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Off to a gold start: Mines football crushes Augustana 56-10 in NCAA playoffs

Imagine momentum is a pendulum that swings back and forth between teams during a football game. Now imagine that the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers broke the mechanisms controlling the pendulum, so it was stuck on their side of the field. That’s basically what happened in the Nov. 25 NCAA playoff game against Augustana, as…

Dignity Tuesday provides Thanksgiving meals to dozens of local families 

Whether they heard about it on the radio, at a local food pantry or at their church, dozens of Denver-area individuals and families found their local Thanksgiving meal waiting for them outside Lakewood’s Mile Hi Church. 96.9 The Cloud and its local partners assembled for the third annual Dignity Tuesday, which provides boxes of free…



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Role Players: Orediggers work behind the scenes to elevate football team’s performance

Just like a large-scale theater production, becoming the No. 1 football team in the nation doesn’t happen overnight. It requires everyone giving their all day in and day out, for months on end. Everyone from the offensive and defensive linemen to the strength & conditioning coaches must be firing on all cylinders from the offseason…

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Arts & Culture

Itty Bitty Art Tour returns to downtown Golden

Golden’s Parfet Park and Washington Avenue Bridge are home to 14 new, but tiny works of art. The Itty Bitty Art Tour has returned for its second year, courtesy of the Golden Public Art Commission and local artists, with everything from a decorated bike rack and water fountain to a tiny license plate in a…

Avenue Flashes: Find unique gifts at Foothills Art Center’s Holiday Art Market

Happy Thanksgiving to everybody. I hope you are enjoying the day. I don’t know how many of you actually went “over the river and through the woods” to get to grandmother’s house, but I can tell you that around here it’s usually over the dogs and through the kitchen to get to the food on…

Coming Attractions: A myriad of ways to kick off the holiday season

The arrival of Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season, with families and friends getting together to share a meal and some great memories. And once dinner is over, what’s next on the itinerary? I have some options that will help you and your loved ones start the season off right.   A…

Coming attractions: Pay tribute to 10th Mountain Division at History Colorado

There are all kinds of stories that get forgotten in the fog of war, stories that need to be retold to give those who served the respect they deserve.   That’s the ethos behind Winter Warriors, the History Colorado Center’s, 1200 Broadway in Denver, latest exhibition, which is a tribute to World War II’s 10th…


Columns & Opinion

Column: The meaning of life

I enjoy watching “Valley of the Dolls,” a movie based on the novel by Jaqueline Susann. The flick, in my estimation, is…


Letter: Vote NO on ‘HH’

Why would anyone vote for a purported ‘tax relief’ measure which is nothing more than a classic ‘bait and switch’?…

Local LIFE

WinterFest brings magic to Thornton

Thornton’s WinterFest — a family-focused holiday celebration highlighted this year by fireworks and drone displays — returns Dec. 8-10 to Carpenter Park, 11000 Colorado Blvd. During WinterFest, the city creates a holiday village on the park’s playing fields, with structures that include Santa’s house, an elves’ cottage, a reindeer hospital and a gingerbread house, all…

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