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Letter to the Editor: Good old girls club?

Good Old Girls club? I’m sorry that Sen Winter decided that people being upset about how the Westminster City Council decided to fill their empty seats somehow means that we are “upset with women … more

Polis backs electric vehicles

Colorado’s new governor is taking several steps to promote the use of electric and zero-emission vehicles. Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday the steps are part of his efforts to combat climate change. … more

Zenzinger, Titone give legislative preview

With the legislative session underway, Democrats Senator Rachel Zenzinger and newly elected Representative Brianna Titone gave their constituents a way to get to know how it works and what bills to … more

As shutdown continues, businesses feel the consequences

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. Nick’s Cafe has built a loyal following in Golden that included Elvis Presley who once flew his private … more

Check out the state’s passport program to experience the outdoors

Now that we’ve said goodbye to 2018, the Division of Parks and Wildlife has an interesting and exciting menu coming in early 2019. If you already spend considerable time in the Colorado outdoors or … more

Governor presents first budget to lawmakers

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pitched his plan for state-funded full-day kindergarten to lawmakers, calling it an opportunity to address educational and economic inequities facing young families. Polis … more

Some perspective on Emerge Colorado

Recently through various social media posts and through Bill Christopher’s most recent column there has been a lot of concern that Emerge has too much power in Westminster. I think this is … more

True picture of Emerge

Bill Christopher’s recent columns demonstrate a not-so-subtle sexism and personal bent towards paranoia that are all-too-common in politics today. Emerge Colorado is an … more

The increasing impact of a partial government shutdown

Who is being hurt the most by President Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion for his “Wall” which in turn has caused a partial federal government shutdown? Would you say it is the Central American … more

Voters are aware

I want to thank Mr. Christopher for his reporting on Westminster City Council’s selection of a new council member (Jan. 3 “Awarding the work that goes into community … more

Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety

With two lawsuits pending, seven citizen groups are bringing a new legal suit to try and unseal 30-year-old documents about the troublesome Rocky Flats. Represented by Pat Mellen, a Denver-based … more

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Hit the slopes without going broke

Vail and Beaver Creek resorts recently announced their day passes jumped to $209 per day at the door, a new all-time high, serving as a reminder that a day on the slopes is anything but cheap. … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal … more

'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is … more

Polis inauguration highlights theme of 'Colorado for All'

Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and … more

White Fence Farm says goodbye one last time

Penelope Winston and her family have gone to dinner at White Fence Farm since she was born 24 years ago. And there is one memory in particular that Winston will hold close for the rest of her life: … more

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy … more

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to … more
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