Golden grad and Arvada native Yul Moldauer headed to Tokyo for US Gymnastics

Getting started- I was at my friend’s house when I was about seven years old. My mom couldn’t come pick me up yet and my friend’s mom was like “hey, why don’t you come to the gym and just …
After 76 years, Golden's Meyer Hardware is closing its doors
Steve Schaefer has never known a day without Meyer Hardware. His grandfather, Joe Meyer, purchased the store he would rename after himself in 1945, several years before Steve was even born. But …

Golden Hills Mobile Home Park slated for protective rezone

When someone initiates the process to rezone a property, it's usually because they own it and want to build something different on it. But in a rezoning case set to be heard by Golden's city council …

JCOS seeks mountain site instead of Heritage Square in modified exchange

Jefferson County Open Space is now looking to acquire another property via a proposed land exchange with mining company Martin Marietta. On July 7, JCOS announced in a news release that it has been …

Finding the F-U-N in STEM

At most summer camps, there is no need for attendees to put on safety googles and a protective jacket for any of the activities. But the Full STEM Ahead camp held at Colorado School of Mines earlier …

Jeffco, Clear Creek and Gilpin to receive millions in opioid settlement

When it comes to the current state of the opioid crisis in Jefferson County, there is both good news and bad, state and county leaders say. First, the bad. Jeffco Sheriff Jeff Shrader said the county …

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Colorado violates EPA ozone standards again

On the same day environmental groups called out Colorado officials for missing a key EPA deadline to clean up ozone pollution violations widely attributed to driving, business groups declared victory …

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Lakewood Cultural Center announces 2021-22 season

Season tickets are on sale now for the Lakewood Cultural Center’s new season. The center is bringing what they describe as “an exciting mix of music and theater” to Lakewood beginning in …

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Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that …

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Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Anyone else but me

You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.” — Zig Ziglar Many of us daydream or fantasize about being someone else. Did you ever look at someone else’s …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Trapped in the platitude escalation cycle

Some of you might remember radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. He always ended his daily program with two words. “Good day.” Hippies turned that into “Have a nice day.” Then “Have a good day” …
Andrea Doray

Celebrating July and commemorating Eva

July 2021 … a month of such contrasts and contradictions. Most of us have eagerly welcomed a return to restaurants and concerts and each other’s homes. But some are grieving the loss of a loved …
hitting home

The wide world of American sports

This has been a pretty amazing week to be an American sports fan. To recap: First of all, the week was dominated by the fact that Denver had the incredible honor to host the Major League Baseball …
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