JeffCo Sheriff’s Office ID’s man allegedly responsible for crime spree

By Zahira Torres and Jesse Paul.  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Fred Haggett was rushing to help law enforcement officers catch a carjacking suspect when he saw the man on the side of the highway trying to stop cars with a rifle in one hand and a gun in the other…  Read more…  

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WATCH: Armed carjack suspect on wild crime spree captured in dramatic fashion

By David Mitchell.  JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — An armed carjacking suspect went on a crime spree around Lookout Mountain Wednesday afternoon, much of which was captured on video by SkyFOX…  Read more…

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Moment hero cop and driver took down assault rifle-toting gunman after he went on a terrifying twenty minute rampage

A dramatic video taken from a TV news helicopter has captured the moment a brazen carjacker pointed a semi-automatic weapon at passing cars, before he was finally arrested…  Read more…

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2 people in custody after wild car-theft, hijacking spree west of Denver; no injuries reported

GOLDEN, Colorado — A man wielding a rifle and a handgun hijacked a car, burst through a garage door in a stolen SUV and tried to commandeer two state-owned dump trucks before a deputy wrestled him to the pavement on a highway west of Denver, authorities said…  Read more…

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A Very Golden Opportunity

Several months ago (gosh, time flies) I went on a work trip to Golden, Colorado…  Read more…

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Jeffco’s Safety Fair is right around the corner!

Community Safety Awareness Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate and learn about safety than heading to Jefferson County’s Safety Fair…  Read more…

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They may be little, but they have lots of love to give

So far during the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, we have saved more than 1,500 dogs and cats through adoption, reuniting lost pets with owners and transferring animals to other shelters and rescues!  Read more and vote…

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Golden Crime Blotter: No fare for cab driver

Cold crime, hard news. Golden police went to Heritage Square, 18301 W. Colfax Ave., Golden, on July 7 where an employee showed them…  Read more…

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Little Dogs, Big Hearts special at Foothills Animal Shelter on July 24-27

Come find a little buddy at Foothills Animal Shelter!  Read more…

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Better Block Golden

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Receive $2 Off Day Out With Thomas Tickets

Day Out With Thomas…  Read more…

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Special announcement: Golden Frontier Olympics, Sept. 13, 2014

Golden History Museums is hosting the first-ever Golden Frontier Olympics on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 am to 4 pm at the Clear Creek History Park…  Read more…

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center Upcoming Programs

The programs listed below are just a few of the many great offerings on our schedule…  Read more…

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Peaches sign-up

Forms to order peaches can be found at these locations around Golden…  Read more…

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Cody’s Wild West performs in Lions Park

By Amy Woodward.  When William F. Cody aka Buffalo Bill made his stage debut in Chicago in late 1872 in The Scouts of the Prairie, a dime novel turned Wild West show by author and producer Ned Buntline, Cody traveled around as an actor for 10 years before deciding to put on his own Wild West show…  Read more…

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MOPAR party packs in the fans

By Amy Woodward.  Thousands gathered on Washington Avenue for the 35th annual Mopar Mile-High Block Party on Thursday, July 17…  Read more…

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Splish-splash!

By Hannah Burlingame.  With an average of 500 to 600 visitors a day, according to Recreation Supervisor Brandon Vail, The Splash at Fossil Trace is a popular hangout during the hot summer months…  View photo…

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Golden Police Department Seeking New Captain

The Golden Police Department is seeking an experienced professional with proven leadership, management and communication skills to serve in the position of Police Captain…  Read more…

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What’s that plane doing circling Table Mountain?

By Kelly Sommariva.  GOLDEN – Have you seen it? A white plane flying near Golden in Jefferson County?  Read more…

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Dinosaur Ridge trails near Morrison showing signs of vandals, neglect

By Josie Klemaier.  JEFFERSON COUNTY —At the Morrison exit of Interstate 70, signs direct travelers to a point of geological interest…  Read more…

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Disney of the Rockies

By Hannah Burlingame.  Tucked away in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains sits an attraction that was almost a Disney amusement park…  Read more…

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Making the right chamber choice

By Amy Woodward and Chris Rotar.  For many business owners, it is a difficult task to identify which, if any, chamber of commerce is best suited to fulfill their companies’ needs…  Read more…

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These Are The 10 Safest Places In Colorado

By Natalie Grigson.  If you’re looking to move to a new state, there are so many reasons to think about moving to Colorado…  Read more…

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“First Find & Follow Your Passion!” JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop to present Troy Wanek

GOLDEN, CO, July 17, 2014 — “Follow Your Passion! A formula for an Interesting Life” will be presented by Troy Wanek, at the Wednesday, August 13 meeting of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop. GOLDEN, CO, July 17, 2014 — “Follow Your Passion! A formula for an Interesting Life” will be presented by Troy Wanek, at the Wednesday, August 13 meeting of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop…  Read more…

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“25 Years of Inspiration” Quilt Challenge

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum invites you to help celebrate its 25th anniversary!  Read more…

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JeffCo Innovation Faire Hosted by the City of Golden Exhibitor Applications Now Open

21 July 2014 GOLDEN, COLORADO: Colorado tech startups, established businesses, educational institutions, and tech-focused business organizations can now apply to exhibit at the September 12 & 13, 2014 JeffCo Innovation Faire hosted by the City of Golden and the IX Power Foundation by going to www.ColoradoInnovator.org. Exhibitor fees are $150 for a 10 x 10 space, but will increase after August 8…  Read more…

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Golden City Brewery

Golden City Brewery in Golden Colorado, “the second largest brewery in Golden”, is a great place to visit…  Read more…

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The Astor House in Golden

The Astor House in Golden Colorado was built in 1867, and is now on the National Register of Historic Places…  Read more…

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The 10 Best Universities For Robotics In The US

By Dylan Love.  Those looking to get in on the robotics game have a number of choices in where they might go to learn about robo-topics like mobility, manipulation, and artificial intelligence…  Read more…

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Seeking input on Hwy 6 & 19th Street July 15 public meeting exhibits

On April 14, 2013, City staff solicited input on design, construction and communication for the Hwy 6 and 19th Street interchange project…  Read more…

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Hurley acquitted on two felony charges

By Amy Woodward.  A Jefferson County jury found Gerald Hurley, a convicted sex offender, not guilty of two felony counts for failing to register as a sex offender with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, July 11…  Read more…

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It’s peach time in Golden

Peach lovers will be happy to hear that the ever popular Golden Rotary Peach Sale has begun…  Read more…

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Pick your price this weekend at Foothills Animal Shelter

This weekend only at Foothills Animal Shelter pick your own price on any pet 6 months and up!  Read more…

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“Long Man” by Amy Greene Selected for 2014 Golden Reads

Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is proud to present Long Man by Amy Greene as this year’s Golden Reads selection…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Glazed and confused

Glazed and confused. On July 2, Golden police encountered a woman outside King Soopers…  Read more…

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Parking changes at North Table Mountain Park

Since being completed in 2011, the formal trailhead at North Table Mountain Park just north of Golden, CO along Highway 93 has been well used by Park visitors…  Read more…

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Yeti launches new trail bike, the SB5c

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti’s new SB5c trail bike has the company’s new Switch Infinity suspension technology, which the Colorado company developed with Fox…  Read more…

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Barrels & Bottles releases new flagship beers

The first three flagship beers at Barrels & Bottles in downtown Golden, CO have officially been tapped…  Read more…

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Mopar street party

The annual party kick off of the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway begins with the Mopar Street Party on Thursday, July 17, at 6 p.m. between 12th and 13th streets in Golden, CO…  Read more…

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Volunteers needed for Farmer’s Market

The Golden Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help set up tables, chairs, signs and tents at Golden’s celebrated Farmer’s Market…  Read more…

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Runner’s High Store Discounts

Runner’s High, Golden’s one-stop shop for running gear, will be celebrating its one-year anniversary and to mark the occasion…  Read more…

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Day of Service brief

Golden’s annual Neighborhood Rehab Project by Community Faith in Action is receiving a twist to its July 23-24 event in which over 100 traveling teens from Rise Ministries in Iowa will be joining nearly 100 teens in Golden to serve residents in the Golden Terrace sub-division…  Read more…

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International high school exchange students seeking host families in Golden

Visiting students between the ages of 15 and 18 from Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand are looking for host families in and around Golden for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year…  Read more…

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An ‘Odd’ classic

By Clarke Reader.  When it comes to the American theater lexicon, Neil Simon is one of the masters…  Read more…

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Golden Volunteer Firefighter passes away

By Amy Woodward.  John Johnson, Golden volunteer firefighter and engineer passed away from brain cancer on Wednesday, July 2…  Read more…

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Now brewing business success at Perc in Golden

By Joy Meadows.  Most people believe working from home to be an ideal situation…  Read more…

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Golden Craft Beer Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum on Aug. 9

Railroads have been transporting beer out of Golden for decades…  Read more…

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Golden’s Lindsey Horan a rising star in women’s soccer at age 20

By Terry Frei.  Lindsey Horan is one of Colorado’s most accomplished athletes and one of the top U.S. soccer players in her age group…  Read more…

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Jeffco5 falls short on signatures

By Amy Woodward.  The Jeffco5 — a grassroots campaign run by a small group of volunteers who want to increase the number of county commissioners from three to five — announced last week it was unable to turn in enough signatures to place the initiative on the 2014 ballot…  Read more…

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Find your Soulmate at Foothills Animal Shelter

Foothills Animal Shelter has been selected as one of only 50 animal shelters across the country to participate in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge…  Read more…

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