Biden touts need for bolder response to climate change

“Folks, we've got to pick up the pace.” That was US President Joe Biden's message as he spoke Tuesday about his plans to address climate change while creating new jobs during a visit to the …
Missing Golden woman found dead on Argos Trail
A Golden woman was found dead on the Argos Trail on Sept. 2, about three days after she was reported missing by her family. Kap Soon Lee, 76, was found at around 6:55 p.m. by someone recreating on …
Election 2021: None of Golden’s four city council seats will be competitive this fall

There will be no competitive city council races for Golden voters to decide this fall. The deadline for submitting candidate nominating petitions passed on Aug. 23 with just one candidate running for …

Tempers run high during North Ford traffic talk

Several residents who live on or near North Ford Street in Golden expressed long-simmering frustration about what they feel are unsafely high vehicle speeds on the thoroughfare. That much was clear …

Two deaths in four days

On Sept. 3, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced that someone in the custody of a private community corrections agency it partners with had died. It was the second time in four days that …

Red Rocks 9/11 stair climb in photos

After a virtual event last year, the Colorado Stair Climb to honor the 343 New York City firefighters who were killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. on Sept. 11, 2001, was held in …

Developer wants to build duplexes along West 50th Avenue

A developer plans to seek county approval to rezone 4.2 acres of agricultural land along West 50th Avenue west of Eldridge Street so it can build nine duplexes there. During an Aug. 30 community …

News

Autopsy done on Olde Town hero

Johnny Hurley, the “good Samaritan” from Golden who acted to stop the gunman on June 21 in Olde Town Arvada, was killed by a single bullet. As first reported by the Denver Post, the details of …

Life

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house …

Sports

Evergreen and Columbine boys golf teams capture Jeffco League titles

ARVADA — The race for Class 5A Jeffco League boys golf individual medalist title was as tight as could be Sept. 14 at West Woods Golf Club. The previous two individual medalist winners — Lakewood …

Voices

Hindsight of a 30-year teaching career

I was a public school teacher for 30 years. And, for many of those years, I was an outsider in the buildings, from both a mechanical standpoint and a philosophical standpoint. But, now that the …

Vote no, no, no

The prospect of having to decide how to vote on ballot issues seems to turn some otherwise strong, confident people into jelly. Let me make the decisions easy for you. All of this year’s proposals …
Winning Words

Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life …
Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
A crowd gathers at the twin memorial fountains at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, New York, as twin blue beacons pierce the night sky on Sept. 11, 2017.

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was.
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