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Equine event is special for Littleton school for the blind

In their first outing in months, students and staff from Littleton's Colorado Center for the Blind got in touch with their equestrian side on Aug. 3, grooming horses from the Arapahoe County … more

Hundreds turn out to honor longtime Westernaires volunteer

Brian Ball loved kids, and spent most of his adult life volunteering with Westernaires in Jefferson County precisely for that reason. On June 7, Ball’s family was able to see just how much they … more

Jefferson County to try and preserve youth activities at fairgrounds

The Jefferson County Commissioners have directed county staff to pursue options for the fairgrounds that would allow the preservation of youth, equine and agricultural activities that currently take … more

Reporter Stories: Jefferson County Budget ax falls on the jail, fairgrounds too?

CCM Golden Community Editor Paul Albani-Burgio talks about the Jefferson County budget fallout from November's ballot and what that means for the jail and for the county fairgrounds. You can read … more

Jeffco fairgrounds may be closed as a budget cut

The Jefferson County Commissioners will consider next month whether to shut down the county fairgrounds in Golden to save money as the county is faced with budget cuts. On Jan. 21, County Manager Don … more

Longhorn drive launches another National Western Stock Show

Thousands of people lined 17th Street in downtown Denver to watch the annual National Western Stock Show Kick-off Parade on Jan. 9. The parade highlighted Colorado’s Western heritage with … more

Fizzing with excitement for the Jeffco Fair and Festival

A few weeks ago I mentioned how I sometimes find out about an upcoming event in an unusual way. This week it happened to be by seeing it on a soda pop bottle. Now, normally I wouldn’t consider … more

Wide gammut of attractions at county fair and festival

A big band named Little Texas will be playing a headlining show at this year’s Jeffco Fair & Festival. Though all the band members live in the Nashville area, they make it out to Colorado about … more

Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, … more

Barrels of fun at Jefferson County's annual fair

The third annual Jeffco Fair & Festival provided three days packed full of fun events and entertainment Aug. 10–12 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. Highlights included rodeos, a … more

Day one of the Jeffco Fair full of fun

From fans of rodeo to wrestling, those seeking family fun, foodies and homebrewers, 4-H supporters and livestock purchasers to live music lovers, this year's Jeffco Fair & Festival offered something … more

Learning life lessons through horses and friendships

Being in the Westernaires isn’t just about learning the art of horsemanship. Westernaires learn life lessons that they take with them as they age to adults and beyond — discipline, teamwork, … more

A new day for Golden's history museum

The Golden History Museum, 923 10th St., hosted its grand reopening on June 23 with free admission and a special appearance by the Westernaires’ Cavalry Team, trick ropers and ponies. All photos by … more

Community happenings to commemorate Buffalo Bill’s burial on Lookout Mountain 100 years ago

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, 987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road in Golden, is open year-round for anybody to learn about Buffalo Bill’s legacy and visit his actual gravesite. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. … more

Horse illness affects about 80 Westernaire horses and ponies

The first of about 80 rental horses and ponies owned by the Westernaires is expected to come out of a six-week quarantine period by May 20, after recovering from a form of strep called strangles. The outbreak should not cause panic, said Glen … more

My Name Is... Glen Keller of the Westernaires

It’s all about the kids Before I retired, the Westernaires was my 40-hour-a-week job, and the practice of law was my 60-hour-a-week job. I was a practicing lawyer and a federal bankruptcy judge. I retired a few years ago, and since then, have … more

Horsin’ around

The audience at the Jefferson County Fair’s “An Evening of Horses” performance witnessed a variety of horse breeds and riding styles. The horse show featured performances by the Jefferson County Westernaires, Pikes Peak Rangerettes, the … more

Buffalo Bill Days bring Wild West to Golden

Thousands of people flocked to Golden last weekend to enjoy a Wild West weekend during the yearly tradition of Buffalo Bill Days. Activities included mutton bustin’, a pancake breakfast, a community worship service, a duck race and free train … more

Jeffco fair offers fun for all in Golden

From bucking broncs to homemade chili, a portable World War II exhibit to bounce houses, this year's county fair has something for everyone. The Jefferson County Fair takes place Aug. 7-9 at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., in … more

Horse Lovers Fair

The Golden Gate Grange will hold a Horse Lovers Fair on Saturday, April 26, from 12-4 p.m. Representatives from several equestrian groups, such as the Westernaires, Buffalo Bill Riding Club, and Golden Gate Vaulters will explain their programs and … more
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