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National Parks to be highlighted at American Mountaineering Museum

One thing that Topher Straus hopes to accomplish through his artwork is that when people view it, they are transported to a National Park that they have previously visited, or want to visit. … more

‘River safety is no joke’

The odds of Clear Creek’s freezing cold, swift-moving moving water were against her. But the timing of a Friday afternoon shift change at the Coors Brewery in Golden, and the selflessness and quick … more

Grandbear to be honored at July 13 storytelling event

About once a month, the entire third grade class at Shelton Elementary School used to gather into a classroom to hear a story by Grandbear the Storyteller. “Everybody cheered when Grandbear walked … more

National Guard meets to focus on Arctic preparation

There are all sorts of scenarios that may require the National Guard to respond to the Arctic. The Arctic is a source of economic opportunities, which could possibly cause conflict, said Maj. Joe … more

Residents to launch ballot measure concerning Golden Overlook

A newly-formed residents group wants to give Golden voters an opportunity to weigh in on what should become of a privately owned, undeveloped property known as the Golden Overlook. “We are proud of … more

County considers sale of New York Building in Lakewood

The county could save about $7 million in capital funding over the next few years should it go forward with selling the New York Building in Lakewood to its current tenants. The building, which … more

Baby goats to provide one-of-a-kind experience for yoga class

There’s something about being around silly baby goats that brings a smile to people’s faces. “It makes people happy,” said Lili Shelton, the wellness and fitness director at Mount Vernon … more

Swift water is safety focus as Colorado snowpack melts

Rachel Kohler loves rivers. “Playing in rivers can be a ton of fun,” she said, “as long as you’re doing it with full knowledge of the risks — and you have a safety plan in place.” For her … more

Golden girls softball league grows to about 100 players this year

For 13-year-old Casey Hume, it doesn’t get much better than playing softball with her friends on a warm summer night under the lights at Lions Park. “It’s just a cool experience,” she said. … more

Treasure hunting for great reads

All the smiles are wonderful. Whether it be an adult who found a book that completes a his or her collection by a certain author, or a little kid who can’t wait to take home their bag full books … more

Three guards injured in latest incident at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

The latest in a series of incidents at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center ended in three guards being transported to the hospital on May 28. One of the guards suffered a concussion and the … more

Jeffco to make budget cuts in 2020

To keep a healthy balance and appropriate reserve fund, Jefferson County is looking at trimming its budget by about $16.1 million in the upcoming year. This equals roughly a seven percent budget … more

Class of 2019 for Jefferson Jr./Sr. High

Seventy-one graduates of Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School celebrated their accomplishments during the school’s Class of 2019 commencement ceremony on May 17. Principal Michael James chose a special … more

Three teachers honored with crystal apples

Birthdays, retirements and crystal apples. The Golden Schools Foundation hosted its annual Teacher Recognition Award ceremonies on May 10 this year. This year’s recipients are Patti Nielson, art … more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

Teens empower the younger generation to become leaders

Elizabeth Crim and Kaylyn Buchanan have been friends since the second grade. The two, now juniors at Lakewood High School, got together for coffee last year and started talking about how women are … more

Bag-Off competition kicks off Jeffco Employee Food & Cash Drive

A little-known fact about the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is that its captains are excellent grocery baggers. In fact, they're good enough to have won this year's Bag-Off competition on April … more

I-70 crash was 'like a scene out of a movie'

“I heard it before I saw it,” Darin Barton said of the fatal, multi-vehicle crash that closed I-70. “The flames and the smoke were pretty intense. It was chaotic.” Barton was at his regular … 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

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
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