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Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate … more

Swift water is safety focus as Colorado snowpack melts

Rachel Kohler loves rivers. “Playing in rivers can be a ton of fun,” she said, “as long as you’re doing it with full knowledge of the risks — and you have a safety plan in place.” For her … more

Mines students connect science with social studies for seventh-grade project

A group of seventh graders learned something last school year that they found quite interesting: the difference between fusion and fission in an atom bomb. “It’s interesting how you can either … more

Three guards injured in latest incident at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

The latest in a series of incidents at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center ended in three guards being transported to the hospital on May 28. One of the guards suffered a concussion and the … more

Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy … more

Three teachers honored with crystal apples

Birthdays, retirements and crystal apples. The Golden Schools Foundation hosted its annual Teacher Recognition Award ceremonies on May 10 this year. This year’s recipients are Patti Nielson, art … more

Changes to proposed budget will promote teacher training, campus safety

On May 2, district leaders presented an overview of the proposed budget to the Board of Education, recommending revisions that prompted a nearly two-hour discussion among board members. The overview … more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

More than just limbs given at annual prosthetic clinic

Donna Thornburg has one goal. “I want to run more than anything in my life,” Donna Thornburg said as she completed an agility drill. She was among more than a dozen people at Stermole Track & … more

No. 7 Golden boys lacrosse back on track with win over Littleton

ARVADA — A tough triple-overtime loss the previous week made it an uphill climb for Golden boys lacrosse to claim the Class 4A Foothills League title. However, the Demons — No. 7 in the latest … more

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five … more

Golden Moon wins gold at spirits competition

Golden Moon Distillery received gold medals for its Gunfighter 13, a 13-year-old Tennessee orphan cask bourbon, and Principium, a Colorado single malt whiskey, entries at the 2019 San Francisco World … more

Ralston Valley gets first win ever over Golden in boys lacrosse

ARVADA — The final save of the night for Ralston Valley sophomore goalie Calvin Doucette might have very well been the biggest save of his lacrosse career. “It all came down to that final … more

Easter offers basket of good times

here’s a common theme on listings for Easter egg hunts in the Denver Metro area. Don’t be late. The events begin precisely on time — and they’re over in a flash. Cynthia Bauman knows exactly … more

Teaching children to ‘Spring Back’

From years of research and experience Dr. Katharine Kersey has more suggestions to help children develop the self-confidence and tenacity to spring back when there is a low point. These suggestions … more

‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps … more

Irish storyteller among presenters at conference

Those who love telling stories, as well as those who love to listen to them, will enjoy three events planned during the Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference April 12-13 at the American … more

Historic significance to Heritage Square swap

There is historic importance in the proposed land exchange between Jeffco Open Space and mining/construction company Martin Marietta, according to local historian Rick Gardner “This could save a … more

Grants provide increased school security

Jeffco Public Schools will be replacing elementary classroom locks and installing a mass notification system thanks to grants from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. … more

Artifacts found near Golden are older than first thought

Magic Mountain, located near Jeffco Open Space’s Apex Park, is a prime spot for people to visit. “And it has been for thousands of years,” said Mark Mitchell, research director for … more
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