Denver metro area recording studios offer sound options

Music of various genres. Podcasts. Work presentations on a green screen. Slam poetry. Music videos. Making movies for film school. These are the types of works patrons have produced at free recording …
COVID-19 restrictions tightening in Jeffco as state holds off on a full shut down
Code Red, Jefferson County. The county will be one of more than a dozen that are moving into the newly-defined "Level Red" designation on the state's COVID-19 public health dial, as Colorado …

Wheat Ridge goats are on the move

On an early Wednesday morning near the parking lot for the Kipling section of the Clear Creek Trail, bleating goats are being loaded into the back of a pickup while a steady stream of cars rolls past …

Warren Tech South construction underway

Warren Tech, Jeffco Public Schools’ designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) school, officially broke ground on its third campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Warren Tech …

County election results certified despite GOP canvassers declining to sign off

Jefferson County's 2020 election results were certified on Monday, Nov. 23, despite two Republican members of the county board of canvassers declining to sign in favor of certifying the election. …

School news
A COVID-19 testing center was set up months ago, in a parking lot, across the street from the School of Mines campus.

School of Mines taking all classes, exams virtual after Thanksgiving break

There will be no need for Colorado School of Mines students who headed home before Thanksgiving to return to campus until after the school’s winter break. In a letter sent to students and staff on …
A previous Jeffco Public Schools Grab and Go site from this spring. With the return of remote learning for most district students, the Grab and Go program is again expanding.

Grab-and-Go meals planned for Jeffco students

As Jeffco public schools transition back to an all-remote learning model, Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh wants students and their families to know that food students currently receive …
Outgoing Jeffco School Board member Ron Mitchell.
education

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what …
A screenshot of Jeffco Schools new COVID-19 case tracking dashboard, available on the district website..

A tough assignment - Jeffco schools keeping in-person learning going for now

With COVID-19 case counts continuing to spike in Jefferson County, attention is returning to Jefferson County Public Schools, which is continuing in-person learning — for now — as the district …
A kindergartner reaches for her lunch at Foothills, Elementary in Lakewood, Colorado.

The new normal of the school lunch

Public school lunchrooms can evoke memories of food fights, socializing, trading your PB&J for cheese puffs. But those days, at least for a while, are on hold. A trip through a Jeffco Public …
General news

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants …
Shannon Rucker, left, and her parents John Ross, middle, and Chris Ross, right, inside JC’s Cafe in Golden on Nov. 19. Friday was the last day of dine-in eating at the restaurant.

Fundraiser keeps Golden eatery afloat

Over the last nine years, the owners of JC’s Cafe in Golden have worked to create a greasy spoon that is known as much for supporting the community as tasty burgers and the colorful writing on the …
A volunteer holds a rescue dog at Life is Better Rescue.

Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all …

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a …

Colorado Legislature eyes small-business, housing relief amid COVID-19 restrictions

As Gov. Jared Polis announced a new round of coronavirus-related restrictions that harken back to the kinds of orders Coloradans saw near the start of the pandemic, the governor announced he would …
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