Life

Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Joy Meadows, who started Goldens In Golden in honor of her dog Waffle, reaches down to greet Jax and say hi during the event.

Retrievers, their owners are top dog at Goldens in Golden

If all dogs go to heaven, the golden retrievers' section probably looks like Golden, Colorado.
Coming Attractions

Peak winter brings top entertainment

Once every couple months, I get completely bowled over by how much there is to do in the metro area and have to dedicate a column to celebrating the wonderful variety we all have in our backyards. …
Belmar Library in Jefferson County, along with Evergreen Library, hosts a free legal clinic once a month, the Virtual Pro Se Clinic program, started by Colorado attorney Ric Morgan.

Free legal clinic served almost 200 Jefferson County residents last year

Ten years ago, a Colorado attorney realized that if medical advice could be given virtually, there’s no reason legal advice couldn't either. 
Traffic on intersate 25 in Denver

Colorado DMV releases list of rejected personalized plates

SHIKAKA, VOTE and BULL are among some of the less “offensive” personalized license plates that were rejected by the Colorado DMV last year.

Bri Witherow with Barrels & Bottles Brewery poses for a photo in her Viking costume during UllrGrass. \

Photo gallery: Golden's UllrGrass festival delivers on wintry namesake

Over the Jan. 27-29 weekend, hundreds braved the windy and snowy conditions to savor the beer and music at Golden's UllrGrass festival.
Arts & Entertainment
Coming Attractions

Take a visit to ‘The Great American Trailer Park’

Musicals have taken place in all kinds of magical and far-flung locations and still managed to capture elemental human truths. But as “The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” Miners Alley Playhouse’s latest production, hilariously demonstrates, you can access those same truths in places a little closer to home.
Coming Attractions

A musical reflection of 2022

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m extremely glad this year is over. 2022 may well go down as the most challenging of my life, and since we’re still living through the aftershocks of a global …
Coming Attractions

NYE options for every kind of partier

Celebrating the new year can be a tricky proposition — some people really love going out and doing a big party with lots of folks, music and lights. For others, it’s a quiet night in with a few …
Artist Marco Antonio Garcia works on the mural, which tells a story about the important connection we have to the people we care about through the letters and packages that we send through the mail.

Work underway on new post office mural

A concrete retaining wall adjacent to the post office on Allison Street in Arvada is becoming a work of art.

Coming Attractions

Let the Arvada Center light the way to holiday cheer

Finding the right way to spend a night out during the holiday season is a tale as old as time. While there is no shortage of overtly holiday-themed activities to select from, maybe you’re in the …
Columnists

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers.
Coming Attractions

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest …
Coming Attractions

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen …
Coming Attractions

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still …

Coming Attractions

An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been …
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