Calling all book lovers

Reading five to six books every month for an entire year to select material and authors for the Rocky Mountain Literary Festival is just part of the leg work behind the scenes of the annual …
CTE opportunities for Jeffco students — an overview
Career and Technical Education (CTE) was the main topic of October’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting. Seen as a pathway to career and college readiness, CTE has been a component of Jeffco schools …
Election 2021: None of Golden’s four city council seats will be competitive this fall

There will be no competitive city council races for Golden voters to decide this fall. The deadline for submitting candidate nominating petitions passed on Aug. 23 with just one candidate running for …

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the …

Horse culture still kicking in modern West

In 1950, metro Denver’s population hovered right around 500,000. Farms and horse properties could still be found throughout the close-in suburbs. By the mid-1970s, the population had more than …

Frederick rallies to take state softball tournament slot

                THORNTON – Frederick and Golden high schools played twice in the class 4A regional tournament at …

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Día de los Muertos is almost upon us

The Day of the Dead — Día de los Muertos — is officially celebrated Nov. 1 and 2, but events can be found throughout Jeffco and the rest of the metro area from late October through Mid-November. …

Sports

Golden boys soccer eventually wraps up league title

ARVADA — The 2021 Class 4A Jeffco League boys soccer championship plaque had to wait a little while to find a home. Golden had a chance Monday, Oct. 18, at the North Area Athletic Complex to clinch …

Voices

Abrazos: Celebrating 10 years of writing for peace

Ten years ago, sitting outside a coffee shop with a group of Lighthouse Writers Workshop colleagues, I met Carmel Mawle. Carmel told us she was founding the nonprofit organization Writing for Peace, …

Alcorn on the road part II

I wrote last week about how I love to travel, to see and experience things that are not the norm. But I would be remiss if I didn’t mention what an exceptional part of the experience of travel is …

The divisions wrought by the disinformation age

Disinformation certainly fuels our political divide. There is a cottage industry which creates and sends partisan emails into millions of inboxes. We open them because they were sent by a friend. Of …
Winning Words

Opinion: Top talent talks about the importance of culture

Here we are wrapping up the series, “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” Now it’s time to link connection, collaboration, change and consistency to culture. And culture, according to some top …

Opinion: What do you do when you think of conflict?

Ever watch that episode of “The Office” where Michael decides to teach his staff about conflict resolution? As a human resources professional and conflict coach watching that, I was both gasping …
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