Controversy on Clear Creek

On a recent Sunday afternoon, Scott Bernheim went to downtown Golden to grab frozen yogurt with his family. He was shocked by what he saw when arrived, especially as he walked closer to Clear Creek. …
Jeffco commissioners sign up to support deputies in lawsuit
In a letter to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office staff, the Jeffco commissioners expressed their support for Sheriff's Office staff and pledged to provide a defense and indemnification (coverage of …

Graduation 2020: Golden High graduates finally get to celebrate after their brush with history

The number 147 loomed larger over the long-awaited graduation ceremony at Golden High School on Friday.

Bandimere reaches agreement with JCPH to resume races without crowds

A Jefferson County Public Health official said the agency has reached an agreement with the Bandimere family to allow races to be held at the speedway this week, albeit in a limited capacity without …

In-person school delayed in Jeffco schools

Jeffco Public Schools’ July 23 announcement that in-person learning would be postponed sparked mixed reactions in the community. The reactions didn’t only differ from family to family — many …

Lower positive case rate in Jeffco even as total cases rise

While case and hospitalization numbers continue to rise, Jefferson County's top public health official says there is some good news when it comes to the county's recent efforts to manage its recent …

News

Lakewood Police make arrests in connection to the shooting of a dog

12 days after Lakewood Police found an adult female pit bull mix dog who had died of apparent gunshot wounds, police have made arrests in connection to the dog's death. The department announced in a …

Life

DU student is ‘climbing for a cause’

A University of Denver graduate student has found a way to combine her love of the outdoors with her passion for helping others. Brittney Woodrum, 27, is an ambassador for ShelterBox USA — an …

Sports

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set …

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Current troubles not leading to a grand reveal

One of those favorite, old, go-to tropes that was often quoted to me as a youngster — lo, those many years ago — was “adversity builds character.” Any time something would go wrong, or …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Is it time to change the station?

Maybe you may have heard of this radio station before, WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it for me?” This has been one of the most popular stations that many of us have tuned into for far too …
Craig Marshall Smith

Give life enough time and it breaks us all

“Janet,” one of my readers, can no longer read. That means she can no longer handwrite letters like the ones she has been sending to me for the past three or four years. Hers were the only …
Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

Here’s an opportunity to err dirty laundry

Let’s have some fun. See if you can tell me how many typographical and grammatical errors there are in this column. Hint: there are alot. It’s going to really drive my proofreader crazy because …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Reimagining and reinventing while staying true to ourselves

As individuals and companies look to the second half of the year, many have already put 2020 behind them and are looking at plans and goals for 2021. The impact has forced us all to learn how to …
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