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First Judicial District hosting Fresh Start event to resolve active warrants

People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will once again have an opportunity to resolve their case without arrest as Colorado’s First Judicial District hosts its second Fresh Start event from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 30 at the Jefferson County Probation Remington Building. more

Jeffco Sheriff thinks fentanyl legislation requires changes

HB 22-1326 Fentanyl Accountability and Prevention is a bipartisan bill currently making its way through the state house.  more

Tobacco prevention policy specialist addresses vaping among Jeffco youth

During a March 21, meeting of Lakewood City Council, Katie Lazar, tobacco prevention policy specialist with Jeffco Public Health (JCPH), addressed tobacco/vape use among Jeffco's youth. more

Jeffco Good News Breakfast

On April 19, the Jefferson County Good News Coalition will host its annual Good News Breakfast. more

Gov. Jared Polis stops by Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith's house for meet-and-greet on re-election campaign trail

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made a stop in Arvada on Feb. 16 as part a four-day, statewide tour which serves as the kickoff of his re-election campaign. Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith hosted Polis in her backyard barn and invited any interested member of the community to attend. more

Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez taken into custody by authorities

A tumultuous week for Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez has concluded with his booking in the Jefferson County Jail. Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer Dave Snelling Confirmed that Rodriguez was booked before 7 a.m. on Feb. 17.  more

Jeffco Public Health lifts mask order for county including schools

Effective Friday, Feb. 18, residents in Jefferson County, including students in Jeffco Public Schools, will no longer be under Public Health Order 21-006, which requires masking for all individuals … more

Jeffco School Board gives January update

In the most recent Jeffco School Board meeting, several topics were discussed without covering a ton of new ground. COVID-19 policies and monitoring were clarified, a group of worried Fitzmorris parents and staff spoke during public comment and district employees continue to leave during a time when many departments are already short-staffed. more

D’Evelyn rallies from double-digit deficit to edge Golden in OT

The path for boys basketball teams in Class 4A Jeffco League can be like driving on the roads of Colorado at night during a winter snowstorm … the journey can be long and treacherous a times, but if navigated correctly, you can get to your destination. more

About 41% of Jeffco TABOR checks still uncashed

Why did we get checks? Jefferson County taxpayers received TABOR refund checks in the mail last month, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR). The TABOR Amendment … more

Arvada Elks give out 125 food baskets to local students, community members in need

The Arvada Elks Lodge continued a tradition that dates back at least 40 years when it gave out 125 baskets of two weeks’ worth of food to local students and community members in need on Dec. 18. … more

Columbine boys defeat Pomona at Ralston Roundup Tournament

Columbine nearly trailed by double-digits early against Pomona on Thursday, Dec. 16, during a consolation semifinal at the Ralston Roundup at Ralston Valley High School. However, the Rebels rallied behind a strong defensive effort in the second and third quarters to pull out a 64-44 non-league victory in boys basketball action. more

Q&A: Cary Johnson, expert on shopping safe this holiday season

Cary Johnson doesn’t want to alarm anyone. He does, however, want to keep older adults safe from identity theft and credit card fraud this holiday season — a time of year when crooks are on high … more

GOP candidates stump for anti-vax protesters

Hours before Jefferson County Public Health passed its latest health order requiring masks to be worn in public places by those 3-years and older, a large crowd gathered in the JCPH parking lot to … more

Jeffco Teacher Honored for Blood Drive Work

Dakota Ridge High School physical education teacher Amy Ziegler was inducted into the Fresenius Kabi Blood Donation Hall of Fame on Nov. 15 for her dedication to organizing blood drives at the school … more

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure.  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

School Choice 2020

Escaping the streets can be a struggle

Darin Barton likes Golden so that is where he chooses to live — even though he’s homeless. Single men “literally have nowhere to go, except to Denver,” Barton said. “And I don’t want to … more

Violence both a cause and a consequence of homelessness in Jeffco

Darin Barton’s plans on Jan. 14, 2017 were the same as any other day. He was homeless at the time, living in a tent near Golden. For some sort of an income, Barton and two others took turns … more
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