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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Property taxes in Jefferson County will rise next year after commissioners repealed a portion of the voluntary mill-levy reduction that's been in place since 2005.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.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Dinosaur Ridge will open new discovery center near Red Rocks in spring
A $305,000 donation by The Harvey Family Foundation has allowed the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge to purchase a 4,000-square-foot building at the north entrance of Red Rocks Park and, by May or June 2014, it will open as the Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New Jefferson County school board gets to work
The Jefferson County Board of Education's new members took their seats Thursday and wasted little time in making their voices heard.
Dinosaur Ridge gets new digs in Morrison
Harvey the Stegosaurus sits in his new home Nov. 13 at the Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center at Red Rocks Park.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Jefferson County sheriff investigating whether shots are being fired at cars
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has taken three reports of shattered windows since July, involving incidents near C-470 and West Alameda Parkway, and U.S. 285 near Colorado 8, according to a media release.
Peaceworks in Bailey a haven for domestic violence victims
Peaceworks in Bailey offers a 24/7 hotline for victims of domestic violence in the mountain community and along the U.S. 285 corridor.