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WWII veteran gets private tour of Coors brewery for 101st birthday

Andrew Slavonic of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a World War II Air Force veteran and longtime Coors Light consumer, got to celebrate his 101st birthday in true Golden style. “We wanted to give him the … more

Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety

With two lawsuits pending, seven citizen groups are bringing a new legal suit to try and unseal 30-year-old documents about the troublesome Rocky Flats. Represented by Pat Mellen, a Denver-based … more

Inspiring a new generation to dance in Golden

Dancers on the Golden High School Demons Dance Team feel that dance is empowering. And that’s what they hope to pass on to the 100 participants of the team’s Mini Poms Clinic this February. … more

County business underway with New Year

About 300 people attended a swearing in ceremony on Jan. 8, during which seven elected officials took the oath of office. They were: Assessor Scot Kersgaard; Clerk and Recorder George Stern; District … more

Plan for 31 affordable housing units clears planning commission

More affordable housing will likely be coming to Golden in the near future. Golden's Planning Commission on Jan. 2 approved a plan that will provide the community with 31 affordable housing units at … more

Golden in 2018: History, sidewalks and schools

The year 2018 ended up being an interesting one in Golden. The Golden Lions celebrated of 75 years doing good in the community. Affordable housing and short-term rentals were of prominent discussion … more

Looking back at 2018 in Jefferson County

From proposed roads to taxes, Jefferson County had a busy year in 2018. Blue Jeffco Jefferson County voters made history this year by voting to put the majority of elected offices in the hands of … more

‘Tis the season for goofy elves

One recent day, Golden Elves Pvt. Laura Hack asked a little boy, who was about 6 or 7 years old, if he had written a letter to Santa. The boy answers yes, Hack said. So, she listened to him … more

Family justice center coming to Jeffco

Law enforcement has its own way of providing support to a victim. So does a medical professional. Same with a counselor or therapist. Often, each organization has one lens it’s looking through when … more

‘A mom to all of us’

JoAnn Thistlewood was an avid sports fan. Particularly, she could be seen cheering on the Golden High School Demons and the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers at her children and grandchildren’s … more

Who is The Golden One?

Golden High School senior Linus Woodard told the story of Lt. Cmdr. Dan Cnossen — a Navy SEAL who lost his legs serving in Afghanistan in September 2009, who later went on to become a six-time … more

NREL delivers some zero-emission charity

It all started about eight years ago when one National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) employee started volunteering at Project Angel Heart. Since then, a group from NREL has volunteered every … more

Gingerbread houses make memories

Probably every little kid dreams of living in a house made of candy, said Coletta Smith of Castle Rock, one of the coordinators for the Colorado Christmas Adventure event. “Gingerbread houses … more

Foss Building offers a little of something for all

The late Frederick A. “Heinie” Foss — known for establishing the Golden Civic Foundation — passed on a piece of advice to his family: “always work with people of good character.” And when … more

Golden hires its first female fire chief

When Alicia Welch was a young adult in the 1990s, she was working for a parks and recreation department in Long Beach, California. One day, she noticed a note on her paycheck stub that said the Long … more

Golden budget gets conservative

Golden’s 2019 proposed operating budget addresses community needs and can supply the resources required to meet those needs. Overall, the city is in a good financial position. But, some tough … more

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
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