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For two weeks, there’s been a lot of cheering at Magic Mountain. “I’m very interested in bringing archaeology to the public,” said Dr. Michele Koons, curator of archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. “And it’s exciting …
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Month later, hailstorm still hurts

Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat …
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In an age when tablets, video games and fidget spinners consume the minds and habits of children nationwide, some experts are concerned children are spending too little time outdoors. And they warn of health and emotional problems when children …
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    • Jeffco Vietnam vets search for platoon members

      Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just …

    • Mines, historic neighborhoods try to find traffic, parking solutions

      Finding a balance that meets the needs of Colorado School of Mines as it grows as a modern campus, yet preserving the distinct historic character of surrounding neighborhoods is not a new issue to the City of Golden. But the historic neighborhood …

    • Thousands to participate in Bike to Work Day

      June is Colorado Bike Month, and 12,700 people are expected to participate in the annual Bike to Work Day on June 28. A number of sponsors in Jefferson County are offering stations for cyclist commuters to stop in for breakfast, water breaks or …

    • Golden Summer Jam offers families opportunity to rock

      It’s community. It’s family fun. It’s live music. And it’s summertime. Mix these ingredients together and you get the Golden Civic Foundation’s inaugural Golden Summer Jam concert. The purpose of the event, which will take place …

    • My name is...Tom Hall

      About me I’m a fourth generation Coloradan. My great grandparents came here in the late 1800s. Wheat Ridge is my home base. I’ve lived here my whole life. I’m 63. I’ve been married to my wife Marilyn for 33 years. I didn’t think …