Jefferson Symphony Features Wealth of Local Talent in 64th Season

GOLDEN – The Jefferson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) has a 64-year tradition of attracting some of the area’s finest musicians in its 75-member orchestra. This season, the symphony adds to its wealth of local talent by inviting the Denver area’s top performers as guest artists for its upcoming season performed at the Colorado School of Mines Green Center…  Read more…

Physics groups offering bricks from demolished Meyer Hall

Two student physics organizations are offering bricks salvaged from Meyer Hall, the longtime home of the Physics Department, as a reward for helping members attend the largest gathering of undergraduate physics students in the world…  Read more…

Faculty, industry connect on corporate social responsibility

Liberal Arts and International Studies Assistant (LAIS) Professor Jessica Smith and Postdoctoral Scholar Nicole Smith recently hosted a workshop for engineering professors who are integrating corporate social responsibility (CSR) into their courses. The workshop was sponsored by J. Smith’s NSF-funded project, “The Ethics of Extraction: Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into Engineering Education.”  Read more…

SOLAR DECATHLON BUILDS TINY HOUSE IN PREPARATION FOR NATIONAL COMPETITION

By Evan Wong

The Tiny House build team started construction on Aug. 6. The event was attended by President Paul Johnson and members from several energy companies interested in the project. The Tiny House is being built in preparation for the 2019 Solar Decathlon competition…  Read more…

Famous “Bloodless Duel” involved Golden paper founder

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

Golden’s annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration begins today, July 28, making it a fitting time to remember just what is authentically western about the city.

Truth is, historic accounts and early newspaper clippings show just how rough a town Golden really was, as it started out as a home-base for miners venturing west. Saloons and bar fights, gun fire and formal duels all were realities in the city’s early years…  Read more…

Jeffco LWV hosting candidate Meet & Greet event in Lakewood Sept. 27

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County is hosting a candidate Meet & Greet event from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Carmody Middle School, 2050 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO 80227 for central Jeffco residents. Another Meet & Greet event will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Columbine High School, 6201 Pierce St., Littleton, CO 80227 for South Jeffco. Both are free and open to the public…  Read more…

Jefferson County Commissioners Go Live August 23

Jefferson County is excited to announce we will begin live-streaming Board of County Commissioners hearings on the Jefferson County website beginning August 23, 2016. At the BCC hearings, which typically take place Tuesday mornings, commissioners address public policies and issues in Jefferson County and make decisions that affect the community. Now, in addition to attending in person, citizens can watch the hearings live online in order to be informed and engaged about what is happening in the county…  Read more…