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Keeping the community in Colorado Community Media

Last week in this space you were able to hear from Ann and Jerry Healey, who have entrusted their collection of 24 community newspapers to us at the newly formed Colorado News Conservancy. This week, … more

Democrats introduce bill for transportation fees

Colorado Democrats formally rolled out their massive transportation fee-implementation and spending bill on May 4 with support from top business leaders and two Republicans, saying 2021 is the year … more

Evon named as a top graduate at Western Colorado University

A Lakewood man has been named as Western Colorado University’s extraordinary graduates of 2021. Thomas Evon is one of eight graduating seniors selected for the Alumni Award of Excellence. The award … more

It’s time for some Main Street magic

As the weather continues to improve each week and spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to visit and support our local Main Street, experiencing the magic that a beautiful walk down the … more

Oscars telecast rated PG for pretty grim

Ratings for the 2021 Academy Awards telecast were down 58% from their lowest point in the 18-49 age demographic. The previous low was set last year. The Grammys fell 51% in total viewers in the 18-49 … more

The art of city life

If you haven’t been out and about much in Denver recently, you could very well be shocked by what’s there — and perhaps more noticeably, what isn’t. Even by the standards of this constantly … more

Econ report shows Jeffco added jobs in 2020 despite pandemic

Given that the last 14 months have been dominated by a major pandemic that resulted in Colorado reaching the highest unemployment rate (14.4%) ever recorded in April 2020, one might naturally assume … more

A place for games

With all the time spent at home, 2020 has been a banner year for board and card games. But if you thought vaccination might mean it was time to leave the games at home in favor of other social … more

Dakota Ridge nets win over Green Mountain as girls lacrosse returns to action

LAKEWOOD — Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood has been the mecca for boys and girls lacrosse teams in Jeffco for several years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic silenced the high school lacrosse action … more

Jeffco schools struggle to stay open due to rising COVID counts

With the finish line so clearly in sight, Jeffco Public Schools officials are arguing for schools be able to finish the year, even if it means tolerating certain levels of COVID-19 spread. The last … more

A new moment for Golden’s old mill

With its large, inviting public spaces, varied food selection that feels tailor made for groups with diverse tastes and massive self-serve beer walls, the Golden Mill seems to largely be about … more

Letter to the editor: Re: Chauvin conviction

Perhaps last week’s letter writer who claims Derek Chauvin was convicted to appease a mob will join me in condemning all mob violence – in the streets of Minneapolis and by the … more

Letter to the editor: Aghast at letter

  I am a resident of Golden and as I was perusing the Transcript today, I happened upon the Voices page. I read the Letter to the Editor written by Russ Haas and I am totally aghast. … more

100 days into term, new Jeffco DA talks progress on new innocence project, pay equity in office

Last year, Alexis King promised voters she would make big changes in the DA’s office if they made her the first Democrat to lead that office in recent history. Voters apparently liked what they … more

D’Evelyn club making a big difference

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. It’s an old saying that puts in perspective how enormous some tasks can be. And reminds you how much perseverance it can take to do something really … more

Be a team player and give Golden a taste

Have you ever been to a baseball game and seen the manager walk out to the pitcher’s mound around the 7th inning, have a bit of a discussion with the pitcher and catcher, then give a signal to the … more

Jeffco “heading in wrong direction” as COVID cases still rising

“We are still going in the very wrong direction.” That was the bottom line takeaway from the COVID-19 update Jeffco Public Health Executive Director Dawn Comstock gave to the Jefferson County on … more

Here’s to the great moms that make great families possible

There is a Mexican proverb that goes, “The house is not built upon the ground, but upon a woman.” Or, at least, according to an episode of “Criminal Minds,” there is such a proverb. The idea, … more

City to buy home in Heart of Golden corridor

Golden’s newest home owner is someone all resident’s know well: the city itself. On April 27, the Golden City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of a 3,800 square … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more
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