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A home, home on the range in Golden for Wild West artistry

Cowboys and cowgirls, and Western folk in general, filled the American Mountaineering Center in Golden for the 30th annual Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering Jan. 18-20. This year, 16 performers, in … more

Governor presents first budget to lawmakers

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pitched his plan for state-funded full-day kindergarten to lawmakers, calling it an opportunity to address educational and economic inequities facing young families. Polis … more

Experts debate ways to solve student debt crisis

Student debt has skyrocketed 400 percent in the last 30 years to where it now equals nearly 8 percent of the domestic output. The new debt burden is causing this generation to put off getting … more

Lakewood drains a dozen 3-pointers in win over Fairview

LAKEWOOD — Lakewood’s girls basketball teams looks and has to operate a lot differently this season. The Tigers have been going through life after the Emsbo twins. Camilla and Kira — 6-foot-5 … more

Lakewood animal hospital gets its own TV show

Ross Henderson quickly became a familiar face on Facebook when Fox Hollow Animal Hospital in Lakewood posted a video of him playing a guitar, singing to a Golden Retriever as the dog waited for … more

Writing workshops pulls people out of hard times

The promise of food on Wednesday afternoons brought Patricia Lynveal and her fiancé, who were both experiencing homelessness, to the Arvada Library for the first Hard Times Writing Workshops last … 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

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Hit the slopes without going broke

Vail and Beaver Creek resorts recently announced their day passes jumped to $209 per day at the door, a new all-time high, serving as a reminder that a day on the slopes is anything but cheap. … more

Man connected to 1984 hammer murders may be extradited soon

Alex Christopher Ewing, a 58-year-old inmate in Nevada who is wanted in two deadly hammer attacks that occurred in 1984 in Aurora and Lakewood, lost an appeal of an extradition order. Nevada's … more

Items of White Fence Farm to be auctioned off

When White Fence Farm closed its doors for the final time on Dec. 30, it left behind more than a legacy of serving up its famous fried chicken. Pieces of White Fence Farm need to go, and soon, … more

The history of the Wheat Ridge Police Department

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. To celebrate, the city will be participating in a variety of events throughout the year like "Love Letters to Wheat Ridge" … more

Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal … more

'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is … more

Polis inauguration highlights theme of 'Colorado for All'

Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and … 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

White Fence Farm says goodbye one last time

Penelope Winston and her family have gone to dinner at White Fence Farm since she was born 24 years ago. And there is one memory in particular that Winston will hold close for the rest of her life: … more

Cloven quintet vanishment quandry

Wendell, Daryl, his other brother Daryl, Yoda and Creampuff are missing — five goats on the lam. The farm animals, all from Five Fridges Farm, had been in a fenced off portion of the Clear Creek … more

Golden Grizzlies youth baseball team prepares for Cooperstown

MLB players Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and recent World Series champion David Price have all played at the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament in New York. “It’s the Disneyland of baseball. Kids get … more
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