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Jefferson County Works With Faith-Based Organizations To Prevent Violence

By Mekialaya White

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Law enforcement officers in Jefferson County are coming together with faith leaders to better equip them for potentially unsafe situations. The Safety in Faith Summit is kicking off its fifth year on Tuesday, as part of an effort led by Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader… Read more…

Voter outreach is ahead for League of Women Voters Jeffco

Six locations in Jeffco will serve as sites for the initial unit meetings of 2017-18, beginning Sept. 12 through 14. To be discussed will be an overview of the organization and a look at upcoming events, which will include voter outreach projects to be held in conjunction with this fall’s election season…  Read more…

Woman describes sexual assault at work; search ensues for suspect in Jefferson County

By Mark Belcher

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The search for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at her place of employment in Jefferson County is on…  Read more…

League of Women Voters Jefferson County Kicks Off on Aug. 24

If you’ve wondered what the League of Women Voters Jefferson County is all about, here’s a chance to find out…  Read more…

WE²NG Research Experience for Teachers wraps up 2nd year

Thirteen K-12 teachers from across Jefferson County recently completed six weeks of active learning at Colorado School of Mines, absorbing current research in the water-energy nexus in order to educate their students about these critical issues…  Read more…

Boettcher Mansion Party Tonight

Boettcher Mansion - Golden Colorado

The Boettcher Mansion is 100 years old this summer.  They’re having a party to celebrate tonight, and you’re invited!

Come join the fun and celebrate 100 years of the Boettcher legacy on Lookout Mountain! Thursday, July 27, 4:00pm-8:00pm, outside the Boettcher Mansion. The local band Renewed will be playing Top 40 hits while you explore, go on a tour of the mansion, see new Lookout Mountain Nature Center exhibits, enjoy games, interactive booths, food and brews by Little Machine Beer. We encourage carpooling, and please be aware that dogs and bikes are not allowed in the nature preserve. Free admission to this event.

DEADLINES

If you want to apply for this fall’s Leadership Golden class (and you should), know that the deadline for applications is July 31st.

The County is looking for Volunteers to serve on boards and commissions. Want to advise on Open Space? The Library? Housing, Mental Health, the Fairgrounds, Sustainability…lots of other options. See the range of possibilities and submit an application on the County’s website.  The deadline to apply is August 1st.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Jefferson County Fair will take place August 10th-13th.  They’re looking for volunteers.

The Golden Gallop, which benefits the Golden Schools Foundation, will happen on September 24th.  From race packet hand out to water stations to clean up, we can use help from our Golden neighbors. The Golden Gallop is a fun event for runners and families and you can be a part of the action — whether you’re running or not.  Sign up to volunteer….

Deadly Water

Golden Fire Department Rescue - Golden Colorado

This photo comes courtesy of the Golden Fire Department. Yesterday, while trying to pull a car out of Clear Creek, they discovered a body. Take this as a reminder to BE CAREFUL NEAR THE CREEK. The Creek is closed to tubers and rafters. Kayakers with the specified safety equipment are still permitted in the Creek. Learn more about the restrictions. See a Fox News report about the Fire Department’s retrieval yesterday.


The County is looking for Volunteers to serve on boards and commissions. Want to advise on Open Space? The Library? Housing, Mental Health, the Fairgrounds, Sustainability…lots of other options. See the range of possibilities and submit an application on the County’s website.


Do you know any high school student(s) who might be interested in leadership? Consider inviting them to apply for this program to learn more about leadership in the world around us.


Don’t forget tonight’s Golden Bike Cruise and tomorrow’s Bike to Work Day.


You know–not all events make it into this daily post. Now and then, you should check the goldentoday.com calendar, which appears on the home page. Tomorrow, for example, the Quilt Museum will teach a class on machine embroidery, the Volunteers of America will serve lunch at the Presbyterian Church, NREL will host a brown bag lunch presentation about the Solar Decathlon competition, the Front Porch will host their monthly book club, Colorado Whitewater will host a (Kayak) Rodeo on Clear Creek, Bent Gate will present a talk on Self-Rescue for climbers, a group of runners will gather at Holidaily brewing (and you’re invited), the Sustainability Board will meet, and Dinosaur Ridge will host a talk on armored dinosaurs. And that’s just a Wednesday! Check the calendar to make sure you don’t miss anything you’d really like to do.

LWV Jeffco units meet May 23, 25 in Golden area for Legislative Wrap-Up

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County will conclude its program year with two public Golden area meetings May 23 and May 25 for a report and review of the impact of legislation adopted this year by the Colorado Legislature…  Read more…

Jefferson County deputy injured in Golden traffic collision

By Kieran Nicholson

A Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Friday afternoon in a traffic collision as the deputy, with lights and siren going, was heading to another traffic incident in Golden Gate Canyon…  Read more…

Traffic Crash Investigation – Jefferson County SO Marked Unit Involved

Golden, Colo. — Date March 10, 2017 — At 2:54 p.m., Golden Police responded on a traffic crash in the intersection of US Highway 6, Highway 58 and Highway 93. A marked Jefferson County SO patrol vehicle and two other vehicles were involved…  Read more…