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Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Celebrating old brilliance this July 4

In the 1920s, in the wake of World War I, a small group of men gathered in Alabama, of all places, to come up with a new way of fighting a war. Of course, at the time, they didn’t really think what …

Are you Ready for Wildfire?

Wildfires have impacted mountain communities for a long time. In centuries past, wildfires burned unhindered across our landscape. These fires consumed dead brush and fallen trees, and opened up …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

What I wouldn’t give for just 5 more minutes

How many times have we thought, “If I could only do that over again?” Whatever that is, there is always at least one thing, maybe several things we wish we could take another shot at.

Linda Newell

Anyone else slow about moving on to freedom?

Have you been feeling a bit anxious lately? You'd think as the pandemic starts to wane (in our area) and restrictions begin to be lifted, that I'd be feeling great about the potential of reentering …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Business pitch

  As Golden’s only licensed cannabis business, we want to let you know that we welcome hearing from our neighbors at any time. Your feedback, ideas and concerns are important to us as …

Letter to the editor: Xcel should speed transition

The climate emergency demands that we quickly replace fossil fuels with low-carbon renewables. Unfortunately, Xcel plans to operate the Comanche 3 coal-fired power plant in Pueblo until 2040, making …

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years …

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for school food article

  Thank you for highlighting local programs that provide free food to our Jeffco kids. Food insecurity is often an “invisible issue” to many. It is good to see acknowledgement of …

Letter to the Editor: Why so scared of racial equity?

  The letter by Mr. Salley in your May 20 edition was so appallingly offensive with so many broad-brush bigotries, it’s impossible in this limited space to refute every ignorant …
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