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Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate … more

WEST 0620 Hiking tips

Learn how to hike safely at a free course offered by the Golden Fire Department and Colorado Mountain Club from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22 at the fire department’s main station at 911 10th St. in … more

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Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan and the McCarthy brothers, Liam, 16, seated, and Keegan, 15, met the mayor after a Golden City Council meeting. more

Symposium for those working with trafficked, abused

Pastors, ministry leaders, counselors, mental health professionals, counseling students and others who care for those wounded by sex trafficking or sexual abuse are invited to participate in the … more

15-year-old Arvada race car driver raises money for cancer patients

When 15-year-old Cassidy Hinds tells her friends she’s a competitive race car driver, at first they don’t believe her. “I kind of have to prove it to them,” she said. So she invites friends … more

What the law says about sexually violent predators

As mandated by law, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office notified local residents about a sexually violent predator working in the community at a June 12 public meeting. The purpose of a community … more

Letter to the editor: New Columbine plan disgraceful

New Columbine plan disgraceful I find the entire idea of a “new Columbine” to be disgraceful and an insult to the memory of the deceased. This seems to be a cowards’ way out of the situation by … more

Payoff for growth ‘rarely worth the price’

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. — Italian proverb, attributed to Montgomery Scott Raise your hand if you’ve been inconvenienced—either in minor ways or in major … more

Robbie’s Hope grants $20,000 to Second Wind Fund

A $20,000 grant from Robbie’s Hope Foundation will help Second Wind Fund provide mental health services and suicide prevention resources for at-risk teens and youth. Denver-based Second Wind Fund … more

Area Walmart, Sam’s stores kick off fundraising

All Denver Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs have kicked off their Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising campaign to help treat local children who are sick or injured. All money raised … more

With 5A money, district accelerates digital learning plan

From conducting virtual dissections to putting together podcasts, students at Arvada West High School find themselves on their devices “in every single subject for every grade,” said librarian … more

10 Ways to Love your Brain

This June, during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is hoping to raise awareness of this devastating disease by sharing 10 Ways to Love your Brain. Nearly 6 … more

Family Tree asks the community to count its comforts

Rich Karlis had just wrapped up his second season as a kicker for the Denver Broncos, and he was trying to figure out what to do with his free time. When he learned about Family Tree — a nonprofit … more

Sunday is a grand time for the Gran Fondo

I have lots of ways that I find out about the upcoming events that I report here in this column, but usually it doesn’t involve a bunch of bright orange signs warning that most of the main streets … more

Transportation, mobility some of Golden’s ‘biggest challenges’

Whether it’s frustration about a street in town overcrowded with traffic or a concern for safety at an intersection where accidents happen frequently, people in Golden care about mobility and … more

Golden City Council adopts Phase I of municipal code changes

In the midst of a four-month moratorium on large residential developments in Golden, city council voted unanimously June 13 to pass Phase I of changes to the Golden Municipal Code. Phase I includes … more

One proposal for Astor House’s future moves forward

A proposal for a juice-and-snack bar, a community area, a micro hotel or modern hostel and an outdoor space is the Golden City Council’s favored plan for the rejuvenation of the historic Astor … more

Vietnam memorial exhibit will heal wounds of war

As a veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim Topkoff has met many who, after serving in the war, “don’t want anything to do with it.” “There are thousands who just felt so neglected and unappreciated … more

Man accused of attacking two people in Golden arrested

Golden Police arrested Roger Allan Coderre June 17 on suspicion of attacking two transient men in Golden on June 12. Coderre, 51, of Golden, is being held in the Jefferson County jail and faces … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more
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