Residents share ideas, concerns at Heart of Golden workshops

When city staff came calling on residents to provide their ideas for the future of the Clear Creek corridor, Goldenites delivered. At meetings held on Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, residents crowded into the …
Jeffco DA cites ‘significant concerns’ about jail releases
On Feb. 12, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced it would be releasing 23 inmates early as the jail population was once again two percent above its capacity of 1,148 beds. Those releases …

Environmental film festival returns bigger and better for 14th year

When the Colorado Environmental Film Festival returns to Golden for the 14th straight year later this month, festival veteran Dave Steinke says festgoers can expect an event that is both bigger and …

A primary primer for Jefferson County

Now that we are in the middle of the first presidential primary in Colorado in 20 years, the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s office has been getting a lot of questions. Here are some answers: …

Colorado-style’ barbecue restaurant to open on South Golden Road

When Lakewood couple Rachael and Coy Webb were making plans to open their own barbecue restaurant, they considered locations in small towns and mountain communities that exuded the kind of community …

News

Some Democrats fear fallout from Sanders atop ticket

Sen. Bernie Sanders' robust start in the race for the presidential nomination is triggering alarm among congressional Democrats, with many warning that a ticket headed by the self-declared socialist …

Life

Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

Sports

Golden boys hoops gets revenge on Green Mountain

GOLDEN — With snow piling up seemingly every other day lately, Golden senior Ben McLaughlin doesn’t mind getting work in on the hardwood before taking to the baseball field this spring. …

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Winning Words

Top performers share their secrets to success

One myth about top performers in any field is that they tend to keep their secrets of success to themselves. Engaging in conversations with very successful senior executives, top-performing sales and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Noir films are satisfying dark blend

The misquote “The stuff that dreams are made of” concludes what great 1941 noir film? The answer and some interesting information about the film come later. Every Sunday in the mid-1970s, a …
Rachel Zenzinger

We’re building on proven scholarship success

SB20-006 passed the Senate unanimously on Feb. 13 and is set to be heard in the House soon. I’m a big advocate for leveraging our successes in the state legislature, and so recently we capitalized …

Overcoaching can kill creativity

One of my oldest friends just sent me a video montage of Ichiro Suzuki, the baseball player. In an 18-year career in America with three different teams, he was a .300 hitter, a Gold Glove outfielder, …
Norton
Winning Words

Momentum is game changer for success

A shift in momentum is usually extremely palpable. Sometimes the momentum swings in our favor, and sometimes it feels like we have lost it, and lost it quickly. In both cases, we know exactly when it …
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