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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

Jeffco Schools declares a remote-only day for Thursday, Feb. 25

Jeffco Public Schools will conduct an all-remote learning day on Thursday, February 25 due to weather and road conditions. School buildings and other district buildings are closed. For students in … more

Where to get a free COVID-19 test in Jeffco

Golden - Jeffco Fairgrounds 15200 W. 6th Ave Frontage Rd., Golden, CO 80401 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, from 8 … more

Pumper Car provides an outlet and an incentive for ASD students at Arvada elementary school

Dalton Minor enjoys riding the Pumper Car, and “fast,” as he will tell you. The Fitzmorris Elementary School student is quite adept at showing how it works, pushing his hands out as if he is … more

Jeffco school board appoints Rick Rush to vacant seat

Rick Rush was appointed to fill the open seat on the Jeffco Board of Education by active board members in a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was sworn in by Judge Jeffrey Pilkington during a … more

Colorado Gives Day a chance to strengthen community

The best day of the year for charitable giving in Colorado is Dec. 8, and there are many community groups throughout Jefferson County that could benefit. Colorado Gives Day, a one-day online event, … more

Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

Chalkbeat: Jeffco school board member resigns, leaving opening

The five-member Jeffco school board soon will have an open seat. Board member Ron Mitchell announced his resignation during a board meeting Thursday night citing health needs and a desire to spend … more

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 … more

JCPH discussing metrowide stay-at-home order with other Denver area health departments

As skyrocketing COVID-19 cases across the metro area severely strain hospitals, contact tracing efforts and other mechanisms for managing the pandemic, Jefferson County Public Health's deputy … more

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 … more

Democrats roll to victories in an increasingly blue Jeffco

It’s been over 100 years since there was a Jefferson County Board of Commissioners without a Republican commissioner. But that will be the case come January after Democrats won the two seats up for … more

Jefferson County health restrictions to intensify

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) sayd the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) gave notice on Oct. 4 that the county will be moved to Level Orange, formerly Level 3, in … more

Jefferson County Election 2020 results roundup

With an estimated 90% of cast ballots counted, as of 9:23 p.m., here are the results from Jefferson County. Note that several races, including those for congressional seats, involve votes from beyond … more

Construction continues on Peaks to Plains trail

Anyone who lives near Golden has probably a spent a little time admiring the steep walls and fast — or sometimes not so fast — flowing waters of Clear Creek Canyon. But come next spring residents … more

Election 2020: Scenes from Jefferson County

Across Jefferson County and beyond, it was nigh impossible to escape the signs, yard-based or otherwise, of Election 2020. Whether it in a multitude of signs dotting every neighborhood, to the many … more

Jeffco implements new health order to limit gatherings as cases grow

Jefferson County Public Health issued a new public health order on Oct. 29, intended to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19 in the county and prevent the state from moving the county to … more

New effort to get fentanyl testing strips, Narcan in hands of at-risk youth

Michael Miller knows what it means to overdose. He’s survived three of them after being revived by Narcan all three times. But he’s also known others who weren’t so lucky. “I have lost more … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

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 … more
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