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Golden's kayak rodeo dives on in

A dozen participants — and about twice that many spectators — turned out for the first event of the 17th annual Golden Community Rodeo Series. Put on by Colorado Whitewater, the competitions take … more

Doggon good to have unconditional comfort and love

The Conley sisters, M’kaela, 9; Alyza, 7; and Elliana, 3; will sometimes play pirates in the backyard of their Fort Collins home. Their dog Nyqo will play the role of the guardian of the ship — … more

Violence both a cause and a consequence of homelessness in Jeffco

Darin Barton’s plans on Jan. 14, 2017 were the same as any other day. He was homeless at the time, living in a tent near Golden. For some sort of an income, Barton and two others took turns … more

Keeping Golden ‘alive after 5’

Summer will soon be in full swing, and some downtown merchants are partnering to provide locals and tourists a truly Golden weekend. “Golden has so much to offer and we wanted to highlight it this … more

Parkway proponents predict profitability

The Jefferson Parkway could break ground on 2020, after four decades of planning and ample opposition. The proposed toll road that would nearly complete the vision of the 470 beltway completely … more

Emergency healthcare in the comfort of your home

West Metro Fire Rescue is now armed with an additional way to provide emergency medical care in the comfort of the patient's own home or workplace. Recently, the fire department partnered with … more

CoorsTek air quality permit renewal spawns community questions

A proposed renewal of CoorsTek’s air quality permits would require a significant reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide pollutants. The company is “committed to … more

Jefferson High School Class of 2018 Graduation

Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School’s class of 2018 will go on to accomplish great things following the commencement ceremony on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. About 90 percent of the … more

My Name Is: Gretchen Carter

Looping with students for four years of high school I’m the ninth-grade assistant principal activities director at Golden High School. I’ve been at Golden High School for eight years. A large … more

Wildland firefighters thank MillerCoors for support

Doug Dunbar was a saxophonist. He was an honor student at Southern Oregon College. He was athletic — he especially enjoyed skiing and baseball. His favorite team was the Colorado Rockies. Dunbar … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Mines places second in Clean River Design Challenge

Perhaps in another five years or so, current engineering students may see the designs of one of their academic projects working to clean up trash in Colorado's waterways. And, theoretically, it could … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Evening rally against gun violence draws Jeffco students

Golden High School senior Emmy Adams and her friend Kaylee Coffman helped organize a district-wide rally for the Jefferson County Public Schools community, held the evening of March 14, as a … more

Jeffco students participate in national walkout protest

Students across Jefferson County headed out of their classrooms at 10 a.m. on March 14, as part of a national protest against gun violence in schools. Students participated in the protest in at … more

Take caution in construction zones

Bumper-to-bumper and stop-and-go traffic. Merging into a single lane of highway. Traveling 20 mph below the speed limit during rush hour. Work zones can be frustrating, said Stacia Sellers, a … more

Conversations continue on Jefferson Parkway

Plans to build the Jefferson Parkway are inching along, but there’s still a few hurdles to get over before the project can make major progress of moving forward. “There’s positive movement of … more

Goldenites take off on unique global adventure

The Turing test is a well-known term in the scientific field. It is a way to determine if a machine or computer is capable of thinking like a human being. Car touring is a British term for a car … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more

Water providers taking lack of precipitation in stride

Five years ago, the Denver area got one of its largest February winter storms on record, when 15.9 inches of snow fell between Feb. 2 and 4. Fast-forward to Feb. 26, 2015, and Denver set an all-time … more
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