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.

Column: Summer markets are back

I’ve mentioned this before but I’ll mention it again, when we think of seasons, we don’t really think in terms of the “official” designations, do we?
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?”

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.

Allen Best

Column: Will nuclear energy arrive on time and at cost?

Oliver Stone has a new movie, “Nuclear Now,” that made its Colorado debut in Boulder on May 1. In it, Stone argues that the grave risks posed by climate change require we embrace nuclear energy.
Letters to the Editor

Letter: We must be a kind nation

How angry would you be, if your father had a heart attack, and when the EMTs arrived, they began lecturing your suffering parent, “Sir, first we need a careful review of your current diet and exercise routines, as well as, a complete cholesterol check, to determine the underlying “root causes” of your problem?”

Letter: Re: Playing the Parking Game in Golden

As to downtown Golden’s “parking crisis,” everything in the article by journalist Corinne Westeman likens to the metaphor of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.

Letter: A dubious future awaits

“The next few decades will be the end of the kind of civilization we’re used to. Humanity is consuming 175% of what the earth can regenerate. Our current way of life is unsustainable.”— Paul Ehrlich, population expert

From the Jefferson County Treasurer

Every tax year I receive a few calls from taxpayers asking the County Treasurer to lower or waive their property taxes for various reasons. The County Treasurer’s Office does not have the legal authority to lower property taxes or waive property taxes per state law.

Letter - Enough infighting

Enough infighting I’m tired of reading about the endless infighting between Douglas County Commissioners. And I agree a county this size may benefit from representation by more than three when two …
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