8 hrs ago
Evergreen Fire becomes dispatch center
Evergreen Fire and Rescue will be the main dispatch center for at least five other mountain agencies after the Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority authorized the initial funding to handle the extra load.
15 hrs ago
After Hudak's Resignation, Dems To Name New State Senator
Democrats are gathering in Jefferson County on Tuesday to name a new state senator to replace one who resigned rather than face a recall election.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Colorado whooping cough epidemic continues in force
The whooping cough epidemic that began in 2012 is continuing to surge in Colorado - and the rest of the country.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Jefferson County takes second dip into cash reserves
Jefferson County will dip into reserve accounts to balance the budget again in 2014 and also will raise property taxes for the first time in nearly a decade.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
From the editorial advisory board
State Sen. Evie Hudak, the latest in a small series of recalls over gun legislation, resigned in the face of that recall so that her replacement will be an appointed Democrat.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Man sentenced to 48 years in prison for strangling girlfriend
A man was sentenced Thursday to 48 years in prison for the 2010 murder of an Edgewater woman, the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office announced.
Power outage from Evergreen to Bailey to Black Hawk
The traffic signal at Highway 119 entering Black Hawk, Colorado is dark due to a power outage affecting three counties.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Jefferson County commissioners finalize 2014 budget
Jeffco has finalized its 2014 budget, but the county commissioners warned the future fiscal outlook is grim and that cuts could be on the horizon in 2015 and beyond.
Successor candidates to Sen. Evie Hudak both say they're center-left
The resignation of Democratic Sen. Evie Hudak, who left her seat last week in an effort to stave off a special recall election, has left a committee of Jefferson County party activists to appoint her successor.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Jeffco Open space drafts latest master plan
Data amassed by Colorado Natural Heritage Program biologist Pam Smith in Meyer Ranch Park near Conifer in 2010 were likely among the information used to craft Jeffco Open Space's master plan.
Jefferson County OKs property tax increase, $393.9M budget for 2014
Property taxes in Jefferson County will rise next year after commissioners repealed a portion of the voluntary mill-levy reduction that's been in place since 2005.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Former Golden High School employee gets 10 years for theft
A former Golden High School employee was sentenced to 10 years behind bars for stealing more than $150,000 from the school.
Colorado Springs Independent
Pro soccer in CS? Maybe
We've been scouting around for info about this Ragain Sports , and we found that this isn't Nicholas Ragain 's first venture.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Colorado lawmaker resigns to avoid recall over gun control stand
A third Democratic Colorado state senator facing possible recall after voting for gun-control measures said Wednesday she will resign to avoid a recall election.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
State Sen. Evie Hudak Facing Recall Petition Resigning
A third Democratic state senator facing possible recall after voting for gun-control measures will resign, allowing Democrats to maintain control of Colorado's Senate.
Fort Collins Coloradoan
Facing recall, Senator Hudak of Arvada will resign
ARVADA, Colo. -- A third Democratic state senator facing possible recall after voting for gun-control measures will resign, allowing Democrats to maintain control of Colorado's Senate.
Crustacean rouses curiosity in Jeffco
This longtail tadpole shrimp was discovered by a Jeffco Open Space work crew cleaning up after recent flooding.
320-unit senior housing development proposed south of Morrison
A new development is in the works that would bring 320 new senior housing units to Willow Springs, south of Morrison.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Canyon Courier
Evergreen Fire Protection District finalizes 2014 budget
The Evergreen Fire Protection District will take a hit in property-tax revenue in 2014, but divisions have pruned expenses and made adjustments to savings plans to compensate.
Jefferson County nonprofits collecting toys for local children in need
The holiday season can be a stressful one for families of all shapes and sizes, especially those struggling to make ends meet.