Keyword: Jeffco
67 results total, viewing 1 - 20

Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

New outbreak in Jeffco jail as 57 inmates, 13 staff positive

On Nov. 19, the Jefferson County jail announced that 57 inmates and 13 staff members had recently tested positive for COVID-19. A press release from the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office states that a few … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

Chalkbeat: Jeffco school board member resigns, leaving opening

The five-member Jeffco school board soon will have an open seat. Board member Ron Mitchell announced his resignation during a board meeting Thursday night citing health needs and a desire to spend … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

JCPH discussing metrowide stay-at-home order with other Denver area health departments

As skyrocketing COVID-19 cases across the metro area severely strain hospitals, contact tracing efforts and other mechanisms for managing the pandemic, Jefferson County Public Health's deputy … more

A tough assignment - Jeffco schools keeping in-person learning going for now

With COVID-19 case counts continuing to spike in Jefferson County, attention is returning to Jefferson County Public Schools, which is continuing in-person learning — for now — as the district … more

Democrats roll to victories in an increasingly blue Jeffco

It’s been over 100 years since there was a Jefferson County Board of Commissioners without a Republican commissioner. But that will be the case come January after Democrats won the two seats up for … more

Jefferson County health restrictions to intensify

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) sayd the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) gave notice on Oct. 4 that the county will be moved to Level Orange, formerly Level 3, in … more

Jefferson County Election 2020 results roundup

With an estimated 90% of cast ballots counted, as of 9:23 p.m., here are the results from Jefferson County. Note that several races, including those for congressional seats, involve votes from beyond … more

Cutter leads in House District 25

As polls closed, Representative Lisa Cutter (D) maintained an advantage of approximately 8 percentage points over Republican challenger Donald Rosier. The current number show Cutter with a 54 to 46% lead. more

Construction continues on Peaks to Plains trail

Anyone who lives near Golden has probably a spent a little time admiring the steep walls and fast — or sometimes not so fast — flowing waters of Clear Creek Canyon. But come next spring residents … more

“If we keep on the trajectory we are on it is definitely going to become a problem”

As the COVID-19 pandemic nears its eighth month, the recent picture that has emerged in Jeffco has been a discouraging one to say the least. Case counts have repeatedly reached new highs in recent … more

Election 2020: Scenes from Jefferson County

Across Jefferson County and beyond, it was nigh impossible to escape the signs, yard-based or otherwise, of Election 2020. Whether it in a multitude of signs dotting every neighborhood, to the many … more

Jeffco implements new health order to limit gatherings as cases grow

Jefferson County Public Health issued a new public health order on Oct. 29, intended to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19 in the county and prevent the state from moving the county to … more

Jeffco and JCEA approve changes to latest agreement

On Oct. 2, the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a compensation agreement with the Jefferson County Education Association. The terms of the agreement had been … more

New effort to get fentanyl testing strips, Narcan in hands of at-risk youth

Michael Miller knows what it means to overdose. He’s survived three of them after being revived by Narcan all three times. But he’s also known others who weren’t so lucky. “I have lost more … more

COVID-19 cases rising in Jeffco schools

Last week was not a pretty one for Jeffco Public Schools in terms of COVID-19 exposure. In fact, it was a no good, very bad kind of a week — the worst in terms of case numbers that the state's … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

Jefferson County sees need for more data as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Jeffco officials asked for more specific data from Jeffco Public Health about where and among whom COVID-19 is spreading in Jeffco during a meeting held to discuss how the county should address a … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.