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Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into …

Colorado lawmakers seek reforms as prison costs rise

A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into halfway …

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 …

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 …

DA’s office presents annual Senior Law Day

Seniors and adults facing challenges with aging parents are invited to the eighth annual Senior Law Day, presented by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. Workshops will address topics …
Education

Q&A with Siena M. Vessa, Ralston Valley High School

During my four years of high school, I was involved with the student government, choir, track and field, swim and dive, cheerleading, gymnastics, lacrosse and the National Honors Society. I plan on …

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College …
Graduation 2018

Green Mountain's Ram Nation graduates 44th class

It was a mostly celebratory evening for Green Mountain High School's Ram Nation as it said goodbye its 233-student 2018 graduating class. But there's always a little sadness when students leave for …

Crystal apples for two teachers at Kyffin

Two Kyffin Elementary School teachers are this year’s recipients of the Golden Schools Foundation’s Teacher Recognition Award. They are Jennie Clarke, a kindergarten teacher, and Andrea Radcliffe …

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 …
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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