Graduation

Golden High's Class of 2019 celebrates commencement

It was a long road to graduation, but it was travelled quickly, said Benjamin Berube in his senior address. “This may be the last time we sit together,” he said. But “high school is just the …
Jeffco school district and employees need more time to find common ground
At their last scheduled bargaining session on May 15, school district leaders and employees continued to negotiate an agreement for their 2019-2020 contract — and scheduled a new final session for …
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Last component of remodeled Buffalo Rose to open Memorial Day weekend

The Buffalo Rose has traditionally been known for a lot of things, but great food wasn’t one of them, said Chris Cone, owner of the Buffalo Rose. “And now, we have the opportunity to stamp the …

Enthusiasts say bouldering rocks

Being a climber for more than half his life, Kegan Minock has never heard an excuse that he thinks should deter someone from trying bouldering. It doesn’t matter your age or weight, he said, or …

Golden storms back to win first boys lacrosse state title

DENVER — Senior Joe Brock scored the most significant goal in Golden’s boys lacrosse history Monday, May 20, at All-City Stadium. Brock’s laser shot two minutes into overtime of the Class 4A …

Windy Saddle hosts its last Golden Beer Talks

Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza was 7 when she saw the movie “Jaws.” “Things changed for me in a weird way,” she said. “I was terrified (of sharks). And the only way I knew how to get over my fear …

News

Wheat Ridge High School's Class of 2019

For Wheat Ridge High's class of 2019, the May 17 graduation ceremony was full of laughs as speakers brought up past memories and, in the words of student speaker Zoey Terry, “the drama” they …

Life

Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy …

Sports

Coach floored by response after 800th win

Cherry Creek baseball coach Marc Johnson has had an impact on many of his players and he learned recently of the power of social media. Johnson’s baseball team beat Arapahoe 12-2 on May 13 to give …

Voices
Andrea Doray

Jeopardy! fans, why hate on James?

By the time you read this, we’ll know if James Holzhaur is still the reigning champion of Jeopardy! And although I don’t wish his opponents ill, I do hope he continues his record-busting …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Contest launched, and headline is clue

William Shakespeare wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Dorothy Parker wrote, “Brevity is the soul of lingerie.” Now, on the same footpath as the 17-syllable haiku contest comes this: a …
Norton
Winning Words

Number three success blocker is empty gratitude bucket

Over the past two weeks we covered the contributing factors of complacency and lack of authenticity and the impact of both as we pursue our success. Today we will touch on the role and the power of …
business aikido

The story you tell yourself is the definitive text

As we used to say in my Research and Development days – “the impossible just takes a little longer.” The Ancients, Einstein, and now modern science is proving that we see what our brains are …
Our View

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the …
Editorial Cartoon

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