Activation Ministry Wins Long Legal Battle

Activation Ministry

Canyon Courier, Wednesday May 6th, 2015: Lookout Mountain church wins long legal battle: Way is clear for Gateway on Mount Zion to expand when the Colorado Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal.

At some time in the recent past, Activation Ministry changed their name to Gateway on Mount Zion…

http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/lookout-mountain-church-wins-long-legal-battle

Trails Talk Forum April 2015, “Know Before You Go”

For Immediate Release:
Trails Talk Forum 2015-Apr Teaser promo graphicJefferson County Open Space is hosting their Spring Trails Talk public forum with the theme of encouraging park visitors to “Know Before You Go”. Many of the topics center around being prepared before visiting a park, and knowing your alternatives—resulting in a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience.

This event will be held on Wednesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St, Golden, CO 80401 in the first floor conference rooms.

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Discover Wildflowers in Jeffco Open Space

From Bailey Becker, Jeffco Public Information Office, 4/03/2015:

WildflowersHave you ever wandered down a trail in your favorite Jeffco Open Space Park and wondered what those beautiful wildflowers were? If you take a Native Plant Master® Course, you will learn not only the names and identifying features of these trailside beauties but also discover interesting facts about their lifestyles, friends and foes. Upcoming offerings include:
•    NPM Course at Mt. Falcon Park on Fridays May 8, 15 and 22, 8:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
•    NPM Course at High Plains on Saturdays May 9, 16 and 23, 8 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
•    Plants of Green Mountain: Wednesday, May 13, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
For a list of other Native Plant Master offerings, see www.npm.eventbrite.com. Register soon as offerings fill quickly. If you would like to receive notices of future classes, contact npmassistant@jeffco.us.

For information about Jefferson County Extension, visit www.jeffcoextension.org or call 303-271-6620.

Jeffco Expands the Slash Program, Summer 2015

From Bailey Becker, Jeffco Public Information Office, 4/03/2015:

SlashAs we enter into the spring and summer, it is time to start spring cleaning our properties and clearing out our slash, which includes tree limbs, tree tops and pine needles. Doing this is essential to keeping our homes safe and the forests healthy in Jeffco.

You will be able to bring your slash to one of many collections that Jefferson County is offering this year. The slash collection program is expected to run every weekend, except July 4 and 5, from May 30 and 31 until October 24 and 25. Sites are being confirmed and will be announced on the slash web page.

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CARE notification: JeffCo to test CodeRED system on March 5th

This article appeared in the Canyon Courier, 2/18/2014:

A test of the CodeRED emergency notification system will be conducted Wednesday, March 5, when a text, phone call or e-mail will be sent to every resident who is enrolled.  The testing should begin around 9AM and be completed by noon. Everyone who is registered with CodeRED and who lives in Jefferson and Broomfield counties, and parts of Adams and Clear Creek Counties, will be contacted.

CodeRED replaced the 911.net system and is used by emergency service providers to keep residents informed of incidents or crises.

If you’re not already signed up for this very important service, visit your911.net. If you’ve changed phone numbers or email addresses, update this information on the same site.

For more information about CodeRED, call the local fire, police or sheriff’s department on a non-emergency line:

•  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 303-277-0211

•  Evergreen Fire/Rescue, 303-674-3411

•  Golden Police Department, 303-384-8045

•  West Metro Fire Rescue, 303-989-4307