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Looking at the world in a new way

Everybody sees the world in their own way, and communicating that perspective is one of the many things that has kept art growing and connecting with people for centuries. Some artists just see the … more

Letter to the editor: Is Jeffco Generations the Right Program for Jeffco?

As a concerned Jeffco citizen I find the academic growth scores decreasing for the 2nd year in a row concerning. Our Superintendent (Dr. Glass) was from Eagle and he implemented “Eagle … more

Letter to the editor: A chance for schools to do better

We should all be concerned about the decreasing academic growth scores the students in our school district have earned in the last several years. They are falling behind other metro area students … more

Letter to the editor: Writing ‘against’ 1A nonsense

Some of the AGAINST comments regarding Ballot Issue 1A, sent to all registered Jeffco voters, were written to purposely confuse and mislead voters. They were submitted by campaigners for its … more

Golden gives Chatfield a scare on the gridiron

LAKEWOOD — Chatfield freshman Mason Lowe did enough Oct. 18 to hopefully get himself on the Chargers’ varsity roster next week. “He (Lowe) is a special kid,” Chatfield coach Bret McGatlin … more

Goldenites can get scary-good mileage out of costumes this year

OK, here we go again with one of John’s “ back when I was a kid 50 years ago” references, but back then we used to do Halloween with a vengeance. Trick or Treating was a big deal and those … more

Golden boys soccer claims back-to-back 4A Jeffco titles

ARVADA — Golden senior Josh Colin wanted the Demons to clinch the Class 4A Jeffco League boys soccer title in style Oct. 17 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Colin put the eventual game-winning … more

Letter to the editor: Too much, too late

Jefferson County’s Initiative 1A, which wants to keep excess funds over the TABOR (Taxpayers Bill of Rights) limit, is too much too late. Unless the voters approve, no governmental entity may keep … more

Letter to the editor: Joining with JJ

I saw her name on the signs, but I didn’t make the connection until now. JJ Trout is the same person I met at the Golden Rec Center (likely 12 years ago), the same person who, even earlier, I … more

Letter to the editor: Cameron has my vote

Don Cameron has my vote for Mayor of Golden. Don supports the issues that are important for Golden including acquiring and protecting Open Space, affordable housing and addressing development … more

A fleeting glimpse of the power of art

My senior year of college, as part of completing my requirements of my music degree, I performed a recital. This is, for those who have never been through one, a terrifying event. It was me ... with … more

A fun night in the Old West

For Richard and Suzanne Zernow of Lakewood, the fun begins weeks before the actual event, when you’re planning out your outfit for the theme of the evening. “And when you arrive that evening,” … more

Golden doctor gets four years in prison for drug fraud

A Colorado doctor has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for filing fake claims with insurers and distributing the painkiller oxycodone for recreational use. Dr. John Van Wu, of … more

A switch in time ain’t kind

Don’t forget to fall back. I would rather not fall back or spring forward, and every year others express the same thing at the time, and then we forget about it until it comes around again. It’s … more

Amazing success comes from within and without

Years from now someone will be sharing their life stories with the world and recognizing the people who influenced them the most and contributed to their successes. People will stand on stage, at a … more

Costumes galore at Golden’s Halloween swap store

Goldenites Marly Levesque, 6, and her sister Lily, 8, will be on a mission this Halloween to seek out the houses that give out full-sized candy bars. But to accomplish that, first they had to have … more

Help make history free

The Golden History Park always offers free admission, and throughout 2019, visitors have also enjoyed free admission to the Golden History Museum, 923 10th St. Celebrating its 80th anniversary year, … more

Applications for $1 million innovation fund now open to students

For two years now the Jeffco Innovation Acceleration Fund has invited school district staff to apply for a portion of a $1 million fund to support creative ideas. And this year, thanks to some … more

Partnership helps Jeffco homeowners with repairs

Brothers Redevelopment Inc. and Jefferson County have joined forces to give homeowners a helping hand. The partnership offers essential home repairs that preserve property value, and modifications … more

‘Science Behind Pixar’ is trip to infinity and beyond

Even the most cursory look at Disney Pixar Animation Studios’ creative output makes one thing abundantly clear — the studio is responsible for the most astounding creative output of this century. … more
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