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Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Rosemary DeHoyos, a volunteer from Ramos Law, helps organize supplies during the Nov. 22 Dignity Tuesday event at Golden's New Hope Community Church. About 25 local organizations and businesses partnered to give away 100 Thanksgiving meals and Christmas trees outside the BGoldN food pantry.

Dignity Tuesday returns, donates 100 Thanksgiving meals to Golden residents

On Nov. 22, the second annual Dignity Tuesday provided 100 Thanksgiving meals and Christmas trees to Golden-area households experiencing need during the holiday season.
Clear Creek County 911 dispatchers are getting increased calls from people's smartwatches in the ski slopes.

Smartwatches are calling 911 from the slopes

Clear Creek County 911 dispatchers are getting increased calls from the ski slopes, but not from people in distress — rather, their watches are calling for help when the owner takes a tumble. 

Take a hop, skip and a jump into the city for Lindy Hop

In 1928, two Black dancers in a dance marathon in Harlem — George Snowden and Mattie Purnell — broke away from each other to throw in some solo freestyling. With that, they started the process of creating one of the most popular swing dances ever: Lindy Hop.
Otis' Jack Willeke snares this long pass against the defense of Stratton's Avery Archuleta in the second half of the teams' semifinal game in the six-man playoffs Nov. 19 in Stratton.

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops …

Coming Attractions

DFF45 stands as example of film’s wide reach

In many ways, there’s never been a better time to be a cinephile. The combination of a rainbow of streaming services that cater to practically every interest and the return of in-theater screening …
Arts & Entertainment
Clara Ricciardi, the Denver Art Museum’s senior Spanish language and community engagement liaison, speaks at a past year’s Día del Niño event. This celebration is a tradition in Mexico, and Ricciardi helped bring it to the DAM as an annual event 20 years ago.

‘A little treasure in the city’

Walking through the Denver Art Museum with Clara Ricciardi is like traveling back in time to Mesoamerica and experiencing it firsthand. She’ll tell the story behind a ttipqui pin used by the Inca …
Coming Attractions

Explore a new planet at Wings Over the Rockies

The idea of traveling to another planet seems closer than ever in recent years — no longer is it an idea solely left to the science fiction writers among us. And the Wings Over the Rockies Air …
Coming Attractions

Blankslate looks ahead with ‘Summer on a Salt Flat’

For many people, college leads to all kinds of new starts. For Tess Condron, Rylee Dunn and Emma Troughton, their time at the University of Denver led to the formation of the indie rock trio …
The COVID Wife, written by Suzanne Nepi and directed by Neil Truglio premieres on Nov. 11 at the Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood.

Local actress tells her COVID story at Benchmark Theatre

Finishing Benchmark Theatre’s “aftermath” season of plays representing troubles in our society, from the Jan. 6 riots to abortion access, is Suzanne Nepi’s “The Covid Wife.” Opening Nov. 11, the play tells Nepi’s own true story of helping her husband, Mark Nepi, through his hospitalization due to COVID-19.

Coming Attractions

DFF45 brings the world’s stories to Denver

There’s a reason that during the worst parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, so many people turned to the film world for solace and inspiration. The Denver Film Festival is aiming to achieve that same …
Columnists

Column: Golden offers a variety of summer activities

It’s the middle of July and our summer is well under way here in Golden. Of course, that always means that we have loads of fun single events happening, but I don’t want to forget to mention a couple that happen every weekend here in our fair city.

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers.
Coming Attractions

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest …

Column: The arts flourish in Golden

I don’t know if it’s the beautiful inspiring background we have, or something in the air and water, but in case you hadn’t noticed, Golden has become a place where all the arts really flourish.

Column: Golden’s Fourth of July celebration will still be fun even without the fireworks

Let’s start this week’s column out with the good news.
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