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New statewide panel tackles wildfire issues

The new Colorado Fire Commission is a “roll-up-your-sleeves” type of group. “It's clear to me this is a group focused on getting work done on behalf of Colorado,” said Jefferson County … more

Jefferson County mental health summit: ‘Suicide affects all of us’

Teachers, bus drivers, healthcare workers, law enforcement, first responders. “We all have a role to play in suicide prevention, whether we know it or not,” said Sophie West, the injury and … more

Orediggers give Mines, Golden something to cheer about

The Colorado School of Mines football team is one of the best-kept secrets in college athletics. And 2019 has proven to be an especially great season for the Orediggers. “I’m proud of how we’re … more

Gearing up for ski season

Bentgate Mountaineering hosted its 10th annual Ski Season Kick-off Party on Oct. 3 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden. Attractions included a Ski Expo with ski and snowboard industry … more

Colorado School of Mines students and their Moroccan teammates win the Solar Decathlon AFRICA

In the midst of the 18-hour days spent building a house under the hot African sun, Colorado School of Mines students got to partake in a special Moroccan tradition. Twice a day, once in the late … more

No more playing 'the parking game'

Hunter Klein is looking forward to the day that he doesn't have to play what he calls “the parking game” when he visits Jefferson County Open Space parks. Klein of Golden enjoys climbing and … more

MolsonCoors hosts annual Clear Creek cleanup

From a cell phone to an 8-track — not to mention lots of flip flops, sunglasses and athletic balls — those who worked on the efforts of cleaning up Clear Creek on Sept. 26 found a lot of random … more

500+ people seek to clean up trash in Clear Creek Canyon

Allan Reid, who has lived in Jefferson County for about 50 years, identifies with the saying that goes like this: If not me, who? And if not now, when? “I’m retired,” said the 74-year-old … more

NREL gets its first autonomous shuttle

From wireless charging for electric vehicles to vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden has been doing research on transportation for a long … more

Jeffco Sheriff and partner organizations solve 38-year-old cold case

Thanks to advancements in technology in genealogical DNA matching, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has solved a cold case that was nearly four decades old. At a press conference on Sept. 10, … more

Dance students are feeling the beat in Wheat Ridge

It’s not uncommon for 10-year-old Amy Watson of Broomfield to get goofy and dance around the house. Watson, who is autistic and deaf, has been dancing nearly every week for the past three years at … more

Archery on target for growing popularity

Archery is challenging, but can also be a way to relax. It’s a social sport, as well as a way for an individual to strive to achieve a personal best. “It gets in your blood,” said Jim Murrow of … more

Gov. Polis, Sen. Danielson, Rep. Duran talk with local women business leaders

Meagan Moodie, co-chair of the public policy committee for the Colorado Women's Bar Association, believes a woman should not have to choose between being an awesome mom to be an awesome business … more

A parade for the four-legged friends

Guido the Magnificent is going to put his best paw forward as he leads the rest of his four-legged friends and their humans in this year’s pet parade. “He loves attention,” said Bonnie … more

Jefferson County Public Health tackles drug overdose crisis

Ninety-eight candles flickered and 98 seconds of silence were observed for the 98 lives lost from drug overdose in Jefferson County in 2017. A death from a drug overdose is “something that’s 100% … more

Colorado Railroad Museum welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is making his annual trip to Golden this September. Families tend to love this event because it offers something for everyone, across the generations, said Danielle Riebau, the … more

Mines students to compete in Solar Decathlon AFRICA

It’s not an African safari, but Colorado School of Mines students are participating in quite an adventure in Morocco this September. A group from Mines is competing in Solar Decathlon AFRICA — an … more

Trail stewardship, bikes and community celebrated

Across its entire trail network, Jefferson County Open Space attracts about seven million people annually. This can take a toll on the trails, said Jeff Watrobka, executive director of the Golden … more

Railroad museum's leader departs - ‘It’s been a great ride’

In the nearly 13 years he spent as executive director of the Colorado Railroad Museum, Donald Tallman gained a deep appreciation for the role that railroads played in the growth and development of … more

Golden ready with fanfare for the Colorado Classic

Golden is getting amped-up for the Colorado Classic bike race. And there are number of ways for the community to get involved, whether it be cheering on the cyclists from the sideline or watching the … more
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