Becoming a GHS Demon

This year's nearly 400 incoming freshmen at Golden High School spent a full day acclimating to becoming a high schooler on Aug. 14 through the LINK program's freshmen orientation. “There's so much …
Future of Astor House will remain unknown for another year
The future of the historic Astor House in downtown Golden will remain undetermined for the time being. Golden City Council on Aug. 8 decided to postpone going to the voters with an Astor House ballot …

Jefferson County's 4-H members proud of projects

From cake decorating to raising chickens, Jefferson County’s 4-H youths work hard on their projects all year to showcase them annually at the Jeffco Fair & Festival. The 2019 fair was Aug. 9 to 11 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden.

Ground breaks on hook ramps near I-70 and 32nd Avenue

A lot of dirt has been moved on the future site of the Clear Creek Crossing development, but a groundbreaking on Aug. 6 became the first significant step forward for the project. Clear Creek Crossing …

News

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School.

Life

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the …

Sports

Faith Christian trap team takes aim at national championship

When Coach Mark Passamaneck started the trap shooting team at Faith Christian High School in 2018, he had no way of knowing that his athletes — some of whom had no shooting experience, some of whom …

Voices

Ask the Rockies if chemistry counts

Once upon a time, in another lifetime, I helped my friend Matt coach a high school baseball team. And, at one point a little way into the season, we were in the middle of a game, and Matt called for …

Find your love ... and a livable wage

I recently ran into an old friend of mine, a music teacher. He had retired in the last couple years, and I hadn’t seen him, so it was good to bump into him. I asked him, “what have you been doing …
Norton
Winning Words

Who’s the boss? You’re the boss

Whether you are a business owner, an executive, a manager, or a supervisor with a team of people reporting to you, or you are someone who reports into another person, guess what? You are all still …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The last, final diatribe on an unneeded, unnecessary word

I, like, give up. Once a year for the past eight years, I have written a column about the extra-grammatical use of the word “like” and its part in the ruination of the English language. Each …
Norton
Winning Words

Turn high-speed thinking into highly motivated action

There is certainly no shortage of ideas these days. As a matter of fact, we typically come up with more ideas than we really need. And the more ideas we generate, the more excited we get about …
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