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News in Jefferson County, Colorado
Report of guns closes C-470 for more than an hour; 2 arrested
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:22:40 -0700
C-470 was closed for more than an hour Monday evening near West Ken Caryl Avenue as deputies and other law enforcement agencies sorted out a report of a situation, possibly involving guns.
Colorado hemp field coming into bloom in Boulder County
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:29:04 -0700
Colorado Hemp Coffee owner Veronica Carpio examines hemp plants during a tour of her Boulder County hemp research plot on Aug.
TODAY: ‘Unsatisfactory’ School Preparedness, Erie Victims ID’d, Craving Healthy Food
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:57:00 -0700
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. 1. Colorado schools get ‘unsatisfactory’ report card A report from Save the Children gives Colorado schools an “unsatisfactory” report card when it comes to emergency-planning preparedness. 2. Victims in Erie plane crash identified The five victims who died in a plane […]
Colorado child caseworkers feel vindicated by caseload study
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:20:27 -0700
Child protection caseworkers who try to prevent abuse and neglect were the least surprised last week when the state auditor announced that Colorado needs 574 more of them.
Comment on Choosing a charter school in Denver: Fantastic choices abound! by JoAnn
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:16:33 -0700
Amanda, I know that "charter schools" mean different things in different states, and it even varies by county. I can only speak to how our charter school does things in Jefferson County, Colorado. We hire certified teachers. Our curriculum is as stated above, and one reason I loved this school was because they could provide that information to me easily. As for how you work through all this in ...
Landfill-free Boulder County could mean greater ash borer risk nearby
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:17:08 -0700
Officials in communities directly outside Boulder County aren't keen on a decision made late last year by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to place areas free of the destructive emerald ash borer inside the state's quarantine area.
Colorado public defenders want children out of restraints in court
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:11:25 -0700
He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his T-shirt up to his face to wipe them away.
Colorado House candidate awaits ruling by Jeffco judge for GOP ticket
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:30:39 -0700
A judge will decide Thursday whether Republicans will be allowed to field the candidate of their choosing for a Jefferson County House seat in the general election.
Colorado House candidate Jane Barnes can represent GOP, judge rules
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:25:06 -0700
A judge Thursday decided that Jane Barnes will be able to represent the Republican Party in the race for a Jefferson County House seat in the general election.
Volunteer firefighters carry load in Colorado
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:11:22 -0700
Volunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado’s residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsible for about 70 percent of the state’s land surface. And they are significantly understaffed.The Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association estimates Colorado is short 3,500 volunteers in meeting National Fire...