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Reptiles, rodents and rabbits sometimes need shelter, too

A red-eared slider turtle is not native to Colorado. But sometimes it ends up here through the pet trade. People buy these aquatic turtles at a pet store when they're small and young. But as the … more

Jeffco goes deep blue

All contested Jefferson County elected positions on the ballot this year have gone the way of the Democrats, as of Nov. 9. While candidates note that getting the job done in many of the county … more

Uniting the past, present and future

The event was something like that of time travel — both from the past and into the future. “It's exciting to be a part of my town's history,” said 11-year-old Addison Helms who has lived in … more

Golden votes no to lower voting age

While it's not surprising to adult advocates that Golden's ballot question to lower the voting age didn't pass, the teen advocates feel differently. “I think all of us were so optimistic, and we … more

What was going on in 1968?

The year 1968 was a tumultuous time in history. It was the peak of Vietnam War protests. Under Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency from 1963-1969, more than 50,000 American troops were fighting overseas … more

Golden looks back to 1968

Andrea Frederick reflects on the time she spent at Golden High School: “They were good years,” she said. It was a small school — probably no more than 500 students in the entire school, … more

Council approves street vacation for new S-shaped road on Arapahoe

The city will be vacating about 2,400 square feet on Arapahoe Street to make way for Calvary Episcopal Church’s celebration plaza. This has been in planning for “many, many years,” said the … more

Jeffco could be headed for a financial shortfall

Jefferson County may face some financial sustainability challenges in the near future. “Looking to 2020 and beyond, current estimates indicate that the growth of revenues will not keep pace with … more

Candidate hopes to get Libertarian message ‘out there’

In the race for governor, Scott Helker, the Libertarian candidate, is glad he’s coming in above the Mickey Mouse vote. A telephone survey conducted by Magellan Strategies LLC that took place … more

Land near Dinosaur Ridge again on topic for county commissioners

Development of an area near Dinosaur Ridge moves forward. The Jefferson County commissioners approved a rezone request that will allow additional commercial uses to a parcel of land where medium … more

Mines students take on mental health and suicide prevention efforts

Mental health struggles and suicide prevention awareness are not issues that affect only college students. “No matter what you’re doing in life, you can be affected by mental health issues,” … more

District 3 candidates talk Jefferson County issues

This November, Jefferson County voters have a decision to make on who will be part of the team that leads the county. Tina Francone, a Republican, is the incumbent. Running against her is Democrat … more

Multifamily affordable housing to get priority in Golden

Golden City Council is taking a step that could improve the availability of affordable housing in the community. “Any time a city council is aggressive enough to address barriers with affordable … more

Jeffco provides playground, workforce for industry to thrive

Jefferson County is known as the Gateway to the Rockies. This makes it a prime spot for outdoor industry businesses and companies to thrive. “Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado … more

City seeking end to Astor House’s long-term vacancy

The city of Golden is asking the community what should become of the Astor House — a 151-year-old building in downtown Golden that has sat empty for, roughly, the past three years. On Sept. 24, the … more

Zombies arise to cruise Golden

The moon was nearly full on that Tuesday evening when the zombies made their way to gather in the parking lot next to the Golden Library. Once there, they were greeted by the smiling faces of some … more

CoorsTek extends its mark in the world

Golden’s own CoorsTek is talking about thinking both globally and locally to meet its customers’ needs. “We want to be the world leader in engineered ceramic materials manufacturing and … more

CSM students get involved in the community

Colorado School of Mines students say they have a blast attending college nights at local establishments, browsing in the shops on Washington Avenue or walking along Clear Creek. “Golden is a great … more

As Mines grows, Golden deals with the good and bad

When Golden’s city manager Jason Slowinski talks with city managers of other college towns, he hears about having to deal with rowdy parties and other destructive behavior by the students. … more

Open air painting event benefits open spaces

Colorado artists spent Sept. 10-15 in Jeffco Open Space parks painting en plein air to promote preservation efforts and demonstrate the value of open space lands. Put on by PLAN Jeffco, the In Plein … more
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