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Multiple agencies respond to Bald Mountain Fire

About 140 firefighters will continue to work on containing the Bald Mountain Fire for a second day, according to Jefferson County Open Space. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office posted an update … more

Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known … more

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with … more

Belmar Library to close for extensive redesign

Belmar Library in central Lakewood will be closed through spring 2020 for a major redesign starting Sept. 30. The Jefferson County Public Library at 555 S. Allison Parkway first opened in 2000, and … more

500+ people seek to clean up trash in Clear Creek Canyon

Allan Reid, who has lived in Jefferson County for about 50 years, identifies with the saying that goes like this: If not me, who? And if not now, when? “I’m retired,” said the 74-year-old … more

100 trips to the grocery store and counting

On Sept. 14, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held his 100th of his Government in the Grocery events. He started the Government in the Grocery program when he first took office in 2007 to meet … more

District talks tactics to engage ‘kids on the outer circle’

Since 2018-2019 data came back for the school district’s Make Your Voice Heard Survey — with 20.4% of middle schoolers and 16.3% of high schoolers saying they do not feel safe at school — … more

Effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen fails

An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer. The … more

Jeffco Sheriff and partner organizations solve 38-year-old cold case

Thanks to advancements in technology in genealogical DNA matching, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has solved a cold case that was nearly four decades old. At a press conference on Sept. 10, … more

Action Center announces reopening of Lakewood shelter

The past couple of years were testing times for The Action Center. Toward the end of 2017, The Action Center's Executive Director Mag Strittmatter resigned from her position that she held for over 15 … more

Parents appeal decision not to designate feeder for option school

Neighboring schools Maple Grove Elementary for kindergarteners through fifth graders and the Manning School of Academics and Arts for sixth through eighth graders are at odds over a decision on … more

Temple Grandin urges workforce inclusion, trade skills

Local community leaders recently heard from renowned autism advocate Temple Grandin on employing people with disabilities and workplace inclusion. Developmental Pathways serves individuals with … more

Looking at the upcoming Lakewood election

The 2019 Lakewood elections will be headlined by a rematch for Lakewood’s mayor position between current Mayor Adam Paul and Lakewood City Councilmember Ramey Johnson. In 2015, Paul beat Johnson … more

The cycling situation in Lakewood

Gary Harty has been a champion for Lakewood’s cycling community. The long time Lakewood resident started the Lakewood Bicycle Advisory Team, a group promoting safe, efficient and equitable … more

Arvada, cyclists work together to stay safe

It’s been more than eight years since Paul Rodriguez got a flat tire while biking and, hoping to find a solution, walked into The Bicycle Shack — the cycling shop he now co-owns after he accepted … more

Hope House center for teen moms sets Arvada apart

Six years ago, 6475 Benton St., on the corner of Benton and 64th Avenue, was empty. But come Sept. 5, the location flooded with a bigger crowd than ever before as the community came together to … more

Back to school also means elections around the corner

With Labor Day behind us, the days are getting shorter which means summer is winding down and fall is just ahead. This also means we are coming up on the scariest time of year. That’s right, folks … more

Two new members to be elected to school board

For voters in the Jefferson County School District, Nov. 5 will see them select two representatives to sit on the school board, which is made up of five seats total. The representatives will serve a … more

Quality of Life Plus joins River Deep Alliance

The River Deep Foundation has joined forces with Quality of Life Plus, an organization that challenges university students to create novel solutions to improve the lives of injured veterans, first … more

Teacher contract, test results prompt budget changes

Student standardized test results came back just in time for the first regular school board meeting on Sept. 5, at which board members pressed for answers on how the district would improve for 2020. … more
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