JCOS proffers a land swap for a South Table Mountain trailhead

From varied trails and gorgeous views to easy access to downtown Golden, South Table Mountain has always had a lot to offer to hikers and bikers. But if there is one thing the trail currently lacks, …

Foothills updating facility to offer better spaces for farm animals

When most people think of an animal shelter, they probably think of cats and dogs. But while there are certainly plenty of each at the Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, the facility also takes in a …

Lubahn Trail would be stabilized, partially rerouted under JCOS plan

With damage to the Lubahn Trail showing no sign of slowing, the Golden city council will consider a proposal that would involve spending at least $150,000 to restore and stabilize the trail so that …

Golden restaurateurs win 2021 ethics in business award

The 2021 edition of the Golden Rotary Ethics in Business Awards program may look different, but the ideals it seeks to honor remains the same. For the first quarter of 2021, the program honors Golden …

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New fitness studio aims to get Golden sweating again

Golden residents looking to hit the gym for the first time in months or start a new exercise routine as they embrace post-pandemic life will soon have a new option for doing so. Unite Fitness, a new …

Life

A look at where things stand with Golden summer events

While much is still up in the air, here is a look at the current status of several of Golden’s major summer events. Taste of Golden Date: April 30-May 9 Current Status: The traditional Taste of …

Sports

Lakewood stakes claim to first Jeffco League title since 1995

LAKEWOOD — Lakewood’s boys soccer team made history in dramatic fashion Friday, April 16, at Trailblazer Stadium. The unranked Tigers wrapped up their first boys soccer Jeffco League championship …

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Winning Words

Listening to the whispers of success

This past week I was reminded of something as I once again experienced the intimacy, joy and power found in a whisper. Although it is just my wife and I who live in our home now, for some reason I …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A century ago wasn’t just any old time

Things were different one hundred years ago. For example, no one wore flip-flops to the airport. However, there were no flip-flops and few airports. That makes a difference. They had a presidential …

Third time definitely not the charm for Jefferson County

I’d hoped the third time would be the charm. But the Jefferson County Board of Education disappointed me and insulted all Jefferson County taxpayers by naming a single finalist for its …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The sun comes up, and here we go again

The sun comes up right behind Sue and Andy’s house. At least that’s what it looks like from where I am. They live directly across the street and have an even better view than I do because …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

‘The 60 to 60 Success Plan for Life’

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to be a passenger in my friend’s Porsche 911 as he demonstrated how fast going from zero to 60 MPH in less than 3 seconds feels. And I will share with you …
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