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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

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

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

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

My Name Is: Gretchen Carter

Looping with students for four years of high school I’m the ninth-grade assistant principal activities director at Golden High School. I’ve been at Golden High School for eight years. A large … more

A good spring cleaning never goes out of style

When you get older one of the things you never think of much is if younger people understand what you are talking about. You tend to use expressions that were popular back in the day with no thought … more

Golden elementary named healthy school champion

Shelton Elementary School was named a 2018 Healthy School Champion and received the $500 Excellence Award. The award honors schools and districts for creating and supporting healthy schools, and for … more

Dinner, fundraiser honors Golden Living Landmarks

Joy and Jack Brandt, Calvary Church Golden, Buffalo Bill Days and Conrad Gardner will be honored at the Living Landmarks Dinner and Annual Fundraiser. Presented by the Golden Landmarks Association, … more

Amy Ferrell

Generosity Having the freedom to be generous is something I always longed for, so now that I am able, I enjoy doing random acts of kindness in the community, such as paying for somebody’s … more

Passing on the importance of Arbor Day to the next generation

Some students part of Bell Middle School’s Interact Club may already be on their way to becoming future arborists. “It’s awesome to see young people this enthusiastic about planting trees,” … more

Wheat Ridge girls soccer defeats rival Golden

LAKEWOOD — Wheat Ridge girls soccer kept any hope of winning the Class 4A Jeffco League title alive April 18 at Lakewood Memorial Field. The Farmers, ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com 4A girls … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Bicycling around Golden is easier than ever

I write a lot of promotional stuff for bands and events and often times I talk about bikes and bikers. But in this area I have to really make it a point to differentiate between events for bicycles … more

A delightful E-Days

Every year, since 1934, students at Colorado School of Mines host “E-Days” or “Engineering Days” for a weekend full of traditions and fun. From the Ore Cart Pull and Trebuchet Contest to a … more

Golden State of the City: ‘So much to be proud of’

From streets to parks to websites, the city of Golden has accomplished some great things last year. “We are coming off of another fantastic year in Golden with so much to be proud of as a city,” … more

Golden Planning Commission suggests short-term rentals be allowed throughout city

Dan Paull enjoys downtown Golden. He likes to walk along Clear Creek, visit the local breweries and spend time at the Golden Library. That is, when he is not out hiking Mount Galbraith or the table … more

Plans to move Free Horizon Montessori into former Pleasant View

One shuttered Golden-area school might become the new home of an area charter school. Jeffco Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass announced recently that the school district intends to go … more
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