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Mountain lion trapped in downtown Evergreen scare

On Nov. 12, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers tranquilized and trapped a female mountain lion in downtown Evergreen. The mountain lion attacked and killed a pet dog from the yard of a nearby … more

'A big celebration with a small-town feel'

Be it the lights along Washington Avenue, the decorations that merchants put up or the family and community festivities, Golden is the place to be for the holidays. “What makes it so special is … more

Uber driver arrested on suspicion of kidnapping

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies arrested an Uber driver Nov. 11 for a suspected kidnapping incident involving a teenaged girl in Golden. Ahmed Muse, 30, faces second-degree kidnapping, false … more

And just like that, it’s Christmastime in the city

As I’m sitting here writing this column, the snow has been falling all day and I can hear the snowplows rumbling down the street. That song “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” keeps … 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

Chuck & Don’s pet supply store opens in Arvada

Chuck & Don’s, a pet-supplies store, has opened a new store in Arvada, marking the company’s 11th location in Colorado. While the store officially opened Oct. 25, the store’s grand opening … more

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Democrats leading the way in state senate and House races in Jeffco

It was a ballot packed with amendments, special questions, a governor race and house and state senate races, but now election results are beginning to trickle in. Republicans may not be celebrating … more

Democrats take majority of Jefferson County offices

Races for Jefferson County offices are neck-and-neck, with only a couple of percentage points separating the candidates, as of 7 p.m. Nov. 6. In the race for clerk and recorder, incumbent Faye … more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Golden votes not to allow teen voters

Golden’s ballot question 2E, which proposes to allow 16-and-17-year-old residents to vote in municipal elections is failing with 65.05 percent voting against the idea, as of 8 p.m. on Election … more

Fandomonium celebrates pop culture

Batman, Klingons, storm troopers and Gryffindors were just a few of the characters that could be found Nov. 3 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the Jeffco Library’s Fandomonium. Free to the … more

In the mad rush towards Christmas here’s where to find those truly unique gifts

Halloween is over so you know what that means. It means we kind of gloss over Thanksgiving and go straight into the beginning of the Christmas frenzy. You know it’s coming when you start seeing … more

New esports arena set to open up in Lakewood

The esports, or competitive video gaming industry is starting to blow up all across the world. Celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan have invested in the industry, and even owners of professional … more

Colorado-based 98th Signal Battalion prepares for deployment

For Capt. Justin Brown, an Arvada resident, deployment means leaving his family and friends behind. It means leaving beautiful Colorado, missing ski season and racking up his mountain bike. But it … 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

Golden's mayor honors the contributions of others

Sometimes you serve others just because it’s the right thing to do. “One question that every great volunteer in this room has asked,” said John O’Leary, the keynote speaker at Golden’s … more
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