In Jefferson and Gilpin counties, the Pathways diversion program works to decrease the negative impacts of unlicensed and uninsured driving
The district has exhausted its budget and drawn $32 million from its reserves to cover expenses this year. Closing the schools could save up to $12 million.
If Republicans win a majority in the Colorado Senate they’ll be able to stonewall Democrats’ agenda, including that of Gov. Jared Polis, after four years in the legislative minority
Republican Heidi Ganahl is citing Jeffco Kids First as she warns about distractions in schools. The Jeffco Public Schools board president says the rhetoric is “demonizing our kids.”
County leaders asked to approve the first plan in 34 years to handle a large swath of trees amid growth, fire danger and climate change.
Some say they’re a great tool for accessibility. Others argue they’re bringing chaos to the backcountry.
The Colorado mining board extended closure of an allegedly illegal mining and milling operation near Rocky Flats that inspectors say threatens Jefferson County watersheds, adding a fine up to $12,000 and ordering the owners to apply for a state permit and post cleanup funds. In a contentious hearing Wednesday in front of the Mined Land […]
Colorado officials have shut down what they call an illegal mining and milling operation south of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge and above Jefferson County communities, saying uncontained chemicals like cyanide for gold processing are a hazard to the public and environment. Rocky Flats Environmental Solutions, which says it is not a mining operation but […]
A new Colorado study found toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in 100% of the fish it sampled from previously known contaminated waterbodies in El Paso, Jefferson and Adams counties, adding to a growing series of reports on damage from the waterproofing materials’ spread in the environment. Staff from the Colorado health department, the Colorado School of […]
Loveland grandmother Mickie Nuffer grew more concerned by the day as she watched people on television shouting about “defunding the police” and later, in her own county, when businesses required proof of vaccination to enter. In Highlands Ranch, mom and former teacher’s aide Donna Jo Tompkins was growing increasingly frustrated with mask mandates, last-minute school […]