Golden considering overhaul of sustainability rules as green goals increase

Developers and builders looking to build new structures in Golden will likely face more stringent sustainability requirements for those buildings once a planned update of the city’s sustainability …

Jeffco website aims to become bilingual boon

Jennifer Anton, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for Jeffco Public Health, is excited about a new project. So excited that she “talks a mile a minute” when speaking about it, she said.  …

Mines becomes first school to offer minor in space mining

Colorado School of Mines graduates have gone on to engineer mines around the world. Now the school is hoping to set up its students to do something out of this world. Next school year, undergraduates …

Major apartment development proposed for Southwest Plaza parking lot

It might sound like the ultimate teenage dream of yore: the chance to live across the parking lot from a mall. But in south Jeffco, that exact thing is coming closer to reality after the Jefferson …

News

”This is on behalf of all the survivors”

Cynthia Kornegey knows first-hand the many challenges faced by victims of domestic abuse. “When you are pregnant and you are pushed down the stairs, you don't know how to keep that secret in your …

Life

Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be …

Sports

Regional wrestling locations set

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the locations for this year's regional wrestling tournaments. They are set for Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6. In class 3A, …

Voices

A response from the DMV

I read last week’s letter about DMV “bureaucrats” who have “no motivation – zero – to serve customers” with great interest. After all, I’m the bureaucrat in charge of Jeffco’s …

New life and new challenges post- pandemic

What comes next?” I got my first vaccine against COVID last Sunday, and, with my second dose scheduled for mid-March, personally, I am ready finally to look at life post-pandemic. I know there are …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

The right question requires the right response

A nagging and recurring elbow injury had finally forced my hand to seek medical attention. After meeting with an orthopedic surgeon, the diagnosis was more than tennis elbow or bursitis, it was a …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Pandemic diversion is one for the books

A man past sixty living alone with a small dog walks to his guest room where a little library of fiction is kept and scans the spines for an option to read as the second year of a pandemic has him …

Let us get more real with our leadership

History will little note, nor long remember, what we say here today.” I know. Some of you are, no doubt, tired of my frequent retreats into the words of Abraham Lincoln. But, given the reason many …
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