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Photos: Jeffco caucus 2018

Both the Democrat, and GOP political faithful of Jefferson County gathered in church basements and school gyms on the evening of March 6, to partake in a political process that only 12 other stated … more

Serving the county with a focus on the people

In Tina Francone’s opinion, Jefferson County is a place where people should want to be. “We all move to Jefferson County for a reason,” she said, and “we all have a responsibility keep Jeffco … more

Heroin trafficking suspects are in U.S. illegally

The immigration status of six men accused of operating a heroin trafficking ring in portions of Jefferson, Denver and Adams counties will not affect local court proceedings. “Our case is going to … more

Jeffco GOP Vacancy Committee selects Tina Francone to be county commissioner

A Regional Transportation District (RTD) director will take over the vacant Jefferson County Commissioner seat. The Vacancy Committee of the Jefferson County Republican Party announced on Jan. 19 … more

Lack of affordable housing pushes families onto streets

Lack of sleep, anxiety, depression and acting out are all heightened mental health challenges faced by the 500 unaccompanied youths and the approximately 3,000 students experiencing homelessness in … more

Businesses, both creative and not, invest in artistic corridor

When asked about the kind of year 40 West Arts and West Colfax had, Bill Marino, executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District, and board chair of 40 West Arts, pauses, … more

Swearing in the new Lakewood city council

Lakewood's new city council was sworn in during a ceremony on Nov. 27. more

Two incumbents and three new faces win in Lakewood 2017 election results

Lakewood is about to see a significant shift in its city council, with a seat in each ward up for grabs and only two incumbents in the race. The winners are elected for four-year terms, and will be … more

A clear path: Communities adding bike lanes

Daniel Hyde use to be an avid mountain biker, but he now prefers road biking. He logs between 1,500 and 2,000 miles a year and hits the pavement throughout the Denver metro, he said. His biggest annual venture is a 250-mile, three-day ride that he … more

DACA students rally to renew eligibility, ‘mourn loss of dream’

When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more
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