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Free Horizon Montessori students bound for imagination

What does a museum, cats, worms and pink-backed turtle have in common? Nothing — except they all came from the imaginations of 10 students at the Free Horizon Montessori school in Golden for the projects they entered into the regional …
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Noodle dish a real pho-nomenon

Of all the traditions Vietnamese immigrants brought to the United States, pho is probably the one most people recognize, even if they can’t pronounce it. The beef-and-noodle dish, pronounced “fuh,” originated in Vietnam in the 1880s. The …
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Fate of Long View High School uncertain

Jefferson County Public Schools has a plan to move Long View High School, a small alternative school, into the campus of another larger school for next school year. But parents, students and alumni say doing so would be the demise of the program. …
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    • ‘The welcome home that Vietnam veterans have been waiting for’

      For Vietnam veteran Abe Alonzo, the March 24 ceremony honoring him and 53 others for their service in an unpopular and devastating war was long overdue. “We weren’t accepted or received after our tour in Vietnam,” said the 68-year-old …

    • Learning more about sex assault this month

      A woman is forced to have intercourse while on a date. She says no, but he says her provocative clothing suggested otherwise. A child is inappropriately touched by a trusted adult while getting dressed before school in the morning. A young man …

    • Lease agreement approved for Zerger building in Westminster

      Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the …

    • Giving children with chronic illness a normal life

      When Eric Bear was 6 weeks old, he had a severe asthma attack. But the doctors at National Jewish Health in Denver treated him, and continue to help him manage his asthma to a point that he doesn’t have limitations or barriers, Bear …

    • My name is...Traci Case

      An interesting journey to Golden I like Golden’s proximity to the outdoors, but I especially enjoy the Golden community. And I like to be involved with the community. Currently I’m a board member for Leadership Golden, and I’ve served on a …