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3 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare

There are 3,069 counties in the United States and 64 here in Colorado. Larimer County is 2,640 square miles in size while Arlington County Virginia is 26 square miles and North Slope Borough, Alaska is 87,860 square miles.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Summit County, CO, Opinion

8 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

24-year sentence for attack on teen in apartment

A man convicted of walking into an unlocked apartment and assaulting a 15-year-old girl was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison on Thursday in Jefferson County.

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20 hrs ago | Denver Post

Barn dance will be largest fundraiser in Jeffco 4-H history

Sitting proudly astride her horse, Bright Eyes, 15-year-old Karly Haggerty beamed as she talked about the 4-H Ranger-Wranglers club she's been involved with since she was 8 years old.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Man Convicted In Wheat Ridge Stabbing Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

A man convicted in connection with a stabbing in Wheat Ridge last May has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Wheat Ridge, CO

TheDenverChannel

Lakewood Police ID 5 more business break-ins

Wind Advisory issued April 16 at 10:04AM MDT expiring April 16 at 3:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Huerfano, Las Animas Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lakewood, CO, Wheat Ridge, CO

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Denver Post

Proposal aimed at abortion rights, draws scorn Archdiocese of Denver

Hundreds of demonstrators turned out at the Colorado Capitol Building to protest a proposed abortion rights bill, Tuesday, APril 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Lakewood, CO

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

JeffCo deputies notice a smash and graba trend in recent burglaries

At about 1:07 a.m. Saturday, deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to a liquor store at 5055 S. Kipling Pkwy.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Man sentenced to prison in 2013 Wheat Ridge stabbing

James Calvin Bryant was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for stabbing John Ferrara, Jr., 41, in May 2013, according to the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office - he had pleaded guilty to the crime on Jan. 21. Shortly after midnight on May 30, 2013, Ferrara drove to a house in the 3700 block of Vance Street in Wheat Ridge to drop off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wheat Ridge, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Kids

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Image of a Troxler model 3430 density gauge, a radioactive device

A piece of equipment that uses radioactivity to check moisture density at construction sites is missing according to the Colorado Health Department.

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SFGate

Police: Connecticut teenagers threatened Columbine

Before she was arrested on allegations of planning to shoot up two high schools, a Connecticut teenager was suspected of making threats against Columbine High School in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Columbine, CO, Family, Teenagers

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Despite decline, District 51 ranks high in police referrals

Although the number is dropping, School District 51 had the state's sixth-highest number of law enforcement referrals for school-related incidents for the fifth consecutive year in 2012-13.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Mesa County, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

County plays key role in recovery

There are 3,069 counties in the United States and 64 here in Colorado. Larimer County is 2,640 square miles in size while Arlington County, Va., is 26 square miles and North Slope Borough, Alaska, is 87,860 square miles.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Summit County, CO, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

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Police seized three horses from a Morrison property on Friday after the animals were found to be suffering from "significant health issues," the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Related Topix: Morrison, CO

Denver Post

Jefferson County sheriff's investigators seize abused horses

Three horses were taken after a search warrant was served at 17346 Forest Ave., coinciding with an ongoing investigation, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Fake Xcel agents threaten to shut off power

"He said, 'We've already sent people out to shut your power off in the next 30 to 45 minutes,'" Irvin said.

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Related Topix: Arvada, CO

Denver Post

Chickenpox outbreak increases Friday to 9 reported cases

A charter school in Wheat Ridge reported on Friday its ninth case of chickenpox in an outbreak that began last weekend.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, Wheat Ridge, CO, Medicine, Epidemiology

Thu Apr 10, 2014

LongmontFYI

Hiring season continues in the St. Vrain Valley School District

The St. Vrain Valley School District Board of Education approved the hiring of two administrators during Wednesday night's meeting, but the process to hire three principals continues.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Frederick, CO, Stephen F. Austin State University, University of Phoenix, Adams County, CO

Denver Post

Lower North Fork victims challenge board's damage recommendations

The view from Andrew Hoover's home was destroyed in the Lower North Fork fire. The Colorado National Guard flies over the Lower North Fork Fire area in a UH-72a Lakota helicopter.

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LongmontFYI

Viral photo of Jefferson County "Tank" is not a tank

The 1976 M113-A1 Armored Personnel Carrier has been on loan to the Jefferson County Sheriff s Office from the Department of Defense since 2005.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News

Denver Post

Work of Jefferson County art students displayed at Arvada Center

As part of Wheat Ridge High School's Memory Project, 18-year- old senior Shay Pendleton selected a picture of a smiling Cambodian girl at the beginning of the spring semester.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Wheat Ridge, CO

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