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‘Suicide affects all of us’

Teachers, bus drivers, healthcare workers, law enforcement, first responders. “We all have a role to play in suicide prevention, whether we know it or not,” said Sophie West, the injury and … more

Stock up on books during annual Whale of a Sale

More than 80,000 used books, DVDs, CDs, children’s books and more will be for sale at the annual Whale of a Used Book Sale, which returns Oct. 17-20 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. … more

Job fair this Thursday at Colorado Mills

With the holiday season approaching, Colorado Mills is looking to fill up to 250 full-time and part-time positions. On Oct. 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., multiple retailers at the mall will be … more

Financial gaps widen between school board campaigns

This year’s four school board candidates filed their latest reports of contributions and expenditures Sept. 30, which saw the financial margins between competing campaigns widen as Election Day, … more

Golden nonprofits make the community golden

Golden is home to dozens of nonprofits, and the community is invited to an event to learn more about them and/or how to get involved. The inaugural Golden Nonprofit Expo takes place 1-3 p.m., Oct. … more

Delightful day to be a Demon

Adorned in maroon and white, the community lined Washington Avenue on Oct. 11 to celebrate Golden High School’s homecoming during the school’s annual parade. The homecoming game took place later … more

Maple Grove students will not have Manning enrollment priority

At the Oct. 10 school board meeting, both sides of the ongoing Maple Grove and Manning debate — a question of whether neighborhood elementary school Maple Grove should feed into Manning, an option … more

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado … more

Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Housing authority announces low-income tax credit

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority has awarded the final low-income housing tax credit awards for 2019. The housing authority is the allocating agency of federal low incoming housing tax credits … more

Jeffco 1A "Against" comment written by husband of Yes on 1A campaigner

Last week all voting households in Jefferson County were mailed a gray booklet containing the ballot language of Jeffco 1A, along with comments both for and against the measure. But the first … more

Rocky Flats plutonium hotspot `appears to be an outlier'

The most recent batch results in an ongoing soil study east of former nuclear weapons plant Rocky Flats came back Oct. 1, testing for plutonium levels well within the government-established safety … more

National service agency opens new regional office

The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering, has opened a Mountain Region office in downtown Denver. As the nation’s top provider of grants … more

Colorado School of Mines students and their Moroccan teammates win the Solar Decathlon AFRICA

In the midst of the 18-hour days spent building a house under the hot African sun, Colorado School of Mines students got to partake in a special Moroccan tradition. Twice a day, once in the late … more

Gwyn Green’s legacy of social justice to be carried on by students

In the past year since Gwyn Green’s death, Golden residents approached Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan to ask her to come up with a way to memorialize the late state in one way or another. They had … more

Meet Joan Chávez-Lee, District 4 candidate for school board

Before Joan Chávez-Lee was a Jeffco principal, she was a Jeffco parent. She was raising her kindergarten-aged daughter on her own when, inspired by how impactful her daughter’s teacher was, … more

Meet Susan Miller, District 4 candidate for school board

Lakewood resident Susan Miller has two distinct backgrounds: a longtime finance professional, she has worked as an investment banker and company vice president; and a mother of four former Jeffco … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Golden City Council candidates talk community issues

Candidates for Golden City Council were put in the hot seat during two separate forums so the community can make informed decisions come Nov. 5. One of the forums was hosted by Golden United and it … more
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