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Gov. Polis, Sen. Danielson, Rep. Duran talk with local women business leaders

Meagan Moodie, co-chair of the public policy committee for the Colorado Women's Bar Association, believes a woman should not have to choose between being an awesome mom to be an awesome business …
Teacher contract, test results prompt budget changes
Student standardized test results came back just in time for the first regular school board meeting on Sept. 5, at which board members pressed for answers on how the district would improve for 2020. …
Jefferson Parkway Series
The Jefferson Parkway is no stranger to delays and setbacks, having been part of a Denver-metro beltway vision that originated in the 1960s. Construction of the final segment — a toll road intended …
When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …
In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental …
The Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) planned to break ground on its proposed tollway next year, using a requested $7.5 million total from its three government members to finish the …
When Arvada resident Brett Vernon learned the Jefferson Parkway project was moving forward, he began to learn as much as he could about the incoming road. The parkway, a roughly 10-mile toll road …

Arvada, cyclists work together to stay safe

It’s been more than eight years since Paul Rodriguez got a flat tire while biking and, hoping to find a solution, walked into The Bicycle Shack — the cycling shop he now co-owns after he accepted …

60 years of Jeffco Stadium

Jeffco Stadium will hold a special place in Lakewood High School’s Dylan Ladd’s memories when he looks back on his high school days. Ladd, a senior running back and kicker for the LHS football …

JEFFERSON PARKWAY

Parkway plans at standstill until end of 2019

An update on the City and County of Broomfield's website on Sept. 1 indicated that the construction of the Jefferson Parkway — which earlier this year seemed to be on the horizon — is farther …

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News

District talks tactics to engage ‘kids on the outer circle’

Since 2018-2019 data came back for the school district’s Make Your Voice Heard Survey — with 20.4% of middle schoolers and 16.3% of high schoolers saying they do not feel safe at school — …

Life

Celebrating 50 years of the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s …

Sports

Pomona football electric in win over Bear Creek

LAKEWOOD — Pomona wasted no time getting its season back on track after a Week 1 loss. Junior Jack Pospisil took the opening kickoff 98 yards to the end zone Friday, Sept. 6, at Jeffco Stadium to …

Voices

There seem to be a lot of “I’s” in these teams

“Adore me! Adore me! More! Louder! On your feet! Adore me!” I write this as I’m watching the first of five football games I’ll take in during the next 36 hours or so, now that Monday Night …

Top Golf and a tough teenage topic

Sticky notes. Mechanical pencils. Urinal cakes. The snooze button. Have you ever thought about some of the simple things that make life immeasurably easier and better? Like the sticky note — before …
Norton
Winning Words

Words of encouragement, kindness draw attention

Thanks again for all of the emails regarding my column and the “Winning Words” found here each week. I truly appreciate you all. Interestingly enough, and based on the community’s feedback, it …
Quiet Desperation

Check out groceries, human scenery, and emotionally

“Place the item in the bag.” “Place the item in the bag.” How many times could you hear “Place the item in the bag” before losing your mind? This is an ode to the 21st-century American …

Letters to the editor: Fighting Alzheimer’s

One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. My grandma Patti was one of them. I know how devastating it is for the person living with it and everyone around them. My grandma was …
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