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Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Peak winter brings top entertainment

Once every couple months, I get completely bowled over by how much there is to do in the metro area and have to dedicate a column to celebrating the wonderful variety we all have in our backyards. …
Belmar Library in Jefferson County, along with Evergreen Library, hosts a free legal clinic once a month, the Virtual Pro Se Clinic program, started by Colorado attorney Ric Morgan.

Free legal clinic served almost 200 Jefferson County residents last year

Ten years ago, a Colorado attorney realized that if medical advice could be given virtually, there’s no reason legal advice couldn't either. 
Traffic on intersate 25 in Denver

Colorado DMV releases list of rejected personalized plates

SHIKAKA, VOTE and BULL are among some of the less “offensive” personalized license plates that were rejected by the Colorado DMV last year.
The Conley family, parents Tyler and Kendal, brother Beckham and twins Zoey and Kenna.

Miracle twins: Golden couple have procedure to save their babies

Zoey and Kenna Conley are typical 5-year-old twins: full of life, always busy and best friends.

Bri Witherow with Barrels & Bottles Brewery poses for a photo in her Viking costume during UllrGrass. \

Photo gallery: Golden's UllrGrass festival delivers on wintry namesake

Over the Jan. 27-29 weekend, hundreds braved the windy and snowy conditions to savor the beer and music at Golden's UllrGrass festival.
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Take a visit to ‘The Great American Trailer Park’

Musicals have taken place in all kinds of magical and far-flung locations and still managed to capture elemental human truths. But as “The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” Miners Alley Playhouse’s latest production, hilariously demonstrates, you can access those same truths in places a little closer to home.

Column: A few possible Valentine's outings

Just so you know, you aren’t quite out of the woods yet. At least as far as the gift giving season goes. You still have one more coming up that usually requires some thought, a bit of expense and makes you to suffer through another barrage of ads about jewelry and perfumes with a few flower shops thrown in for good measure. 
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A musical reflection of 2022

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m extremely glad this year is over. 2022 may well go down as the most challenging of my life, and since we’re still living through the aftershocks of a global …
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NYE options for every kind of partier

Celebrating the new year can be a tricky proposition — some people really love going out and doing a big party with lots of folks, music and lights. For others, it’s a quiet night in with a few …

Column: Time to start penciling in some fun events on your holiday calendar

Well, now that December is here, that means there’s nothing you have to do, no places to go and you can just sit back and relax for a while. No, wait, that’s January. This month is so loaded with happenings you’ll need a spread sheet just to keep track of every place you want to go and all the things you need to do.
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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.
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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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