LAKEWOOD – Regional Transportation District construction officials have canceled a planned Thursday night closure of the West 6th Avenue/Indiana Street area and will reschedule the work, the agency announced Wednesday afternoon.
The announcement gave no reason for the change in plans other than citing “unforeseen circumstances” in the FasTracks West Corridor light rail construction schedule.
“Prior notification [...]
Two salmonella-linked food recalls, one of them “likely linked” to an outbreak of the disease among customers at a popular Jeffco restaurant, were announced by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment this week.
In a recall that health officials believe is linked to the Fort Restaurant in Morrison, Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, [...]
LAKEWOOD – Construction work on the FasTracks West Corridor light rail line will force a number of traffic closures in the coming week, Regional Transportation District officials said Friday.
The traffic detours started late Friday, when crews began work to move the off ramp from West 6th Avenue to traffic exiting eastbound to West Colfax Avenue [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Jessica Metzler, Campaign Manager
JEFFERSON COUNTY – County Commissioner Kathy Hartman announced Thursday that she has received more than 30 endorsements from Jefferson County officials from both major political parties. Hartman is running for re-election as Jefferson County Commissioner.
“I am both humbled and proud of the number of endorsements we have received during my [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Brandon Edelman. Coordinator, Public Relations & Marketing, Seniors’ Resource Center
WHEAT RIDGE – Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) is excited to announce that it will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony on a brand-new, state-of-the-art Adult Day & Respite Services facility at 11 a.m. Monday, July 12 at the agency’s Wheat Ridge location, 3227 Chase St..
Congressman Ed [...]
LAKEWOOD – City and company officials this week broke ground for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant, one that will bring an expected 65 jobs to south Lakewood and one that will replace a trademark but vacant Black Eye Pea restaurant building.
“I’m excited to get to work with this community,” said John Barker, who will operate the [...]
LAKEWOOD – Construction of the Indiana Street light rail bridge will close West 6th Avenue beneath the bridge overnight Friday and Saturday.
A construction crew will set the final steel girders in place at the bridge site, forcing closure of the highway at Indiana from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. both nights. Motorists will be detoured [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Mark Smiley, Director, Public Relations & Marketing, Seniors’ Resource Center
JEFFERSON COUNTY – County Commissioners Kathy Hartman, Faye Griffin, and Kevin McCasky presented Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) with a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month on Tuesday, May 25.
Adult Protective Services and the Jefferson County Council on Aging (JCCoA) joined SRC at the [...]
Jefferson County – The Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its 2010 Youth Academy. The academy, which is free, is designed a to provide a sample of the operations of local law enforcement.for people between the ages of 14 and 20, and offers them .
The academy offers “a fun-filled, week long academy with class topics [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Jeffco School District Communications Office
Jeffco Public Schools offers a variety of summer school programs to help students with special academic needs and promote student enrichment. The district’s Summer School Office is sponsoring core programs in math, language arts, science and [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Steve Davis, Lakewood Police Department Public Information Officer
LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood Police Department will test the city’s outdoor siren warning system on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. The test will be from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Police will activate all 25 sirens in the system with a long wail, followed by a voice test [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Kris Kinzli, GCDF, Marketing & Communications, Jefferson County Human Services
JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Jeffco Workforce Center will host the Fifth Annual Casino Job Fair at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, May 11 from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m.
Interested job seekers will meet directly with Black Hawk and Central City casino employers who are [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Colorado Christian University
LAKEWOOD – Working adults who dream of getting a nursing degree but can’t juggle school along with their jobs and families can now keep working and pursue their degree in a trailblazing nursing program designed just for them by Colorado Christian University.
“No other nursing program in Colorado offers both instruction and [...]
JEFFERSON COUNTY – Victim advocates invite the public to celebrate the “strength and courage” of crime victims Saturday, April 17, in the annual Courage Walk for victim’s rights at the Jeffco Administration and Courts Building.
The 17th annual Courage coincides with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and is open to everyone in the community who want [...]
Submitted by Colorado State Parks
DENVER – Colorado State Parks has drafted several alternatives to designate and fence dog off-leash areas at Chatfield State Park and Cherry Creek State Park as part of a several year process to protect natural resources, avoid user conflicts and develop a unique amenity for metropolitan area dog owners. Detailed information [...]
LAKEWOOD – Motorists who rely on West 6th Avenue as they head to and from the foothills and mountains to take advantage of spring snow sports can expect a few traffic-induced headaches from a trio of light rail closures covering much of April.
The first leg of the triple-threat will be early next week when prep [...]
JEFFERSON COUNTY – Pam Anderson, Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder, is among a baker’s dozen of Colorado citizens appointed to serve on the state’s first Elections Best Practices and Vision Commission.
Secretary of State Bernie Buescher last week announced the members of the panel, which will meet for the first time as a commission on April [...]
LAKEWOOD – FasTracks construction will limit the use of the center lanes along a stretch of West 6th Avenue for about 10 days next month while crews relocate a signboard, the Denver Transit Construction Group announced Thursday.
Work crews will close the east- and west-bound center lanes of the heavily traveled highway between the Simms/Union exit [...]