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Jefferson county educators Joel Zigman and Elizabeth Hall march during a teachers rally for more educational funding at the Colorado State Capitol on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Colorado Education Association said the walkouts are necessary to alert residents and lawmakers about the status of school ...
Teachers from Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts are rallying at the Capitol on Thursday, while teachers from Denver Public Schools — the state's largest district — will join educators from Aurora, Boulder Valley and Cherry Creek and 20 or so other districts at the statehouse on Friday.

However, that it was introduced at all speaks to growing concern that the wave of teacher activism that has hit other states could come to Colorado. Last Monday, several hundred teachers marched at the state Capitol for more school funding and to defend their retirement benefits. Hundreds, perhaps ...
Bob Gardner, a Colorado Springs Republican who is one of the measure's prime sponsors. “… It's a wise thing to do, in some shape or form, in the state of Colorado because we have one district that's already voted to strike. We have others discussing a strike. Strikes are not good for children.” He called the ...
However, that it was introduced at all speaks to growing concern that the wave of teacher activism that has hit other states could come to Colorado. .... Jason Glass, superintendent of the 85,000-student Jefferson County district, sent an email to parents Tuesday that said classes would be canceled next ...
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Douglas County School District joins the ranks of other large districts cancelling classes ... Jefferson County teachers will walkout on Thursday, so that district won't hold classes for a day. Cherry Creek, Adams 12 Five Star, and Poudre will cancel their classes on Friday, while ...

Jefferson County teachers will walkout on Thursday, so that district won't hold classes for a day. Cherry Creek, Adams 12 Five Star, and Poudre will cancel their classes on Friday, while Denver Public Schools will be on a half day. “We've been trying all kinds of different venues to be heard, and those have ...
DENVER — Two of Colorado's largest school districts have canceled classes for April 27, one of two days teachers are planning to rally for increased public education funding at the state capitol. Adams 12 Five ... The districts also join Jefferson County Public Schools, which canceled classes for April 26.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are in Colorado this week to join a group of teenagers for the “Vote for Our Lives” rally. The rally at Clement Park near Columbine High School in Littleton is at 6 p.m. Thursday with students from Parkland, Florida ...
The CEA does not like a proposal to raise the retirement age from 58 to 65 in order to stabilize the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association. “We have teachers working second jobs,” Dollman said. “We have one teacher in Jefferson County who leaves school each day and goes and works as a ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – Three hikers who were reported missing over the weekend have been found safe, a spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said. The trio of hikers – two 17-year-old girls and one 19-year-old man – were dropped off Wednesday near the Goose Creek and ...
GOLDEN, CO – Susanne Burgaz, 55, a mother of four children, ended her life in the dayroom of the Jefferson County Detention Facility last August. A former fine artist and scenic painter for television programs, she reached the end of her earthly journey homeless, alcoholic and disabled, strangling herself ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A second suspect involved in a bar fight that endangered a 4-year-old girl and was caught on camera has been arrested, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Devon Lee Premer was arrested on Tuesday and is being held on a $50,000 bond, the sheriff's ...
GOLDEN, CO – A female inmate died in custody at the Jefferson County Detention Facility early Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reported. Jennifer Brooks, 46, was found non-responsive with a trash bag over her head in her cell around 3:48 a.m., the sheriff's office said in a statement.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Schools has seen a record number of suspicious activity reports at schools around the county in the wake of the Florida high school shooting. Security officials for Jefferson County Public Schools tweeted Saturday they had received a record 164 ...
Video may be clue to possible shooting that prompted shelter-in-place in Jefferson County. Robert Garrison ... JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office released a video Friday it says may contain a clue to an incident that prompted a shelter-in-place order earlier in the morning.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- Residents were told to shelter in place and several schools went on lockout on Friday morning after multiple shots were fired, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office received multiple calls about 6:30 a.m. in the area of West Ken Caryl Avenue and C-470, ...

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jury selection begins in the re-trial of Michael Blagg whose wife was murdered and daughter disappeared 16 years ago. Blagg, of Grand Junction, was convicted for his wife's murder in 2004, but that was overturned. blagg trial 6pkg transfer frame 567 Jury Selection ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- There are serious consequences for a Jefferson County student who said his social media post threatening violence at school was just a joke. It was no joke to authorities, and it was a big scare for families at multiple high schools, including Dakota Ridge and Columbine.
A high school student in Jefferson County Schools could potentially face charges on more than 100 counts of harassment, and interfering with school operations, after he allegedly took a friend's picture, added a caption that threatened violence, and posted the image to Snapchat for students at Dakota ...
Teachers from Colorado's two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could be joined by other districts. Jeffco Public Schools canceled classes for April 26, next Thursday, after many teachers there said they plan to go to the ...
Teachers from Colorado's two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could ... Jason Glass, superintendent of the 85,000-student Jefferson County district, sent an email to parents Tuesday that said classes would be canceled ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Schools said Tuesday that classes will be canceled on April 26 because administrators don't expect to have enough teachers to staff classrooms. The district expects many staff members will choose to participate in a demonstration at the state ...
DENVER (CBS4)– Students from Jefferson County welcomed the first students to arrive from Parkland, Florida on Wednesday. The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School traveled to Colorado to help prepare for the somber anniversary of another school shooting- Columbine High School.
DENVER – Tuesday marks the unofficial start to the 2018 election season in Colorado, as Democratic and Republican voters will gather in their neighborhood precincts to caucus. The caucuses are the first step toward getting statewide candidates for office onto the ballots for the June primaries, and though ...
A man injured in a Pine Junction bar brawl had to be air-lifted to a hospital and endangered his four-year-old child, the Jefferson County Sheriff's office said. Sheriff's investigators are seeking the public's help to identify one of two men who began to throw punches while the victim carried his four-year-old ...
It is being held in Jefferson County Court. In November 2001, Blagg called police in Grand Junction to report he found blood in his home and his wife and 6-year-old daughter Abby missing. The body of his 34-year-old wife was found in a landfill in Mesa County months later. Abby has never been found and ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- There are serious consequences for a Jefferson County student who said his social media post threatening violence at school was just a joke. It was no joke to authorities, and it was a big scare for families at multiple high schools, including Dakota Ridge and Columbine.
A reported threat towards two Jefferson County high schools is believed to be a “joke,” school officials said on Tuesday morning. The principals of Dakota Ridge High School and Columbine High School sent a letter to parents saying a threat of violence was made against the schools via social media.
Just last week, a Jefferson County jury convicted a man of murdering a black market dealer who tried to sell him a pound of pot on Craigslist. By nature, black market sales are impossible to quantify accurately, but even as arrests rise, black market sales appear to be a fraction of the legal sales in Colorado.
LAKEWOOD, CO -- Artillery shells and debris dating back to before World War II were found on the north side of Green Mountain in Jefferson County's William Frederick Hayden Park. The munitions debris is thought to have come from Camp George, which opened in 1903 as the Colorado Army National ...
ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – CBS4 has learned that a social studies teacher at Pomona High School has been charged with felony evidence tampering after investigators say she deleted information on her personal cellphone that was central to a police investigation. Court and police records show that Julia ...
While most moms and dads are at work, all they have are photos to remind them of the little people they leave at home every day. But Christina Terrell doesn't have to love on three-month-old Kreighton from afar -- she gets to bring her to her Tri-County Health Department office while she's doing her ...
LAKEWOOD, CO -- Emotions ran high Thursday at Alameda High School, where staff from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless answered questions ... Alderman said residents would be admitted by referral from social services agencies and would most likely be Lakewood or Jefferson County residents.
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Have you heard loud booms in Wheat Ridge lately? That's the question police are asking residents following several reports of loud booms or explosions across a large area of the Jefferson County city. In a Facebook post on Thursday, Wheat Ridge Police said they have taken ...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A band coach at Eaglecrest High School in Centennial was arrested following allegations he had sex with a student. Geoffrey Banninger, 23, was arrested Wednesday evening on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust and pattern of sexual abuse.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– Lakewood residents were fired up at Thursday night's public meeting hosted by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. The discussion focused on a proposal to build a massive housing complex for the homeless near 6th and Union next to the Federal Center. co lakewood ...
GOLDEN, CO -- A part-time band instructor for Cherry Creek and Jefferson County school districts was arrested Wednesday for sexual assault of a ... The advisor, Geoffrey Banninger, was arrested Wednesday evening by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and his employment with the district has been ...
In addition, Knowles co-administered the ISS uplink database, assisted team members with observation planning and uplink, maintained the ISSPT camera ... Knowles earned a master's degree in astrophysics from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and a bachelor's degree from Vassar College in ...
GOLDEN, CO -- Members of the Golden Fire Department will present a special session of the Golden Safety Academy with an emphasis on environmental dangers, the department said. Golden, like most of Jefferson County, is a high-fire danger area and any mountain town is susceptible to weather-related ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – A motorcyclist was killed following an overnight crash in Jefferson County, a Colorado State Patrol spokesperson said Sunday morning. The crash was reported just before 5 a.m. in the area of West Bowles Avenue and South Pierce Street. The collision involved the ...
To counter this, Jefferson County Public Health has joined a growing number of local health departments that are making a concerted effort to tackle ... But for those who are stepping up their efforts now, finding ways to be impactful can take time, said Lili Farhang, co-director of Human Impact Partners, ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- Original reports of attempted abductions of children during off-school hours are no longer under investigation in Jefferson County. Jefferson County Sheriff Department recently tweeted an update, stating that there was no attempted abduction of a juvenile. UPDATE to an ...
LAKEWOOD, CO -- Officials for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Human Services gave the green light to a draft plan to convert a 59-acre parcel deemed ... The 30-year old agency Colorado Coalition for the Homeless applied this month for a 20-year lease on the parcel under the McKenney-Vento Act, which ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Authorities in Jefferson County and Gipin County are working together to determine if the suspect who triggered a manhunt in Evergreen on Wednesday morning is linked to a body found in a motel south of Black Hawk. The suspect is believed to have stole two ...
Filed Under:Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, Elk Creek Road, Head-On Crash, Jefferson County, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Local TV, U.S. Highway 285. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was involved in a ...
According to ICE, Flores-Rosales, who is from Mexico, has been previously deported multiple times, and is illegally present in the U.S. ICE lodged a detainer on him with the Jefferson County jail on Dec. 5. The next day, ICE asked for detainers for his co-conspirators, Cristobal Flores-Rosales, 47, and Yoel ...
DENVER -- Six people, among them four juveniles, were injured Sunday in a rollover crash on eastbound I-70 at the Lookout Mountain exit, according to Colorado State Patrol officials. The crash was reported at mile marker 256 just before 10:30 a.m. in the Golden-Genesee area. It involved a 2000 Dodge ...
Jefferson County District Attorney Pete Weir announced the 61-count indictment on Thursday. Investigators seized or made ... Fred Elbel, co-director of the Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform, told LifeZette the bust highlights the need for a tougher approach to illegal immigration. “It should come as no ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Searchers found an 18-year-old man dead Saturday off of US Highway 6 between Highway 93 and Highway 119 west of Golden. A spokeswoman with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said the coroner identified the man as Sawyer Dow. Earlier in the day, deputies found ...


 

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