Return of the Super Cruise

With temps in the 80s and seemingly everyone out to enjoy the day, it sure felt like summer on the first of day of May in Golden. Of course, that feeling was much heightened by the return of one of …

City to buy home in Heart of Golden corridor

Golden’s newest home owner is someone all resident’s know well: the city itself. On April 27, the Golden City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of a 3,800 square …

100 days into term, new Jeffco DA talks progress on new innocence project, pay equity in office

Last year, Alexis King promised voters she would make big changes in the DA’s office if they made her the first Democrat to lead that office in recent history. Voters apparently liked what they …

"Be our guest": Golden High theater returns to stage with masked musical

After three years of performing in plays at Golden High School, Sophia Davis wasn't sure how her high school acting career would end. “This year unfortunately we had a couple of performances in the …

A new moment for Golden’s old mill

With its large, inviting public spaces, varied food selection that feels tailor made for groups with diverse tastes and massive self-serve beer walls, the Golden Mill seems to largely be about …


As Denver metro counties move to 'level clear,' virus not done taking toll

The era of metro Denver residents talking about “the dial” might be over for good now that several metro counties have lifted local restrictions and moved to what they call “level clear,” …


From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …


Chatfield slams its way to victory over D’Evelyn in season opener

DENVER — It took a matter of seconds for Chatfield sophomore Parker Murrow to turn a 3-0 deficit into a 4-3 lead for the Chargers. With the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the fourth …


Examining the outlook for economic recovery

The United States economic outlook has “clearly brightened,” according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Washington Post also states that the U.S. emerges as the main engine for global …
Dr. Kimberly Winter
Guest Column

Gender influences various health issues

Osteoporosis is more common in women. Symptoms of coronary artery disease and heart attack may be different between men and women. Women have a harder time quitting smoking than men. Women are twice …

Breaking bad, or, for the better somehow

There was a television series on one of the cable networks about 10 years ago called “Burn Notice.” It was about a “burned” spy — a spy who loses their official identity, and so they exist …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Oscars telecast rated PG for pretty grim

Ratings for the 2021 Academy Awards telecast were down 58% from their lowest point in the 18-49 age demographic. The previous low was set last year. The Grammys fell 51% in total viewers in the 18-49 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

It’s time for some Main Street magic

As the weather continues to improve each week and spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to visit and support our local Main Street, experiencing the magic that a beautiful walk down the …
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