Golden after the storm

While Golden experienced some of the heaviest snowfall of the March 13 winter storm, mild temperatures and even some sunlight on March 14 made for a pleasant day to take in some snowy scenery.
Schools, offices and roads closed in Jeffco by blizzard
All Jeffco Public Schools will be closed Thursday, March 14 due to weather and power outages in multiple schools building following the blizzard.
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My name is... Zak Chorny

Bound for the big city I’m a senior at Golden High School. I enjoy all academics in general. I haven’t narrowed down my exact field of study for college, but I have interest in possibly pursuing …

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs …

Batch 19 provides history in a beer glass

Adolph Coors is likely smiling down at Colorado beer drinkers as they sip on his Batch 19 brew. It makes brewers “feel good seeing people enjoy something they created,” said David Coors, …

Compass Montessori students learn to ‘eat a rainbow’

Eat a rainbow, Heather Aardema said to about 110 of Compass Montessori-Golden Campus’ first-through-sixth graders. Aardema was not talking about the Skittles advertising slogan. She was talking …

News

‘I’ll be there for my little girl’

Maverick’s Last Ride didn’t start exactly as Christian Redman — called Maverick in his Army days — had hoped. He was scheduled to leave March 4 from his Parker home with fellow veteran Ray …

Life

Sparking a memory of Pikes Peak rail travel in Golden

The new railcars at the Colorado Railroad Museum are just as exciting as a child would be when he or she gets the last railcar needed to complete a toy train set. Only, the railcars at the Colorado …

Sports

D’Evelyn battles Columbine in 4A/5A Jeffco soccer showdown

LAKEWOOD — It didn’t take long for Columbine to find its scoring touch on the soccer pitch this spring season. The Rebels — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer preseason poll — …

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Perlmutter

Time to open banking up to pot industry

Today, 47 states plus the District of Columbia – representing 97.7 percent of the population – have legalized some form of adult recreational, medical or limited-medical use of marijuana. The …

Envisioning a goal is often step one

I believe I’ve mentioned before that my son, now age 12, spends a lot of time watching YouTube videos. And many of them are of the useless, brainless entertainment variety. And that’s okay — …
Norton
Winning Words

Understanding the simple truth of success

Why do we struggle with achieving success when there really is no secret to success? Is it because we have overcomplicated the thought or definition of success? Or is it because we really just …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Battling at backgammon — that’s just how we roll

It is one man against one woman, without handicap or charity or concession. There is strategy and there is luck. There is grit and there is determination. Words are said in the heat of competition …

Systems sans sense

So, the wife and I were having an argu… a discussion the other night. You know how that goes — starts out as a philosophic discussion, then somebody misunderstands something, then, suddenly, …
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