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Jeffco asks for public’s input in planning for future development

Usually the only time people think much about zoning is when it is too late, after major developments have already been approved, or a dreamed-of addition is already denied by the county. However … more

My Name Is... Nat Ross of Golden

National and world champion professional cyclist I was born and raised in the mountains and moved to Golden from Breckenridge in 2006. I was still racing professionally at the time — and training … more

Offering the community a modernized McDonald’s

Paula Gaer is a longtime customer of the Applewood McDonald’s and used to visit the restaurant frequently when she lived in the area. Now that Gaer, 63, lives in Denver, she doesn’t come quite as … more

Barrels of fun at Jefferson County's annual fair

The third annual Jeffco Fair & Festival provided three days packed full of fun events and entertainment Aug. 10–12 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. Highlights included rodeos, a … more

Golden's Fine Arts Fest: Art, fun and conversations

Kathleen Tesnakis of upstate New York loves being in Colorado. Coloradans need warm clothing, they tend to be environmentally conscious and they aren't afraid to express themselves, she said. That's … more

Judge does not grant preliminary injunction to halt trail construction at Rocky Flats

A U.S. District Court judge presiding over the case concerning the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge did not grant a preliminary injunction that would have blocked trail construction on the refuge … more

Day one of the Jeffco Fair full of fun

From fans of rodeo to wrestling, those seeking family fun, foodies and homebrewers, 4-H supporters and livestock purchasers to live music lovers, this year's Jeffco Fair & Festival offered something … more

Feeding neighbors fills community need

Deidra Bates believes that if every neighborhood had a food pantry box, nobody would go hungry. So, about a year ago, she set up such a box outside of her southwest Denver home, near South Federal … more

C'mon, be a tool! Making a difference together as a community

During the annual Be a Tool Day of Service, it’s not uncommon to see a homeowner serving cold drinks, moving materials or working alongside volunteers. “It’s special to see their joy and how … more

Closing the book on a storied career

In the summertime, it's not uncommon for about 15 family members to gather in the Nissler home for a cookout. They'll make barbecue ribs and corn-on-the-cobb. “And s'mores,” said Pam Nissler. … more

Learning life lessons through horses and friendships

Being in the Westernaires isn’t just about learning the art of horsemanship. Westernaires learn life lessons that they take with them as they age to adults and beyond — discipline, teamwork, … more

Local groups help refugees transition and thrive

Imagine moving somewhere and not knowing how to take public transportation, what the education system is like, where your neighborhood library is or how to shop at a local supermarket. These basic … more

Southwest end of Golden sees commercial growth

If Rob Tompkins could have his wish, Golden would go back to the way it was back in the 1970s. “I’m an old-school guy, so (any development) is always too much,” he said. “But as a business … more

Escaping the streets can be a struggle

Darin Barton likes Golden so that is where he chooses to live — even though he’s homeless. Single men “literally have nowhere to go, except to Denver,” Barton said. “And I don’t want to … more

Off the streets with a grandson to raise

“What’s not to love about raising a 6-year-old boy?” Melissa Winters asked. Winters, 54, who is about nine months away from earning her massage therapy licensure, is raising her grandson Jaiden … more

Annual golf tournament honors the late John Tracy

He didn’t usually play, but John Tracy was known for attending every one of the Applewood Business Association’s annual golf tournaments. “He was always there, cheering people on,” said Van … more

Violence both a cause and a consequence of homelessness in Jeffco

Darin Barton’s plans on Jan. 14, 2017 were the same as any other day. He was homeless at the time, living in a tent near Golden. For some sort of an income, Barton and two others took turns … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
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