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Tempers run high during North Ford traffic talk

Several residents who live on or near North Ford Street in Golden expressed long-simmering frustration about what they feel are unsafely high vehicle speeds on the thoroughfare. That much was clear … more

Biden touts need for bolder response to climate change

“Folks, we've got to pick up the pace.” That was US President Joe Biden's message as he spoke Tuesday about his plans to address climate change while creating new jobs during a visit to the … more

National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling … more

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Groovy new store in Golden

Stephanie O’Rourke has always felt like she was born in the wrong generation. “I just feel like the music is better and the fashion is better from the 60s and 70s,” she said. “And it seems … more

Motorcyclist dead after collision with semi on US 40

A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a semi on Highway 40 between I-70 and Heritage Road. According to Sgt. Denise Mehnert, officers who responded to the scene earlier this afternoon … more

Election 2021: None of Golden’s four city council seats will be competitive this fall

There will be no competitive city council races for Golden voters to decide this fall. The deadline for submitting candidate nominating petitions passed on Aug. 23 with just one candidate running for … more

Tooting their own horn - Golden celebrates resilience

Several community organizations partnered with the city of Golden to host the first-ever Celebration of Golden: Commemoration of Our Resilience at the Colorado School of Mines Quad on Aug. 28. Golden … more

Historic Denver highlights 50 places worth celebrating

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House in Capitol Hill and the Brown Palace in downtown Denver. But there’s undoubtedly some who … more

A Golden gateway opens up

When the Gateway section of the Peak to Plains trail officially opened on Aug. 25, the Jeffco commissioners put a unique twist on the typical celebratory gesture: they cut a cable rather than a … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

Golden to look at possibility of launching citywide broadband utility through public private partnership

Nearly five years after Golden residents voted to opt the city out of a Colorado law that barred city governments from creating their own municipal internet service, the city council wants staff to … more

What's new at Golden middle schools? Science rooms, a music room garage door and more

The students returning to classrooms at Golden’s Bell Middle School and the Manning School of Academics & Arts on Aug. 17 and 18 had plenty to be excited about. For one, it was the first time … more

Developer eyes mixed-use with hotels, apartments on Colfax

Visitors to Golden may soon be able to check into a new “self-service” hotel on West Colfax. On Aug. 19, Maksim Avseev held a required public meeting to discuss a potential plan to construct a … more

2nd Valor Christian coach says she was forced out for being gay

A second former coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch has come forward to say she was forced out after acknowledging she was gay. more

It’s official: Golden votes on rec marijuana sales, lodging tax in fall

When Golden voters receive their ballots this fall, they will be asked to weigh in on whether to bring recreational marijuana sales and a new lodging tax to Golden. That’s because the Golden City … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Arvada Fire Protection District unveils 9/11 memorial

Arvada Fire Protection District Chief Mike Piper says he remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 clearly. “I was on duty that morning,” said Piper, “and I remember the battalion chief called … more
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