Golden offers holiday fun
Golden is a wonderful place to celebrate the holidays and the community offers many fun events to get you in the spirit of the season. From shopping to events with Santa, here is a highlight of some …

Colorado Brew Plus and Outdoor Lab partner for Colorado Gives Day

Jefferson County is a generous community. “And when you live in Jefferson County,” said Paige Brophy, executive director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation, “you want to give back in any way you …

Holidaily pays homage to Colorado history

In the 1890s when the Colorado State Capitol Building was built in downtown Denver, the then-legislature mandated that all the materials come from Colorado, said Ken Balleweg, a geological engineer. …

Jeffco works to avoid potential ‘dead-ends’ of new state grad requirements

When Arvada High junior Sebastian Owens takes the SAT this spring, he’s not only counting on scores good enough to get him into the college of his choice; he’s also hoping for math and English …

Astor House discussion still on hold

Golden City Council discussed the future of the Astor House on Nov. 14, but decided to put the conversation about next steps on hold once again. “This is just going to take some time,” said …

News

Breaking records at The Action Center

Thaddeus Stebens doesn’t want people to take little things in everyday life for granted. He is homeless, but primarily stays in the Westminster area where he does traffic control for a living. …

Life

Tire Mom’s new book shares story of loss and healing

It’s common knowledge how important vehicle maintenance is to having a safe driving experience, but there’s one thing many don’t consider until there’s a problem — tire condition. Diana …

Sports

Green Mountain’s postseason run ends with state semifinal loss

LAKEWOOD — Green Mountain’s most successful postseason football run in 20 years came to an end at blustery cold Jeffco Stadium on Nov. 30. “It sucks right now, but it was awesome to come out …

Voices

Odd observations from turkey week

It’s like rai-ee-ain, on your wedding day…. And isn’t it ironic? With all due respect to the phenomenal musical/lyrical talent of Alanis Morissette, rain on your wedding day isn’t actually, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that …
Norton
Winning Words

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that …
Andrea Doray

I’m thankful for my things

“I think the greatest thing about things is they remind you of people.” —Fred Rodgers, as told by Jeanne Marie Laskas in the New York Times Magazine I keep things. I frame things, I hang things …

Finding thankfulness in the struggle

I have a friend. I know. Big surprise for everybody who knows me. Anyway, this friend of mine is having a difficult time right now in his life. Or, to be more specific, in his marriage. That’s …
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