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Mayor Sloan passes the baton

Marjorie Sloan remembers the day perfectly: It was a “beautiful, blue-sky day” and Lions Park was filled with people. On that day in September of 2012, former President Barack Obama became the … more

Early 2020 study results, budget decisions to determine parkway’s future

Of the decade the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) has existed, arguably no year has posed as many roadblocks as 2019 did, with environmental and economic concerns emerging that … more

One of three finalists withdraws request to build parkway

On Dec. 23, the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) announced that one of the three teams in the running to build the parkway had withdrawn its request to do so. The Jefferson … more

Jefferson County commissioners approve 2020 budget

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo on Nov. 12 pointed out that Jefferson County is not the first jurisdiction to face budget cuts. “And it won’t be the last,” she said. “But I think … more

Broomfield approves 2020 budget but holds off on decision to fund Jefferson Parkway

The City and County of Broomfield adopted its 2020 budget — which includes some funding proposed to go to the Jefferson Parkway — with a six-to-three vote on Oct. 22. However, “the money (for … more

Rocky Flats plutonium hotspot `appears to be an outlier'

The most recent batch results in an ongoing soil study east of former nuclear weapons plant Rocky Flats came back Oct. 1, testing for plutonium levels well within the government-established safety … more

Belmar Library to close for extensive redesign

Belmar Library in central Lakewood will be closed through spring 2020 for a major redesign starting Sept. 30. The Jefferson County Public Library at 555 S. Allison Parkway first opened in 2000, and … more

500+ people seek to clean up trash in Clear Creek Canyon

Allan Reid, who has lived in Jefferson County for about 50 years, identifies with the saying that goes like this: If not me, who? And if not now, when? “I’m retired,” said the 74-year-old … more

Election Day is coming

Election Day falls on Nov. 5 this year. In Jefferson County, voters have a few options on how to register and vote. Register The first step to voting is to make sure you’re registered and that your … more

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 … more

Safety advocates seek to stop bicycle fatality trend

On the north side of the street where South Marion Parkway curves into East Bayaud Avenue in Denver, stands a bicycle painted completely white. The bike is under a tree, with stacks of bouquets piled … more

Delays aplenty as Jefferson Parkway debate continues

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 … more

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

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 … more
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