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Free children's book looks at pandemic through a child's eyes

It is the kind of situation that is happening right now all across America: eight-year-old Little Jean's birthday is coming up and she's preoccupied with questions about whether the current pandemic … more

Jeffco tourism businesses hit hard by COVID-19

At Golden’s The Dove Inn, the cancellations started out slowly. “I would say in early March people started canceling,” said Libby Foster, who owns the 10-bedroom Victorian inn on 14th Street … more

Nonprofit provides Easter baskets, groceries for young moms

Getting an Easter basket is a highlight of the holiday for Madison Sullivan’s 3-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter. And, after a trip to nonprofit Hope House of Colorado to pick up two baskets, … more

Letter to the editor: China’s wrongdoing

  A letter in the April 2 edition accuses Michael Alcorn of “stoking the flames of racism” for calling COVID-19 a Chinese curse.  But there is nothing racist about naming … more

Letter to the editor: Support and counseling

  For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease (76,000 living with the disease and 256,000 unpaid caregivers), the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. Caring … more

Finding both solace and resilience in poetry

April is National Poetry Month. As a poet myself (my first published poem in college landed me $7.00), I turn to poetry for insight, humor, provocation, poignancy, controversy, comfort, outrage, … more

Lessons of faith in all this uncertainty

So, this isn’t exactly what you had in mind, is it? Seems so long ago… Friday, March 6, the news of the day was that the economy created a “whopping” (according to Yahoo News) 273,000 jobs, … more

COVID-19’s impact:Voices from our community

“It’s the most impactful not being able to get together with friends for us and for our daughter. Thankfully, there’s technology. We FaceTime and have tea parties over the phone. We don’t … more

COVID-19 leads to service changes on RTD’s Golden bus, light rail lines

RTD is making changes to transit lines serving Golden as part of a systemwide effort to deal with the drop in ridership that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes, which were announced … more

Avoid the impossible and seek the possible

Wishing you and your family safety, good health, patience, and happiness as we all go through this time together. And if your family or friends have experienced illness or loss, I will keep you in my … more

Arvada Center invites artists to share quarantine creations

As a working artist, Collin Parson — the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator — understands the need to create during such a tumultuous time. But with exhibitions canceled all over … more

4-H turning obstacles into opportunities

While we are all adjusting to a new and different way of life, members of the Jeffco 4-H youth development program are using this challenging situation to practice several life skills taught by the … more

Caring for a loved one at home with COVID-19

Learning that a family member or roommate has symptoms or even a positive test result for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can feel concerning. Centura wants to help ease any discomfort for those … more

School of Mines postpones in-person commencement

Colorado School of Mines has postponed all in-person ceremonies for its spring 2020 commencement, originally scheduled for May 7-8, aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mines … more

Jeffco school district uncertain about staff raises after COVID-19 crisis

An early March estimate showed Jeffco Public Schools may have around $17 million to allocate in its 2020-2021 budget, but at its April 2 meeting, the Board of Education learned that the ongoing … more

Not a lot going on around Golden

As the state’s stay-at-home order continues, the streets of Golden remain largely empty. On the Colorado School of Mines campus, classrooms (and much of the space on campus) have been empty for … more

It’s about time (on their hands)

Castle Rock resident Jerry Powell says business owners have a greater responsibility for their community than do the residents who live there. He says when you open a business, you’re obviously … more

Attorney general warns about relief check scammers

Scammers are using the checks the federal government is scheduled to send as part of the coronavirus stimulus package to encourage Coloradans to share bank account numbers or other sensitive personal … more

Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order extended to April 26

Just as Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II when he announced Colorado's stay-at-home order nearly two weeks earlier, he again called up the dire and communal spirit of that … more

A different kind of daily grind

Some people find that working from home goes just fine for them. But Golden resident Eric Rasch says he isn’t one of them. That’s why, after a year and a half of working from home, Rasch said he … more
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