Return of the Super Cruise

With temps in the 80s and seemingly everyone out to enjoy the day, it sure felt like summer on the first of day of May in Golden. Of course, that feeling was much heightened by the return of one of …

City to buy home in Heart of Golden corridor

Golden’s newest home owner is someone all resident’s know well: the city itself. On April 27, the Golden City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of a 3,800 square …

100 days into term, new Jeffco DA talks progress on new innocence project, pay equity in office

Last year, Alexis King promised voters she would make big changes in the DA’s office if they made her the first Democrat to lead that office in recent history. Voters apparently liked what they …

"Be our guest": Golden High theater returns to stage with masked musical

After three years of performing in plays at Golden High School, Sophia Davis wasn't sure how her high school acting career would end. “This year unfortunately we had a couple of performances in the …

A new moment for Golden’s old mill

With its large, inviting public spaces, varied food selection that feels tailor made for groups with diverse tastes and massive self-serve beer walls, the Golden Mill seems to largely be about …

News

Evon named as a top graduate at Western Colorado University

A Lakewood man has been named as Western Colorado University’s extraordinary graduates of 2021. Thomas Evon is one of eight graduating seniors selected for the Alumni Award of Excellence. The award …

Life

The art of city life

If you haven’t been out and about much in Denver recently, you could very well be shocked by what’s there — and perhaps more noticeably, what isn’t. Even by the standards of this constantly …

Sports

Dakota Ridge nets win over Green Mountain as girls lacrosse returns to action

LAKEWOOD — Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood has been the mecca for boys and girls lacrosse teams in Jeffco for several years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic silenced the high school lacrosse action …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Oscars telecast rated PG for pretty grim

Ratings for the 2021 Academy Awards telecast were down 58% from their lowest point in the 18-49 age demographic. The previous low was set last year. The Grammys fell 51% in total viewers in the 18-49 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

It’s time for some Main Street magic

As the weather continues to improve each week and spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to visit and support our local Main Street, experiencing the magic that a beautiful walk down the …
avenue flashes

Be a team player and give Golden a taste

Have you ever been to a baseball game and seen the manager walk out to the pitcher’s mound around the 7th inning, have a bit of a discussion with the pitcher and catcher, then give a signal to the …

Here’s to the great moms that make great families possible

There is a Mexican proverb that goes, “The house is not built upon the ground, but upon a woman.” Or, at least, according to an episode of “Criminal Minds,” there is such a proverb. The idea, …
Craig Marshall Smith

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging …
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