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School of Mines construction well underway

Colorado School of Mines hosted a public meeting on April 18 to provide the community with an update on its construction projects and progress of reaching some sustainability goals. Mines continues … more

A night to just chill — class for parents of tweens and teens

Anxiety, depression, bullying. “There’s all kinds of things that can drive kids nuts,” said Tom Hughes, chair of the Rotary Club of Golden’s mental wellness workgroup. “We want to provide … more

Arvada supporting tollway to the tune of $2 million

The proposed Jefferson Parkway is proceeding towards becoming a reality, and one Jeffco municipality just provided significant funding to help it along. At an April 1 Arvada City Council meeting, a … more

City moves forward with purchase of building in Goosetown

In many ways, it’s like buying a house, said Steve Glueck, Golden’s community and economic development director, but much more complicated. On April 11, Golden City Council unanimously approved … more

Polis signs overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 16 signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety … more

DAM now home of classic UK artists

The Denver Art Museum has been growing in scope and national recognition at rapid pace, especially in recent years. But there’s one area in which the museum hasn’t changed in more than half a … more

Providing the Jurassic experience

There’s something mystical about dinosaurs. It could be the sheer size of them, said Jeff Lamontagne, executive director of Friends of Dinosaur Ridge, or because they’re no longer here and that … more

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five … more

Colorado Community Media wins big at annual press convention

Colorado Community Media received 50 awards in the annual state press competition, including the prestigious public service award for a year-long series on the state of mental health in Douglas … more

Making preparations for the G Line opening

The long-awaited G Line will open to passengers April 26. “We're truly pleased to be at this day — it's been a long road,” said Laurie Huff, spokesperson for the Regional Transportation … more

Golden Moon wins gold at spirits competition

Golden Moon Distillery received gold medals for its Gunfighter 13, a 13-year-old Tennessee orphan cask bourbon, and Principium, a Colorado single malt whiskey, entries at the 2019 San Francisco World … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more

Colorado playwright’s work takes stage

Two weathered facades with shutters are set side by side at the back of a busy New Orleans square — one is the (Ba)sin Street Social Club and the other, we soon learn, houses the notorious Angie B. … more

‘There’s really not a day that goes by that I don’t think about it’

David Walcher had just gotten back from a celebratory breakfast and was on his way to lunch with a fellow member of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. “Every year, the county leaders would … more

‘I feel like Daniel is walking with me’

Ask Tom Mauser about his shoes. Mauser’s son Daniel was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. In the years that followed, Mauser became an outspoken advocate for stronger gun laws. And through … more

Run for good: Hope House 5K May 4

The Hope House 5K & Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada. Last year over 300 people showed up for this event that is both family-friendly and competitive as it … more

Serving Kids receives annual donation pledge from Lakewood Foothills Rotary Club

When longtime Jefferson County Public Schools volunteer Nancy Hoffmaster surveyed school principals in the district in 1996, she learned something troublesome — at least 500 children didn’t have … more

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a … more

Golden Backpack Program continues its mission of feeding hungry kids

When a child is hungry, that hunger affects much more than just that child. “It’s more than just having an empty stomach,” said Tyson Noeth, the executive director of the Golden Backpack … more

My name is... Brittany Sliter

I was diagnosed with colon cancer when I was only 23. At the time, I was living in New York City with my husband. I moved out here in 2015 with my husband for the lifestyle. After my cancer … more
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