Man considered ‘father of Colorado baseball’ honored with new monument

Long before the Rockies held court at 20th and Blake, the Denver Grizzlies hit balls at Sixth and Acoma in the late 1880s as one of Colorado’s first professional baseball teams. It was a ragtag …
Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds
Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a …

Moo-ving new murals in downtown Golden

Bob’s Atomic Burgers has long been one of the most colorful and quirky restaurants in Golden. Now, its home on Ford Street finally has the exterior to match that reputation. That’s thanks to …

Local couple pioneering new brand of spirit in Golden

The collection of office and warehouse buildings located just south of the interchange of Sixth Avenue and I-70 doesn’t exactly scream “cool and comfortable night out.” But Cindy and Kyle …

Jeffco Schools moving most students to remote learning

On Nov. 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced that grades 6-12 will move to all-remote learning beginning Monday, Nov. 16. Elementary schools K-5 will continue with 100% in-person learning through Thursday, Nov. 19 and then transition to full remote learning beginning Nov. 30.

Tracy memorial plaque dedicated in Golden

Dozens of people gathered for a ribbon-cutting and memorial plaque dedication honoring long-time Golden newsman and city booster, John Tracy. The plaque is located on the south side of the Golden …

News

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants …

Life

Miles of secrets in the Mile High City

Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely …

Sports

A momentum changer leads to a Cherry Creek 5A semifinal football win

GREENWOOD VILLAGE - All Chase Penry was looking for was a shot. A chance the 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior wide receiver almost didn't get, but a holding penalty by his team opened the door. Top-seeded …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Going forward and looking back

It won’t be long before we’ll start to see trees strapped to cars and colored lights outlining houses; maybe a few front lawn inflatables; countless advertisements; and familiar holiday songs. …

Our lives influenced by technocrats and criminals

Tell me something, if you can: When did we, as a country, become so comfortable, and even blasé, about mafia-like behavior? For, example, two nights before the election, one of the bigger national …
Norton
Winning Words

The pebble, the ripple, the current or the wave

Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Seems like the future wasn’t worth the wait

Wanting an additional serving of “thin gruel,” plucky parish workhouse resident Oliver Twist pleaded “Please, sir, I want some more.” To paraphrase the indigent lad, “Please, sir, I don’t …
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