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Jefferson County Sheriff, County Commissioners discuss lingering jail crisis

When Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader told the county Board of Commissioners that the county was nearing the next stage of its jail crowding crisis, it provided an opportunity for Shrader and … more

Open Space could take over fairgrounds

A 4-H staff member’s idea to transfer responsibility for the Jefferson County Fairgrounds from the county general fund to Jefferson County Open Space could be a “very viable possibility” for … more

Emily Hack

About me I’m a Senior Land Record Specialist. I do some accounts and I work close with the public trustee on releases. And then I oversee and make sure that everything is started OK. So I do … more

”The (point-in-time survey) is always a humbling and heartbreaking experience”

Robert sat with a blanket and a few jackets on outside an Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar on a 32-degree night, in Lakewood on Jan. 27. Across the street from him sat his bike, locked to a pole … more

Reporter Stories: Jefferson County Budget ax falls on the jail, fairgrounds too?

CCM Golden Community Editor Paul Albani-Burgio talks about the Jefferson County budget fallout from November's ballot and what that means for the jail and for the county fairgrounds. You can read … more

Jeffco fairgrounds may be closed as a budget cut

The Jefferson County Commissioners will consider next month whether to shut down the county fairgrounds in Golden to save money as the county is faced with budget cuts. On Jan. 21, County Manager Don … more

Jeffco Sheriff says residents should expect jail releases to continue at least through 2020

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said county residents should expect to see inmates released early from the Jefferson County Correctional Facility for the rest of the year. The Sheriff’s … more

My Name Is... Cheri Jahn

About me I was born in Sterling, but I moved to Wheat Ridge when I was 13 and decided to stay here. I love planting my garden where I grow flowers and vegetables. I have three grand kids and I love … more

Jeffco Treasurer’s office unveils new property tax search site before tax season

The Jefferson County Treasurer’s office hopes the upcoming property tax payment season will be less painful than usual thanks to the improved version of its property tax search website it recently … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

Jeffco Library district introduces new Spanish-language website

The Jefferson County Public Library is now offering a website and online catalogue that have been enhanced to offer an improved user experience for Spanish-speakers. Sarah Rudman, the library's … more

Sheriffs' views vary on Colorado red flag law

Two years and a day after Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally shot by a mentally ill man, a controversial red flag law named for him went into effect. The state law allows a … more

Shopping List: Milk, eggs, vehicle registration

Jefferson County residents can now avoid a dreaded trip to the DMV in favor of renewing their vehicle registration and tags at a location many of them already visit every week: King Soopers. Last … more

Jeffco Eats partners with school pantries

Lakewood resident Barb Moore recently received a phone call from McLain Community High School about a student whose family was being evicted, and father was losing his job. The student was worried … more

Jeffco works to avoid potential ‘dead-ends’ of new state grad requirements

When Arvada High junior Sebastian Owens takes the SAT this spring, he’s not only counting on scores good enough to get him into the college of his choice; he’s also hoping for math and English … more

Students with disabilities find jobs through Project SEARCH

From an early age, Arvada resident Chris Cannizzaro was acquainted with the radiology department; even now, he can recall MRIs he had as a toddler. “As a kid, I was afraid of the MRI machine,” he … more

Jefferson County commissioners approve 2020 budget

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo on Nov. 12 pointed out that Jefferson County is not the first jurisdiction to face budget cuts. “And it won’t be the last,” she said. “But I think … more

Mayors discuss building shelters, avoiding growth caps at annual roundtable

At the annual Mayors Roundtable hosted by the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Herb Atchison of Westminster focused his opening remarks on the relationship between metro Denver mayors. His point was … more

HUD to help Jeffco foster kids get started

Housing costs in the Denver metro area are hard enough, but imagine trying to get your first place without a parent’s help, or a childhood home to fall back to. “Trying to make it, with no home … more

Winter weather closures for Jeffco: Oct. 29

As a series of winter stormclouds pass through the Denver metro area on Oct. 29, deteriorating road conditions have led to multiple early closures, and some delayed openings for Oct. 30. Here's the … more
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