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NREL delivers some zero-emission charity

It all started about eight years ago when one National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) employee started volunteering at Project Angel Heart. Since then, a group from NREL has volunteered every … more

Gingerbread houses make memories

Probably every little kid dreams of living in a house made of candy, said Coletta Smith of Castle Rock, one of the coordinators for the Colorado Christmas Adventure event. “Gingerbread houses … more

Reptiles, rodents and rabbits sometimes need shelter, too

A red-eared slider turtle is not native to Colorado. But sometimes it ends up here through the pet trade. People buy these aquatic turtles at a pet store when they're small and young. But as the … more

Jeffco goes deep blue

All contested Jefferson County elected positions on the ballot this year have gone the way of the Democrats, as of Nov. 9. While candidates note that getting the job done in many of the county … more

Jeffco could be headed for a financial shortfall

Jefferson County may face some financial sustainability challenges in the near future. “Looking to 2020 and beyond, current estimates indicate that the growth of revenues will not keep pace with … more

Candidate hopes to get Libertarian message ‘out there’

In the race for governor, Scott Helker, the Libertarian candidate, is glad he’s coming in above the Mickey Mouse vote. A telephone survey conducted by Magellan Strategies LLC that took place … more

Land near Dinosaur Ridge again on topic for county commissioners

Development of an area near Dinosaur Ridge moves forward. The Jefferson County commissioners approved a rezone request that will allow additional commercial uses to a parcel of land where medium … more

District 3 candidates talk Jefferson County issues

This November, Jefferson County voters have a decision to make on who will be part of the team that leads the county. Tina Francone, a Republican, is the incumbent. Running against her is Democrat … more

Jeffco provides playground, workforce for industry to thrive

Jefferson County is known as the Gateway to the Rockies. This makes it a prime spot for outdoor industry businesses and companies to thrive. “Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado … more

Open air painting event benefits open spaces

Colorado artists spent Sept. 10-15 in Jeffco Open Space parks painting en plein air to promote preservation efforts and demonstrate the value of open space lands. Put on by PLAN Jeffco, the In Plein … more

Lakewood teen 'ready to keep on living' after cardiac arrest

About eight weeks after surviving a near-death experience, 17-year-old Taylor Knight of Lakewood is back to doing the normal things that teenagers enjoy. She jumps on her trampoline to relieve … more

Plein Air artists featured in Plan Jeffco exhibit

Twenty-five professional artists will paint from dawn to dusk at one Jeffco Open Space location each day from Sept. 10-15 as part of In Plein Sight, a week-long live painting event. PLAN Jeffco, a … more

A parade for Jeffco's dogs

If you think there isn’t anything much cuter than seeing a dog dressed up in a creative costume, then imagine about a hundred making their way along Washington Avenue in downtown Golden. “It … more

Jeffco health brings awareness to opioid addiction

Jefferson County Public Health hosted an End Overdose Jeffco event on Aug. 29. The event featured keynote speakers, resources, the Office of Behavioral Health’s Opioid Memorial Wall and a … more

Jeffco asks for public’s input in planning for future development

Usually the only time people think much about zoning is when it is too late, after major developments have already been approved, or a dreamed-of addition is already denied by the county. However … more

Offering the community a modernized McDonald’s

Paula Gaer is a longtime customer of the Applewood McDonald’s and used to visit the restaurant frequently when she lived in the area. Now that Gaer, 63, lives in Denver, she doesn’t come quite as … more

Barrels of fun at Jefferson County's annual fair

The third annual Jeffco Fair & Festival provided three days packed full of fun events and entertainment Aug. 10–12 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. Highlights included rodeos, a … more

Golden's Fine Arts Fest: Art, fun and conversations

Kathleen Tesnakis of upstate New York loves being in Colorado. Coloradans need warm clothing, they tend to be environmentally conscious and they aren't afraid to express themselves, she said. That's … more

Day one of the Jeffco Fair full of fun

From fans of rodeo to wrestling, those seeking family fun, foodies and homebrewers, 4-H supporters and livestock purchasers to live music lovers, this year's Jeffco Fair & Festival offered something … more

Feeding neighbors fills community need

Deidra Bates believes that if every neighborhood had a food pantry box, nobody would go hungry. So, about a year ago, she set up such a box outside of her southwest Denver home, near South Federal … more
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