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Jeffco moving to Level Yellow following increase in COVID-19 cases

      While COVID-19-related restrictions continue to loosen in many Colorado counties, they are tightening in Jeffco after the state informed the county that it would be … more

DisAbility vaccine event brings smiles and relief

A line of cars stretching through a parking garage near the Lakewood Wadsworth RTD station may have been the happiest place in the city on a rather dreary Wednesday morning last week. Because inside … more

School district rolls out 2021 remote learning plan

Students enrolling in Jeffco Public Schools’ remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year can expect an equitable learning experience on par with in-person school, district officials told … more

Lakewood man killed by SWAT during standoff identified

Lakewood Police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place at approximately 5:54 a.m., April 1. According to the press release from Lakewood PD, Public Information Officer, … more

Jeffco Public Library seeking input on location of new library in South Jeffco

Jefferson County currently has 10 libraries. But if you live in and around Ken Caryl and other areas of South Jeffco, you don’t live very close to any of them. But that won’t be the case for much … more

Possible closure ahead for Allendale Elementary

Families of students at Allendale Elementary recently received a letter from the school’s principal and several District officials, including Interim Superintendent, Kristopher Schuh, informing … more

Westminster PD tries to build transparency and trust

During a Westminster City Council study session discussion on March 15 about a Westminster Police Department community survey that received a 14 percent response rate, Police Chief Tim Carlson … more

Yellow House remains closed permanently

The Seniors’ Resource Center site in Evergreen, which closed last spring at the start of the pandemic, will remain closed permanently, so the organization can focus on providing in-home care for … 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

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Former Colorado Christian University student joins lawsuit against DOE

A former Colorado Christian University student is one of 33 plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education on Monday in an attempt to protect LGBTQ+ students at religiously … more

Jeffco Schools names superintendent finalist

Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as its final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools on March 25. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents

One of the few good news stories to come out of Hollywood in 2020 is the continuing recognition of the contributions women make to the film industry. There’s still a lot of work to do to achieve … more

Día del Niño takes place virtually througout April

Throughout April, a number of local cultural institutions will be hosting Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children events. The events — some virtual, some in-person — are being offered as a … more

Englewood says July 4 fireworks show is a go

As Colorado's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a plateau that shows signs of rising again, the City of Englewood plans to hold a July 4 fireworks show where an estimated 20,000-plus … more

Colorado 'dial 3.0' makes big step toward reopening, moves many counties to green

In Colorado's largest step toward reopening since the statewide stay-at-home order ended, the state saw nearly half of its counties move to the lowest level on the state's “dial” system of … more

Jeffco Schools accountability board calls for minimum in-person testing

Jefferson County's own District Accountability Committee has unanimously called for the district to do a minimum of in-person testing for this school year as possible. The DAC, a group of volunteer … more

Jeffco Schools names finalist for new Superintendent 

On March 25, the Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as their final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Lakewood council approves transfer of Westland parking lot

Deal of the century or promise kept? It depends on who you ask. Here’s how it started. In 1992, Colorado Rockies baseball wasn’t a thing. Stapleton was where you went to catch a flight out of … more

Proposed crime bill critiqued in Jeffco

A recent Wheat Ridge city council meeting featured legislative updates from District 24 State Rep. Monica Duran (D), and Meghan Dollar, Legislative Advocacy Manager, Colorado Municipal League (CML). … more
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