader said. … more

Schooley wins District 3, but running mate loses to Miller

When first results came in at 7:08 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 5, Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was shown to be leading over Rob Applegate, while Susan Miller led over … more

Results in for Arvada districts 2, 4, at-large seat

The 2019 Arvada election ballots have all been turned in, with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder reporting none of Arvada's races are in danger of falling within mandatory recount … more

Schooley and Miller take Jeffco school board races

Election results in at 10:09  a.m. Nov. 8 showed Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was victorious over Rob Applegate, and Susan Miller over Joan Chávez-Lee … more

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day. more

Jeffco voters against de-Brucing as 1A is voted down

As of 10 p.m. on Election Day, 55.5% of votes counted are against passing ballot measure Jeffco 1A.By the 10 p.m. update, about 83% of the ballots that the county clerk and recorder says were cast in … more

Results in for Arvada mayoral race

Election results counted as of 10:09 a.m., Nov. 8 show candidate Marc Williams has taken this year's three-candidate race for mayor. Williams earned 44.9% of the vote, while candidate Harriet Hall … more

Colorado voters reject Proposition CC

Proposition CC, the statewide ballot question that would have eliminated TABOR — Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — refunds and used that money for K-12 education, higher education and transportation projects, was turned down by Colorado voters. more
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