Jefferson County

News Primary category in which blog post is published

About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Jeffco Public Schools will allow all students to return to school buildings this fall

The district will also have a remote option for any students who want to keep learning from home

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Bandimere Speedway broke rules during 4th of July race, Jeffco health officials say

The race track said Friday on its Facebook page it would only allow people to sit in every other row of the grandstands and asked attendees to practice social distancing

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Incumbents, slate backed by super PAC cash head to victory in run for Colorado statehouse

Weld Republican says it’s “a new chance for the conservative effort in Colorado.”

Nicolais: Jefferson County’s Democratic DA’s race gets ugly — again

When my ballot arrived alongside two mailers from the campaigns, it made me take a deeper look at the under-the-radar race

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

2020 battle for power at the Capitol starts with these big-money Colorado legislative primaries

A guide to the top legislative contests in the June 30 primary, where Republicans are debating who is more conservative and Democrats are aiming for progressive bona fides

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Front Range kayakers, rafters blast Jefferson County’s extended coronavirus closure of Clear Creek

Jefferson County's sheriff cited recent crowding on Boulder Creek in his decision to ban all swimming, tubing, kayaking and rafting on Clear Creek through June 25

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Most of Denver area to remain under stay-at-home order as governor eases statewide restrictions

The extended orders mean that about half of Colorado’s 6 million residents will remain under some kind of stay-at-home directive. Douglas County, the lone exception, will follow the state’s safer-at-home guidance.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado families are getting a taste of homeschool thanks to the coronavirus crisis. Could it stick?

As parents trade spots with teachers, some are considering making the jump to homeschooling for good. But it’s tougher than they thought.