‘River safety is no joke’

The odds of Clear Creek’s freezing cold, swift-moving moving water were against her. But the timing of a Friday afternoon shift change at the Coors Brewery in Golden, and the selflessness and quick …
Residents to launch ballot measure concerning Golden Overlook
A newly-formed residents group wants to give Golden voters an opportunity to weigh in on what should become of a privately owned, undeveloped property known as the Golden Overlook. “We are proud of …

National Parks to be highlighted at American Mountaineering Museum

One thing that Topher Straus hopes to accomplish through his artwork is that when people view it, they are transported to a National Park that they have previously visited, or want to visit. …

District-wide effort brings cameras, security glass to Jeffco schools

For dozens of district schools, the summer will usher in important security improvements, with 37 schools receiving new security cameras and nine scheduled to have front doors outfitted with …

Grandbear to be honored at July 13 storytelling event

About once a month, the entire third grade class at Shelton Elementary School used to gather into a classroom to hear a story by Grandbear the Storyteller. “Everybody cheered when Grandbear walked …

Leadership Golden accepting applications for 2019/2020 class

Though Kim Mangle grew up in Golden, she didn’t know the ins-and-outs of how the city functions. Until she graduated from Leadership Golden. “I came away from the class with new friends and …

News

Craftsmanship from an earlier time

Despite that the Golden Fire Department has saved the Astor House from four fires in the historic building’s more than 150-year history, two-thirds of the original 1867 layout remains intact. …

Life

Awash in art in Golden

fter a successful second year, ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, put on by Foothills Art Center in partnership with other local arts-oriented organizations and community partners, celebrated the arts for an entire …

Sports

Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player …

Voices

Skaggs story teaches us that tomorrow is not promised

On July 1st, just over two weeks ago, a young man by the name of Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in Dallas. This was very unexpected — Tyler was just weeks shy of his 28th birthday, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Well, as it turns out, there is an ‘I’ in team

There’s only one of me (you’ll be happy to know), but from now on I want to be thought of as Team Craig. Calling yourself or yourselves a team is the latest and the greatest, and I don’t want …
Norton
Winning Words

Making the most of those lazy days of summer

The other day I posted something on social media that included a brief reference to those lazy days of summer. The post was really about something else, and a reminder that we should enjoy our lazy …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Shades of gray look a lot less shady

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The day I found my first gray hairs, I thought I’d dye. Today’s essay is about gray hair. I like gray hair. Americans are not allowed to grow older gracefully. …
Norton
Winning Words

The power rooted in trusted friendship

There was a recent video that made its way around social media and the news. It was the story of two Minnesota high school baseball teams playing in a playoff game, and the winner would be moving on …
Editorial Cartoon

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