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ARPA funds will help some of Jeffco’s financial challenges – but only temporarily

As the holiday season approaches, like many of you, we can’t wait to spend more quality time with our family and friends. But before we can unwind, we must take care of some important business. … 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

Día de los Muertos is almost upon us

The Day of the Dead — Día de los Muertos — is officially celebrated Nov. 1 and 2, but events can be found throughout Jeffco and the rest of the metro area from late October through Mid-November. … more

Big Jeffco employers await more info on vaccine mandate

Businesses across Jefferson County will soon be responsible for verifying that their employees have been vaccinated — and requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for those that are not. That’s because … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Armed student arrested at Arvada High School

School resource officers with the Arvada Police Department arrested an armed student without incident at Arvada High School Sept. 14. The incident began at the school shortly before 10 a.m. A … more

JCPH nixes masking requirement for 2-year-olds

Two weeks after issuing an order requiring students and staff to wear masks in all Jefferson County school and childcare settings to wear masks, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock announced she … more

Pandemic entering new stage as county, employers work to respond to Delta

With just four days to go until the first day of school across Jeffco, JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock said there was one word that described her feelings about local kids returning to the … more

Rocky Mountain airport plan scrutiny intensifies

A community group and neighboring municipalities asked the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport to pump the brakes after the airport published a draft of a new strategic business plan The airport … more

Land swap proposal a big deal for Jeffco Open Space

A large land swap deal being considered by Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) and Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (Martin Marietta) just came one step closer to getting done. Jefferson County Open … more

Great to see fair play - Jefferson County Fair wraps up with 4-H camaraderie

There were twice as many animal entries in this year's Jefferson County Fair as there usually are. For Emily DeMayo, the mother of a first-time 4-H participant, she isn't surprised. "The way things … more

Redistricting Commission holds public meeting in Arvada

As a state commission moves closer to redrawing Colorado’s congressional districts, residents of Adams and Jefferson counties made their voices heard on how they want to be represented in … more

County waiving overdue property tax interest through Sept. 15

If you are a Jeffco property owner who is behind on paying your 2021 property taxes, listen up. The county will waive all interest owed on overdue taxes if you pay those taxes by Sept. 15. In a press … more

Rebuilt Jeffco courage garden rises from the ashes

For well over two decades, the Courage Garden that sits outside the Jefferson County Government Center has been a source of courage, healing and resilience. But going forward, the garden’s … more

Rocky Mountain Metro neighbors fear strategic plan

Air traffic to and from the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport already upsets residents in Westminster and other nearby areas. Proposed future development at the site would only make it worse, many … more

$1.7 million grant to fight hunger in Jeffco

To help those who need a consistent food supply, Jefferson County is planning on giving a $1.7 million grant to help build a resilient food system. Community First Foundation (CFF) and Jefferson … more

Jeffco SLASH sites open through October

Jeffco Sustainable Lands and Safer Homes (SLASH) is hosting a summer-long program of collection sites where you can drop off tree debris and other organic material. The 2021 slash collection will be … more

Jeffco, Golden restricting tubing on Clear Creek due to unsafe flows

If you were planning to cool off this weekend with some tubing on Clear Creek, think again. Unsafe water flows have led the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and Golden Police to partner on issue new … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more

Annual homeless count tallies an elusive population

On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more
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