Heart of Golden 2020 project seeking residents’ ideas for corridor’s future

A concert or theater stage. A permanent farmer’s market pavilion. A for-profit café. An extension of walking and bike paths along the creekfront. Those are just four of the visions for potential …
Jeffco Treasurer’s office unveils new property tax search site before tax season
The Jefferson County Treasurer’s office hopes the upcoming property tax payment season will be less painful than usual thanks to the improved version of its property tax search website it recently …

New decade, new mayor

The Golden city council kicked off the new decade by seating the city's new mayor. “It's an incredible time to be a Goldenite,” the newly sworn in mayor Laura Weinberg said in comments she made …

Jeffco Library district introduces new Spanish-language website

The Jefferson County Public Library is now offering a website and online catalogue that have been enhanced to offer an improved user experience for Spanish-speakers. Sarah Rudman, the library's …

Viking up for UllrGrass

Colorado is home to no shortage of bluegrass and beer festivals. But while most of those events embrace the warmth and festiveness of lazy summer afternoons and nights, there’s only one local event …

News

Lakewood Police kill armed man at Wheat Ridge motel

One man was shot and killed by Lakewood Police over the weekend at a Wheat Ridge motel. The West Metro SWAT Team, made up of members from the Lakewood Police and Wheat Ridge Police departments, was …

Life

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off …

Sports

D’Evelyn girls hoops get win over Summit

DENVER — D’Evelyn girls basketball will began Class 4A Jeffco League play coming off a winning note. The Jaguars defeated visiting Summit 60-32 on Jan. 7, on the eve of the start of conference …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was …
Norton
Winning Words

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, …

Nothing charming about drunkenness

There was a joke that me and several of my college buddies used to enjoy about sneaking adult beverages into our final exams. See, sometime in the late ‘80s, a study came out that seemed to …

A look back at such a loathsome year

Well. Thank God that’s over. No, not the holiday season. I love the Holiday season. I would be quite happy if we could find a way to extend the celebration another few weeks. My credit cards, not …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Stolid, solid, dearly missed — happy birthday, Dad

My father was born 100 years ago today as I write this. There hasn’t been a day since he died in 2008 that I haven’t thought about him, and more this day than usual simply because of the …
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