Friends remember Marv Kay’s dedication to Golden, Mines communities

Anyone who met Marv Kay has a story — of his kindness and generosity, his passion and dedication, his humor and sharp wit. As his former players Joe McConnell and Brian Glade said: “There’s only one Marv Kay, and he was unmatched.” Kay, an icon of Golden and Colorado School of Mines, died April 19 at age 84.
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Column: Life/Art Ensemble takes dance into the world

When many people think of starting a dance organization, they probably conjure up images of children or teenagers awkwardly figuring out how to get their feet to do what their minds want them to.
Christie Greene

Column: What should I do if I see injured wildlife? Call *277!

After the initial shock of seeing an animal struck on the road, an elk entangled in a net (or basketball goal, hammock, or holiday lights), your mind might race to the question, “What should I do?”
From left, Violet Cotant, Amber Hayes, and Emmy Adams perform the iconic hand jive during Golden High School's 150th anniversary celebration on June 4. Cotant and Adams graduated from GHS in 1999 and 2018, respectively, and Hayes is the current athletic secretary.

Generations of alumni celebrate Golden High School's 150th anniversary

When the call went out to celebrate Golden High School’s 150th anniversary this month, hundreds of graduates — from the 1960s to the future Class of 2032 — answered.
The Aussienauts, the team from Australia's University of New South Wales, competes in the second annual Over the Dusty Moon Challenge May 31-June 1 on the Colorado School of Mines campus. The Aussienauts took second place, winning a $4,000 prize.

Mines moon dust-moving challenge draws international competitors

On May 31-June 1, Colorado School of Mines cohosted the second annual Over the Dusty Moon Challenge with Lockheed Martin. College students from across the world demonstrated the moon dust-moving designs they’ve been building since September.

Image of the limited edition Pride month seal.

Jeffco Clerk and Recorder commemorates Pride Month

The Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s office celebrates  Pride this month with limited edition rainbow seals for marriage licenses and souvenir pens for signing.
Arts & Entertainment

Column: A play about Lamas (the spiritual kind)

I want to open this week’s column with a hearty congratulations to all of our Golden High School and Colorado School of Mines 2023 graduates.

Column: Mountain climbing movies that take things to a new level

There’s a phrase that’s often used to promote action movies: “heart-stopping.” It’s a pretty dramatic description that’s usually slapped on fictional stories with lots of shoot-‘em-up scenes and a bunch of crazy car chases. Sure, a lot of those movies are exciting to watch, but deep down, you know it’s all make-believe. They rarely live up to the hype.
Folklorico dancers from Edgewater Elementary School perform for Welchester Elementary School's Multicultural Night on April 27.

Welchester Elementary School students host annual Multicultural Night

For Welchester Elementary School students and their families, the world was at their fingertips during the school’s annual Multicultural Night on April 27.
Coming Attractions

Denver Fashion Week returns to city’s runways

Everybody has an outfit or two they love but don’t have the occasion or courage to pull out of the closest. Celebrating style like that — and providing an opportunity to bust out these gems — …

Column: Local concerts to make you smile

I don’t know if my love for music is hereditary or not, but I do think it’s contagious. I had quite a few people in my family that were musicians.

Column: Golden offers a variety of summer activities

It’s the middle of July and our summer is well under way here in Golden. Of course, that always means that we have loads of fun single events happening, but I don’t want to forget to mention a couple that happen every weekend here in our fair city.

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers.
Coming Attractions

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest …

Column: The arts flourish in Golden

I don’t know if it’s the beautiful inspiring background we have, or something in the air and water, but in case you hadn’t noticed, Golden has become a place where all the arts really flourish.

Column: Golden’s Fourth of July celebration will still be fun even without the fireworks

Let’s start this week’s column out with the good news.
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