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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Five productions coming to the Arvada Center in the 2023-2024 season.

Arvada Center announces five theater productions for 2023-2024 season

The Arvada Center recently announced its upcoming slate of theater productions, unveiling five shows that will be put on by the theater company during the 2023-2024 season.
Monty Estis of Evergreen performs a planche, holding it for at least two seconds to be put into the Guinness World Records as the oldest person to perform the skill. Estis is 65.

Evergreen man performs world record feat

If you’re going to set a Guinness World Record, you might as well accomplish the feat not once, but twice.
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Arvada Center takes audiences back to ‘Our Town’

There are some 20th century plays that are simply synonymous with the theater. And right at the top of that list is Thornton Wilder’s immortal story of small-town life and love, “Our Town.” …
Keileigh Gorman, a Golden resident and Lakewood High School senior, has received the Evans Scholarship for golf caddies. Gorman, who's worked at The Club at Rolling Hills since summer 2020, will attend the University of Colorado-Boulder on a full-ride scholarship.

Goldenite Corner: High school senior receives scholarship for caddying

After hundreds of hours on the golf course and in the classroom, Keileigh Gorman’s hard work has paid off. The Golden resident and Lakewood High School senior has received the Chick Evans Scholarship for golf caddies, paying for her tuition and housing for four years.

Trent Johnson practices his roping outside the arena as he waits for his events to start.

Contestants enjoy wintertime rodeo at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Lakewood’s Mikayla Wilson practically grew up at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, roping and riding in the county’s rodeo team with friend Joey Quintana. So, because Jeffco hadn’t hosted a rodeo at the fairgrounds in more than five years, Wilson and Quintana decided to host one of their own.
Arts & Entertainment
A scene from "Farewell Mr. Haffman," which is screening as part of the 27th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival.
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Denver Jewish Film Festival adds new voices

There’s nothing wrong with taking a new approach to a beloved event — that’s how new perspectives and stories get added to familiar ones. In his second year as general manager of the JCC Mizel …

Column: Nothing compares to Clancy’s when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day

Yes, it’s coming. I can feel it already. The day we commemorate a Saint in Ireland who drove all the snakes off the island and sent them to… I don’t know… India? Australia? Florida? South Table Mountain?
The matching, identical Putti with Pan statue at Hotel de Paris.

Heist or hijinx? 1800s statue goes missing from Georgetown museum

The tracks along the snow-covered roof told officers the crime couldn’t have happened much more than 48 hours prior to inspection, but who could have carried the 40-pound statue off without being noticed? 
Who knew the end of Bikini Bottom would see Patrick Star, played by GHS senior Jaelynne Beaber, center, rise to the status of savior? Find out how as GHS’s Stage Right Productions group presents ‘The SpongeBob Musical,’ March 9-11 in the Golden High School Auditorium.

SpongeBob musical sure to be a GHS theater pearl

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and plans to be center stage March 9 at Golden High School?  

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Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival celebrates AAPI stories

Proving the power of storytelling has been part of the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival since its inception and this year it is taking the time to celebrate all the voices that share their stories.

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.
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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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