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Three events to help with spring cleaning

Right off the bat I want to take a moment to congratulate this year’s class at the Colorado School of Mines. This weekend will be the commencement ceremonies and they will be held in person, not … more

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

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … 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

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national … more

Many Coloradans may not be getting the help they need

Energy Outreach Colorado has a mission to help people afford their energy costs. And to fulfill that mission, it is so important for the nonprofit to make sure every Coloradan is aware of it, said … more

Don't allow concealment of records, oppose House Bill 1214

We understand the intent behind House Bill 1214 to provide a fresh start to those with lower-level criminal records — such as arrest records in which no criminal charges have been filed. Further, … more

Golden event organizers taking wait-and-see approach

While spring is nice, fall’s quite pleasant and most everyone enjoy throwing on their Viking horns for Ullrgrass in January, every longtime Golden resident knows that summertime is when the city … more

Making living with bruins bear-able

The bears are awake, and a new group in the foothills wants to encourage more residents to have bear-resistant trash cans. Bear Aware hopes to create an awareness campaign to take to homeowners … more

Rattlesnakes out and about: how to avoid them

Summer is in full swing, which means most Coloradans are spending more time outdoors. Whether it's a hike through Chatfield State Park, a bike ride along the High Line Canal, or a barbecue out back, wildlife encounters are inevitable. And snakes … more

Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written … more

Jefferson County Good News Breakfast virtual event April 20

Annual Jeffco Good News Event Set for Tues., April 20, 2021 This year’s event will be virtual   JEFFERSON COUNTY, CO April 6, 2021 – Due to the ongoing risk of the … more

JCOS proffers a land swap for a South Table Mountain trailhead

From varied trails and gorgeous views to easy access to downtown Golden, South Table Mountain has always had a lot to offer to hikers and bikers. But if there is one thing the trail currently lacks, … more

Arvada-based nonprofit for teen moms will host 5K on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park

Hope House Colorado, a nonprofit based in Arvada that provides resources for teen moms, will host its 8th annual 5k and Fun Run fundraising event on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park. The 5k will begin at 9 … more

New agreement between Golden and Mines is approved

When Golden Mayor Laura Weinberg first joined the city council in 2014, one of the first issues residents brought up to her was their desire for an intergovernmental agreement that would create new … more

Days after brain surgery, Golden teen finishes fourth in state chess tournament

For Griffin and Sullivan McConnell, chess has always been a family affair. The two Golden brothers learned the game from their dad before they even started elementary school and have been playing … more

Pandemic circumstances drive major increase in car thefts in Golden, throughout metro area

When the calendar turned to March last year, COVID-19 cases weren’t the only thing that started going up in Golden. Car thefts also saw a marked increase both in the city and throughout the Denver … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Front Range health drink companies making splash in Golden

Move over, Coors. Golden is now home to a new production facility that could help give the city’s longstanding reputation for producing popular beverages a healthier slant. February was the first … more
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