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After season nearly postponed, local teams gearing up for fall football

“Helmets off, masks on” yelled Golden High School football coach Jared Yannacito as the team got set to begin their stretches at the start of their second practice of the season on Sept. 25. It's … more

Wheat Ridge softball gets back on track in 4A Jeffco

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge’s softball team didn’t have any time to dwell over its first loss of the season. Less than 24 hours after the Farmers — No. 2 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings … more

School of Mines hopes to stay in-person despite quarantines

Colorado School of Mines has already undergone a series of targeted quarantines in the first weeks of the fall semester, but school officials say they remain committed to on-campus learning as long … more

Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that … more

There’s a new M on campus

With COVID-19 preventing School of Mines incoming freshman from completing their traditional climb to the M that overlooks Golden, the school instead brought the M to them. On Friday, Aug. 28, the … more

Eagles, owls, snakes and other animals visit Lakewood

Eagles, snakes, owls and other creatures invaded Lakewood’s 40 West ArtLine as Nature’s Educators and their animals visited the city. Nature’s Educators, a nonprofit educational wildlife … more

Mines makes masked move-in

There was a point when Colorado School of Mines freshman Matthew Micha wasn’t sure if he should come to campus this year. But as he walked around with a new friend on the morning of Aug. 14 with … more

Republican candidates decry threat of vandalism found on Golden billboard

After a Golden billboard displaying a pro-life message was vandalized for the second time in a week, two Republican candidates for state and U.S. House seats held a press event in front of the … more

Football, three other Mines fall sports postponed to spring

For the first time in more than 100 years, there will be no football at School of Mines this fall. Instead, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (of which Mines is a member) is hoping games can be … more

Signs of recovery in Jefferson economy but challenges remain

There are signs Jefferson County’s economy is recovering from the depths it reached earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, although several indicators suggest the county has a long way to go before … more

New trails coming to South Table Mountain

A Jeffco landmark is getting a makeover — and its one that officials say should be a win/win for the space and those who love to play there. Since the first portion of the South Table Mountain mesa … more

Miners Alley makes plans, asks for help

Innovation is the name of the game for most theaters during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly since an artf orm that gathers people together in a small space will be among the last to reopen. So, … more

Controversial new state holiday shines spotlight on Mother Cabrini

Since 1938, visitors have flocked to the mountains just west of Golden to learn about and pay tribute to Frances Xavier Cabrini, the Catholic saint who established 67 schools, hospitals and … more

COVID-19 and School of Mines Athletics

Although subject to change based on the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado School of Mines athletic department is planning on a “relatively normal fall” with teams playing a conference schedule and … more

Golden’s July 4th celebration going virtual with Facebook stream

While there will be no (new) fireworks display in Golden this year, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t managed to put a total damper on the city’s annual Fourth of July 4 fun. Instead, the celebration … more

PG Environmental, Mount Evans Hospice receive business ethics award

The Golden Rotary Club typically hands out its annual Ethics in Business awards at what the club’s president Allen Gregory describes as “a big blowout luncheon” each May, attended by 300 … more

Applewood neighborhood honors high school grads in parade

Before the pandemic, John Schreiner had thought a good portion of his spring would be spent on a baseball field in a Wheat Ridge Farmers uniform. He had looked forward to going to prom, spending the … more

Hell of a pandemic — COVID-19 affects School of Mines

For Colorado School of Mines freshman Paul Slayback, the week before Spring Break was an unexpected whirlwind. On Tuesday, March 9, he was sitting in class, where a professor told students classes … more

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Denver metro area arts go online

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton was just about to start its spring kids’ classes when the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything. “Once that all came apart, I, like everybody else, sort of sat … more
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