Revised Astor House addition receives go-ahead

Golden’s Historic Preservation Board has voted unanimously to greenlight Foothills Art Center’s proposed rear addition to the historic Astor House, paving the way for Foothills to seek final …
Golden may again halt multifamily construction in some zone districts
A little over two years after the Golden City Council took the dramatic step of instituting a temporary moratorium on new multifamily construction, it will look at doing so again. On June 7, the …

A mountain memory: New site on South Table Mountain dedicated to Applewood lawyer and conservationist

When Carl Eiberger received a knock on the door of his Applewood home in late 1974, he never could have imagined how much the trajectory of his life was about to change. After all, the person …

Work begins on Lutheran hospital's new location

Ground has been broken for the SCL Lutheran replacement hospital campus in Wheat Ridge. The new hospital will be located in the new Clear Creek Crossing development near I-70 and 44th Avenue. The …

Firm pitches three pedestrian designs for new US 6 and Heritage intersection

If you think navigating the busy Sixth Avenue and Heritage Road intersection at rush hour is a headache in a car, try doing so on foot — or a bike. That’s the message many Golden residents have …

Buzz returns to Miners Alley as live shows resume

John Moore never thought he would miss the sound of audiences coughing and sneezing. But after over a year spent watching shows be limited to online broadcasts — or just not happen at all — …

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Wild summer for Jeffco readers

Registration is still open for Wild Ideas, this year’s theme in the Jeffco Library Summer Challenge. Book lovers of all ages can participate. Simply log onto to www.jeffcolibrary.org and click on …

Life

Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, …

Sports

Jeffco Athletics inducts HOF classes of 2020 and 2021

WHEAT RIDGE — Eight new members of Jeffco Public Schools’ Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted on Wednesday, June 9, at The Vista at Applewood. Due to COVID, the Class of 2020 and 2021 were both …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The past keeps populating the present

For the past year and a half, old acquaintances I haven’t heard from in five, ten, fifteen and even twenty years have written to me. Has the same thing been happening to you? Most have been former …

When MVP stands for most variable player

So, Denver has an NBA Most Valuable Player this year. Our first in the history of the franchise in the NBA, and the first professional MVP for the city in a … while. Anybody remember a guy named …

Urgent: Slow down to control hurry sickness

Do you count the cars in front of you and always move to the line that seems to go faster? Do you check out the items in grocery carts ahead of you and calculate which check-out lane will move …

Fatherhood outside the box

Long ago I lived out of a suitcase and performed in a soul band for six years. The band was the Satisfactions, a mix of Midwestern and Washington, D.C. musicians that played one-to-four-week bookings …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Failing to be facile was tassel-related hassle

You might think being chosen to speak at a high school graduation ceremony would be a welcome opportunity, especially for someone who is filled with opinions and loves the English language. No, I was …
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