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Golden Elks promote reading, writing during summer break

Near the end of each school year, the Golden Elks visit local third-grade classes to pass out books for the club’s summer reading program. This year, the Golden Elks went to Welchester and Kyffin …

What is CoorsTek?

CoorsTek is a manufacturing company privately owned by the Coors family, now in its fifth generation of family members holding positions such as CEO and other roles. Headquartered in Golden and …

Fed funding to help Fairmount and Cornerstone with ‘Safe Routes’

The Fairmount student sidewalk project is designed to compliment a state and federally funded project that will also benefit area students. The West 50th Avenue sidewalk project stretches from …

CoorsTek air quality permit renewal spawns community questions

A proposed renewal of CoorsTek’s air quality permits would require a significant reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide pollutants. The company is “committed to …

Applications being taken for Leadership Golden

Golden residents who would like to increase their knowledge of the relationships between government, education, business and the community are invited to apply for Leadership Golden. Participants in …
Education

Jeffco students rewarded for reading and writing

Jefferson County students love to read and write. About 50 of them were recognized on May 11 for being the winners of the Education Nonprofit Corporation’s (ENC) Jeffco Writing Challenge and I Love …

Jeffco BOE puts value on employees in proposed budget

The Jefferson County Board of Education is putting value on its educators in its proposed 2018-19 budget with increased pay and cost of living increases for teachers and an increase to long-term …
Wheat Ridge STEM

WRHS STEM looks beyond the horizon as senior year ends

After four years in high school graduates come away with new skills, horizons to chase, and accomplishments to celebrate. Looking back at the end of Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM program fourth …

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Engineers elevated: Colorado School of Mines 2018 spring graduation

Colorado School of Mines graduates the spring Class of 2018. — Photos courtesy the Colorado School of Mines
Business

Cycle shop celebrates grand reopening

A grand reopening event for Big Ring Cycles will include group rides, mountain, road and e-bike demos, vendors and more. Besides an expanded service area, the remodeled space at 600 12th St., Golden, …

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, …
West Metro Chamber

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual …

Feeding all of Golden’s critters

The Golden Mill served as a gathering place for animal lovers, farmers and ranchers from miles around. It used to have a large bulletin board where people could advertise hay for sale, a pasture for …

Working hard for good news

Hundreds of people attended the 28th annual Good News Breakfast on April 24 to hear about the good things happening in Jefferson County. This year’s theme was Jeffco at Work: Providing Pathways for …
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