Golden seeks proposals for use of Astor House

One year after the city of Golden declined to proceed with one potential plan for the historic Astor House, the city is set to officially start a new process that will aim to determine a new future. …
Jeffco commissioners sign up to support deputies in lawsuit
In a letter to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office staff, the Jeffco commissioners expressed their support for Sheriff's Office staff and pledged to provide a defense and indemnification (coverage of …

In-person school delayed in Jeffco schools

Jeffco Public Schools’ July 23 announcement that in-person learning would be postponed sparked mixed reactions in the community. The reactions didn’t only differ from family to family — many …

Bandimere reaches agreement with JCPH to resume races without crowds

A Jefferson County Public Health official said the agency has reached an agreement with the Bandimere family to allow races to be held at the speedway this week, albeit in a limited capacity without …

In-person school delayed in Jeffco schools

Jeffco Public Schools’ July 23 announcement that in-person learning would be postponed sparked mixed reactions in the community. The reactions didn’t only differ from family to family — many …

Lower positive case rate in Jeffco even as total cases rise

While case and hospitalization numbers continue to rise, Jefferson County's top public health official says there is some good news when it comes to the county's recent efforts to manage its recent …

News

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo.

Life

From swan dives to figure eights: A look back at a Washington Park gem's past

As summer grips the city and Coloradans bemoan our regrettable lack of ocean, we might do well to remember that Denver’s Washington Park once had its very own beach on a lake that once didn’t …

Sports

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set …

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Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

Here’s an opportunity to err dirty laundry

Let’s have some fun. See if you can tell me how many typographical and grammatical errors there are in this column. Hint: there are alot. It’s going to really drive my proofreader crazy because …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Reimagining and reinventing while staying true to ourselves

As individuals and companies look to the second half of the year, many have already put 2020 behind them and are looking at plans and goals for 2021. The impact has forced us all to learn how to …
Andrea Doray

Taking a page from the past

Taking a page from the past” is the headline of an article in the Summer 2020 University of Northern Colorado alumni magazine (Go Bears!). In this “From the Vault” feature, author Nate Haas, …

A jumble of July thoughts

In honor of actual professional baseball being played, this week’s column is going to go around the horn, a stream-of-consciousness attempt at writing that perfectly matches my natural tendency …

What are we afraid of? Sit down and grieve

It's not the pandemic, or viral partisanship, or even revealed racism. Rather, we're in an epidemic of being afraid of loss. What am I going to lose today? My freedom to walk down the street with a …
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