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Action Center breaks a record and piles in socks

The line of cars piled up outside The Action Center parking lot on Dec. 4, and it only grew throughout the afternoon. In those cars were residents who were in a gift giving mood, and it wasn't … more

Golden's Candlelight Walk is illuminating

The 2019 Candlelight Walk through downtown Golden. more

Holiday gift shop helps families in need at holidays

Parents and guardians facing hardship can get toys for their children for free at the Action Center’s holiday gift shop. The gift shop will be open from Monday, Dec. 9 to Saturday, Dec. 14, from … more

Holiday Art Market offers unique items, connection to local artists

From the wood he collects to the product it becomes, everything that Dave Hawley makes has a story. Aspen trees are transformed into little wooden bowls and birch and pine trees become miniature, 3D … more

Betty Payte

“About Betty” I just completed my book, “About Betty,” a few weeks ago. It’s a memoir, and some of the stories are wild. I’m 88 and I’ve had a lot of things happen in my life, including … more

Better late than never-Optimist tree sale underway in Golden

Across America, Black Friday means with shopping for Christmas gifts. But in Golden, it is also synonymous with the start of shopping of a different sort: the Golden Optimist Club's annual Christmas … more

Editorial cartoon for Dec. 5

The smell of the season at Benchmark

There are quite a few different approaches to take when it comes to Christmas plays, and Lakewood’s Benchmark Theatre decided to embrace the warmth and humor of the season with its regional … more

Odd observations from turkey week

It’s like rai-ee-ain, on your wedding day…. And isn’t it ironic? With all due respect to the phenomenal musical/lyrical talent of Alanis Morissette, rain on your wedding day isn’t actually, … more

Jeffco works to avoid potential ‘dead-ends’ of new state grad requirements

When Arvada High junior Sebastian Owens takes the SAT this spring, he’s not only counting on scores good enough to get him into the college of his choice; he’s also hoping for math and English … more

Students with disabilities find jobs through Project SEARCH

From an early age, Arvada resident Chris Cannizzaro was acquainted with the radiology department; even now, he can recall MRIs he had as a toddler. “As a kid, I was afraid of the MRI machine,” he … more

Volunteering for the holidays: Doing your part from the heart

No matter the skill level, interests or time constraints of Denver metro area residents, there is a way they can make a difference this winter. Whether it’s donating time, toys, money or labor, … more

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that … more

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that … more

E-cigarette effect on teen smoking is far from settled

In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low. … more

JSO is back at the Green Room

Two words immediately came to mind when I was researching the details for this column about the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra. “ We’re back!” Usually you say that about a musical group that has … more

E-470 ExpressToll customers continue to save

An ExpressToll rate freeze implemented Jan. 1, 2018, will keep 2017 toll rates in place for ExpressToll drivers on E-470 through 2020 after a unanimous vote by the E-470 board of directors. According … more

Project STAR and Need for Clean benefits homeless Golden High Schoolers

Underprivileged teens often get overlooked. “The teens kind of get lost in the shuffle,” said Jo Schantz of Golden. “That really struck our heart strings.” Thus, Project STAR came to be, … more

Green Mountain’s postseason run ends with state semifinal loss

LAKEWOOD — Green Mountain’s most successful postseason football run in 20 years came to an end at blustery cold Jeffco Stadium on Nov. 30. “It sucks right now, but it was awesome to come out … more

I’m thankful for my things

“I think the greatest thing about things is they remind you of people.” —Fred Rodgers, as told by Jeanne Marie Laskas in the New York Times Magazine I keep things. I frame things, I hang things … more
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