Lighting up the night in Golden

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Golden for the 31st annual Candlelight Walk on Nov. 30. Attendees enjoyed holiday-themed activities, such as visiting with Santa, and performances; hot cider …
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Gingerbread houses make memories

Probably every little kid dreams of living in a house made of candy, said Coletta Smith of Castle Rock, one of the coordinators for the Colorado Christmas Adventure event. “Gingerbread houses …

Golden hires its first female fire chief

When Alicia Welch was a young adult in the 1990s, she was working for a parks and recreation department in Long Beach, California. One day, she noticed a note on her paycheck stub that said the Long …

Lighting the menorah for Hanukkah

Latkes, donuts and gelt accompanied the menorah lighting Dec. 2 held by the Chabad of Northwest Metro Denver in the outdoor space by the library in Olde Town Arvada. The lighting symbolized the first …

Foss Building offers a little of something for all

The late Frederick A. “Heinie” Foss — known for establishing the Golden Civic Foundation — passed on a piece of advice to his family: “always work with people of good character.” And when …

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Intriguing new play goes in uncharted directions

One walks through the edge of Adam and Greg’s simple living room on the way to a seat for Benchmark Theatre’s world premiere production of “What You Will” by local playwright Jeffrey Neuman. …

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Lady Wolves hang on in local tournament opener

In control for two-quarters Dec. 5 at Westminster High School at the Westminster Winter Classic, the Lady Wolves sealed a 43-40 win over Wheat Ridge, despite the Lady Farmers’ second-half push. …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Earning loyalty and trust, building commitment and love

Loyalty is earned when trust is present. Zig Ziglar always said, “Trust is a transference of feeling.” He also would focus on the two letters in the middle of the word trust, “U and S, or …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Rolling Stones 2019 — old boys’ club is nothing like old times

Gimme shelter and gimme money. Tickets to see the Rolling Stones next year at whatever the stadium here is called go for (went for) $49 to $850 (without fees), and some special seats go for (went …

Broncos and I could use a Christmas miracle

Tis the season of hope … I hope. I wrote last week about the season of giving. Today, I’m all about hope. Hope for redemption, hope for the future, and, yes, hope for the Denver Broncos. The …

My favorite gifts: A Christmas story

Part two... “But how am I to create all of this? How will I know what to make or what will help?” “Because, my child,” the Being said with a loving smile. “I am going to give you the gift …

A thank-you to voters of Jefferson County

The results of the 2018 election have finally been certified and they mean improved opportunities for students, better pay for our educators and staff, and improved buildings in Jefferson County. …
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