Golden Backpack Program continues its mission of feeding hungry kids

When a child is hungry, that hunger affects much more than just that child. “It’s more than just having an empty stomach,” said Tyson Noeth, the executive director of the Golden Backpack …
Sheriff’s office investigates homicide in Golden
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible homicide that happened on April 13 in Golden. At about 4:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a gunshot wound …
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Making preparations for the G Line opening

The long-awaited G Line will open to passengers April 26. “We're truly pleased to be at this day — it's been a long road,” said Laurie Huff, spokesperson for the Regional Transportation …

City moves forward with purchase of building in Goosetown

In many ways, it’s like buying a house, said Steve Glueck, Golden’s community and economic development director, but much more complicated. On April 11, Golden City Council unanimously approved …

Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to normal Thursday. Multiple Jeffco schools — …

Easter offers basket of good times

here’s a common theme on listings for Easter egg hunts in the Denver Metro area. Don’t be late. The events begin precisely on time — and they’re over in a flash. Cynthia Bauman knows exactly …

News

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five …

Life

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches …

Sports

ThunderRidge junior signs contract with Rapids

Sebastian Anderson is 16 years old and missing out on some of the fun activities that other high school students are doing since he opted to join the adult world. But he is living a dream. Anderson …

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Winning Words

Teach yourself to speak the language of success

Have you ever had a desire to learn to speak a foreign language? Some, if not many of you are already bilingual or multilingual, if that is you, you have my deepest respect as you can communicate …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s a lot to be said for running out of coffee

Please don’t squeeze the shaman. As someone once said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” Never say never. Where there’s a will, there’s a relative. Life’s a horse race, …
Andrea Doray

Of Jeopardy, life lessons and ringing in

There are numerous idioms about being present in life, that the secret to success, to happiness, to lifelong bliss is to just show up. There is wisdom is this, I suppose, because we can certainly …

Recent scenes from around my world

One of my favorite activities is people watching. I love to sit back and observe people when they assume nobody is watching, just to see what kind of people they reveal themselves to be, and maybe, …
Norton
Winning Words

The people factor in a people, process and technology solution

It seems like this statement, “People, Process and Technology,” is the go-to response for many companies and organizations when asked about how they are planning to improve or grow their …
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