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Calling all tools — Day of Service volunteer day approaches

Jeff Fox of Golden believes that a little sacrifice of time to help out some neighbors provides a significantly big reward. “It’s amazing when you serve, that you end up finding yourself just as … more

Austin Boutain and wife return to Jeffco on murder charges

Following a conviction for the murder of an international student studying at the University of Utah, Austin Jeffrey Boutain has returned to Jefferson County to face charges in the death of a man in … more

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, … more

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences … more

‘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 … more

National Guard meets to focus on Arctic preparation

There are all sorts of scenarios that may require the National Guard to respond to the Arctic. The Arctic is a source of economic opportunities, which could possibly cause conflict, said Maj. Joe … 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

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

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

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

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

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

Three injured, one dead after late night DUI crash in Golden

One person was pronounced dead and three others were hospitalized following a vehicular crash in Golden on Feb. 22. The crash happened near the intersection of Highway 93 and Golden Gate Canyon Road … more

‘Oh my god, get me out of here’

The remains of Cymone Reyna Duran were discovered around 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 5 by Pleasant View and Golden firefighters as they put out a small brush fire near the intersection of Nile Street and West … more
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