News Flash

Posted on: August 4, 2022

JSX Kicks Off Charter Service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

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On Aug. 4, JSX kicked off its charter jet service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) in Broomfield. They will offer publicly available nonstop flights on 30-seat jets from RMMA to Burbank, CA and Dallas, TX. JSX will operate approximately eight...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 3, 2022

Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team Using ARPA Funding to Reduce Wildfire Risks, Protect Residents

ARPA_News

As wildfires increase in frequency and severity in Colorado, Jefferson County formed the Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team (JWS) with this primary focus: protect people and structures, reduce fuels, and recycle biomass across the county. With the help of $2.8 mil...

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ARPA News

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2022

Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

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Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area.  Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evid...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Helping Kids Succeed on their “Paths”

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If the summer-ending-and-school-starting ritual makes you anxious, you aren’t alone. Our children are headed back to school and Jefferson County Government is proud to do our part to not only help our children succeed in their early education pa...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Dahlkemper Participates in NACo Opioid Panel

Dahlekmper Opioid Panel

At last week’s NACo Annual Conference, held in Adams County, Colorado, County Commissioner Lesley Dahlkemper, along with other key leaders across the nation, participated in a panel to discuss “County Opioid Litigation Wins and Plannin...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Commissioners Announce Scientific & Cultural Facilities District 2022 Tier III Grant Awardees

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At the July 19 Board of County Commissioners’ Staff Briefings, Kendal Zimmermann, Program Officer, Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), and Ron Isaacson, Cultural Council Chair, presented the funding recommendations for the 2022 SCFD &...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Jefferson County Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

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Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area.  Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evid...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

18 Months in Office: What I’ve Learned

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As a county commissioner, I work to listen to as many people as possible and go to where they are. Government can be intimidating to many people as they may feel there isn’t an easy, comfortable way to be heard, and they sometimes won’...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

GROC Conference Starts Discussions on How Best to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Council Conference

The Gateway to the Rockies Opioid Council (GROC) hosted a conference on June 23, 2022, to start the discussions with stakeholders and the community about what the historic settlement dollars from major drug manufacturers and distributors mean for our regi...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Moving Forward Together: The Opioid Crisis

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Many of us have been touched in one way or another by the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic. The numbers are daunting. Between 2018 and 2020, drug overdoses statewide exceeded more than 3,500 with opioid overdose deaths increasing by 54 percent be...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Sustainability: Working Together for the Future

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Jefferson County has made a commitment to its constituents to make decisions that protect the economic, social, and environmental health of the community. Making decisions and taking action that is sustainable recognizes the "big picture" and ta...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

County vs. Household Budgets: The Same Right?

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As commissioners we receive, and encourage, citizens to contact us with their concerns and questions regarding the county. As we have been sharing with you, our businesses and community groups, Jefferson County is facing significant budget challenges. As ...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Community Budget Forums – Jefferson County Needs Your Input

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It’s critical that your voice be heard. What are your needs and priorities? Which county services matter the most to you? As part of our community outreach on the budget, we are hosting Community Budget Forums in April and May. These meetings will be in-p...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

What Jefferson County Funding Challenges Mean to You

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Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the quality services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Despite General Fund reductions in 2020 and 2021, the county i...

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Board of County Commissioners - News

News Flash

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Jeffco finishes counting 99% of ballots on Election Night

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For the sixth election in a row, Jefferson County finished counting 99% of ballots on Election Night.

Jeffco had a total of 138,135 ballots returned thus far. More than 98% of voters submitted their mail ballot while fewer than 2% voted in person. The vast...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Is your voter registration up to date?

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Are you ready for the June 28 state primary?

Visit Jeffco.com to make sure your information is current or to register for the first time.

You can learn more about key dates and election security safeguards on our election information page.

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Jeffco C&R team celebrates 2021 achievements

This is a list of 2021 achievements

Our entire team went above and beyond this year to continue building a 21st-century Clerk and Recorder’s office. Visit our 2021 Achievements page to learn more.

To see our 2022 goals and track our progress, visit the Jeffco Clerk and Recorder das...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Jeffco finishes counting 99% of ballots on Election Night

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For the fifth election in a row, Jefferson County finished counting 99% of ballots on Election Night.

Jeffco had a total of 185,431 ballots returned thus far, representing a voter turnout of more than 43% – impressive turnout for an odd-year elec...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Make sure your registration is updated, Jeffco voters!

September 28, 2021 is National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is the perfect time to make sure you're prepared for the upcoming Nov. 2 Coordinated Election.

If you've moved recently, aren't yet registered, or aren't sure if your current address is ac...

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Cold Cases

48 Stories
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Baca, Jeannette Louise - Homicide

On June 11, 1978, the nude body of Jeannette Louise Baca, DOB 12/05/1960 was found dumped and concealed 6.7 miles south of US Hwy 285 on Foxton Road in Conifer, Colorado. Her body was located by two hikers in the area and was found at the bottom of a 10 f...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Barrett, Colleen Kay - Missing Person

Colleen Barrett was sharing a residence on the 5800 block of Rapp Street in Englewood with boyfriend Robert Alurac until July 19, 2007, when she went missing. A few days later, on July 23, a real estate agent showing a home near Morrison discovered Alurac...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Beck, Margaret Peggy - Homicide - SOLVED

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On Aug. 18, 1963, Margaret "Peggy" Beck, a 16-year-old Girl Scout aide, was found dead at the Flying G Ranch Girl Scout camp near Deckers. Beck, who had been sleeping alone in a tent near many other campers, had been sexually assaulted and stran...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Betts, Dellmer - Homicide

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On Sunday, April 27, 1986, hikers found the body of a white male in a drainage ditch at Highway 6, about 4.5 miles west of Highway 58. The body was identified as 29-year-old Dellmer Betts, who had recently been released from prison after serving time for ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Boisvert, Elie Phil - Homicide

On June 9, 1965, neighbors in the 1800 block of Cody Street heard yelling at about 2 p.m. They went outside to discover Elie Boisvert had been cut, and he was yelling at a male to leave. Witnesses described the person as a black male, 35 to 40 years of ag...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Burton, Helen - Homicide

On July 31, 1982, the nude body of Helen Burton, DOB 03/16/1923 was found by a child and his father while playing in the park located on Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton, Colorado. Helen was reported missing out of Denver City on July 10, 1982 and was ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cassel, Frederich H. - Homicide

On Nov. 3, 1972, Frederich H. Cassel began to complain of chest congestion. He was admitted to the hospital on November 9 of that year, and, after feeling better, he was released on Nov. 30. Cassel was then readmitted to the hospital on Dec. 8, 1972, comp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Caudill, Jessica - Homicide

Caudill, Jessica

On April 14, 1990 hikers on North Table Mountain located the body of a female in a ravine just off of Highway 58. Investigation determined that the body was that of 15 year old Jessica Caudill, who had been deceased for several days.Jessica was a runaway ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cohen, Harold Murphy - Homicide

Cohen, Harold Murphy

On Saturday, Nov. 1949, 38-year-old Harold Murphy Cohen was reported missing to the Denver Police Department. Cohen, who went by the name Murphy or "Murph," was a known gambler and fight referee. He had reportedly attended a ceremonial dinner at...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cooley, Melanie Suzy - Homicide

Cooley, Melanie Suzy

On April 15, 1975, Melanie "Suzy" Cooley left Nederland High School where she was a senior. She was last seen hitchhiking in Nederland. A road maintenance worker found her body on May 2, 1975, in Coal Creek Canyon.

Cooley was last seen wearing bl...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Corriveau, Hollis Jim Sr. - Homicide

On Sunday, Nov. 11, 1970, residents found a body in a ditch in the 4900 block of South Wadsworth Boulevard. The body was identified as 46-year-old Hollis “Jim” Corriveau Sr. Corriveau was last seen at about 8 p.m. on the evening of Nov...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cortez, Lenora Christina - Homicide

On November 24, 1985, the nude body of Lenora Cristina Cortez, DOB 06/02/1964 was found on the side of US Hwy 285 and Light Lane in Conifer, Colorado by a motorist. Lenora was identified by her family members and was described as a transient without a per...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Coursey, Nora Lois - Homicide

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The body of 30-year-old Nora Lois Coursey was found on July 9, 1957, about a mile west of Phillipsburg on Colorado State Highway 124 (Deer Creek Canyon Road). Coursey had been missing since June 19, 1957, when she attended an afternoon birthday party with...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

DeTemple, Julia Ann - Homicide

DeTemple, Julia Ann

On September 17, 1986, two employees were loading gravel on outlying Coors property, east of Highway 58 and McIntyre Street. They found a badly decomposed body in the nearby brush. Investigation determined that the body was that of 26 year old Julia DeTem...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Dotson, Nonnie - Missing Person

The Air Force nurse from San Antonio was visiting her brother in South Jefferson County on Nov. 19, 2006. She was last seen at her brother's house near Kipling and C-470.Dotson was to report back to the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio two days afte...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Einsphar, Steven (a.k.a. Sparr, Steve) - Missing

Steven Einspahr

On October 27, 2017, Steven Einsphar, also known as Steve Sparr, was last seen getting into a vehicle at an acquaintance’s house near the area of South Kuehster Road and Dancing Bear Trail.  During the course of the investigation inform...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Fuster, Elvin - Homicide

Fuster, Elvin

During the late afternoon of July 13, 1981, a resident in the 4000 block of Easley road in Golden reported what appeared to be a dead body on his property. The sheriff's office responded and found the body of Elvin Victor Fuster, a 19-year-old male who ha...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garcia, Jose San Juan - Homicide

Garcia

On October 28, 1990, the body of Jose San Juan Garcia, DOB 05/20/1960 was found on the south side of Interstate 70 at mile marker 249. Jose had received multiple gunshot wounds. Jose was a Mexican national who was working and living in Vail, Colorado. The...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garrick Jr., John Joseph - Homicide

On February 12, 1982, the body of John Joseph Garrick JR, DOB 11/04/1946 was found at his residence located at 132 Paradise Road in Golden, Colorado. John had received multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was found by two construction workers who had b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Gonzales, Lucas - Homicide

Gonzales, Lucas

On Jan. 31, 1995, Lucas Gonzales left his home with his uncle at about 2 p.m. He told his wife he would be back within 45 minutes. Gonzales and his uncle were in a white, two-door, 1992 Hyundai Excel. The uncle said he dropped Gonzales off near 46th and F...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Groezinger, Mark - Homicide

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On the morning of April 7, 1984, deputies responded to a report of a body lying on the front seat of a parked vehicle at Mother Cabrini Shrine, located near I-70 and Highway 40 in Golden. At the scene, deputies found the body of Mark Groezinger lying in t...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hein, Mitchell - Missing Person

Mitchell Hein was 23 years old in 1983 when he left his parents' house in Golden and headed to Oklahoma. Hein had spent some time wandering from place to place, including Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma and California.

Hein was allegedly traveling with friends i...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hoffman, Jarl - Homicide

Hoffman, Jarl

On May 19, 1976, at about 2:58 a.m., 21-year old Camp George West Honor Camp inmate Jarl Hoffman was playing billiards in the recreation building with other inmates when someone from outside, near Old Golden Road, shot him. A vehicle was seen speeding awa...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hutchings, Linda - Homicide

Hutchings, Linda

On Sept. 1, 1979, a family picking cattails found a body down an embankment, near Indiana and West 82nd Avenue. The body was later identified as Linda Hutchings, a 17-year-old Arvada resident, who was reported missing to the Arvada Police Department on Au...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kuetemeier, Ronald - Missing Person

Kuetemeier, Ronald

Ronald Kuetemeier, 57 years of age, was last seen at his home in Evergreen on Friday, June 14, 2013. His wife contacted the sheriff's office to report him as a missing person the following day. Kuetemeier works in the IT field and is currently unemployed....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kunselman, Nick and Hart, Stephanie - Homicide

Subway Homicide

Jefferson County, Colorado: On February 14, 2000, at approximately 12:47 A.M., high school sweethearts Nicholas (Nick) Kunselman and Stephanie Hart-Grizzell were found murdered in a Subway sandwich shop a few blocks south of Columbine High School in Littl...
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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lilly, John - Homicide

Lilly, John

On July 2, 1979, at about 9:30 p.m., drivers along West 64th Avenue, about one-half mile west of Easley, found a man's body in the road. The body was identified as 27-year-old John Lilly, who had died of gunshot wounds. Lilly, who was known to sell drugs,...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lingaas, Dennis Oscar - Homicide

On April 7, 1994, human remains were found by a US Forest Service worker in the area of Forest Service Road 695 and County Road 96. The remains were later identified to be that of Dennis Oscar Lingaas, DOB 04/20/1945. Dennis was reported missing out of De...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lucero, Eugene - Homicide

On February 22, 1995, the body of Eugene Lucero, DOB 11/23/1945 was found in the White Ranch Open Space Park west of Golden, Colorado. Eugene was a Metro Taxi Cab driver and picked up a passenger at the Sapp Brother’s Truck Stop at I-70 and Quebec Street ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Mabbutt, Lorne - Homicide

Mabbutt

On December 14, 2012, three hikers in the area of Red Rocks Park contact a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy at the Trading Post. They told the Deputy that while they were hiking west of the amphitheater they discovered a human skeleton. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

MacLean, Shannon Rose - Homicide

MacLean, Shannon Rose

On or about April 29, 1988, 19-year-old Shannon Rose MacLean was hitchhiking with a female friend on Broadway between Evans and Mississippi in Denver. The women got a ride from a white man, described as being in his early 30s with a chubby build. He was b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malin, Richard Gary - Homicide

On August 16, 1976, at 8:30 a.m., Richard Gary Malin, DOB 03/10/1941 was found deceased by his wife at their residence located at 30290 Palomino Drive in Evergreen, Colorado. Richard was found just inside the front door of the residence and had been shot....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Moore, Jeannie - Homicide - SOLVED

Solved Moore

On Aug. 25, 1981, Jeannie Moore left her home for work at the Tenneco gas station at 13th and Wadsworth. As usual, she began hitchhiking at the onramp from Harlan to westbound I-70 at about 7:10 a.m. An employee and a customer at a nearby gas station, alo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malonson, Brandi Jo - Missing Person

Brandi Jo Malonson's family last saw her in December 2006 when she left their house in South Jefferson County. Malonson was on probation at the time of her disappearance and has a history of drug use. A few months after her disappearance, friends and asso...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Middleton, Evelyn - Missing Person

Middleton, Evelyn - Missing Person

On August 25, 2015, Evelyn “Cricket” Middleton, DOB 11/15/1982 was reported missing by her mother. Her mother had not seen or heard from her for approximately two weeks. A few days later, Evelyn’s vehicle was found abandoned on the west side of Vail Pass....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Murray, James William - Homicide

Murray, James William

On May 15, 1988, residents of a Deer Creek Canyon home experienced problems with their toilet. After trying several remedies, the residents opened the septic tank and discovered a body inside. With help from Aspen Septic Service and the Jefferson County C...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Neill, Joyce - Homicide

On April 13, 1969, a family picnicking found the body of 17-year-old Joyce Neill about three miles up Golden Gate Park Road from the turn off to Crawford Gulch. Neill's body was located down an embankment from the road. She had moved to Denver from Arizon...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nygaard, John - Homicide

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On May 24, 1977 workers for Robinson Brick arrived at the entrance to the Chieftain Mine, immediately west of the Lakewood Motorcycle Park located at about 15000 West Alameda Parkway. Upon exiting the gate at about 6:40 am they discovered the body of John...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Paddock-Weeks, Jacob C. – Missing

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On February 4, 2019, Jacob C. Paddock-Weeks was reported missing.  He was last seen on February 2, 2019, in the area of U.S. Highway 285 near Mile Marker 246 after being involved in a motor vehicle accident.  An attempt to locate Jacob w...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Pillman, Judy Tina - Homicide

Pillman, Judy Tina

On Oct. 26, 1986, two fishermen arrived on the west side of Chatfield State Park near South Wadsworth Boulevard to go fishing. Their dog located a body partially covered with brush. Investigation determined the body was that of 24-year-old Judy Pillman, w...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Schmidt, Terry - Missing Person

On September 6, 2002, Terry Schmidt, DOB 01/21/1949 was reported missing while staying at the Lost Valley Ranch located at 29555 Goose Creek Road. Terry had traveled with her husband, Wiltz Wagner, from Indiana to attend an annual conference. Terry&rs...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Stone, Sharon - Homicide

Stone, Sharon

On July 28, 1989, a man trying to find a hubcap discovered a body down an embankment about one-half mile west of Highway 93 on Golden Gate Canyon Road. The body was identified as Sharon Stone, who had also used the names Sharon Flynn and Sharon Geionety. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown - Unidentified Remains - Male

Case no 00-13413 Unidentified Remains

On July 24, 2000, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a Jefferson County Open Space worker who advised that skeletal remains were found on Mount Galbraith located on Golden Gate Canyon Road in Golden, Colorado. T...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1972 - Unidentified Remains - Female

On Aug. 27, 1972, skeletal remains were found on Forest Road 554, about one mile east of the Park and Jefferson County lines. The remains were determined to be that of a female, about 17 to 23 years of age, between 5 foot and 5 foot 3 inches tall with dar...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1977 - Homicide - Male

On Feb. 13, 1977, hikers discovered a body in a military-type, mummy style sleeping bag, about 100 feet over the embankment from Highway 285, a mile south of Colorado Highway 8. An autopsy indicated the male body had been there between 30 and 60 days befo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown Male Baby - Homicide

On March 24, 1966, a man out on a drive found a male baby wrapped in blue cloth. The man had stopped in a pull-out 2 miles south of Simms on Alameda and saw the baby down an embankment. The newborn was determined to have been full term and had died of exp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

VanDuyn, Rick - Homicide

VanDuyn, Rick

Rick VanDuyn, a 27-year-old Genesee resident, was working as a security guard for Evergreen Security on Sunday, Oct. 19, 1986. After picking up the day's proceeds from the Safeway in Conifer, he drove in his marked, Evergreen Security car to the Mountain ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Witt, Rosetta - Homicide

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On October 2, 1961, 74-year-old Rosetta Witt was shot in her small grocery store attached to her home at 5050 Carr St. at about 10:44 a.m. Money was missing from the cash register. Shortly before the shooting, a white male (depicted in the composite drawi...

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Cold Cases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 26, 2022

Drone Flight on McIntyre Street at W. 44th Avenue, Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). The drone will fly over the intersection of McIntyre Street and West 44th Avenue.

There are no planned road clo...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Drone Flight on W. Belleview Avenue, Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (drone). The drone will fly along W. Belleview Avenue between W. Quincy Avenue and Willow Springs Road.

There are no p...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Drone Flight on County Highway 73 at Barkley Road on November 30, 2021

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 30, 2021, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). 

There are no planned road closures for this flight.

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Additional Info... Drone Flights
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Drone Flight on Bergen Parkway at Sugarbush Drive on November 30, 2021

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday November 30, 2021, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).

There are no planned road closures for this flight. 

 

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Additional Info... Drone Flights

News Flash

Posted on: March 9, 2022

How Jefferson County Serves its Community

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Jefferson County is a beautiful place to call home. Our innovative spirit attracts businesses, and our breath-taking surroundings draw outdoor enthusiasts. Everything we do as your county government is based on the belief that we should provide equitable,...

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Financial Challenges
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Myth Busters: Jefferson County Realities

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Have you heard recently that the SLASH program has been cut and the Fairgrounds is closing? The answer is NO! These are just two myths circulating right now about Jefferson County. This month, I’d like to set the record straight about these and ...

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Financial Challenges

News Flash

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Directly deposit your cash assistance

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If you receive cash assistance from the state of Colorado, you now have the opportunity to have those funds directly deposited into your bank account.

Simply fill out and return an enrollment form with a voided check. Download the form in English and Spani...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Support Jeffco Families

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As some Jefferson County families work to move from poverty to prosperity, they could use your help!

You can lend a helping hand by donating to the Colfax Marathon Fundraiser. There are various ways to give, including donating in honor of a runner or can b...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

PEAK Updates

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If you have Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and you’ve moved within the last 3 years, make sure you can get important information about your health coverage.

You have to respond to le...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Dynamic Cover Letters workshop

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A cover letter is one of the most important parts of securing a new job. It gives employers the opportunity to a view a snapshot of your work experience while giving you the opportunity to share your accomplishments and why you'd be a great fit f...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Looking for employment opportunities?

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Jefferson County's Business and Workforce Center may be able to help you find employment opportunities!

Fill out the Workforce Programs Interest Form to assess career interests, explore career opportunities and more.

Check out the county's...

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Human Services - News
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Are you a graduating high school senior?

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Are you a graduating high school senior looking for a non-traditional pathway into a career in IT or have successfully passed the IT Fundamentals test (or can this summer)? 

Through the Full Stack undergraduate certificate with Regis University, y...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

It is very important to keep tabs on your mental health. Take a gander at the services and programs offered by Jefferson County Human Services to see what obstacles they can help you overcome, leading to a healthier an...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

May is Older Americans Month!

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Happy Older Americans Month! 

Have you heard of Jeffco’s Age-Friendly initiative? This campaign aims to foster open-mindedness and curiosity about aging and will educate our community on what ageism is, what can be done to actively stop ...

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Additional Info... Human Services - News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Business and Workforce Center is here to help!

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The Jefferson County Business and Workforce Center (BWC) can help you land your next best opportunity.

Throughout the month of May, BWC will offer a number of live online workshops to help you in your career journey. Professionals will help you with buildi...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

May is National Foster Care Month!

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Celebrate National Foster Care Month and show support for our foster families by donating to Collaborative Foster Care Program's appreciation efforts today.

Appreciation efforts include the annual carnival and other events for supporting and thank...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Help Strengthen Families this April

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One in five Colorado parents say they feel like they have no one they can turn to for day-to-day emotional support in raising children. If you are a parent or caregiver in this situation, you are not alone and there are resources to help.

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Access Services Virtually Due to COVID-19

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Human Services and Laramie buildings are open for limited in-person services Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30am – 5:30pm. Buildings are closed on Fridays but services are available virtually. 

Services are encouraged to be accessed virtually wh...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Innovation Interns Research and Pilot New Solutions for Jeffco (Summer 2022)

The 2022 Summer Innovation Internship Program has ended, and we are proud of the achievements of this cohort! The interns at Business Innovation & Technology (BIT) spent their summer semester working with Jeffco employees across several depar...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

YourJeffco App Allows Citizens to Submit Road Maintenance Requests

Jefferson County is excited to launch a new website and app, YourJeffco, that enables citizens, visitors, and business owners in the county to report issues and concerns about roads and bridges maintained by Jefferson County.

Visit the YourJeffco web porta...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Marlin McDaniel Wins Granicus' Innovator of the Year Award

Granicus, the premier provider of government experience cloud tools, recently announced the winners of its 13th annual Digital Government Awards.

Team Jeffco's Marlin McDaniel was honored with the Innovator of the Year Award. McDaniel founded and ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Jefferson County Archives Launches New Website

The Jefferson County Archives has been very busy over the past year implementing a newly designed website to make historical information about the county easier to find. It contains links to a keyword searchable catalog, a brand-new digital collections si...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Innovation Interns Research and Pilot New Solutions for Jeffco (Spring 2022)

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The 2022 Spring Innovation Internship Program has come to a close and we are proud of the achievements of this cohort! The interns at Business Innovation & Technology spent their spring semesters working with Jeffco employees across several department...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

New Technology Improves Community Engagement at Public Meetings

Jefferson County is committed to engaging communities around issues that matter to them. Over the past two years, we have taken steps to ensure community members have convenient access to public meetings wherever they are. By deploying new technology in c...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Jeffco Wins National Innovation Award for Live Chat Service

In 2021, the Jefferson County Elections division was the recipient of a 2020 Clearinghouse Award from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, a federal body that recognizes election administrators across the country for innovation. Jeffco was honored for...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Transition to T-Mobile Creates $2.1 Million in Savings and Wins NACo Award

In 2020, Jefferson County's Innovation Team conducted an analysis on county cellular service and identified an opportunity to significantly reduce annual operating costs. With help from several departments, the team organized comprehensive networ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Jefferson County receives $1.1 million from Metropolitan Football Stadium District

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Representatives from the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (MFSD) on Tuesday presented a check for $1.1 million to the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners. 

The funds stem from the recent sale of the Denver Broncos franchise and Jefferson...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Jefferson County Food System Grant Open for Applications

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On June 14, the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved $1.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to be used to support Jefferson County’s long-term food security and collective impact efforts. Applications are now open for the Jeff...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

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Jefferson County taxpayers will soon receive a TABOR refund check in the mail, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR).

The TABOR Amendment requires governments in Colorado to refund revenue collected abov...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Read the September Issue to find out about county news, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and much more!

Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, important servic...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

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Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area.  Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evid...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Jefferson County featured in PBS NewsHour story

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Jefferson County was featured in a recent PBS NewsHour story about the nationwide staffing shortages state and local governments are facing. Richland County in South Carolina was also featured in the story.

PBS NewsHour reporter Catherine Rampell and produ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

New YourJeffco app allows citizens to submit road maintenance requests

YourJeffco is a road maintenance reporting app and web portal for Jefferson County.

Jefferson County is excited to announce the implementation of a new website and app, YourJeffco, that enables citizens, visitors, and business owners in the county to report issues and concerns about roads and bridges maintained by Jefferson County.&n...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Helping Kids Succeed on their “Paths”

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If the summer-ending-and-school-starting ritual makes you anxious, you aren’t alone. Our children are headed back to school and Jefferson County Government is proud to do our part to not only help our children succeed in their early education path but als...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

JSX Kicks Off Charter Service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

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On Aug. 4, JSX kicked off its charter jet service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) in Broomfield. They will offer publicly available nonstop flights on 30-seat jets from RMMA to Burbank, CA and Dallas, TX. JSX will operate approximately eight...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Good News From a Resident About the West Quincy Avenue Road Widening Project

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Jefferson County is partnering with Lakehurst Water and Sanitation District this summer to relocate one mile of water mainline before the road widening construction project starts this fall. Lakehurst hired Brannan Construction to build the new water line...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Jefferson County Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

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Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area.  Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evid...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

18 Months in Office: What I’ve Learned

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As a commissioner, I work to listen to as many people as possible and go to where they are. Government can be intimidating to many people as they may feel there isn’t an easy, comfortable way to be heard, and they sometimes won’t let u...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Join us on Bike to Work Day

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Each Bike to Work Day, commuters in the region are encouraged to bicycle to work, helping them save money on their commutes, improve their health and lower stress levels — all while reducing traffic congestion and improving air quality. Commute ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Moving Forward Together: The Opioid Crisis

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Many of us have been touched in one way or another by the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic. The numbers are daunting. Between 2018 and 2020, drug overdoses statewide exceeded more than 3,500 with opioid overdose deaths increasing by 54 percent be...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Jefferson County Commissioners Honor Sustainability Award Winners

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The Jefferson County Commissioners and the Jefferson County Sustainability Commission are thrilled to announce the 2022 Sustainability Award winners, celebrating and recognizing outstanding achievements related to environmental stewardship and community c...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Jefferson County Announces New Alert System: LookoutAlert

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Local Officials Encourage Residents to Register for LookoutAlert at LookoutAlert.co.

Public safety officials in Jefferson County, the City and County of Broomfield, and the City of Westminster announced today that LookoutAlert is now avai...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Fresh Start - Relief for Outstanding Warrants

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People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Jefferson or Gilpin counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. The second Fresh Start event in Colorado’s First Judici...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

County vs. Household Budgets: The Same Right?

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As commissioners we encourage citizens to contact us with their concerns and questions regarding the county. As we have been sharing with you, our businesses and community groups, Jefferson County is facing significant budget challenges. As a result, I re...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Welcomes New Board member

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In February 2022, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners appointed Hilda Gehrke as the newest member to the Jefferson County Bo...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

How Jefferson County Serves its Community

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Jefferson County is a beautiful place to call home. Our innovative spirit attracts businesses, and our breath-taking surroundings draw outdoor enthusiasts. Everything we do as your county government is based on the belief that we should provide equitable,...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Facing Foreclosure? Federal Mortgage Assistance is Available

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The moratorium on foreclosing federally insured loans officially ended July 31, 2021. The moratorium prohibited lenders of federally insured defa...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Votes to Rescind PHO 21-006

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Jefferson County, Colo. — During a public special Jefferson County Board of Health meeting held virtually on February 10, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to rescind Public Health Order 21-006, the public health order requiring the use of masks ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Shares Year-End Reflections and New Year Plans

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It is hard to believe that January 12 marked my one-year anniversary of serving as your newly elected county commissioner. I have truly enjoyed working for you and thankful to all the people that reached out with questions, ideas or to raise concerns, and...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Abel Montoya named new Jeffco Director of Development and Transportation

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Abel Montoya has been named the Jefferson County Development and Transportation Director, reporting directly to County Manager Don Davis. He officially began his new role on Dec. 30, 2021. Montoya replaces Jeanie Rossillon, who served as the county&rs...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Sharing Our Paths, Roadways and Trails

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It is no surprise that our multi-use trails, paths, and roadways are busier than ever. Whether you are trying to reduce your carbon footprint, get more exercise or just enjoying the great outdoors, with so many users, some using our roadways and trails fo...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Talks TABOR

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Having lived in Jefferson County for 24 years, I know firsthand our quality of life is unparalleled. We have a reputation as a wonderful place for all to thrive. However, the quality of services the county provides to residents and local businesses come a...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Fresh Start Given to 50 People with Warrants in Jefferson, Gilpin Counties

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A total of 50 people – including some that traveled in from out-of-state – had their warrants for traffic offenses, probation violations and low-level, non-violent misdemeanors cleared Saturday during the first-ever Fresh Start event in Colorado’s First J...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Proposed New South Jeffco Library Site Community Engagement Process

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PROPOSED NEW SOUTH JEFFCO LIBRARY SITE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROCESS

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August 16, 2022

Contact: Matt Robbins, Community Connections Director [email protected] or 303.271.5902 

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Jefferson County Doubles SLASH Collection Days for 2022

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May 18, 2022  

Contact: Matt Robbins, Community Connections Manager [email protected] or 303.271.5902 

Reduce wildfire danger and protect your property through Jeffco SLASH: Sustainable Lands and Safer Homes. &a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Pilot Program Offers Discounted Lyft Fares to Some of Jeffco Open Space's Busiest Trailheads

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 Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) is excited to announce a pilot program giving park visitors the opportunity to take advantage of reduced fares from rideshare company Lyft, in hopes of helping with parking congestion at some o...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

For Sexual Health Awareness Month, JCPH launches new resource called Text4SexFacts

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Jefferson County, Colo. — At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), we know that it’s important for all members of our community to feel educated and empowered about their sexual health. That’s why this September, for Nationa...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health recognizes SepticSmart Week

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Whether it’s eating broccoli, going to the dentist or getting a physical, we all know there are things we must do to take care of ourselves and the systems in our body. When we don’t take care of our...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

JCPH encourages all residents to take steps to keep their food safe

Jefferson County, Colo. — Ensuring that our community has access to safe, healthy and contaminant-free food is a core pillar of public health. At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), our Environmental Health Services team works diligently with...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

New omicron boosters available now at JCPH clinic

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Jefferson County, Colo. — To continue to provide the best protection from the COVID-19 virus and its variants, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce the availability of new, b...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

For National Suicide Prevention Month and Week, JCPH reminds residents of vital resources

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Suicide is never an easy topic to discuss, but just as Jefferson County’s population continues to grow, so has the number of people suicide affects in our county.  In fact, in 2021, suicide was the eighth leading cause o...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

HELPING JEFFCO KIDS THRIVE: A review of Healthy Kids Colorado Survey data and public health services

The beginning of a new school year is an exciting and busy time for families in Jefferson County. As families in our community adjust to new routines, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) knows this season can also be stressful and complicated. To help o...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Take Steps to Prevent Overdose and Create a Safer, Healthier Jeffco

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Overdose affects the entire Jefferson County community. Many people in our community have lost or nearly lost someone to overdose, have experienced an overdose themselves or know someone who uses drugs. Alongside those ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Novavax vaccine against COVID-19 now available at JCPH

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce the availability of a new kind of COVID-19 vaccine at our clinic in Lakewood (645 Parfet St.). The new vaccine,...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

JCPH celebrates National Breastfeeding Month, emphasizes need for robust support of nursing families

Jefferson County, Colo. – Bringing a child into the world can be difficult, especially amidst recent concerns like the nationwide infant formula shortage. That’s why it’s so important new parents have a strong suppor...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

JCPH Offers Tips to Stay Healthy and Safe during Poor Air Quality Days This Summer

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Each summer, Jefferson County, along with the entire Denver Metropolitan Area, faces challenges when it comes to clean, healthy and safe air. During this time of year, when the climate is hot and dry, air quality can worsen and m...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Take Steps to Prevent Animal- and Insect-borne Diseases this Summer

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Jefferson County, Colo. — It’s summer in Colorado, and it’s the perfect time for Jeffco residents to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. Whether you’re spending your days at cookouts, hiking or by the pool, Jef...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

CDC authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6 months and older

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Last weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave its official recommendation that all children ages 6 months and older be vaccinated against COVID-19...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Get Paid to Get Tested at Jefferson County Public Health

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With rates of many sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) on the rise across the county and state, including HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV), it’s more important than e...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

JCPH Advisory: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is reaching out to all county residents who keep backyard poultry flocks (chickens, geese, ducks, quails, etc.) and farm owners with poultry to alert them to a strain of avian flu that has been detected in Colorado. T...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Notice: Jefferson County now in CDC’s Community Level High, additional precautions recommended

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As COVID-19 case counts and positivity rates have continued to increase across the state, Jefferson County has moved to COVID-19 Community Level High based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) metrics. Significantly, this means that within ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Jefferson County moves to CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level Medium

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With both case counts and positivity rates rising in Jefferson County, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved Jeffco from COVID-19 Communit...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

JCPH recognizes 2021 Public Health Champions and releases 2021 Report to the Community

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Through the challenges of the last several years, it has been strength and camaraderie within our community that have brought us together and kept us united. In the face of some of the largest public health needs and concerns we have ever faced, Jefferson...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

JCPH Warns of Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A in Wheat Ridge

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), is advising the public about a potential expo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Welcomes New Board member

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Hilda Gehrke Joins Board to Further Passion for Serving Community

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In February 2022, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners appointed Hilda Gehrke as the newest m...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Designates Interim Senior Leadership Team to Lead JCPH

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The Jefferson County Board of Health (BOH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) are in the planning stages of recruiting a new Executive Director to lead the department. To help lead JCPH and provide strategic public health direction in the meantime,...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Votes to Rescind PHO 21-006

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Jefferson County, Colo. — During a public special Jefferson County Board of Health meeting held virtually on February 10, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to rescind Public Health Order 21-006, the public health order requiring the use...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Votes to Rescind PHO 21-006 on Feb. 18, 2022

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The Jefferson County Board of Health met today, Feb. 3, 2022, to discuss the future of PHO 21-006, the public health order requiring the use of masks in all public, indoor settings, including school and childcare settings. After hearing updated data from ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Rescinds PHO 21-005, Provides Timeline on Revisions for PHO 21-006

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With COVID-19 cases beginning to decline in our community, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) and the Jefferson County Board of Health are making changes to the county’s current public health orders. The pu...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

JCPH Amends Public Health Order 21-005

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has amended Public Health Order 21-005 to better align with recent updated guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).

This amendme...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health Updates School COVID-19 Prevention Guidance

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With the second school semester underway and the rapid growth of the highly transmissible COVID-19 omicron variant, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has created updated guidance for individuals in school settings. JCPH and J...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Important Update Regarding COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now approved COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for children aged 12-15. This announcement, made Jan. 5, 2022, comes following the Dec. 9 recommendation that adolesce...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

National Radon Action Month – Request Your Free Test Today

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Jefferson County, Colo. – January is National Radon Action Month, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging residents to protect themselves and loved ones from dangerous radon gas by testing their homes. To help, JCPH is offering ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

JCPH Issues Recommendations, Updates to Help Jeffco Community Start New Year Safely

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As we begin 2022, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) wishes all our community members a happy and healthy New Year. While 2021 may be in the rearview, unfortunately, COVID-19 is not. Since the beginning of t...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Metro Coalition Continues COVID-19 Orders, Encourages Vax and Boosters as Omicron Variant Spreads

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As the more transmissible COVID-19 omicron variant takes hold in the metro region and across Colorado, the Metro Denver Partnership for Health (MDPH) is continuing its regional approach to stop the spread of COVID-19 by retaining or extending local public...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Public Health and Hospitals Urge Continued Caution During the Winter Holiday Season

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As the winter holidays continue and families and friends gather to celebrate, metro Denver public health and hospital partners remind all Coloradans that COVID-19 is still an ongoing health crisis impacting hospitals, schools, and local communities.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

JCPH Amends Public Health Order 21-002: Order Will Expire End of Fall Semester

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) Public Health Order 21-002 has been amended to establish an expiration date of December 22, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. At that time, the routine COVID-19 testing requirements for schools and childcares will no longer be requi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

JCPH Opens New Vaccination Site in South Jeffco

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce a new, large-scale vaccination site opening in south Jeffco. The Jefferson Marketplace vaccine site is located at 8194 S. Kipling Parkway in Littleton and wil...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

JCPH Amends Public Health Order 21-002

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Jefferson County Public Health amended Public Health Order 21-002 to remove masking requirements, as schools and childcares are now subject to the masking requirements under Public Health Order 21-006. Other requirements in the Order, including regular te...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

JCPH Rescinds Public Health Order 21-004

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Masking Indoors Remains Required Under Public Health Order 21-006

The Jefferson County Board of Health rescinded Public Health Order 21-004, which required use of face coverings indoors in all local government spaces. Currently, per Public Health Order 21-...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Board of Health Issues PHO Requiring Face Coverings in Indoor Public Spaces

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Jefferson County, Colo. – The Jefferson County Board of Health issued Public Health Order 21-006, which requires all individuals ages 3 and older to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in indoor public spaces in Jefferson C...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Celebrate Safely this Holiday Season: Take Steps to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — This holiday season, make sure the COVID-19 virus isn’t invited to the party. As our community prepares to gather with family, friends and loved ones over the coming winter holidays, Jefferson County Public He...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Board of Health Urges Governor Jared Polis to Take Statewide Action to Address COVID-19 Surge in CO

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The Jefferson County Board of Health today sent a letter to Governor Jared Polis requesting statewide action to address Colorado’s sustained surge in COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations. The current surge is creating seriou...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Help Kids Be Kids — Local Public Health Agencies and Partners Launch Campaign

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Denver Metro Area, Colo. – For the last year and a half, Colorado’s children have missed out on so many things – from sports games to birthday parties, and from sleepovers to in-person learning. Children are resilien...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Important Update Regarding COVID-19 Boosters

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Everyone 18+ Should Get Booster Dose 6 Months After Receiving Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine & Two Months After Receiving J&J Vaccine

This week, Dr. Eric France, Chief Medical Officer at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Cat with Plague Found in Jefferson County — Take Care to Prevent Human and Pet Exposure to Rodents

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Jefferson County, Colo. — On Friday, October 29, 2021, a domestic cat in Evergreen, near Bergen Mountain Road and Stagecoach Boulevard and close to Elk Meadows Open Space, tested positive for bubonic plague. The cat is the first case of plague i...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Public Health Advisory for the Metro Denver Region and State of Colorado

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(REMOTE: Nov. 5, 2021) As public health officials, we are issuing this statewide advisory due to steadily increasing cases and a concern for hospital bed capacity. Colorado and the metro Denver region continue to see steady increases in COVID-...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for Children Ages 5-11

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Following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended children ages 5 to 11 get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. With this announcement, everyone in the Jefferson County ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

STI Rates on the Rise in Jeffco — Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

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Jefferson County, Colo. — With rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) rising in the county, especially among young adults and teens, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) urges our residents to be aware of their risk and take important ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

JCPH Updates COVID-19 Data Dashboard Using 2021 Population Forecast

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In an effort to continue to provide high-quality county-level COVID-19 data to residents and partners, today Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will update the information on its COVID-19 data dashboard using 2021 Jefferson County population forecasts ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Jefferson County Board of Health Issues Public Health Order 21-005

Board of Health Votes to Require Routine COVID-19 Testing

During a public meeting held on October 11, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to approve Public Health Order 21-005, which requires all county and municipal government workers to get tested for COVID-19 weekly or submit proof of full vaccination ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Jefferson County Board of Health Votes to Require Masks in Local Government Buildings

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During a public Special Jefferson County Board of Health Meeting on October 7, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to approve Public Health Order 21-004, which requires that all individuals ages 2 and older wear a mask in all indoor spaces at all c...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Flu Season is Here: JCPH Encourages Residents to Get Vaccinated for Both Flu & COVID-19

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As we head into fall, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) urges everyone 6 months and older to get an influenza vaccine. With COVID-19 still circulating at high transmission rates in our community, it’s more important than ever to protect your...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2022

Nightly Closures at South Kipling Parkway and West Bowles Avenue

Intermittent closures of the South Kipling Parkway and West Bowles Avenue intersection will occur on Monday, September 26 through Wednesday, September 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. as crews install new traffic signal mast arms.

During this work, all traff...

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For more information, see project website. Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Stagecoach Road Closure

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Full Road Closure of Stagecoach Blvd will be closed to traffic from Bronco Road to Palomino Road starting Monday, September 26, 2022, to Thursday, October 27, 2022. 

Palomino Drive will be reopened starting Monday, September 26, 2022.  

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 7, 2022

ROAD CLOSURE – Stagecoach Blvd

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One Lane Full Closure of Stagecoach Blvd will be closed to traffic from Palomino Drive to Bronco Road starting Monday, September 12, 2022, to Thursday, October 27, 2022.

Full Road Closure of Palomino Drive will be closed to traffic from Stagecoach to Palom...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 7, 2022

ROAD CLOSURE – Palomino Drive

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Full Road Closure of Palomino Drive will be closed to traffic from Stagecoach to Palomino Road starting Monday, September 12, 2022, to Thursday, October 27, 2022. 

One Lane Full Closure of Stagecoach Blvd will be closed to traffic from Palomino Dr...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 7, 2022

LANE CLOSURE – Golden Gate Canyon Road

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The west lane of Golden Gate Canyon Road will be closed to traffic a half mile from Highway 93 on Saturday (9/10). Expect long delays.

District I will be working on erosion control.

 A detour route (PDF) is planned, and message boards are in place ...

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Road Closures & Construction

News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2022

Making Safe In-Person Transactions

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Buying or selling items online? Do it in a safe transaction zone.

If you are buying or selling items online, use a safe transaction zone.  Nearly all U.S. states now have designated safe trading stations — mostly at local police departments — which ensure that all transactions are handled in...

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Secure Jeffco News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Storing Passwords in your Browser Can Ruin Your Life (But Will Make Criminals VERY Happy!)

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In a kinder, gentler world, you might be able to store all your passwords and logins
in your browser, and it would be safe and convenient. This is not that world;
storing passwords in your browser can be extremely risky.

All browsers allow you to save passwords to websites requiring credentials and while this is convenient it is dangerous because if your computer is compromised the criminals now have access to all your credentials as well.  The recommendation: do...

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Secure Jeffco News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Stop Giving Companies Your Phone Number. Do This Instead.

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Facebook and Twitter admit that marketers accessed the phone numbers people gave them for security verification. Here’s how to protect yourself without handing over your digits.

This article details how you can protect your accounts without giving companies your phone number.

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Secure Jeffco News

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2022

Murder-Suicide Investigation on W. Ellsworth Ave.

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Jefferson County, CO. – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 16200 block of W. Ellsworth Ave. at about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022 after receiving a 911 call from a homeowner about an unknown situation. Th...

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Sheriff - News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Local Public Safety Agencies Partner with FCC to Conduct WEA Test

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Jefferson County, CO. – Through a coordinated effort by Jefferson County Emergency Management and the Jefferson County Communications Center Authority (Jeffcom), the FCC will be conducting a test of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) at 3:00 p.m. o...

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Sheriff - News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

JCSO Arrests DPD Sergeant for Internet Luring of a Child

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Jefferson County, CO. – A sergeant with the Denver Police Department is in custody, facing charges of internet luring of a child. 45-year old Timothy Hyatt turned himself in to authorities just after 9 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Hyatt was arres...

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Sheriff - News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Sign Up Now! New Emergency Alert System

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Public Safety Agencies Announce New Alert System: LookoutAlert

Local Officials Encourage Residents to Register for LookoutAlert at LookoutAlert.co  

Jefferson County, Broomfield, and Westminster, CO – Public saf...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Arrests Made in Home Burglary

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Jefferson County, CO. – Just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, JCSO deputies responded to a call referencing a burglary and shots fired in the 12000 block of West 9th Place. It was determined that a group of suspects forced entry into a ho...

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Sheriff - News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Home Invasion Suspect in Custody

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Jefferson County, CO - At 3:08 a.m. on January 20, 2022, the Jefferson County Communications Center received a 911 call of a home invasion burglary at the 5500 block of S. Eldridge St. The homeowner reported that someone had broken down the front...

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Sheriff - News

News Flash

Posted on: July 21, 2022

Good News From a Resident About the West Quincy Avenue Road Widening Project

Jefferson County is partnering with Lakehurst Water and Sanitation District this summer to relocate one mile of water mainline before the road widening construction project starts this fall. Lakehurst hired Brannan Construction to build the new water line...

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See more information about the project. Transportation News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

UPDATED: Confluence Builders Construction Impacting S. Golden Road (Rogers Street to Quaker Street)

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Confluence Builders LLC will close one lane of traffic on S. Golden Road from Rogers Street to Quaker Street on January 17 through February 14 and reopen the road to full traffic movement at the end of each workday. The roundabout at S. Golden Road and Qu...

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Transportation News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Xcel Energy Road Closure at Quaker Street and W. 82nd Avenue

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Xcel Energy will close Quaker Street at W. 82nd Avenue to repair a 12-inch transmission line. Work will begin on January 10 and be complete by approximately January 28.

See Xcel Energy Project Schedule.

See Traffic Control Plan and Detour Map.

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Transportation News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Trumbull Bridge Over the South Platte River Repair

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This project will rehabilitate the Trumbull Bridge (second bridge north of Deckers) across the South Platte River. The project is shared between Jefferson County and Douglas County.

Douglas County is managing the project and construction. Learn more on&...

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