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Taproom taps into underserved neighborhoods of ‘Farvada’

Out in northwest Arvada — which Candelas resident Amanda Rieter and her neighbors have dubbed “Farvada” — “we’re desperate for businesses here,” she said. It’s no wonder, then, that …
Citizens, district dispute amount of Jeffco bond money charters receive
Hundreds of construction projects will be underway at Jefferson County district schools this summer, funded by the $567 million in bond money approved by voters in November. The district previously outlined how that …

District considers weekly late start or early release for all schools

After a March survey and June school board meeting, Jeffco Public Schools is considering its next steps for a plan that could set a weekly late start or early release for all of its schools. The …

Paleo, keto dieters band together

For the past four years, Littleton resident Kimberly Spomer has attended a support group. The group of roughly 25 people consists of like-minded individuals seeking community and advice as they …

‘River safety is no joke’

The odds of Clear Creek’s freezing cold, swift-moving moving water were against her. But the timing of a Friday afternoon shift change at the Coors Brewery in Golden, and the selflessness and quick …

New system brings back lights at Olde Town Water Tower

Red, white and blue lights glow for Fourth of July Casey Van Divier cvandivier@coloradocommunitymedia.com After nearly a year of work, the city has installed a new lighting system for the Olde Town …

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Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, …

Sports

Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player …

Voices

Skaggs story teaches us that tomorrow is not promised

On July 1st, just over two weeks ago, a young man by the name of Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in Dallas. This was very unexpected — Tyler was just weeks shy of his 28th birthday, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Well, as it turns out, there is an ‘I’ in team

There’s only one of me (you’ll be happy to know), but from now on I want to be thought of as Team Craig. Calling yourself or yourselves a team is the latest and the greatest, and I don’t want …
Norton
Winning Words

Making the most of those lazy days of summer

The other day I posted something on social media that included a brief reference to those lazy days of summer. The post was really about something else, and a reminder that we should enjoy our lazy …

Editorial cartoon for July 11

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Shades of gray look a lot less shady

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The day I found my first gray hairs, I thought I’d dye. Today’s essay is about gray hair. I like gray hair. Americans are not allowed to grow older gracefully. …
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