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JeffCo updates hazard mitigation plan

Jefferson County has taken a couple of essential steps to reduce the impact of disasters on residents and the communities in which they live. 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 lifts temporary fire restrictions

Effective Jan. 25, 2022, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader rescinded a Nov. 19 temporary Stage 1 fire restriction order for the county. 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

Homelessness in Jeffco during COVID-19

Life has not been easy for Wayne Graham since he came out to Colorado four years ago. The 60-year-old man came to the state from Georgia with hopes of joining the marijuana industry with his nephew. … 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

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more

Network of severe weather shelters has gap in Arvada area

On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
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