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My Name Is ... Chesney Midcap

Capturing people’s best moments I am 31 and live in the west Littleton area (south Jefferson County). 2012 is when I began my photography business, Chesney Louie Photography. My path began when I … more

JCPH announces times and dates for free flu shots

Jefferson County Public Health has announced the dates and locations of several free flu clinics that it will put on around the county over the next few months. The agency stated in a press release … more

Reeling from COVID-19, RTD proposing to cut service

If you haven't been on the light rail or a bus for a while, you aren't alone. RTD officials say the system's ridership dropped steeply with the arrival of COVID-19 and remains about 60% lower than … more

Fire destroys garden honoring violent crime victims

A memorial garden for violent crime victims next to the Jefferson County courthouse has been destroyed by a fire that is being investigated as arson, according to Golden Public Information Officer … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more

Man arrested on suspicion of committing three sex assaults in Jeffco

A man suspected of sexually assaulting at least three women he picked up along Colfax Avenue in Jefferson County has been arrested. On Sept. 18, Joseph Van Eck, 32, was booked into the Jefferson … more

Lakewood road rage shooter sentenced to 14 years

Kile Joshua Chaca, 22, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Sept. 22, where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting a man in the parking lot of a Walmart in Lakewood. On … more

Jeffco trials resume with precautions and an unprecedented backlog

On Aug. 3, prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges alike returned to the Jefferson County courthouse for the first jury trials in nearly five months to find a court system that, like the community … more

Dakota Ridge Class of 2020 comes together one last time

The class of 2020 graduated from Dakota Ridge High School on Aug. 7 with a rescheduled ceremony held at Jeffco Stadium. The ceremony included a musical performance by a graduating senior and speeches … more

Columbine class of 2020's resiliency celebrated at delayed ceremony

On the last day that Columbine High School’s class of 2020 would gather together, Columbine principal Scott Christy harkened back to the students’ first day at the school. more

Jeffco variance in danger as COVID-19 cases rise, JCPH says

As COVID-19 case counts continue to rise sharply in Jeffco, Jefferson County Public Health's Executive Director is warning the county is in danger of losing a variance that allows larger gatherings … more

Judge declines to issue injunction against Bandimere

A judge declined to issue a permanent injunction against the owners of Bandimere Speedway on Tuesday, citing the issuance of a new public health order that would have rendered such an injunction … more

Jefferson County Public Health issues emergency order requiring face masks

After previously encouraging face coverings but stopping short of requiring them, Jefferson County Public Health has issued a public health order requiring people in Jeffco to wear a face mask in public situations where six feet of social distance cannot be maintained. more

Pair of brothers launch franchise of sanitization business in Jeffco

When COVID-19 brothers Miguel and Tomas Zepeda to shut down the flag football leagues they operate in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri last spring, they began looking for new business opportunities that … more

Judge allowing Bandimere to continue operating for now, but COVID-19-related restraining order to remain in place

After a full day of testimony, a Jeffco judge did not rule Wednesday on whether she will grant a preliminary injunction that would limit events at Bandimere Speedway unless the county is provided a … more

New online dashboard offers look at how pandemic is impacting Jeffco

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Jeffco residents can now get a clearer and more precise picture of how and where the pandemic is impacting the county by accessing a redesigned online dashboard. The … more

JCPH says it will take legal action against Bandimere for July 4 show

Jefferson County Public Health is promising to pursue legal action against Bandimere Speedway's owner after the speedway held a racing event on July 4 that violated a court order that laid out crowd … more

Jefferson Parkway in months-long standstill

The city council of Broomfield — one of three entities who formed the original Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) more than a decade ago — unanimously voted to withdraw from … more

Jeffco announces elementary students can return full-time next school year

In a June 18 letter to staff members, Jeffco Public Schools announced that all elementary students will have the option to return for in-person learning five days a week next year. Until the June 18 … more

Malls, recreation facilities and more able to reopen under county variance

Although the crowds were sparse and many shops remained closed along with the food court dining area, June 11 was an important day for Colorado Mills as the Lakewood shopping center was able to … more
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