Mines places second in Clean River Design Challenge

Perhaps in another five years or so, current engineering students may see the designs of one of their academic projects working to clean up trash in Colorado's waterways. And, theoretically, it could …
Golden Rotary raises awareness of mental health issues
For about the past two years, the Golden Rotary Club has had people working on and looking into mental health issues among youth. “None of us are mental health professionals,” said club member …

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, …

Golden State of the City: ‘So much to be proud of’

From streets to parks to websites, the city of Golden has accomplished some great things last year. “We are coming off of another fantastic year in Golden with so much to be proud of as a city,” …

2018 Rocky Mountain Storytelling Concert and Conference

April 20-21, 2018 American Mountaineering Center - 710 10th Street, Golden, Co 80401 Featuring: Affrilachian* Storyteller Lyn Ford Coming to Colorado CONTACT: Kate Lutz 303-941-1749, …

Jeffco EDC celebrates 25 years, honors companies

Jefferson County businesses were recognized for their contribution to the county April 11 at the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation's 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards breakfast …

News

Golden elementary named healthy school champion

Shelton Elementary School was named a 2018 Healthy School Champion and received the $500 Excellence Award. The award honors schools and districts for creating and supporting healthy schools, and for …

Life

Silent films speak

The vast majority of the films that will be shown in the seventh annual Denver Silent Film Festival are 90 years old, at the youngest. But Howie Movshovitz, director of the festival, adamantly argues …

Sports

Green Mountain unable to upset Columbine at a snowy Trailblazer Stadium

LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s girls lacrosse team went dashing through the snow April 21 for its sixth straight victory and fifth consecutive win in Jeffco League play. The Rebels, now ranked No. 3 in …

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Quiet Desperation

Jazz Age classic continues to be assigned of the times

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was first published 93 years ago today (as this is being written). Fitzgerald was only 29. He would live another 15 years after a short career in both …
Winning Words

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that …

Ageism is infuriating, and bad business

As a writer, I frequently peruse job boards and listings for contract or freelance opportunities. Sometimes I’ll contract with a company for a certain number of hours per week or for a specified …
Winning Words

When we choose to win, that’s a good-news story

So how are you doing with the news these days? Maybe like some of my friends you just stopped watching or listening, thinking there is no place where you can go to find the truth. Nowhere to hide. As …
Quiet Desperation

Something rings true about conversation without phones

I had lunch with Mark, a good friend, someone I have known for 30 years, an important Colorado artist, and the wittiest man this side of New Smyrna. We met at a Littleton restaurant and reminisced …
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