There’s nothing like a Golden brew

One thing about Golden is that the water here makes for great beer. Adolph Coors realized this back in 1873 when he opened the Coors Brewery in Golden. It’s now in its fifth generation of family …
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Guide to voting in Jeffco for Election 2018

Election Day, Nov. 6, is less than one month away. In Jefferson County, voters have a few options on how to register and vote. Here’s how: Register The first step to voting is to make sure you’re …

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

Why I’m voting against Amendment 73 and the Jeffco Mill Levy

$567 million bond would improve security, buildings, programs

Archery meets dodgeball in Arvada

West Metro Fire refers measure to the November ballot
Pam Bales knows firsthand how crucial it is for emergency response teams to reach their destination as quickly as possible. Four years ago, her son fell off a three-story balcony. He landed on his …
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Going hunting for haunting in the Denver area

On a late September day, Andrew Smith walked through a downtown Littleton shop unlike most on the block. Inside the Reinke Brothers costume, prop and Halloween store on Prince Street, bundles of …

Jeffco library foundation celebrates beer and books

For the second year in a row, the Jefferson County Library Foundation is celebrating beer and books. “We’re thrilled to be able to do this and raise money for the Jefferson County Library …

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …

Jefferson County schools' mill levy override focuses on bringing classrooms to life

In addition to the $567 million bond Jefferson County Public Schools is seeking to address facility needs within the district, it is also asking voters to approve a $33 million mill levy override …

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Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Douglas County

Ballots for the Nov. 6 election will soon be mailed out. Douglas County residents who plan to vote on Election Day need to make sure they're registered and ready. Ballots will be mailed to all …

Life

Female a cappella group from Zimbabwe to perform in Lakewood

A five-member female a cappella ensemble from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, will perform a fusion of Zimbabwean-rooted music, Afro jazz, gospel and crossover at a Lakewood concert Oct. 27. Nobuntu was founded …

Sports

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 11

Danny Kingman, Lakewood The senior number 2 singles player became a Region 5 champ on Oct. 3. Kingman and a few of his teammates now move on to the Oct. 11-13 5A state tennis …

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On birthdays, the Holocaust and Eva Levine

As I celebrate my birthday this week, my thoughts turn instead to Eva Levine. I commemorate Eva’s birthday – July 6, 1916 – as I do every year, by reflecting on the Holocaust; however, because …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …

Preserving both safety and liberty

I grew up in Monte Vista, a small town in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. In my memory, there were two stoplights, although there may be more now. I remember once when my mother was stopped …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

`I Can Only Imagine’ what happens when we tell our own story

One of my very favorite songs is by MercyMe, and the name of the song is, “I Can Only Imagine.” You may have heard it before. You may have seen the movie that was made about the song and its …
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