Golden's kayak rodeo dives on in

A dozen participants — and about twice that many spectators — turned out for the first event of the 17th annual Golden Community Rodeo Series. Put on by Colorado Whitewater, the competitions take …
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Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for treasurer of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. Below are links to …

Dana Hutcheson, Democratic candidate for County Coroner

Annette Cannon, Democratic candidate for Jefferson County Coroner

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Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for governor of Colorado

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status
Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free …
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Ofo’s yellow bikes roll into Golden

One of Golden’s sustainability goals is to reduce vehicle miles travelled within the city by 15 percent by 2027. “If everybody were to replace one (car) trip a week with a bicycle, it helps us …

Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats …

Golden History Museum hosts its grand reopening June 23

There’s a lot of heritage tourism in Golden — both visitors and residents are curious about its history and past. “It was the territorial capitol, and now boasts a charming downtown and …

Every child made welcome at new Lakewood location

Pediatrician Jenni Burns has been working with low income parents and their children for 20 years with Every Child Pediatrics. And in all that time and all those patients, there’s one thing she’s …

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. …

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In-depth profiles: Learn more about the candidates for Colorado governor

Click on the links below for in-depth profiles of the candidates for governor published by The Colorado Independent. Mike …

Life

Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had …

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Broncos haven't given up on Paxton Lynch

Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates about how Denver's 2016 first-round draft pick should be …

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Editorial Cartoon for June 21, 2018

Cultural emptiness feeds into recent tragedies

Third week of June: Four shot in the parking lot of a dentist office in Westminster following a traffic altercation. Second week of June: two celebrity suicides. Third week of May: mass shooting at …
Quiet Desperation

If you try to be cool, you’re getting colder

Whenever I am facing something I am unable to resolve on my own, I ask, “What would Lincoln do?” Abraham Lincoln is my guidepost, my lighthouse, my lodestar. “The Springfield Redbird” is what …
Winning Words

The customer is not always right, but still is always the customer

There is a very common saying in business, “The customer is always right.” It may be very common, but it is not always true. What is true is this, “The customer is not always right, but the …

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