Baroch had a commitment to Golden

Sometime back in the early 1990s, a new friendship was made during the Colorado School of Mines’ E-Days fireworks display. Former Golden residents Chuck and Carol Baroch were attending the event, …
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Domestic violence call leads to SWAT standoff in Belmar

The Lakewood Police Department reports that officers responding to a domestic violence call on the evening of July 14 were met with gunfire, triggering a SWAT standoff, and neighborhood lockdown. …

Hundreds audition for ‘Amazing Race’

WestConnect study recommends improvements for safety, congestion

Arvada Kmart to close doors

Toddler Tour de France welcomes hundreds of tiny riders

Foothills Art Center celebrates 50th with 168 hours of art
From aerialists to quilts, a new week-long event in Golden will feature a variety of art for all to enjoy. ARTSWEEK GOLDEN takes place July 16-22 at various in-and-outdoor venues. It is being put on …
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One Golden and one Georgia athlete team up for Big Cycling Adventure in August

Noah Williams’ happy place is the outdoors. “He was a nature baby who has grown into a nature kid,” said his mother Naomi. And come August, the 9-year-old Georgia resident will embark in a …

To stay open, Jeffco breweries tap into community spirit

Colorado is home to more than 300 breweries, and while that makes the state sound like a paradise for aficionados of the drink, that means brewery businesses are facing more and more competition. …

WestConnect study recommends improvements for safety, congestion

A high number of motorist crashes and recurring traffic congestion are just two of the reasons the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) says a study needed to be done on an approximate …

Arvada Kmart to close doors

The Kmart on West 58th Avenue in Arvada has survived several rounds of store closures. Kmart in Englewood closed in November leaving Arvada as the last metro area location. But this time, it didn’t …

Jeffco Platoon reunites, 50 years later

It might have come nearly 50 years late, but about 25 surviving members of the Jefferson County Platoon finally received the welcome home they missed at the Lakewood Civic Center on June 30. “Vets …

News

Nonprofit gets $1,000 grant to help refugees

An Arvada based nonprofit has been awarded a $1,000 grant to help provide financial literacy training to refugees in the Denver area. Teach By Tech and its founder Linnie Pawlek received the award …

Life

Blues and BBQ Fest to benefit Habitat for Humanity

The 21st annual Blues and BBQ for Better Housing benefitting Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver will be held Saturday, July 21 at Citizens Park in Edgewater. Proceeds from the event will help build housing for nine families.

Sports

Sunday workouts help football players fine-tune talents

The midday sun was hot as some parents and even a couple players during a water break found shade under the bleachers at the Lutheran High School football field in Parker. It’s still the off-season …

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opinion

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Chuck

When my wife and I moved to Golden in December 1997 one of the first people we met was Dr. Frank Schowengerdt of the CSM. He invited me to a meeting of Save The Mesas activists where I met Marcie …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Alcorn’s immigration comments

I supported President Reagan’s immigration law as a reasonable approach to the roughly three million illegal aliens in the country at that time. Years later, 11 million. A law designed to solve …

Editorial Cartoon for July 19, 2018

Winning Words

Take a focused approach to information overload

Thanks again for the tremendous support from the community. I really do love receiving your emails, thoughts and questions, so please keep them coming. One of the more common emails I receive lately …
Quiet Desperation

Being tailgated — there’s something stupid behind it

The first recorded incident of following at an unsafe distance occurred about an hour after the invention of the automobile. Understandably, that wouldn’t have been possible, but it probably …
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