Developer wants 236-unit rental development near North Table Mountain

A Phoenix developer has submitted an application to Jefferson County to rezone about 26 acres of land on the north flank of North Table Mountain near Golden in hopes of eventually constructing a …
JCPH says it will take legal action against Bandimere for July 4 show
Jefferson County Public Health is promising to pursue legal action against Bandimere Speedway's owner after the speedway held a racing event on July 4 that violated a court order that laid out crowd …
Jeffco’s census response rate is 2nd highest in state

As the ever-important 2020 census approached, many of the staff members involved in Jefferson County’s effort to get residents to respond to the national survey knew they would be facing a …

Golden Giddyup race canceled after JCOS asks for changes to event

A popular annual Golden event will not continue, and its organizers say its not COVID-19 that’s behind the cancellation. Instead, the organizers of the popular fall Golden Giddyup mountain bike …

Golden sees linkage fee, GURA partnership as possible fixes for housing crisis

No one knows how many affordable housing units currently exist in Golden, but city officials know it is clear that the city is far short of the affordable housing goals outlined in its most recent …

Jefferson Parkway in months-long standstill

The city council of Broomfield — one of three entities who formed the original Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) more than a decade ago — unanimously voted to withdraw from …

News

Jeffco superintendent Jason Glass a finalist for Kentucky education commissioner

On July 1, Jeffco Public Schools' superintendent of about three years, Jason Glass, was named one of three finalists that are in the running to be Kentucky's next Commissioner of Education. …

Life

Children cook creatively in snug mugs

Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, about creativity. — Guy Fieri No one is born a great cook, one learns by …

Sports

Veteran Denver sports exec Jim Saccomano: Why sports matter

Denver is the smallest of the 13 U.S. cities with four professional sports teams in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association. …

Voices
avenue flashes

Places are opening up, but it’s far from normal

It’s been a really strange weekend for me. As everyone knows, things have started to open up around town and people are finally getting out of the house and happy to have a few things returning …
Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

What are you smiling about?

“I saw a picture of you. Those were the happiest days of my life.” Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, wrote “Back on the Chain Gang” as a memorial to lead guitarist James …
Michael Norton

People love to hear a good, positive story

Some of us like to tell a good story, some enjoy hearing a good story, and some of us appreciate both. And although there are a few people who seem to derive pleasure from a bad or negative story, I …
Craig Marshall Smith

Big-bang bullies take to the air

From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4, my neighborhood sounded like Hell. I was Clint Eastwood mad and helpless. I expected the worst because for weeks before the Fourth there were nightly fireworks all …

‘In order to find wisdom, we have to be honest with ourselves’

In the 1960s, it was the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Civil Rights Movement, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, and the Vietnam War. In the 1980s, there was …
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