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Lookout now linked to Golden

For six months this year, the road construction project at Sixth Avenue and 19th Street in Golden caused some headaches for some commuters. But to Charlie McConnell, a computer science student at the Colorado School of Mines, commuting through …
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A clear path: Communities adding bike lanes

Daniel Hyde use to be an avid mountain biker, but he now prefers road biking. He logs between 1,500 and 2,000 miles a year and hits the pavement throughout the Denver metro, he said. His biggest annual venture is a 250-mile, three-day ride that he …
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Chris Cummins sits on the floor, cross-legged, facing his wife Cindy in the recliner where she spends most of her day. With her right hand, she strokes her Chihuahua, Porscha, snuggled in her lap. Lining the wall near the chair is a pile of …
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Astor House sits empty on its 150th

The Astor House will not be sold or demolished — but what will become of the 150-year-old building at 822 12th St. in Golden is uncertain. Golden City Council “affirmed its desire to keep the property,” said Nathan Richie, director of the …
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    • Sound Jefferson County budget for 2018

      Jefferson County is forward-thinking. And that includes the county’s budgeting. “We’re always looking to the future,” said Mary O’Neil, director of budget and risk management. Although there are some needs that can’t be addressed …

    • Heritage Square dispute still unresolved

      A dispute between Heritage Amusement Park and Martin Marietta is headed to arbitration later this month, with the future of the property on the line. The arbitration process between the park owner and the property ownership began on June 15, and …

    • Library to host beer and book events

      The library is not just for kids. This October and November, the Jefferson County Public Library is putting on Stouts and Stories, Ales and Tales — a six-week celebration of craft beer in Jeffco, designed specifically for adults. Stouts and …

    • Hard work keeps outdoor trails accessible

      In September 2013, it rained in Colorado. And it kept raining. So much so that some areas of the foothills received an entire annual precipitation accumulation average in 10 days, according to a paper written by Steven E. Yochum, a hydrologist …

    • Nashville author writes debut book on Ad Coors’s murder

      Nashville resident Philip Jett has been vacationing in Colorado for about 15 years. During one of those trips some seven years ago, he did the Coors Brewery tour in Golden. Walking through a hallway, he noticed something — one of the members of …