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Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that … more

A day to acknowledge wonderful women

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo believes women can do anything they want. “Whether it is staying home and raising your children or being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The world is … more

Talking about behavioral health with the Jefferson Center

The Jefferson Center for Mental Health values its community partners. “We all have that common thread in that we all work with people in the county,” said Lori Swanson-Lamm, the director of adult … more

Jefferson County Public Health celebrates its 60th anniversary

Dr. Mark Johnson, the executive director of Jefferson County Public Health, sees public health as the sewage system of health care. He lists examples of the work that Jefferson County Public Health … more

Serving Jeffco’s families by providing answers of a death

While they do deal with death every day, the job of a deputy coroner actually has a lot to do with the living. “We provide the families with the answers as of why their loved one died,” said … more

Peaks to Plains moves forward in Clear Creek

Clear Creek Canyon is already a destination spot for runners, rock climbers, tubers, kayakers, picnickers and anglers. And this list doesn’t event mention the sight-seers and tourists, said Scot … more

Good News Breakfast to honor unsung heroes

Ten “unsung heroes” who have significantly impacted the lives of Jefferson County residents will be honored at the 29th Good News Breakfast celebration in April. Nominations of individuals our … more

Situations worsen for federal employees as shutdown continues

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. The U.S. government has been partially shutdown for nearly a month as President Donald Trump and … more

Jeffco sheriff’s detentions deputy arrested

A woman who worked for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for about three years has been arrested for suspicion of a number of crimes. Following an investigation by the sheriff’s office, an … more

County business underway with New Year

About 300 people attended a swearing in ceremony on Jan. 8, during which seven elected officials took the oath of office. They were: Assessor Scot Kersgaard; Clerk and Recorder George Stern; District … more

Free radon test kits available in Jeffco while they last

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will be offering free radon test kits to Jefferson County residents, one per address and on a first come-first served basis, at its location in Lakewood, 645 … more

Looking back at 2018 in Jefferson County

From proposed roads to taxes, Jefferson County had a busy year in 2018. Blue Jeffco Jefferson County voters made history this year by voting to put the majority of elected offices in the hands of … more

Lockheed Martin move to generate jobs

Portions of production for the Navy's Fleet Ballistic Missile program will be relocated to Lockheed Martin Space headquarters in unincorporated Jefferson County, at the Wateron Canyon site southwest … more

A quarter-century of talking things out

Instead of spending time in courtrooms and money on lawyers to settlea conflict, Jefferson County residents have another option at their disposal: mediation. This year marks the 25th anniversary of … more

Jeffco Public Schools earns CMAS-Based academic awards

Thirty-eight Jeffco Public Schools earned 44 academic awards from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) based on 2017-18 Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) results. Last year, 35 … more

Family justice center coming to Jeffco

Law enforcement has its own way of providing support to a victim. So does a medical professional. Same with a counselor or therapist. Often, each organization has one lens it’s looking through when … more

West Metro Fire District sued by a former firefighter

The West Metro Fire District is being sued by a retired firefighter and the wife of another district retiree over allegations that money from a retiree health trust fund was improperly used. The … more

Impact technology offerings at library

Jefferson County residents are invited to take a survey through Dec. 16 that will help the library district plan its future technology offerings. Anyone ages 14 and older are welcome to complete the … more

Jeffco Schools prepares to launch online enrollment tool

Starting in December, students and parents will be able to browse schools throughout the districts and compare and contrast their offerings through the school finder tool, which will be launched as … more

Jeffco goes deep blue

All contested Jefferson County elected positions on the ballot this year have gone the way of the Democrats, as of Nov. 9. While candidates note that getting the job done in many of the county … more
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