Keyword: Jefferson County
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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

Free Fishing Weekend is back

For those who’ve recently dreamed about hanging a “Gone Fishing” sign on the window and heading to the great outdoors, this weekend is the perfect time to do it. Colorado’s annual Free … more

Masks, schools and rescue plan funds all topics at Jefferson County Q&A

Yes, anyone who shows COVID-19 symptoms should still be tested for the virus. No, schools likely will not be able to stop all virus mitigation strategies by the start of next school year. And yes, it … more

Assessor process may be delayed this year

Every two years, real property is assessed to begin the process that determines how much property owners will pay in taxes. Assessments in Jefferson County were mailed May 1 and owners have until … more

Farmers Markets look forward to post-COVID summer

Diego Hernandez is ready to sell some veggies. And from the look of the line forming outside his stand at the Southwest Plaza Farmer’s Market, people are ready to buy. There’s a variety of … more

Econ report shows Jeffco added jobs in 2020 despite pandemic

Given that the last 14 months have been dominated by a major pandemic that resulted in Colorado reaching the highest unemployment rate (14.4%) ever recorded in April 2020, one might naturally assume … more

Rattlesnake season is here again

If you’ve been hiking, running or general sight-seeing around Golden or the Western foothills, you probably know this time of year is when rattlesnakes come out of their winter dens. And in the … more

Jefferson County Good News Breakfast virtual event April 20

Annual Jeffco Good News Event Set for Tues., April 20, 2021 This year’s event will be virtual   JEFFERSON COUNTY, CO April 6, 2021 – Due to the ongoing risk of the … more

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies … more

JCPH closing large Arvada vaccination site to focus efforts

As COVID-19 vaccinations got underway in December, one of the first locations to begin offering the shots was Jefferson County Public Health’s vaccination center in Arvada. The drive-thru site, … more

Working Together to Reduce Wildfire Risk in Jefferson County

Colorado watched last year the devastating impact of catastrophic fires. Homes were destroyed, families displaced and more than 625,000 acres of land scorched. Firefighters and law enforcement put … more

NREL software engineer helps folks find available COVID-19 vaccines

It wasn't long after the first COVID-19 vaccines went into arms that NREL software engineer Nick Muerdter started hearing constantly about the difficulties faced by his coworkers that trying to set … more

Vaccination efforts missing minority groups in Jeffco

Over the last 13 weeks, more than 175,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Jefferson County. But in that time, a rather troubling picture has begun to emerge about those who are receiving … more

A response from the DMV

I read last week’s letter about DMV “bureaucrats” who have “no motivation – zero – to serve customers” with great interest. After all, I’m the bureaucrat in charge of Jeffco’s … more
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