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Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

Golfer demonstrates unpredictability of game

It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very … more

Jeffco schools approves Free Horizon shift from charter school to district option school

Pending approval by the Colorado Department of Education, Free Horizon Montessori is on its way to obtaining a slightly different configuration, and a new home.On May 3, the Jeffco Board of Education … more

Proud to offer proof: This age-old American system gets the job done

The system works. Granted, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t satisfy 100 percent of the people all the time. But it works. I’m talking, of course, about our political system, offering as example the … more

Golden donates more than 20,000 pounds of food for annual drive

The 26th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive took place on May 12. The food drive is a nationwide event, with the local efforts benefiting the Golden-based Christian Action Guild, … more

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 … more

My Name Is: Dan Walters

About Me I grew up in Applewood and have been living in Lakewood since 1993. I went to Wheat Ridge High School and graduated in 1984. After that, I went to Metro State College and graduated with a … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Lawmakers conclude session with pension deal

Colorado lawmakers narrowly passed an ambitious plan to rescue the state pension fund from the fiscal brink just minutes before the 2018 legislative session gaveled to a close at midnight May 9. … more

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, … more

Jazz festival returns with new bands, returning favorites

Evergreen is about 1,400 miles from New Orleans. But July 27-29, the scenic mountain community will become “Bourbon Street with Altitude” as it hosts the 17th annual Evergreen Jazz Festival. … more

Calvary gets approval for plaza and parking deck

Calvary Episcopal Church considers itself an anchor in the Golden community. And as its celebrating its 150th year of existence, the church is looking towards its future. The church is planning to … more

Amputees make strides toward goals at adaptive clinic

Traci Miller, 52, has been an above-the-knee amputee for 31 years. The one thing she hasn’t been able to do since losing her leg to a rare vascular disorder is run. “Now, I just really want to … more

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when … more

Homeless Coalition files suit to stop sale of 59 acres

The saga over the future of 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood continues to develop, as the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has filed a complaint in the US District Court of Colorado … more

Capitol hosts proclamation to kick off Mental Health Month

Together with public and private health organizations around the United States, Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne officially proclaimed May as Mental Health Month at a ceremony May 1 at the Capitol. “I … more

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer … more

Five ways being a golfer can improve your outlook on life

I was introduced to the game of golf by a business partner and great friend. Besides having a lot of fun, golf would helped me grow mentally, spiritually, while also increasing my vocabulary. My … more

Standing up for Colorado daughters

Every morning as I get ready to go into work, I’m doing so while taking care of my 10-month-old daughter Isabelle. I routinely catch myself thinking about how inspired by her I am. Working toward a … more

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 … more
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