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School funding measures move forward House passes bills pumping $500 million into K-12 By Vic Vela
firstname.lastname@example.org A pair of funding measures that will provide schools with nearly $500 million in new revenue passed the House with bipar-
tisan support last week. Although the bills received Republican votes, several House GOP members raised concerns that the efforts don’t go far enough in backfilling recession-era budget cuts, or giving school districts more control over financial and transparency matters. The bills passed the House on April 10, with lawmakers first giving overwhelming bipartisan support to the Student Suc-
cess Act. The bill would provide $20 million aimed at helping kids meet mandated third-grade reading standards and adds $13 million in funding for charter school facilities. The bill also incorporates $40 million in retail marijuana revenue that will go toward school construction in rural parts of the state. The legislation will also provide schools
with $110 million of the money that was stripped away by the Legislature during lean budget years. “(The bill) begins the process of rebuilding K-12 funding that was struck hard during the past five years of Colorado’s recession, within the parameters of our current School continues on Page 24
Mountaineering museum honors predecessors Famed climbers added to Hall of Excellence By Amy Woodward
awoodward@ coloradocommunitymedia.com The Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum held its fifth annual Hall of Mountaineering Excellence Gala to celebrate another round of legendary mountaineers. This year’s inductees included the man the museum is named after; Bradford Washburn who is best known for his photo mapping of Denali, the Grand Canyon and Mt. Everest. Washburn and his wife Barbara were pioneers of aerial photography, cartography and claiming the first ascents of Alaskan peaks, making Barbara the first woman to climb Mt. McKinley. “I see it as the Mountaineering Plus award,” said Tom Hornbein, former inductee and chair of the selection committee. “Its people who have made significant contributions in mountaineering and by that I mean really climbing and then they’ve also done something else remarkable in their lives beyond that.” The gala which also serves as the museum’s fundraiser, kicked off on Saturday, April 5 with a formal cocktail reception and a catered dinner followed by the induction ceremony and a presentation from Gerry Roach, “Mr. 14er” who was the first man to successfully climb the 10 highest peaks in North America. “It’s a lifetime story of my climbing big mountains in North America,” Roach said. His presentation, “Northern Heights” took audiences on a trek through Roach’s lifelong climbs of North America’s highest and roughest peaks which began in 1959 and ended in 2000. But at the age of 70, Roach is still climbing. “It gets so insular in our lives; offices, our cars, we’re watching movies or playing games on a two dimensional screen,” Roach said. “I think it’s really important to focus on the planet that’s still out there, there’s still plenty of wild.” Allen Steck, the Silver Fox of Yosemite, was another Hall of Excellence inductee who made many first ascents in California’s Sierra Nevada and the Alps, to name a few. The 1600-foot north face of Sentinel
Citizens take a few moments to remember victims of crime during a moment of silence at the 21st annual Courage Walk on Saturday, April 12. Photo by Amy Woodward
Walking to remember loved ones, honor survivors
By Amy Woodward
awoodward@ coloradocommunitymedia.com Jessica Ridgeway, Fred Meyer, Cher Elder, Steve Campbell and Andre Nelson. These were some of the names read aloud during the 21st annual Courage Walk, an event that celebrates and honors survivors and victims of crime. Meeting in front of the Jefferson County courts complex on Saturday, April 12, friends and families reconnected during a continental breakfast before the one mile walk to the Courage Garden located behind the courthouse. “It’s like a massive group therapy session that meets once a year,” Earl Elder, a 20 year courage walk partici-
pant, said. Elder and his wife Claudette started walking after their daughter, Cher Elder, was murdered in 1993 at the age of 20. “We are strong, we are not going to be victims anymore; we are going to be survivors.” New participants in the walk included Jessica Ridgeway’s parents; Sarah Ridgeway and Jeremiah Bryant. This year’s walk was dedicated to children where a bird bath was added to the kid’s section in the Courage Garden, a memorial garden for victims of crime. “Nothing that you ever put into children is ever wasted,” said Vista Exline, director of Victim Outreach, Inc. and founder of the Courage Walk. A total of $3,281 was raised during this year’s remembrance walk that will go to help develop the garden and toward training for victim advocates
volunteers. “They’re angels,” Elder said about Victims Outreach, Inc. “It’s a wonderful organization, I think what people need to know is 1 in 3 people that they serve are children.” After supporters completed their walk and gathered behind the courthouse, over 15 names were read aloud followed by a dove release. “This really is to the wonder of the human spirit,” said Peter Weir, Jeffco district attorney. “These people will never be forgotten.” To help victims in the community, send donations to Victim Outreach, Inc. at P.O. Box 5173, Golden, CO 80401. To become a volunteer victim advocate, please contact Susan Sylvester, sheriff’s office victim services advocate, at 720497-724.
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Portrait of peace a work in progress The lyrics drift softly through the quiet, cobblestoned courtyard. “Good day, sunshine good day, sunshine gooood day, sunshine…” A youngish man with vivid blue eyes, in faded jeans and black velvet jacket, strums a guitar and sings, the music stand in front of him holding a repertoire of Beatles songs, at his feet a black hat for donations from appreciative listeners. He seems oblivious to the people milling around, hearing only the melodies and words that lift him beyond the wall that stretches behind. But the wall, which is why he is here, can’t be ignored. It is a psychedelic, graphic explosion of color, an ever-changing riot of words and swirling graffiti’s reason for being has been long buried under more than 30 years of layers of paint. For those who remember, though, like Jan, 36, the guitarist who wouldn’t give his last name, the wall, just across from the French Embassy in Prague, is testament to the energizing and lasting power of the universal ideal of peace — even if the passage of time has somewhat obscured the message. The Lennon Wall. Also known as the Peace Wall. Or the Graffiti Wall. “It’s really getting twisted,” Jan says of how the wall is viewed by thousands who visit each year. “It bothers the local people — they don’t like the way it is now… But I’m sure John Lennon would like it this way. I don’t think he would have liked to have his face on it.” That’s how the wall, the phenomenon,
started — with an immense portrait of John Lennon following his death on Dec. 8, 1980. Depending on the source, either an art student from Mexico or a group of students painted his face on the wall that forms the back of a 14th century churchyard. The wall also had a recessed niche that resembled a tombstone and became a mock grave, of sorts, for Lennon. Although the ex-Beatle never visited the Czech Republic, many young Czechs, living under the then-Communist regime, quickly built him into a pacifist hero for their cause. At that time, the government had banned western pop songs, even sending some Czech musicians to jail for playing them, according to a website about the wall. In the beginning, people scrawled Beatles lyrics and epitaphs to Lennon under cover of night. In the light of day, police whitewashed the walls, only to have them covered again in words at night. Over time, the wall became a voice for the young Czech opposition; some created a movement called “Lennonism.” They used the wall as a medium for their grievances and painted political slogans against the government, always at night. Police continued to obliterate their efforts during the day.
The battle on the wall continued until the Velvet Revolution that led to the fall of Communism in 1989. Since then, the wall has become a popular tourist destination. Although many phrases reflect the pleas for love and goodwill that Lennon championed, Beatles lyrics and sayings of social and political justice have been replaced in good measure with such commonplace scrawls as “Filmore was here” and “Auntie Mary was here” and the over-sized “Happy Birthday, HRABAL!” repeated several times along the wall’s length in white spray LOG ON & paint. And “Fred” spread VOTE TODAY! wide in OR COMPLETE THE chubby, green BALLOT ON PAGE 32 bubble letters. The original message, for many, seems long forgotten. But for some, the wall is a living, breathing, morphing work of art of which Lennon would surely have approved. Nate Margolis, 21, an art student from Maryland studying this semester in Prague, has visited several times. Today, he spray paints an eye on the wall in silvergray. “This is kind of a new revolution of art,” he says, noting it’s one of the few places in the world for legal graffiti. “It changes. In 15 minutes, it’ll probably be something completely different.” Kayleigh McAdams, 20, who is visiting Margolis and was a huge Beatles fan as a child, felt it was important to see the wall
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and leave something significant behind. Near the sidewalk, she painted “Infinitum Nihil,” Latin for “nothing is forever,” as she interprets it. The saying, representative of past events in her life, is tattooed on her right foot. “It’s just a meaningful thing that I try to live by each day,” she says, hoping “somebody will actually be able to read it and know what it means.” Jan, the guitarist, has sung at the wall for the past three tourist seasons. The season depends on the weather — the nicer it is, the longer the season. Last year, the cold stayed away and he played and sang for eight months. He has loved Beatles music since he was a boy. “It’s my favorite band,” he says simply. “I like the vibe…” As a Prague native, he has watched the wall’s evolution. It could be no other way than how it is today, he says. Free. Open to anyone to paint anything. “It’s the only way you can keep it,” he says. “Otherwise, it would be a museum with John Lennon’s face and rope. It would be … boring.” But if he could give those who visit a thought to leave with, it would be this: “Give peace a chance, in your mind, in your mind … it’s not always easy.” On this day, as sunlight filters through trees just beginning to leaf, “Love is a beautiful chaos” leaps from the wall in bold, red paint. And if you look closely, you’ll spot a blue face of John Lennon in a corner. No matter what is painted, Margolis says, Lennon’s face can always be found amid the crazy quilt of expression, a soft and subtle reminder of why the wall even exists. A throng of tourists suddenly crowds the small courtyard, jostling to read the wall and leave their inscriptions. Jan, an unperturbed island in the middle, begins to sing: “You may say I’m a dreamer,
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education news Increase in costs for student meals
The cost of breakfast and lunch in Jefferson County will increase by 25 cents to accommodate additional servings of fruit and vegetables. The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 requires districts to add more fruit and vegetable options to their menus increasing the total cost of the meal. In the 2014-2015 school year, elemen-
tary school breakfast will cost $1.75, lunch $2.75; Secondary breakfast will cost $2.00, lunch $3.25. This change is similar to ones throughout the state, including districts around the Denver-Metro area.
Colorado High Schools participate in College Readiness programs
To help students improve their aca-
demic abilities and achievements, 11 Colorado high schools are participating in the Colorado Legacy Schools initiative. The initiative provides students opens up Advanced Placement (AP) programming for all students while supporting them in math, science and English AP courses.The initiative also provides funding for teacher training exam fees, supplies and awards for those students who
receive a qualifying score on their exam. CO schools recently added to the program are: Jefferson High School, Vista PEAK P-20 Campus, Wheat Ridge High School, Battle Mountain High School, Glenwood Springs High School, Grand Valley High School, Paonia High School, Cedaredge High School, Alamosa High School, Englewood High School and George Washington High School.
the chorus of hope. Maybe, just maybe, the message isn’t lost after all.
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but I’m not the only one.” Spontaneously, unexpectedly, a swell of voices joins in. “I hope someday day you’ll join us, And the world will live as one.” The words echo, bouncing off the stones and filling the afternoon air with
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Survey after survey has proven that the number and quality of photographs makes the biggest difference when it comes to marketing real estate listings. There is wide variation in what listing agents are willing to spend on this important aspect of their marketing. At one end of the spectrum are agents who use their smartphone or a point-and-shoot digital camera. At the other end are agents who hire a professional photographer to shoot still photos, and even a videographer to create a video tour. For Golden Real Estate, I’ve chosen to do both tasks in-house and have, over time, increased the quality of our equipment. After starting with a point-and-shoot camera, I upgraded to a Nikon digital SLR with a wide angle lens and flash attachment for interior pictures and a couple telephoto lenses for exterior views such as of mountain peaks and city lights. Then I discovered HDR, which
stands for High Dynamic Range photography. At last November’s Realtor convention in San Francisco I invested in a system which adds this capability to our Nikon camera. At right are matched photos of the same scenes. Both were shot with the same Nikon camera, but the ones on the right were created applying HDR technology. Each HDR photograph is a software-generated composite of multiple exposures, with the software choosing the best exposure for each element of the photograph. As a result, I obtain both good outdoor views through windows and perfect “lighting” on each interior element. There is no flash used. Instead, the camera, mounted on a tripod, takes nine separate exposures using only available light. At first, I figured that HDR imaging was only necessary for scenes which include a window, but I’ve come to realize that all interior and even some exterior scenes can
benefit from this proWITHOUT USING HDR USING HDR cess. Although the difference in the windows is most striking, notice the extra detail obtained from interior elements such as furniture and light fixtures. To help you more fully appreciate the quality of the HDR photos, I have posted these and additional examples at JimSmithBlog.com. It takes special equipment and special software to take these pictures. It also takes some training, so instead of just making the equipment available to all Golden Real Estate Jim Smith agents, I made the deciBroker/Owner sion to have the person Golden Real Estate, Inc. who has mastered the process take the phoDIRECT: 303-525-1851 tos of each agent’s EMAIL: Jim@GoldenRealEstate.com listings, free. 17695 South Golden Road, Golden 80401 (continued online) Serving the West Metro Area COMMENT AT: www.JimSmithBlog.com
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David Jones, local attorney with the Law Offices of D.R. Jones was appointed to the Amendment 64 Task Force and is requesting public input on retail marijuana in Golden. Citizens can fill out a survey at the Law Offices of D.R. Jones’s website at www.drjoneslaw.org/goldencity-amendment-64-task-force. Citizens may also email thoughts directly to the task force at or A64@cityofgolden.net.
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Carol Ann Bowles of the Golden Visitors Center organized a large gathering of community volunteers including the Golden Fire Department and Colorado School of Mines marching band on Sunday morning, March 30. Bowles choreographed a video for a contest showcasing Golden’s prized volunteers who play a pivotal role in the city’s most celebrated events. Courtesy of Ginny Burr and John Simpson
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awoodward@ coloradocommunitymedia.com Standing on the corner of Ford and 14th streets, the Christian Action Guild has been providing food and clothing to Golden’s families in need for 45 years. But after four and a half decades of providing food and discounted merchandise, directors at CAG are planning an open house to reconnect with the business community in order to help reestablish CAG’s presence in Golden and expand their services. “People don’t know we’re here,” said Joyce Sutton, president of CAG. “It seems we’ve been a little bit more isolated than I realized.” CAG provides a food pantry that is funded through the guild’s thrift shop which offers more than discounted clothing and books; they have three boxes full of mason jars that would suit any canning aficionado. The organization is a non-denominational nonprofit run entirely by volunteers and funded yearly by the Golden Civic Foundation. The open house will serve as a meet and greet for interested community members looking to network
with CAG who will have the chance to meet the organization’s board of directors and tour their building. Volunteer Kim Damion has ventured out on her own to network with community members. She spent five years as an executive director at a food bank in Maryland and is working toward more nutritious food options for the pantry at CAG. “It’s a hidden condition here in Golden,” Damion said about low income families. “1 in 6 Colorado residents are relying on services within the community to help them provide meals for their family.” In 2012, it was reported that 28,826 Jeffco students were eligible for free or reduced lunches, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a charity organization based in Baltimore that assists with grants for other charity based foundations. Damion’s long-term goals for the pantry include not only better quality canned foods but also fresh foods that she hopes can be acquired from Golden’s Farmer’s Market. “You can still reach out to the com-
munity for food donations but they can really change the quality of food that’s being donated which can have a meaningful impact on the malaise that a lot of the families face when their stricken with poverty and hardship,” Damion said. When an individual or family comes to the food pantry at CAG, they are free to shop on their own which allows for a decrease in food waste and empowers the individual who is requesting assistance. “We rely on stuff like this,” Kathlene, 47, of Golden said. Up until a month ago, Kathlene was sleeping in her truck until she found a trailer to move into. Living off of disability, Kathlene was cut off from food stamps for three months due to a technical error and lost 10 pounds in two weeks. After enrolling back into the program, she now receives $140 in food stamps a month. At CAG, she enjoys picking out the food she wants. “You can plan meals as you go,” Kathlene said adding that CAG offers “the staples” of a good meal. “Our goal is to serve more people,” Sutton said. “We need to have the population out there in Golden know that we’re here, that anybody is welcome here.” The open house will be held on Sunday, April 27, at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The guild is located at 1401 Ford Street, Golden, CO 80401. For more information visit www.christianactionguild.com or call 303- 279-5674.
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vvela@colorado communitymedia.com It took Republican delegates just one ballot over the weekend to pick from a crowded field of hopefuls looking to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper this November — and one candidate in particular emerged as a surprise force in the race. Delegates who converged on Boulder for the Republican State Assembly on April 12 also picked candidates for other key statewide races. The results included the clearing of opposition to U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, who can now set his sights exclusively on Democratic incumbent Mark Udall in the race for a Senate seat this fall. Coming into the assembly, at least one gubernatorial candidate looked like a sure bet to get on the ballot — Secretary of State Scott Gessler. But delegates made room for another hopeful: former state Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp. In a crowded GOP field, Kopp will have the top line when Republican voters fill out their ballots in the gubernatorial primary in June. That’s because Kopp surprised many by emerging with the top vote count among the 3,900-plus delegates. “It’s always nice to have the ‘big Mo,’ “ said Kopp, who represented the southern part of Jefferson County in the state Senate from 2007 -11. “Our message worked, our organization worked. So, phase one is complete and now we’re excited to move into phase two.” Kopp’s nomination speech — held inside the University of Colorado’s Coors Events Center — took on a fighting theme. Kopp talked about being an underdog who takes down “giants” and referenced his own background as an Army ranger who doesn’t know the meaning of the word surrender. “Surrender is not a Ranger word and it’s not a conservative word,” Kopp said. Kopp’s 34 percent of the delegate vote tally edged Gessler’s, who also made the primary ballot by garnering 33 of the delegate vote. Gessler’s speech included plenty of red meat for the conservative crowd. He touted his pro-life stance and conservative economic principles. He also called on Republicans to stand up to
Grant Van Der Jagt (center) and Larry Strohl fill out their ballots at the Republican state assembly on April 12. Van Der Jagt and Strohl were delegates from Centennial. Photo by Vic Vela Democrats and push back against the rival party’s agenda. “I am tired of weak-kneed Republicans who think that every Democratic attack spells disaster,” Gessler said. “They roll over instead of standing up.” Kopp and Gessler will join former Congressman Tom Tancredo on the ballot this fall. Tancredo skipped the assembly nominating process, instead opting to gain ballot entry through a petition, which he has done. Candidates can either seek a ballot spot through the delegate process or by submitting enough signatures to gain ballot entry. Former Congressman Bob Beauprez — who lost a governor’s race to Bill Ritter in 2006 — is also attempting to petition on to the ballot. Those who sought ballot placement through the assembly needed at least 30 percent of the delegate vote. That didn’t happen for three other gubernatorial candidates, including state Sen. Mike Brophy of Wray, who garnered just 19 percent of the vote.
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Meanwhile, Gardner emerged as the overwhelming favorite among delegates to challenge Udall this fall. By carrying 73 percent of the vote, Gardner ensured that he would have no primary opposition. Gardner — who is regarded as a rising star in GOP politics — is seen among Republicans both here and at the national level as the party’s best shot at picking up a U.S. Senate seat. Gardner has been highly critical of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature legislative achievement. In his speech to delegates,
Gardner blasted Obamacare as the “biggest and worst government boondoggle in American history,” and attempted to tie Udall to the Democratic president. “The president has made our biggest problems worse and our greatest assets weaker,” said Gardner, who will give up his post as the representative for the 4th Congressional District. “And Mark Udall was just along for the ride.” Those failing to collect the necessary 30 percent of the delegate vote included state Sen. Randy Baumgardner of Hot Sulphur Springs, who garnered just 23.8 percent of delegate support.An open Attorney General seat will feature a GOP primary battle between Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and state Rep. Mark Waller, of Colorado Springs. Coffman will earn the ballot’s top line after earning 69.3 percent of the vote among delegates. Waller eked out a ballot spot, with 30.7 percent of the vote. Whoever emerges from the GOP primary will take on the Democratic AG candidate, former Adams County District Attorney Don Quick. As for the Secretary of State’s race, El Paso County Clerk Wayne Williams was nominated by acclamation as the GOP nominee for Gessler’s vacated seat. Williams did not face opposition for the nomination and is expected to square off against Democrat Joe Neguse this fall. The Democrats held their own assembly in Denver the same day. However, there were no questions going into the assembly who their candidates would be. Hickenlooper, Udall, Quick and Neguse all were officially nominated at the Democratic State Assembly.
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ConocoPhillips invests in water research at CSM
Berry enters sheriff ’s race
Faculty, students to focus on water management
Officially four candidates will compete in 2014 election
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firstname.lastname@example.org The Colorado School of Mines received a $3 million investment from ConocoPhillips to start a new sustainable water research center that will focus on energy production and water resources, the school announced on March 26. The new center will be called the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST, the west standing for Water-Energy, Education, Science and Technology. “We’re pretty excited about the new Center for a Sustainable WE2ST; this is a big gift for Mines,” said Terri Hogue, Mines associate professor of civil and environmental engineering who will also serve as the center’s director. “It’s unique in that it’s an oil and gas company funding a water center.” While Mines faculty works toward developing a research plan, the initial core of the center’s research will be regional and local water resource management associated with shale gas production and its evaluation on the quality of water it produces. Mines will also implement extensive community outreach and research activities in order to better understand the public’s views and concerns over unconventional energy productions. “The sustainability of water resources in the face of certain shale gas exploration is of critical importance to the people of Colorado,” said John McCray, deputy director for the Center for Sustainable WE2ST and department head for civil and environmental engineering at Mines. “I think it would be irresponsible for some of the best and brightest water people in the State of Colorado to ignore this and not take it on.” The center will be open to students to begin research in the fall of this year, leaving room for ten undergrads and six to eight grad students. “A large portion of the project is centered on educating students in the water-energy nexus and making sure they have the skills to address the social and technical side of water-energy needs and interactions going forward,” Hogue said. “ConocoPhillips has a history of working on the environment impacts of exploration. They are one of the few companies that have put money into that effort with a large water solutions team that has engineers and scientists working on water problems across the west.” In 2013, ConocoPhillips reported reducing water use per well by 45 percent for hydraulic fracturing in Eagle Ford shale located in the western gulf basin of south Texas. The company also established a Water Solutions group to oversee technological capabilities for future water management goals. As research progresses, reports will be updated on the center’s website. For more information or to learn more about CSM’s research go to www.we2st. mines.edu.
awoodward@colorado communitymedia.com Coming in as a write-in candidate, John Berry has been preparing his campaign for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s seat for the past four years, a position that has drawn three other candidates. Currently residing in Arvada, Berry is working as an independent contractor providing consultation to security services and towing, 48 years of law enforcement work behind him. His previous employment has run the spectrum of civil service from volunteer firefighter to paramedic to working for various police and sheriff’s departments in Alamosa County and Conejos County Sheriff’s Department. Berry, who is a newcomer to the race, is also an outsider who unlike
his opponents, hasn’t been previously employed by the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office. It is one of many features that Berry says will make him an outstanding candidate for the position. “I have no ties with Jefferson County Sheriff’s department,” Berry said. “We need somebody new that’s not afraid to go in there and say this is what needs to be done.” His first priority includes addressing the sheriff’s office $90 million budget and high deputy attrition Berry rates which has resulted from a lack of pay raises. Low morale and internal conflict has been an open issue with at least 10 deputies, who are representing approximately 100 other deputies, filing a law suit against Sheriff Ted Mink and the Board of County Commissioners for alleged unpaid wages they say they were promised. “I think it’s a travesty these people have not had a raise in so long,” Berry
JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATES Brett L. Almy, Libertarian Jeff Schrader, Republican Jim Shires, Republican John JP Berry, Republican (Write-in) said. “You can’t tell me service hasn’t been affected.” Running as a self-defined “constitutional sheriff” Berry is not shy about his support for the second amendment and protecting the constitutional rights of citizens. He wants to utilize county inmates for outside work programs and stated that if elected, his office would be one of transparency with an open door policy. He has received one endorsement so far from Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County in Arizona who has been a great influence on Berry. “I’m going to be a sheriff that people know,” Berry said. “No more status quo in Jeffco.” His website is johnjpberry.com.
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Rock in Yosemite Valley bears the name of Steck and his close friend and climber, John Salathé name known as the Steck-Salathé Route. Steck was also the founding editor of the mountaineering journal Ascent and won a literary award by the American Alpine Club for their “Fifty Classic Climbs in North America.” Following Steck is the third female inductee to the Hall of Excellence dominated by men, Fanny Bullock Workman who is considered the first professional female mountaineer during her lifespan from 1858 to 1925. She earned the title after her climb on Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps, and the Matterhorn which borders Switzerland and Italy, another high peak in the Alps. She was the first woman to ascend both peaks and was also an accomplished geographer, travel writer and cartographer.
Gerry Roach, aka Mr.14er, was the keynote presenter at the fifth-annual Hall of Excellence Gala on Saturday, April 5. His presentation “Northern Lights” showcased his 40-year journey to be the first man to climb North America’s top 10 highest peaks. Photo courtesy of Craig Hoffman “Women just came later to climbing if they weren’t with their spouse,” Hornbein explained. “They were not nonexistent way back when, they were rarities, and that’s not the case
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Educators declaring an impasse Jeffco teachers union and district negotiations move to mediations By Crystal Anderson canderson@ coloradocommunitymedia.com After 90 minutes of bargaining with the Jefferson County school district, more than 600 Jeffco educators, parents and supporters walked out of a negotiation meeting between the district and the Jefferson County Education Association (JCEA) Monday, April 7. The walkout followed a discussion of financials, specifically, teacher compensation. At which point, members of the dis-
trict’s negotiating team stated after recent budget amendments by the Board of Education, there were not enough dollars in the current budget to cover step increases for educators. JCEA members declared an impasse, moving the discussions into private mediation between the two groups and a third-party mediator. “We (the JCEA) created a list of options and none of those were accepted by the district,” JCEA President, Ami Prichard said. “We felt our options were in line with the community survey, and our priorities were in line with the community’s. We feel the board continues to ignore what we need for students to be successful.” In the past two years, Jeffco educators have faced a 3 percent reduction in compensation to help weather budget cuts. During the 2013-2014 school year bar-
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the expectations from last year, and I hope we are able to move forward to mutual agreement on compensation and honoring the terms of the agreement,” he said. “We are committed to honoring the association agreement.” The JCEA and Jeffco school district have a 45-year history of collaboration, and Prichard said she hopes to continue that tradition and come to an agreement which meets the interests of all Jeffco students. “We hope the district bargaining team and the board will sit down and decide to come to some agreements that are in the interests of all our kids,” she said. “We know our public wants a strong educations system and we’re going to fight for it.” As of press time, no timeline for mediation has been set.
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Whereas, siblings live outside the touch of time “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” — Desmond Tutu My sister was out of town on National Siblings Day, April 10, so I sent her an email to tell her I was thinking of her. “Right back atcha,” she replied. We have shared many such messages over the years, in times of celebration and sorrow, in person, on the telephone, through the mail, and now via text, email, or other electronic greeting. In the U.S., 79 percent of all children have siblings while growing up, and I am lucky enough to be among them. My baby sister, who is 22 months younger, is in my earliest memories … and every one of them since. Gov. Hickenlooper’s 2014 Siblings Day proclamation for Colorado, among the WHEREASes of this official document, that Siblings Day reminds us that the bonds with our siblings are a gift, that it is vital to cherish our brothers and sisters. In
my family, we have always known this. Rose Macaulay, an English writer, says of siblings that we also know “one another’s faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs, rivalries, desires, and how long we can each hang by our hands to a bar.” From a swing set in the backyard to the larger-scale playgrounds of adulthood, my sister and I have traveled many of these paths together. New York Times writer Erica Goode says that sibling relationships “outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface
after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance…” I consider myself fortunate that my periods of distance from my sister have been brief and infrequent, and that cell phones and plane tickets eased these somewhat. The author Susan Scarf Merrell writes that our siblings “resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long.” I find this an interesting way to look at my own siblinghood. To many, my sister and I are very much alike. We’ve even been referred to as twins, which always tickles us. On the other hand, those who know my sister and me well would argue for both our similarities and our distinctions – distinctions that, yes, I sometimes do find confusing, just as my own differences must confound her. Yet, as Clara Ortega writes, “To the
outside world, we all grow old. But not brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.” In 1999, then-Gov. Bill Owens’ Siblings Day proclamation stated that the deep connection between siblings is usually the longest relationship of a person’s life. I had never really thought about it quite this way, but my sister has. In fact, just a couple of years ago on Feb. 14, I received a greeting card from her in which she wrote, “You have been my Valentine my whole life.” Right back atcha, Baby Sis. Andrea Doray is a writer who is grateful for friends who feel like sisters, and for a sister who is a lifelong friend. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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What are you most proud of this legislative session? With the end of of the legislative session fast approaching, we went to the Lakewood legislative group’s April town hall to ask what the elected officials are most proud of this session.
“We’ve produced something that is really a balanced budget and have done a lot to help the least among us, with issues like child care costs.” Rep. Max Tyler
“Child care has been addressed this session, which has been great. I’ve also been able to focus on a grant scholarship program, which is really important to me.” Rep. Brittany Pettersen
“We’re doing work to help the rural areas, which sometimes get forgotten about a bit, and I think we have a good focus on education.” Sen. Cheri Jahn
“The budget we just completed I think really shows our focus – building jobs and giving millions to flood relief. We’ve starte addressing education needs, but there is still more to do.” Sen. Andy Kerr
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A springtime scattershot Some days, my brain is way too much like a gerbil. That is, completely unable to hold onto a single thought for any useful length of time. So, for today, all you’re going to get is a series of quick hit observations that snuck past my distractedness over the last few weeks. I notice that the Gunther Toody’s in Arvada has closed; at the same time, two new stores have opened in the area: an ARC collection site, and a Goodwill store over in West Woods. I’m not exactly sure what that says about the state of the economy, but it doesn’t exactly scream “recovery” to me. I’ve been a fairly outspoken critic of the public schools’ testing regime over the last couple years, for a myriad of reasons. So it’s only fair that I point out when they get it right: the new regime, the CMAS, is all computerized, which means it will be more useful to guide instruction and it occupies a much smaller space in the learning day. Bravo! My daughter, the 12 year old, had another hamster die on her last week. We discovered him, hiding in his cage and in distress, and we tried to nurse him back to health, but to no avail. Of course, there were tears and trauma. But, by the next morning, she was back to her normal self again. That is one of the unheralded benefits of pets: they teach children about death. No, it’s not anything like losing someone close to you, but it does teach children, from an early age, that death is merely another journey, one which we all must take. And, by the way, no more hamsters in our house, let me tell you! One of the really interesting things we do in the schools these days is “conflict management.” This is when we train students to act as mediators between other students who are having a disagreement. The conflict mediators are trained by school personnel. In an unrelated/completely related news, the teachers’ union
declared an impasse and walked away from contract negotiations with Jeffco schools last week. No, no point ... Apparently, over the course of the next year and a half, there are going to be four lunar eclipses. It’s very odd for them to be bunched up like that, and it is thought to be a portent of big events. All we need now is a comet, a black cat, and a ghost, and we’ll have something Shakespearian. Like, maybe, somebody who can write taking over Hollywood. The publication date of this edition of this paper is April 17. On this day in history, the Allies conducted their final bombing of Dresden in 1945. In several separate “carpet-bombing” raids, the Allies reduced huge parts of the city to rubble, including a fire that burned over 1,600 acres of the central city, and resulted in somewhere in the vicinity of 2,500 German deaths, mostly civilian. Less than two weeks later, Hitler committed suicide and the war in Europe was over; less than four months later, we would drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and war would be completely over shortly thereafter. Now, I am in no way endorsing or condoning that sort of wanton destruction — in fact, I rather deplore it. I am merely bringing it up to point out that America did, once upon a time, really fight wars to win. Alcorn continues on Page 11
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Stay ahead of the curve with online changes If you have a small business, even if it’s based out of your home, you need to get the word out and let people know that you exist. There are many ways to do this, some traditional like placing an ad right here in the Golden Transcript, while others are more imaginative, like standing on a corner dressed like the Statue of Liberty twirling a sign about tax services. The one thing that has entered the equation recently is the Internet. There are so many ways to work on promoting your businesses via the web that you might think you need a college degree in order to navigate through them all, but truthfully all you need is a little creativity and some basic computer skills to start getting people connected to you and your business. The Greater Golden Chamber of Commerce, as well as most other metro area chambers, has been tied into a series of workshops recently devoted to getting people acquainted with using the Internet to their advantage. They are called Webinars and there are several of them that have already been recorded and are
posted on their website at www.coloradochamberwebinars.com. On Wednesday, April 23, you can participate the last one in the series live. It’s called Lights, Camera, Action! How to use YouTube to bring in more business. This will be held from 2- 3:30 p.m. and you can watch it streaming right from your computer. Just go to the above website and click on register, it’s free. In case you live in a cave and haven’t noticed, YouTube is the second most used search engine on the internet. It’s used more than both Yahoo and Bing. You can use it to promote your business and all you really need is a cell phone camera to
get yourself up there and create your own blogs or even commercials. This seminar will show you exactly how to do that. Even if you are camera shy and don’t want to speak for yourself, there are many ways to get your message across without I know that I spend a lot of time working on web related promotions for my own business interests and found these seminars to be very informative. I’m no Internet Guru, so I can use all the help I can get. Dressing up in a costume and screaming “Nobody beats my big deals, nobody!” isn’t really necessary. Get a friend to speak for you or just post shots of your products. These Webinars are hosted by the Knowledge Group and they already have several of them up on the website that you can also see for free. The titles include 12 Steps to Growing Your Business Using Google’s Pay Per Click Advertising, What’s your Reputation Worth?, Why Market Your Business Online?, Google+ Local Secrets, Beyond Google-Bing,Yahoo Local and Citation Sites, Setting Up Your BlogWordPress Basics, Content That Attracts Customers, Getting Traffic To Your Site,
Is Facebook Really for Business?, Pinterest For Business, Branding Your Business, Mobile Marketing and the Text Messaging Revolution, and Press Release-Tell the World! It’s amazing how many resources there are to help you grow your business, and a lot of them are free. You just have to take a few minutes and look for them. There’s a lot more on YouTube than those really cute kitty and dog videos. Well, OK I sometimes get distracted but the animals playing the piano, but I have my own band YouTube video up and it helps a lot. Again, these Webinars are all found on www.coloradochamberwebinars.com and you can contact the Knowledge Group with any questions at (303) 430-4634. John Akal is a well-known jazz artist/ drummer and leader of the 20-piece Ultraphonic Jazz Orchestra. He also is president of John Akal Imaging, professional commercial photography and multi-media production.
Two recent lessons on accepting life on life’s terms In the past couple of weeks, our family has faced two of life’s most significant events ... a death and a wedding. My daughter-in-law Tammy’s sister, our precious Phoebe Lorenz, lost her battle with cancer after a courageous five-and-a half year battle. She never complained. She just kept fighting until the end. Words cannot express how dearly she’ll be missed. The void is palpable. Phoebe was born in Boulder in 1973. I cannot imagine her family’s pain. It’s just not supposed to happen that way. As is always the case with the Herring clan, the extended family rallied. Along with many friends, a celebration of Phoebe’s life was held in Longmont on April 7. The church was filled. The music was beautiful. Person after person came to the mic to share their memories. The pastor said he seldom sees crowds that large or tributes so heartfelt. Phoebe’s glowing smile was mentioned by every person who spoke. Her daughter, Karley, a student at Colorado Mesa University, shares that smile. Phoebe had an impact that not even her family fully appreciated.
And now, about the wedding. On April 11, Kevin, Stephanie, London and Logan decided to make it official. Kevin and Steph have been together for 10 years. London Jaye entered the picture fourand-a-half years ago and was followed by Logan Jack two years later. They live in Las Vegas and the wedding was held in the chapel at Treasure Island Hotel. Once Kev makes up his mind to do something things move with lightening speed. What takes most couples a year or more to plan, was accomplished in about two months. Truth be told, I had some trepidations about the outcome. My fears were groundless. Steph looked gorgeous
Theater No room to write reviews but I can recommend “Shadowlands,” the story of the latter part of the life of C.S. Lewis, which is playing through April 27 at The Space Theatre at the DCPA. For tix and info, call 303-893-4100 or visit denvercenter.org. Also recommended is Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden’s current production of “The Road to Mecca” that plays through May 4. It’s the story of Afrikaner artist Helen Martins. For tix and info call 303935-3044 or visit minersalley.com. Columnist Harriet Hunter Ford may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
baseball again in Denver. That’s all I got. Happy Easter, everyone!
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Also on this day in history, the first professional baseball game was played in Cincinnati. I continue to be optimistic that, one day, we’ll have professional
Michael Alcorn is a music teacher and fitness instructor who lives in Arvada with his wife and three children. He graduated from Alameda High School and the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Charles Wahlgren-Sauro, of Golden, has won second place in the Entrepreneurs category of Champlain College’s seventh annual Elevator Pitch competition. Blaire Alyse Mikesell, of Golden, was named to the fall 2013 president’s list at Miami University.
and Kev handsome. The wedding was lovely and the minister made the ceremony memorable, sacred, and personal. While my family may not be a biological part of Kevin (his mom, Tammy, was married before we came into the picture) we are related where it counts the most ... the heart. He came into our family while still a toddler. He calls my son “Dad” and means it. That love is returned. The reception was terrific. The Las Vegas theme was carried out to perfection, in the decorations and there were many personalized touches. The food was delicious and the DJ one of the best I’ve ever seen. I couldn’t be happier my grand/ great-grand people, and, for that matter our whole family.
Isaac Harden, of Lakewood, is one of more than 120 Cornell College students taking part in the college’s annual Alternative Spring Break. This is the 10th year the college has sponsored a service trip that takes place during its 10-day Spring Break. Harden is taking part in the trip to New Jersey. Kenna Davis, of Lakewood, was named to the fall 2013 honor roll at the University of Kansas. She is the daughter of Sandra and Gregg Davis, of Lakewood. Carly Hyde, of Denver, was named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at Bucknell University. Hyde is the daughter of D and Karen Hyde and a 2013 graduate of Lakewood High School.
Brendon Foster, of Wheat Ridge, was named to the fall 2013 honor roll at the University of Kansas. He is the son of Tonya Foster, of Wheat Ridge.
Adail Froome, of Arvada has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the football team at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, under head coach Andy Carr. Froom, a 5 foot 10 inch defensive end played for Arvada West High School Wildcats as a two-time starter and letter winner. John Madrick, of Arvada, was named a finalist for Texas Roadhouse Managing Partner of the Year, which is the company’s highest honor. He was chosen from a pool of more than 400. Madrick has been the managing partner of the Arvada location at 5515 Vance Street in Arvada for four years. Sarah Piersky, of Arvada, was named to the fall 2013 honor roll at the University of Kansas. She is the daughter of Karen and Ron Piersky, of Arvada.
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Easter Worship Holy Week
Maundy Thursday Service April 17, 7:00 p.m. Sermon: Ò A New CommandmentÓ
at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Worship Service 8 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. Breakfast Brunch 7 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt 9:30 a.m.
He is Risen! Easter Sunday Service April 2014 April 20, 10:30 a.m. Colorado Community Media Sermon: Easter Worship PagesÒ The Laughter of the UniverseÓ -Rev. Dr. Jack Cabaness Small ad 3.” x 3.31” $99 one time AprilMusic: 17 paper 20-member Chancel Choir *
Westminster Presbyterian Church Deadline April 10 3990 W. 74th (74th & Bradburn) - 303-429-8508
Lutheran Church of the Master 14099 W Jewell Ave, Lakewood
St. John’s Lutheran Church (ELCA)
11040 Colorado Blvd. Thornton, CO 80233
Maundy Thursday (4/17): 7:00pm
email@example.com (across from Thornton Recreation Center)
Good Friday (4/18): 7:00pm Easter Services (4/20):
7:30 & 9:00am Ð Classic Worship 10:45am Ð Worship with Act of Grace Band
Thursday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm: Maundy Thursday Service
Friday, April 18 @ 7:00 pm:
SATURDAY, April 19
Golden First Presbyterian Church
Saturday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm:
7:00 pm, April 17th, 2014
Easter Day “By his death he has destroyed death, and by his rising to life again he has won for us everlasting life.”
8235 W 44th Ave Wheat Ridge CO 80034 Office: (303) 424-1118
Join us for Holy Week starting April 13, 2014 Palm Sunday (April 13) • 8:00 a.m. Learning Center Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt Fundraiser • 10:00 a.m. Worship Service
Maundy Thursday (April 17)
Join us Easter
ØJeffco Brass Breakfast with the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19, 9-11am
6750 Carr Street • Arvada, CO 80004 • 303.421.5135 www.arvadaumc.org
• 7:00 p.m. A solemn Tenebrae Service of the Passion of Christ in the Sanctuary
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Easter egg hunt and breakfast following service.
• 7:00 p.m. Worship, hand-washing and communion
Good Friday (April 18)
Church of the Beloved
Holy Thursday, April 17th, 6:30PM. Last Supper and Washing of the Feet
9:00 am, April 20 , 2014
April 20, 8 &10am with
April 18 11:30 a.m. & 6:45 p.m.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES:
Rev. Bruce H. Swinehart St James Episcopal Church
Easter Worship: th
Sunday, April 20 @ 9:00 am:
SUNDAY, April 20 8:00 a.m. Traditional 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. Contemporary
April 17 11:30 a.m. & 6:45 p.m.
South Golden Road at W. 16th Ave. 303-279-5591
The Great Vigil of Easter
Risen Savior Lutheran Church 3031 W. 144th Ave., Broomfield www.rslc.org 303-469-3521
4:00 p.m. Family Featuring Puppet Ministry and Contemporary Music
Good Friday Service
• 6:30 a.m. SONrise Worship - Arvada Cemetery • 10:00 a.m. Worship and decorating the Flowering Cross
EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES
Easter Sunday (April 20)
Celebrate Christ’s Resurrection
Good Friday, April 18th, 6:30PM The Passion and Veneration of the Cross Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 19th, 9 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 20, 8 a.m. The Ecumenical Catholic Communion offers a wonderful way to celebrate your Catholic faith. We invite you to join us for a rich, familiar Mass, a small caring community and Communion open to all: families, singles, divorced, remarried, gay or straight and non-Catholics. There are five ECC parishes in the metro area including Longmont and Ft. Collins.
10500 Grant • northGlenn For more information, call 303-489-7046 www.churchofthebeloved-ecc.org
Easter Morning Service Sunday, April 20th ~ 10am • Choir Presentation • Easter Message • Blossoming of the Cross • Nursery & Pre-School activities available.
Good Friday Candlelight Communion Service, April 18th ~ 7:00pm
Everyone is welcome! 5592 Independence St. www.arvadapc.org 303-422-3463
Shepherd of Love Fellowship 13550 Lowell Blvd., Broomfield www.shepherdoflove.org Info: 303-466-5749
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Easter Worship @applewood baptist church HE IS RISEN AS HE SAID
EASTER DAY Festival Services
Resurrection Celebration Services at 8 am, 11 am and 6 pm on Sunday, April 20. Bible study at 9:30 am for all ages
Sun. Apr. 20, 8:00 & 10:30 AM, and 1:00 PM en Espanol 9:15 AM Potluck Brunch
Intercession Episcopal Church
Child care for ages birth thru kindergarten during all services.
3101 East 100th Avenue
Applewood Baptist Church 11200 W 32nd Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO www.applewoodbaptist.com
(Corner of 100th Avenue & Steele in Thornton)
He is Risen! Easter Worship April 20th, 9 a.m.
Breakfast and egg hunt at 10:15 a.m.
6774 W 66th Ave, Arvada, CO 80003 66th Avenue and Pierce Street (303) 421-5197 • www.StAndrewArvada.org
Celebrate Easter We invite you to join us as we
Maundy Thursday April 17, 6:30 p.m.
The Stations of the Cross & Communion Service Children are welcome and will have their own activities
EastEr sunday schEdulE • 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Youth breakfast in Great Hall • 9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service Chancel Choir and singing the Hallelujah Chorus • 10:10 a.m. Easter Lesson and Egg Hunt downstairs for kids of all ages • 11:14 a.m. Go4th Contemporary Worship Service with our praise band New Faith Childcare available at all services
Lakewood United Methodist Church
1390 Brentwood St. • Lakewood • 303.237.7768
April 13 – Palm Sunday 9:30 a.m. – Palm Parade 10 a.m. – Worship Service 11 a.m. – Donkey Rides
April 17 – Maundy Thursday 7 p.m. – Worship Service
April 18 – Good Friday
6:30 p.m. – International community dinner 7:30 p.m. – Worship Service with South Metro Saints Covenant Churches
April 19 – Egg-stravaganza
11 a.m. – Brunch and egg hunt for children
April 20 – Easter Sunday
9:15 a.m. – Coffee Fellowship 10 a.m. – Worship Service
11500 W. 20th Avenue Lakewood, Colorado 80215 303-238-2482 • www.soth.net
Ward Road Campus | 62nd & Ward Road | Arvada, Colorado 80004 Carr Street Campus | 4890 Carr Street | Arvada, Colorado 80002 Phone: 303.424.2121
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West Metrolife Below, Erick Johnson is a long time Jeffco art teacher, who is getting his first show at the Arvada Center. Johnson’s work are inspired by an interest in taking things apart. Below right, Wes Magyar had his first taste of being in an art show at the Arvada Center in 1993. Now he has his first solo show in the Center. Courtesy photos
Time once again for Easter eatin’
Arvada Center shows highlight art’s legacy By Clarke Reader
creader@ coloradocommunitymedia.com Jefferson County Schools has produced some exceptionally talented students in its time, and that is thanks not only to the students’ own creativity, but dedicated artists who have dedicated their time teaching the next generaWHAT: 43rd Annual Jeffco tion. Schools Foundation High The three School Art Exhibition, Erick spring exC. Johnson: Pay Attention hibits at the — Jeffco Teacher Solo ExArvada Center hibition and Wes Magyar: honor the work Means to an End - Jeffco done by both Alumni Exhibition students and WHERE: Arvada Center teachers, while 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. showcasing Arvada what the artists WHEN: Through May 11 of tomorrow are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Mondayworking on. Friday The 43rd 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Annual JefSaturday fco Schools 1-5 p.m. - Sunday Foundation COST: Free High School Art INFORMATION: 720-898Exhibition, Erick 7200 or www.arvadacenC. Johnson: Pay ter.org/galleries Attention — Jeffco Teacher Solo Exhibition and Wes Magyar: Means to an End — Jeffco Alumni Exhibition will all be on display at the center’s three galleries through May 11. The galleries, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. “These are three totally different shows,” curator at the center Collin Parson said. “This is the second year we’re doing the alumni show, but with exhibits from Erick and Wes, I think it really shows how important the arts education is, and how it fosters artists.” For the Jeffco Schools Foundation show, which is on display in the Main Gallery, Parson estimated there are around 500
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pieces on display from 23 different high school, all selected by art teachers and then juried by guest jurors. The mediums on display include ceramics, sculpture, crafts and fibers, drawing, painting, black and white photography, digital photography, computer generated, jewelry, nonwearable jewelry, and printmaking. “The Jeffco Schools exhibit was my first juried show, and I remember that it felt like a really big deal,” Magyar said. “Especially since it was juried, you didn’t know if you were going to get it or not, so it felt like a real show.” Magyar began his artistic career at the Arvada Center’s Jefferson County High School Art Exhibition in 1993. In the Jeffco Alumni Exhibition, which is on display in the Theater Gallery, Magyar has the chance in his solo show to expand on ideas that has been on display in other shows at the center. “All the pieces on display here are part of a larger narrative about making a living in society and what we need to survive versus what we do to survive,” he explained. “A lot of these images can be either funny or disturbing.” Magyar’s high school art teacher, Erick C. Johnson, is examined in the Jeffco Teacher Solo Exhibition in the Upper Gallery. Johnson’s work consists of sculptures and wall constructions — he is perhaps best known for the Bottom of the Ninth the neon public art piece on the side of Coors
Field. Johnson said he became interested in how things work from his father, who when something broke down, would take it apart to fix it. “There’s constant experimentation and something kinetic about these things,” he said. “It’s a bit like puzzle making.” Both Johnson and Magyar spoke about the importance of art education remaining a focus in schools, despite the pressure downgrade arts for other topics. “People kind of see art education as a luxury item, but the goal is to teach creativity and innovation,” Magyar said. “Critical thinking is one of the most important things I learned from art school.” Seeing the work of students and Magyar brought up a lot of memories for Johnson — something art teachers all over the county can relate to. “The kids are really dynamic and willing to try a lot of different things,” he said. “I had some incredible times with these students.” For more information, call 720-898-7200 or visit www.arvadacenter.org/galleries.
Looking for an Easter feast? Here are just a few suggestions for this Easter Sunday: Second Home Kitchen + Bar is hosting an Easter Sunday Pajama Brunch that will feature an a la carte menu with classic brunch dishes, bottomless mimosas, and Cherry Creek’s Best Bloody Mary Bar. The Easter bunny will lead egg hunts at 10 and 11 a.m. and noon. A family-style Easter dinner of three courses will feature a choice of spiced honey and apricot-glazed Berkshire ham, Colorado lamb loin and Harris Ranch beef tenderloin. Second Home Kitchen and Bar is located at 150 Clayton Lane in Cherry Creek North. Call 303-253-3000 for more information or reservations. Kachina Southwestern Grill in Westminster is serving a Wild Wild West Brunch with family-style breakfast dishes with a Southwestern twist from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Offerings include green chile deviled eggs, pinon-crusted French toast and chocolate chile beignets. Bottomless mimosas and a Bullseye Bloody Mary Bar will be available for $10. Kachina Southwestern Grill is located at 10600 Westminster Blvd. Call 303-4105813 for more information. The Fort, the Morrison landmark restaurant, is celebrating Easter with three amazing three-course, prix fixe menu options. All prix fixe entrees will be served with a Famous Fort salad to start and a slice of carrot cake with huckleberry cream cheese frosting for dessert. Entree choices include: Grilled Kurobuta ham steak with pineapple huckleberry compote, served with Fort potatoes and fresh vegetables. $35 for adults, $22 for kids. Grilled lamb T-bone with tamarind honey, served with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables. $40. Oven roasted orange-chile glazed rabbit with tart cherries, served with bulgur pilaf and fresh vegetables for $42. A limited traditional menu also will be available. Call 303-697-4471 or visit www.thefort. com/Reservations.htm for reservations.
Lone Tree schedule announced
The Lone Tree Arts Center unveiled its 2014-15 season on April 7 and it will include more than 50 different productions in its fourth season. LTAC will continue to produce its own theatrical series, Guys and Dolls in Concert, Home for the Holidays and The 39 Steps. These three shows follow in the footsteps of such successful productions as Hank Williams: Lost Highway and Sylvia. The balance of the season (which starts Oct. 22-26 with the Guys and Dolls Concert) features national and international touring groups as well as outstanding regional performing organizations such as Wonderbound, Buntport Theatre, and the Colorado Symphony. Perhaps the biggest coup for the LTAC will be the performance by international Parker continues on Page 19
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Jefferson County Fairgrounds 6:59 a.m.,Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Our mission: The Good News Coalition brings Jefferson County citizens together to celebrate the positive happenings and spiritual values that link our diverse communities.
2014 Good News Breakfast Program Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Smiley: Chair, Good News Coalition
Neal Browne & Assoc./ Touchpoint Video
Invocation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Thoemke: Executive Director of Community Faith in Action Pledge of Allegiance. . . . . . . . Americorp Support Team Leaders
Speaker Introduction . . . . . . . Neal Browne: Master of Ceremonies
Community First Foundation
Keynote Speaker . . . . . . . . . . .Teo Nicolais: President Elect, Kiwanis Club of Alameda West 2014 Honorees . . . . . . . . . . Neal Browne: Master of Ceremonies
Benediction . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rabbi Jami Arnold: Beth Evergreen Synagogue
Thanks to: • The Applewood Kiwanis Foundation for helping with parking. • Jefferson County Sheriff’s ofﬁce and the City of Golden for trafﬁc control. • Rory Peachey and the entire Jefferson County Fairgrounds management and staff. • Paul Rodriguez for the production of the Good News Celebration Breakfast Supplement/program. • Jefferson County Public Library for donating space and resources. • Jefferson County Education Association for the use of its meeting room. • Good News Steering Committee.
Feel free to take or share the centerpieces. Special thanks to Jefferson County Commissioners: District 1: Faye Griffin; District 2: Casey Tighe; District 3: Donald Rosier
Get your tickets while they last! See page 2 for details. Page 1
Arvada Police Department PIO
Pam Russell, (Co-Chair)
Youth Leadership Jefferson County
Jeffco District Attorney’s Office
Seniors’ Resource Center
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Sidnie O’Connell, (Treasurer)
Mallory Hyatt, (Secretary)
Jefferson County Human Services
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
The Action Center
Jefferson County Education Association
Leslie Levine, Community Volunteer
Natalie Martinez, Jefferson County Library Foundation
Marilyn Saltzman, PR Consultant
Elizabeth Shinn, Community Volunteer
Rev. Jack Van Ens, Creative Growth Ministries
Leah Varnell, CASA of Jefferson & Gilpin Counties
Kay Pride Communications
Mark Smiley, (Chair) Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle
Mary Wagner, JCAA
Jefferson County Public Library
Jeffco Public Schools
School Superintendent, 2002-2014
2014 Steering Committee
2014 Hall of Fame Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Cynthia Stevenson: Jefferson County Public
Colorado Community Media Triad Early Childhood Council
Gold Sponsors Denver Metro Association of Realtors
Silver Sponsors: The Action Center American Job Center City of Arvada City of Golden City of Lakewood Community First Foundation
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Bronze Sponsors: Colorado School of Mines Foundation Jefferson County Library Foundation Jefferson County Public Schools Seniors’ Resource Center Sooper Credit Union Village Roaster LTD.
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2014 Good News Breakfast Award Winners Whose Service Projects Strengthen our Community
Abundant Life Community Church – Food Bags for Head Start Families
more than 35 volunteers are tutoring students and helping them succeed in school. Lois’ work has significantly impacted students by providing mentoring, a stable force, educational assistance and encouragement.
Abundant Life Community Church provides food for families enrolled in Jefferson County Head Start. Head Start serves 406 low-income preschoolers and their families. The church gets the food from the Rocky Mountain Food Bank. Church members do all the leg work from applying for the food, picking it up, bagging and delivering it. On average close to 200 families receive a food bag every other week. The project has been in place for four years.
Golden Optimists Club – Bringing Out the Best in Kids
Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth – Santa House The Santa House, sponsored by the Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth, provides holiday gifts for students from 16 Arvada and Wheat Ridge area elementary schools. Since the program started eight years ago, 2,874 families have received gifts for 19,705 children, from infants to 14-year-olds. Partners in the project include Jeffco Schools, Red Rocks Community College and area service clubs. Arvada Plaza has donated space for the Santa Shop. New toys come from all areas of the community. Blue Heron Elementary Student Leadership Organization The Student Leadership Organization at Blue Heron Elementary includes about 70 students and 11 staff members who are determined to make a difference. Students are learning about empowerment and social responsibility through the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Kids. They meet every Friday to work on community service projects, which include clothing drives for The Action Center and school supply drives. Blue Heron has formed a partnership with Vivian Elementary and raises funds to help students at that school. Columbine Kiwanis Club – Family Care Kits When the Columbine Kiwanis Club conducted its community survey last year, member Sandy Legge visited Littleton Adventist Hospital. She learned that the patients who arrived with an emergency receive good care, but the accompanying family members are totally unprepared for the situation. The Kiwanians filled the gap with their Family Care Kits, which include items for personal hygiene as well as pens, pencils, paper, puzzle books, cards and snacks. The kits show families that someone cares during their emergency. Hospital staff has noted that the kits are making a difference, and Columbine Kiwanis will continue this work.
The Golden Optimists Club sponsors three major annual projects as part of the International Optimists “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” effort. The projects are a school supply drive for Goldenarea elementary schools; forensics club support and oratorical contest for Golden High students; and Bicycle Recycle. The bike donation program solicits used bicycles from the community and local law enforcement. Bikes are refurbished at a shop in Heritage Square and donated to youth. Since the program’s inception, more than 6,000 bikes have been distributed. In 2012, the Optimists significantly increased donations through a partnership with the Golden Sage 6 Pro Cycling Challenge and the Foothills Running and Cycling Club. To promote safety, the club distributes helmets along with the bikes. Kiwanis AKtion Clubs – Rocky Mountain Partners and Blue Spruce
Day. Flags are also displayed for special events and in times of national mourning. The Kiwanis Club donates money from the project for Eagle Scout projects and other youth projects in the community. Participating scouts earn money for their camping and adventure trips. Kiwanis Clubs of Jefferson County – The Write Stuff In 2009, a task force of Kiwanis Clubs decided to combine forces with The Action Center to reach students who are enrolled in the free and reduced-price lunch program of Jeffco Schools. The Kiwanis Club of Alameda West and its foundation took the lead in the project to provide school supplies in January to augment the Action Center’s August school supply drive midway through the school year. Since its inception, the program has served almost 10,000 youth, and now provides supplies to students at Eiber, Stein, Molholm, Lumberg and Edgewater elementary schools. This year 2,700 kids received supplies that included 4,700 packages of paper; 14,000 pencils and 1,750 boxes of crayons. It took approximately 350 volunteer hours and $4,800 in donations to accomplish the project this January.
The Kiwanis AKtion Clubs are for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Like other Kiwanis clubs, members sponsor a wide variety of service projects for the community. Since 2001 the Rocky Mountain AKtion Club has changed the community’s perceptions about the abilities and contributions of people with disabilities. It also makes members feel great about their contributions to the community. The club’s projects include fundraising for Windy Peak Outdoor Lab School and packaging food every month for The Action Center.
Neighborhood Rehab Project
Members of the Blue Spruce AKtion Club ring bells for the Salvation Army and deliver care packages to senior citizens and grieving youth at Camp Comfort. As goodwill ambassadors, they assist the Blue Spruce Kiwanis with such projects as Ice Golf, Big Chili and Elks Easter Eggs. The AKtion Club members donated generously to the victims of the Evergreen flood.
Seniors’ Resource Center – Holiday Food Baskets
Kiwanis Club of Golden – American Flag Service The American Flag Service started on Memorial Day 2001 with155 flags along South Golden Road. A joint project between the Kiwanis Club of Golden and Boy Scout Troop 130, the service provides American flags at homes and community locations on five national holidays – Memorial Day, Flag Day, July 4, Labor Day and Veterans’
The Neighborhood Rehab Project is about neighbors helping neighbors address their warm, safe, dry household needs in Golden. More than 100 volunteers help residents with scores of home improvement projects each year. These activities include roof replacement, weed removal, kitchen upgrades and mobile home skirting repair. The program is a partnership of Community Faith in Action and the city of Golden. Volunteers are recruited from throughout the faith community and the city. The Seniors’ Resource Center’s Holiday Food Baskets have become an annual tradition of giving from the heart. The seniors create 130 festively decorated boxes filled with food and gifts and personally deliver them to the elderly and individuals with disabilities between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Volunteers and local grocery stores, schools, youth organizations and businesses help collect the food, provide gifts, make ornaments and even provide treats for the recipients’ pets. Many of the recipients live in remote areas of Jeffco and are hungry and alone. Seeing a smiling volunteer bearing gifts warms their hearts.
Cub Scout Pack #572 – Leawood Paver Project Cub Scout Pack #572 believes in making its school safer and more attractive. The pack members have re-striped the basketball courts and yearly clear the weeds from the baseball field. Most recently, the Scouts responded to a security hazard. Rocks from the school’s flagpole area were getting kicked into the front doorway, preventing it from closing safely. The Pack designed a plan to remove the rocks, wrote a grant to Lowe’s for materials, and led a project for families to purchase pavers to replace the gravel. Pavers are currently being sold, leaving a legacy for Leawood students and families while keeping the school entrance safe. Eiber Literacy Program The Eiber Literacy Program was started in 2011 by volunteer Lois Witte as a lunch hour reading program and has grown into a reading, math and homework assistance program. In addition to volunteering her time, Lois was instrumental in enlisting the support of her co-workers at the USDA to volunteer at Eiber. Now Page 2
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2014 Honorary Board
Teo Nicolais Jefferson County native Teo Nicolais is a real estate entrepreneur who loves to teach. Nicolais owns and operates a real estate investment company, Nicolais, LLC, which invests in multifamily rental properties in Lakewood and is active in Jefferson County’s “fix-andflip” market. Nicolais is the president-elect of the Kiwanis Club of Alameda West, chair-elect of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver’s Independent Rental Owner’s Council, and a member of the Urban Land Institute. After graduating from Green Mountain High School, Nicolais earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College with a concentration in economics. As part of his undergraduate academic work, he studied advanced real estate finance at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and leadership at the Harvard Business School. Throughout his professional life, Nicolais has always made time to teach. He is a teacher at Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education and was the recipient of the 2012 and 2013 Student Choice Award from the Harvard Extension Student Association.
GNC Hall of Fame Recipients 2004: Dexter Meyer 2005: Tami Shrader, Roberta Bhasin 2006: Elizabeth Shinn 2007: Barb Ohms, Casey Mahon 2008: Kim Christiansen 2009: Marilyn Saltzman, Jeanne Oliver, Peggy Hallahan 2010: Tori Merritts, Sharon Morneau, Nancy Morgan 2011: Brenda Geist 2012: Neal Browne 2013: Paul Rodriguez 2014: Dr. Cynthia Stevenson
Good News Themes: Since 2002 2002: Inspiring Creativity Through the Arts in Jefferson County 2003: Celebrating Our Environment: Promoting, Preserving, Protecting Our Natural Heritage 2004: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Communities 2005: Building Bridges 2006: Turning Vision into Action 2007: Business Building Better Communities 2008: Great Kids Building Great Communities 2009: Seniors on the Move 2010: Literacy: Creating Lifelong Learning 2011: Growing Legacy of Good Works 2012: Jefferson County, A Home for Everyone… Meeting the Basic Needs of Our Community 2013: Spiritual Values: Inspiring Stories That Enrich Our Communities 2014: Service Projects Strengthen our Community
Mayor Marc Williams, Arvada Mayor Bonnie McNulty, Edgewater
Dr. Cindy Stevenson was appointed Superintendent of Schools for Jeffco Public Schools in 2002.
Mayor Marjorie Sloan, Golden Mayor Robert Gordanier, Lakeside
Dr. Stevenson has more than 34 years experience as a Jeffco Public Schools educational leader, including time as a teacher, an assistant principal, a principal, the assistant superintendent for instruction, and deputy superintendent.
Mayor Bob Murphy, Lakewood Mayor Earl Aukland, Morrison Mayor Jeff Kiddie, Mountain View Mayor Herb Atchison, Westminister Mayor Joyce Chase, Wheat Ridge Ted Mink, Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Weir, Jefferson County District Attorney Dr. Cynthia Stevenson, Former Jeffco School Superintendent Ken Witt, President, Jeffco School Board Dr. Michele Haney, President, Red Rocks Community College Patty DeLorenzo, President, Jefferson County Administrator’s Assn. Ami Pritchard, President, Jeffco Education Assn. Michele Patterson, President, Jeffco PTA Dr. Harriet Hall, President/CEO, Jefferson Center for Mental Health Dr. Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Jeffco Public Health Marla Williams, President/CEO, Community First Foundation Dr. Art Hoagling, Executive Director, Developmental Disabilities Resource Center Sonja Christiansen, Chair, Duncan Family YMCA Board John Zabawa, President/CEO, Seniors’ Resource Center Pam Nissler, Executive Director, Jeffco Public Library Patricia Mesec, President, Jeffco League of Women Voters Emily Robinson, President, FirstBank West Jeff Whippie, Vice President & Community Banking District Mgr, Wells Fargo Bank Scott Shields, CEO, Family Tree Tami Bandimere Schrader, President, Jefferson County Library Foundation Mag Strittmatter, Executive Director, The Action Center Gerry Marks, Chair, Arvada Chamber Board Susan Hammond & Vickie Autry, Co-Chairs, Evergreen Chamber Board Dianne Bennett, Chair, Golden Chamber Board Joni Inman, Chair Elect, West Chamber Board Brian Willms, President, CEO, West Chamber Kevin McCaskey, President, CEO, Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation Rob Osborn, Chair, Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation Ken Zeman, Publisher, Evergreen Newspapers Doug Bell, Editor, Evergreen Newspapers Gerald Healey, Publisher, Colorado Community Media Faye Griffin, Jefferson County Commissioner Donald Rosier, Jefferson County Commissioner Casey Tighe, Jefferson County Commissioner Randy and Sheila Rooney, Jefferson County’s longest living continuous family residents Ray Elliott, Chair, Jefferson County Public Library Board of Trustees Lynn Johnson, Jefferson County Human Services
She is the first Jeffco Public Schools alumnus to lead Colorado ‘s largest public school system, with more than 85,000 students at 155 schools and many other programs at a total of 185 campuses. As Jefferson County ‘s largest employer, Jeffco Public Schools employs nearly 14,000 full and part-time staff, and invests more than $1 billion annually into the county’s economy. Dr. Stevenson earned her university degrees, including a Ph.D. in Administration, Supervision and Curriculum Development, from the University of Colorado. In 2004, she pushed for a $323.8 million bond package, which was approved by voters. The bond paid for approximately 356 school Capital Improvement Projects including a $1.2 million addition to Evergreen Middle School, a new Golden High School, new Bear Creek High School and Arvada West High School. This was the first bond passed to support Jeffco school facilities since 1997. She helped save the district from a projected $45 million budget reduction by spearheading an effort to pass a bond and mill election in 2008. The measures passed with 60 percent of voters in favor. During her almost 12-year tenure as superintendent, Jeffco’s record of achievement garnered national attention. U.S. News and World Report has continually ranked Jeffco’s high schools on their Best High Schools list. Jeffco Public Schools tied for the secondbest graduation rate of the nation’s 50 largest school districts, according to Education Week’s Diplomas Count report.
Neal Browne For more than 21 years, Neal Browne served as a reporter and anchor for 9News, the NBC affiliate in Denver. Besides general assignment, he also covered politics, the State Legislature, and several national political conventions. He was nominated for several Emmys and awarded two, both for live reporting. He broke the story nationally of the exit of Gary Hart from the 1988 presidential race. Neal formed his own company in 1999 called Media 3, Inc. and a subsidiary, TouchPoint Video, that help businesses and non-profit organizations tell their stories more effectively, more memorably, and more compellingly. He also authors the blog: www.expertmediacoach.com. He lives in south Jefferson County with his wife, and is the stepfather of four adult children and three grandchildren.
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JEFFCO NEWS IN A HURRY Good News Breakfast The 24th Annual Good News Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at the Jeffco Fairgrounds, at 6:59 a.m. The event honors individuals or groups have made positive contributions to the community. This year, 12 groups will be recognized for their work. A special award will be given to Cindy Stevenson, former Jefferson County School superintendent 2002-2014. For more information, visit www.goodnewsjeffco.org or call Pam Russell at 303-2716905.
Jeffco Telephone Town Hall Jefferson County Board of Commissioners is hosting a telephone town hall on Monday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The telephone town hall is being held to discuss retail marijuana in unin-
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opera star Nathan Gunn, who will give an intimate recital in the 500-seat venue. “Our rapidly growing audiences are hungry for a wide range of culture and entertainment and the 2014-15 season features a very full plate of offerings designed to satisfy all kinds of tastes,” said Executive Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson. “We see our role as serving as a welcoming and accessible performing arts center that offers something for just about everyone in a given season. As we enter our fourth season as a producing and presenting theater, we look forward to building our regional reputation as one of the Denver area’s most diverse and exhilarating arts organizations.”
corporated Jefferson County. Approximately 50,000 random phone numbers of residents in unincorporated Jeffco will be called to participate or listen in on the telephone town hall. A phone number will be made available on www.jeffco.us/townhall prior to the meeting for people to call in. For more information, please visit www.jeffco.us/townhall.
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The Walk with a Doc program and event will be coming to Crown Hill Park on Saturday, April 26, and Saturday, June 21. The goal of the program is to demonstrate how exercise can be the best medicine and offers participants a chance to speak with a physician. Healthcare professionals from Integrative Medicine of Cherry Creek and naturalists from the Lookout Mountain Nature Center will be at Crown Hill
all fitness levels set among the beauty of downtown Denver’s historic Civic Center. Produced by the Civic Center Conservancy and made possible by fitness partners Im’Unique, Denver Parks and Recreation, the November Project and Pearl Street Fitness, the free classes will take place at different times of day Mondays through Thursdays, beginning April 21. More details on the fitness providers, class descriptions and schedule are available at www.civiccenterconservancy. org/event-civic-center-moves_78.html. Civic Center MOVES classes will meet in various areas of Civic Center, including the Great Lawn, the Broadway Terrace, the Greek Theater and around the Seal Pond; look for the Civic Center MOVES flag for the class location. To keep up with any schedule changes, please follow Denver’s Civic Center Park on Facebook at www. facebook.com/denverciviccenter.
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Park at 8 a.m. April 26 and June 21. The main topic April 26 is plantar fasciitis and the main topic June 21 is osteoporosis. General health information will also be available. An additional Walk with a Doc event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, at 8 a.m. at Clement Park around Johnson Reservoir. The main topic will be shoulder injuries.
Jeffco5 meets its halfway mark Jeffco5 has collected half of the 25,000 signatures needed to place their proposal, the expansion of the county’s board of commissioners from three to five members, on the ballot. Petitions will be distributed on Saturday, May 3, at the Golden Library from 10 a.m. to Noon. Contact Karen Oxman to help circulate petitions at firstname.lastname@example.org. among the states, behind South Carolina (16.1) and New Hampshire (16). And the most generous cities in the survey were all from Colorado. Boulder tipped 16.2 percent on average, followed by Denver at 15.7 percent and Fort Collins at 15.4 percent. It’s unclear why the Centennial State cities are so nice to the delivery person. “We have no idea why that is, but a hat tip to Colorado diners for their generosity,” company spokeswoman Allie Mack said.
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Purge Your Spurge Help eradicate the toxic weed Myrtle spurge by attending the Jefferson County Weed & Pest Purge Your Spurge event on Saturday, April 26, where residents can bring and dispose their bagged spurge. The event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held at the Human Services building parking lot located at 900 Jefferson County Parkway in Golden. Myrtle spurge that is not bagged or included with other yard waste cannot be accepted. The first 50 participants to bring their bags of Myrtle spurge will receive a native plant to take home for their yard. Staff and experts will be available to answer questions about noxious weeds. For more information contact Alicia Doran at 303-271-5989, email@example.com, or visit www.jeffco.us/ weed. top at Coors Field during the Colorado Rockies’ home opener Friday: “Oh, I guess the game is starting.” Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for Blacktie-Colorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.blacktiecolorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 303-619-5209.
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YOUR WEEK & MORE THURSDAY/APRIL 17 GIRLFRIENDS NIGHT Echter’s Garden Center presents Girlfriends Night Out, a benefit for Ralston House, a child advocacy center in Jefferson, Adams and Broomfield counties that helps young people and their families start healing after the trauma of abuse. Half the cost of tickets will benefit Ralston. The event
is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Call 303424-7979 to purchase tickets.
THURSDAY/APRIL 17 KOREAN WAR Active Minds will look at the origins, key events and lasting legacy of the Korean War. The program also will discuss the roles played by the United States, China and the Soviet
Union as part of the broader Cold War. Program is 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Atria Inn at Lakewood, 555 S. Pierce St., Lakewood. RSVP at 303-742-4800.
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HOLY WEEK Golden First United Methodist Church, 1500 Ford St., Golden, has Holy Week and Easter services at 7:30 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 17; at 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 18; and at 6:15 a.m. (sunrise service), 8:30 a.m. (contemporary service) and 11 a.m. (traditional service) Easter Sunday, April 20. An Easter breakfast will be served in the church hall from 7-10:30 a.m.
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THEATER SHOW The Edge Theater presents “A Round Heeled Woman” from April 18 to May 18 at 1560 Teller St., Suite 200, Lakewood. Tickets available at 303-232-0363 or www.theedgetheater. com. For mature audiences.
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EGG HUNT The Evergreen Parks and Recreation District will have a free Easter egg hunt, with an appearance by the Easter Bunny, starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Buchanan Park Recreation Center Pool, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen. Parents are encouraged to dress their kids in swimsuits, grab the goggles and bring a plastic bag to collect Easter treats. The bunny can pose for photos with the kids. Hunts are 5:30-5:45 p.m. for ages 1-3; 5:45-6 p.m. ages 4-6; and 6-6:15 p.m. for ages 7 and older. Call 720-880-1100. FRIDAY/APRIL 18-20
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SATURDAY/APRIL 19 BUNNY EXPRESS The Colorado Railroad’s annual Easter event, the Bunny Express Train, returns 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden. Guests will explore the 15-acre rail yard with 100 historic narrow and standard gauge locomotives and rolling stock, visiting the Easter Bunny and visiting the Depot Museum and General Store. For information, call 303-279-4591 or visit www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org. SATURDAY/APRIL 19 FAMILY DISCOVERY Find your roots at family discovery day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at 12995 W. 72nd Ave., Arvada, in the Alkire building across from APEX. Hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; go to https://familysearch.org/. Open to the community. Free classes and informational booths. Learn how to interview yourself or family members for a historical record, and take a peek at the 1940 Census to get started. Visit the Arvada Family Discovery Center page on Facebook and link to the class registration page. Not all classes require Week continues on Page 21
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TOWN HALL State Sen. Rachel Zenzinger hosts a town hall meeting, in partnership with Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling St., Arvada. The meeting will feature a discussion with experts on the Colorado state budget, and will expand into discussions about fiscal and economic issues facing Coloradans. Chris Stiffler of the Colorado Fiscal Institute and Sen. Mary Hodge of the Senate Joint Budget Committee will provide
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honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. The 3-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at City Park. To register, visit www.marchforbabies.org. New this year is a Run for Babies 5K. Go to www.active.com to register and form information.
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after a crisis will be explored at Lifetree Café at noon and 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at 5675 Field St., Arvada. The program, “After the Attack: Picking Up the Pieces and Moving On,” features the filmed story of a woman who was assaulted in her home and the man who attacked her. Participants in the Lifetree program will discover how both the victim and attacker were able to move on with their lives and eventually reconcile. Contact Polly Wegner at 303-4244454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFRICAN VIOLETS African violet expert Trudy Brekel will talk about the basics of African violet care and demonstrate some handy tips and tricks to help you feel like an expert at a program at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at West Woods, 17201 W. 64th Ave., Arvada. Brekel will even show us how to put down some leaves and go into repotting and why it is important to repot. Call to reserve your seat, 303-209-4394.
DANCE PROGRAM The Sacred Dance Guild celebrates Spring Sharing, a coming together of dancers and Sacred Dance groups, on Saturday, April 26, at First United Methodist Church, 1500 Ford St., Golden. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for registration and rehearsal, and the sharing will be from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a shared meal. Anyone who is interested in experiencing dance and movement as part of prayer expression is invited. You may be part of a dance group or be part of the audience if you are interested in seeing how dance movement is being incorporated in the Denver area churches. To participate as a dancer or a group, contact Christina at 303-279-0859 or Ann at 303-377-9114 or Christina. email@example.com.
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FIRE BASICS Majestic View Nature Center presents “Fire without
9HEALTH FAIR Red Rocks Community College is a host site for
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Matches” from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 15, 22, 29, at 7030 Garrison St., Arvada. Register at 720-898-7405. This three-part class is for ages 10 and older, and it will cover the basics of fire making.
WEDNESDAY/APRIL 23 JAZZ SHOW Jazz Over Easy performance, featuring Marti Henry
on trombone and his swinging friends, is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Café Del Sol, 608 Garrison St., Lakewood. Reservations recommended; call 303-238-7999.
THURSDAY/APRIL 24 NIGHT SKY Majestic View Nature Center presents “Jupiter and its Moons: Viewing the Night Sky” from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at 7030 Garrison St., Arvada. Register at 720-898-7405. Presented by Denver Astronomical Society. FRIDAY/APRIL 25
a 9Health Fair from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26, at 13300 W. 6th Ave., Lakewood. Visit www.rrcc.edu or call 303-914-6600 for directions. Go to www.9healthfair.org or call 1-800-332-3078 for more about the health fairs.
SATURDAY/APRIL 26 GOLF FUNDRAISER The Golden High School football golf fundraiser is Saturday, May 3, at Applewood Golf Course, 14001 W. 32nd Ave., Golden. Cost includes range balls, cart, 18 holes of play and dinner. Shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m. Register no later than Saturday, April 26, at https://sites.google.com/site/ghsdemonfootball/home/golf-tournament. For information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Steve Chamberlain at 303-249-7948 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SATURDAY/APRIL 26
QUARTET CONCERT The Lakewood Cultural Center presents
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25. Tickets available at www.Lakewood.org/Tickets, 303-987-7845 or at the box office, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood.
Who Shook the World” at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver. Autographed copies of Burkholder’s book will be available for sale. Visit www.forneymuseum.org for cost and more information.
KITE FESTIVAL Wheat Ridge’s first Kite Flite Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Anderson Park, on West 44th and Field streets. Activities and kite flying for all ages, parachute relay races. Register your kids for kite crafting classes. Festival is free. Go to www.kiteflitefestival.com. Rain date is May 3.
SPRING SHARING The Sacred Dance Guild celebrates Spring Sharing, a coming together of dancers and Sacred Dance Groups, on Saturday, April 26, at 1st United Methodist Church, 1500 Ford Street, Golden. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for registration and rehearsal. Sharing is 11 a.m. to noon, and a shared meal will follow. Anyone who is interested in experiencing dance and movement as part of prayer expression is invited. To participate, contact Christina at 303-279-0859 or Ann at 303-377-9114, or christina.bryan@ colorado.edu.
SATURDAY/APRIL 26 MARCH FOR Babies Thousands will join in the March of Dimes
annual March for Babies, the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser
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BACKYARD FARMING Learn from the experts how to start a backyard vegetable garden, what plants are most appropriate for Colorado, and everything you ever wanted to know about how to prepare your soil. You will also learn about local community groups where you can connect with other passionate backyard farmers and also how to get extra harvest to local food pantries for our neediest neighbors. Program is at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at West Woods, 17201 W. 64th Ave., Arvada. Call to reserve your seat, 303-209-4394. MONDAY/APRIL 28; MONDAY/MAY 5
Ford St., will host Rocky Mountain Sacred Dance Guild’s spring program, “All God’s Children” on Saturday, April 26. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Rehearsal 10-11 a.m. The dance presentation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, after which there will be a potluck lunch. A free will offering will be taken to defray event costs. Contact Christina Bryan at email@example.com or 303-359-1878.
FAMILY HISTORY The W.I.S.E. family history society presents John Mears, who will discuss Scots-Irish Research, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Denver Public Library, 14th and Broadway, in the 7th floor training room. Mears is a professional genealogist who presents seminars for the Colorado Genealogical Society and teaches beginning, Irish and German genealogy classes at Arapahoe Community College. Go to www.wise-fhs.org.
ART LEAGUE The Wheat Ridge Art League will meet 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Active Adult Center, 6363 W. 35th Ave., Wheat Ridge. After the business meeting, local well-known artist Pat Barr Clarke will present a demonstration about using watercolors. Anyone in the Denver metro area is welcome to come to meet other artists and learn different painting techniques. Call 303-278-8247 or 303-421-1356 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
HOME SHOW The Tri-Lakes Women’s Club will have its 38th annual Pine Forest Antiques, Home Décor & Garden Show and Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, Monument. Proceeds benefit qualified nonprofit and public service organizations and public schools in the Tri-Lakes Area. Go to www. TLWC.net for details.
COMING SOON SUNDAY/APRIL 27 ART AUCTION The closing bid party for Horses and Happiness:
Honoring Claire Davis, an art auction benefit, is Sunday, April 27, at Wildcat Coffee, 11651 W. 64th Ave., Arvada. Jennifer Moorehead and other local artist are participating. A virtual version of the show will run simultaneously on So All May Create’s www.buy-local-art. co. Proceeds from the artwork will benefit the Clair Davis fund, which broadly supports Arapahoe High School and the surrounding
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EXHIBIT ENTRIES The Lakewood Arts Council is calling for entries for the “Cats, Dogs & Birds” and “Creature Feature” exhibits, which run May 5-20 at 85 S. Union Blvd., Lakewood. Registration deadline is April 28 for both. Registration for the “Artists Choice 2014” juried exhibit is May 5. The exhibit, which features monetary awards, runs from May 12 to June 13 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway. Fees to exhibit vary. Contact the arts council at 303 980-0625 or www.lakewoodartscouncil.org.
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TUESDAY/APRIL 29 BREAKFAST The 24th annual Good News Breakfast, honoring those who make a positive contributions to our community, is at 6:59 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Jeffco Fairgrounds. Breakfast is catered by Warren Tech Culinary. Twelve groups will be honored, and a special award will be given to Dr. Cindy Stevenson, Jefferson County Schools superintendent from 2002-2014. Go to www. goodnewsjeffco.org. Call Pam Russell at 303-271-6905. THURSDAY/MAY 1 CASA TRAINING The next volunteer training for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties begins Thursday, May 1. Course includes approximately 40 hours of online and classroom training. All in-person sessions will be at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden. Previous experience is not necessary, just compassion for children and the desire make a difference in our community. Contact Susan Manfredi at 303-271-6537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Careers Help Wanted METER READER Performs the physical reading of all meters (manually), utilizing hand held electronic meter reading equipment and does the repair of water service facilities. Graduation from High School, equivalent experience may be substituted. Requires: Valid Colorado Driver’s License.(Driving record can have no more then 4 points in a three year period)
City of Black Hawk. Hiring Range: $17.59 $20.23 per hour DOQ/E. Unbelievable benefit package and exceptional opportunity to serve in Colorado’s premiere gaming community located 18 miles west of Golden. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, valid Colorado driver’s license Class R with a safe driving record with the ability to obtain a Class A with P rating within one year of hire, and the ability to lift 80 pounds. To be considered for this limited opportunity, please apply online at www.cityofblackhawk.org/goto/ employee_services. Please note: Applicants are required to upload their resumes during the online application process. Please be sure your resume includes all educational information and reflects the past ten (10) years’ work history. Applicants must apply online and may do so at City Hall which is located at 201 Selak Street in Black Hawk. The City supports its employees and appreciates great service! EOE.
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Busy shop near Southglenn seeks Diagnostic and Repair Technician $25-$32 per hour. MondayFriday no nights or weekends. Paid Vacation, Health, Dental, Vision and more. Please call 303-927-0491
Centennial Water & Sanitation District is seeking applicants to fill our temporary Maintenance Worker position. For details & application, visit http://centennialwater.org/jobs/
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April 17, 2014
golden city council on the record Golden City Council voted on and discussed the following legislation during its April 10 meeting. Council members in attendance were Mayor Marjorie Sloan; Mayor Pro Tem Joe Behm, Ward 2; Saoirse CharisGraves, District 1; Marcie Miller, District 2; Marcia Claxton, Ward 1; Pamela Gould, Ward 3; Laura Weinberg, Ward 4.
Increasing fees for city violations Council unanimously
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approved an ordinance which would increase the maximum amount of fines for municipal violations from $1,000 to $2,650 due to a change in state statue. Municipal violations include but are not limited to; assault, theft, destruction of property, shoplifting, harassment and disorderly conduct. The penalty provision would also be applicable to traffic offenses. City attorney, Bill Hayashi stated that from his experience as a prosecutor, he doesn’t recall a judge imposing the maximum fine.
Summer brings permit parking in residential areas
Council authorized a new 9th St. permit parking system that will be in place from May 15 through Sept. 15, and enforced on Saturdays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. As stated in a memo to council, the permit parking system for 9th Street does not include
the side frontage of either 807 8th Street or 1000 10th St. It also does not include the 8th or 10th Street frontages. The municipal code does allow for adjustments up to 300 feet, approximately one block without Council’s action, if an adjustment is determined to be needed.
Blue Canyon Grill requests outdoor seating
Council considered and later postponed their decision on Blue Canyon Bar and Grill’s request to alter and remove the City planter in order to make room for seasonal outdoor seating. The request drew criticism from the owner of Peak Cycles who stated he did not want outdoor seating in front of his business. Currently, Peak Cycles displays bicycles near the City Planter and the request could leave little to no room for displays. Mayor Pro Tem Joe Behm advised the owners of Blue Canyon
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state budget,” said Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, a bill sponsor. The House also passed the annual School Finance act. The bill increases per-pupil funding by 2.8 percent; funds an additional 5,000 seats for preschool and full-day kindergarten programs; and pumps $30 million into English language learning programs. The House passed the Student Success Act on a 51-14 vote and the
Bar and Grill, along with Patrick Foss, manager of Mesa Meadows, to work with Peak Cycles and return to council with a better design plan that would complement both businesses. Other councilors including Marcie Miller, Charis-Graves and Pamela Gould were still on the fence whether to dismantle the City planter with Councilor Laura Weinberg voting against council’s request for a more agreeable design.
City looks to curb annual events
During study session, Communications Manager Karlyn Tilley and City Manager Mike Bestor presented issues regarding special events. Tilley is currently drafting a tier system that would change the way the city charges for events in which some events may or may not be “grandfathered” in. Council members ex-
School Finance Act by a vote of 3926. Lawmakers who voted against the bills were Republicans. House Republicans tried pulling money from reading and early childhood education programs, so that school districts could have greater flexibility in how the funds are spent, with few strings attached. “The school districts said, ‘Give us the money with no strings attached. Give us the money to decide how to use it ourselves,’ “ said House Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso, R-Loveland, during the School Finance Act debate. The Republican efforts failed, with members from the majority
pressed a genuine concern over the city’s 80 annual events it hosts that pose a “burden” on city staff who don’t have enough people to organize events and the strain that special events imposes on public safety where police officers are working overtime and dipping into the police department’s budget. While Tilley requested that council begin to review new events, Mayor Sloan spoke on extending council’s review of “old” events as well. Tilley will return to council at a later date with a definition of what constitutes a special event where council may decide to start looking into which events should or should not be permitted.
Food truck in Clear Creek Corridor
Council met with Parks and Recreation to discuss rules for food trucks in the Clear Creek Corridor, specifically, at the Golden History
party arguing that it’s wrong to strip funding from the programs that need it. “Yes, every school district wants their money, but you and I are responsible about the future of Colorado,” said Rep. Sue Schafer, DWheat Ridge. Republicans also spent a great deal of time arguing against a Democrat-sponsored amendment aimed at providing greater transparency over how school districts are spending state dollars. Republicans offered a softer transparency amendment, out of concern that Democrats were burdening school districts with too
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Center where concessions have set up for several years. The concept presented to council included a monthly calendar for approved food truck vendors between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a lunch service at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Vendors interested in providing concessions would need to apply for $25 daily or $100 monthly Food Vendor Permit per city requirements. Golden History Museums in agreement with food truck vendors would offer 10 percent off their meals with museum membership. Food truck operations could generate $2,000 to $3,000 annual income to the museum’s revenue account. The next council meeting will be a study session at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at City Hall, 911 10th St. in Golden. — Compiled by Amy Woodward
many requirements. That effort failed. Rep. Carole Murray, R-Castle Rock, a Student Success Act bill sponsor, was one of two Republicans to vote for the School Finance Act and the only one to vote for both school-funding bills. Murray told her Republican colleagues that she understands their concerns on those issues, but that she and others worked hard to “come up with the best possible bill we can.” “This is an amazing product that we have all been part of together,” Murray said.
SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF ApRil 14, 2014
ARIES (Mar 21 to Apr 19) professional relationships grow stronger. But you might still need to ease some problems with someone in your personal life. One way could be to try to be less rigid in your views. TAURUS (Apr 20 to May 20) You might be too close to that perplexing personal situation to even attempt to make a rational decision about it right now. Stepping back could help you gain a wider perspective. GEMINI (May 21 to Jun 20) Being asked to choose between the positions of two friends is an unfair imposition on you. it’s best to reject the “demands” and insist they try harder to work things out on their own.
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CANCER (Jun 21 to Jul 22) A change of mind about a workplace decision might be called for once you hear more arguments, pro and con. A personal event suddenly takes an unexpected (but pleasant!) turn. LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) Romance once again looms large for single leos and leonas, with Cupid favoring Taurus and libra to inspire those warm and fuzzy leonine feelings. Expect another workplace change. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) A surprise gift -- and, happily, with no strings attached -- could come just when you need it to avoid a delay in getting your project done. Expect education to dominate the week. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) Someone close to you might ask for your support as she or he faces a demanding personal challenge. Offer it, by all means. But be careful you don’t neglect your own needs at this time. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) An unexpected development could put your relationship with a partner or spouse to an emotionally demanding test. But your determination to get to the truth should save the day. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) A recent agreement appears to be coming apart over the surfacing of unexpected complications. You might need to have expert advice on how to resolve the situation. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) Your keen business sense helps you get to the truth about a suspicious business deal. Expect to have many colleagues rally to support your efforts in this important matter. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) Someone who once moved in and out of your life through the years might now want to come back in on a more permanent basis. Give yourself a lot of time to weigh your decision. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) Showing frustration over a delayed workplace decision might get someone’s attention, but not necessarily make him or her move any sooner. Best advice would be to be patient and wait it out. BORN THIS WEEK: You are drawn to excitement and enjoy fast-tempo music, with the more brass, the better.. © 2014 King Features Synd., inc.
April April 17, 17, 2014 2014 Misc. Private Legals Public Notice District Court, Jefferson County, Colorado 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, CO 80401 Plaintiff: U.S. Bank, National Association v. Defendants: Estate of Stanley Corbett, a deceased individual; Green Mountain Townhouse Corporation No. 1, a Colorado nonprofit organization; and Margaret T. Chapman, as Public Trustee. Case No.: 2012CV3567 SHERIFF'S COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE AND RIGHTS TO CURE AND REDEEM Under a Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure entered April 23, 2013, in the above entitled action, I am ordered to sell certain real property, as follows: Original Grantor: Stanley B. Corbett Original Beneficiary: U.S. Bank National Association N.D. Current Holder of the Evidence of debt secured by the Deed of Trust: U.S. Bank, National Association Date of Deed of Trust: September 2, 2008 Date of Recording of Deed of Trust: September 26, 2008 County of Recording: Jefferson Recording Information: 2008090499 Original Principal Balance of the secured indebtedness: $100,000.00 Outstanding Principal Balance of the secured indebtedness as of the date hereof: $110,815.37 Amount of Judgment entered April 23, 2013: $110,815.37 — Unpaid Balance of Note $15,804.74 — Attorney's Fees and Costs Description of property to be foreclosure: CONDOMINIUM UNIT NUMBER 38, BUILDING NUMBER 7, AS SHOWN ON THE FIRST AMENDED CONDOMINIUM MAP OF GREEN MOUNTAIN TOWNHOUSES (FIRST FILING), RECORDED MARCH 18, 1966 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO, AS RECEPTION NUMBER 174031, INCLUDING ALL PORTIONS OF A CONDOMINIUM UNIT AS DEFINED IN CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION. And is also known by street and number as 570 South Xenon Court, Lakewood, CO 80228. THE PROPERTY TO BE SOLD AND DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: failure to make payments on said indebtedness when the same were due and owing, and the legal holder of the indebtedness has accelerated the same and declared the same immediately fully due and payable. NOTICE OF SALE THEREFORE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I will, at 10:00 a.m. On June 5th, 2014, in the office of the Jefferson County Sheriff, Civil Division, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, No. 1520, Golden, CO 80419, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property described above, and all interest of said Grantor and the heirs and assigns of said Grantor therein, for the purpose of paying the judgment amount entered herein, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: April 10, 2014 Last Publication: May 8, 2014 Name of Publication: The Golden Transcript NOTICE OF RIGHTS You may have interest in the real property being foreclosed, or have certain rights or suffer certain liabilities pursuant to Colorado Statutes as a result of said foreclosure. You may have the right to redeem said real property or you may have the right to cure a default under the Deed of Trust being foreclosed. A copy of the statues which may affect your rights are attached hereto. A notice of intent to cure pursuant to 3838-104, C.R.S., shall be filed with the Sheriff at least fifteen (15) calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of intent to cure pursuant to 3838-302, C.R.S., shall be filed with the Sheriff no later than eight (8) days after the sale. The name, address, telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder or title indebtedness is: Torben M. Welch, Esq. No. 34282, Messner Reeves LLP, 1430 Wynkoop Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202, Telephone: 303-623-1800. The attorney about is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. This Sheriff's Notice os Sale is signed February 25, 2014. Deputy, Sheriff, Jefferson County, Colorado By: T.B. Mink Statutes attached: 38-37-108, 38-38-103, 38-38-104, 38-38-301, 38-38-304. 38-38305, and 38-38-306, C.R.S., as amended. Legal Notice No.: 22143 First Publication: April 10, 2014 Last Publication: May 8, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice United States District Court For the District of Colorado Court Address: 901 19th Street Denver, CO 80294-3589 Civil Action No. 08-cv-00495-PAB-MJW Plaintiff: Registry Systems International, Ltd., v. Defendants and Third Party Plaintiffs: Vincent Hamm, Aim High!, Inc., Kaim Chigh, LLC, and 1 Domain Source, Ltd., v. Third-Party Defendants: Edward J. Sweeney, Charles A. Sweeney, and Capital Networks, Pty, Ltd., a/k/a Pacnames, Ltd. Attorney or Party Without Attorney (Name and Address): Joseph J. Bronesky Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Attorneys for Third-Party Defendants 633 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3000 Denver, Colorado 80202 Telephone: (303) 297-2900 Facsimile: (303) 298-0940
Third-Party Defendants: Edward J. Sweeney, Charles A. Sweeney, and Capital Networks, Pty, Ltd., a/k/a Pacnames, Ltd. Attorney or Party Without Attorney (Name and Address): Joseph J. Bronesky Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Attorneys for Third-Party Defendants 633 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3000 Denver, Colorado 80202 Telephone: (303) 297-2900 Facsimile: (303) 298-0940 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Atty.Reg. No. 7973
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NOTICE OF LEVY OR SEIZURE Notice is hereby given on October 24, 2013 (date), a writ of Execution was issued out of this Court directing the U.S. Marshal of the District of Colorado, to levy upon and seize certain property of the above named Defendants and Third Party Plaintiffs, and the U.S. Marshal of the District of Colorado did levy upon, seize and take into possession the following described property: A part of the east 1/2 of the northeast 1/4 and of the north 1/2 of the northeast 1/4 of the southeast 1/4 of section 1, township 3 south, range 72 west of the 6th principal meridian; located in Jefferson County, Colorado, and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING AT THE EAST 1/4 CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 72 WEST OF THE 6TH P.M.; THENCE S 88° 18'W, ALONG THE EAST – WEST CENTERLINE OF SAID SECTION 1, 742.44 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING S 88° 18'W, ALONG SAID EAST-WEST CENTERLINE, 27.44 FEET; THENCE N 0° 37'30" W AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, 140.0 FEET; THENCE S88° 17'41" W, 551.10 FEET; THENCE S 0° 12' W, 756.06 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, THENCE N 88° 01' 13" E, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, 589.49 FEET; THENCE N 0° 37' 30" W, AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, 612.96 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 10.024 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AND INCLUDING A 50.0 FOOT WIDE NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR ROAD PURPOSES RECORDED IN BOOK 2749 AT PAGES 551, 552 AND 916 AND IN BOOK 3045 AT PAGE 141 OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY RECORDS. Situated in Jefferson County, State of Colorado. Witness, Stephen D. Wallisch, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal, District of Colorado, this 2nd day of April, 2014. John Kammerzell U.S. Marshal District of Colorado By: /s/ Stephen D. Wallisch Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal STATE OF COLORADO City and County of Denver I certify that I executed this Notice this 2nd day of April, 2014, by /s/ Stephen D. Wallisch Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal By: /s/ U.S. Marshal’s office Legal Notice No.: 22163 First Publication: April 10, 2014 Last Publication: April 24, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, WATER DIVISION 1, COLORADO MARCH 2014 WATER RESUME PUBLICATION TO: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN WATER APPLICATIONS IN WATER DIV. 1 Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are notified that the following is a resume of all water right applications and certain amendments filed in the Office of the Water Clerk during the month of MARCH 2014 for each County affected. 14CW3033 City of Arvada, 8101 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002 (Steven P. Jeffers, Madoline Wallace-Gross, Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant, PC, P.O. Box 978, Longmont, CO 80502-0978, (303) 776-9900). APPLICATION FOR FINDING OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY. 2. Name of structures: Arvada Reservoir/Tucker Lake Exchange. 3. Description of conditional water right: A. Date of original decree, Case No. and Court: The original decree was entered on March 21, 1995, in Case No. 93CW162, by the District Court for Water Division No. 1. B. Subsequent diligence decrees: A finding of reasonable diligence was entered in Case No. 01CW30 on September 14, 2001. A finding of reasonable diligence was entered in Case No. 07CW214 on March 12, 2008. C. Decreed Location: i. Point of diversion (exchange-to point): ii. Haines & Piquette Ditch on Ralston Creek, for delivery to Tucker Lake. The point of diversion of the Haines & Piquette Ditch is located on the north bank of Ralston Creek in the SE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 33, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M., Jefferson County, Colorado. Tucker Lake is located in the S1/2 of the SW1/4, Section 35, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M., and in the N1/2 of the NW1/4 of Section 2, Township 3 South, Range 70 West of the 6th P.M., Jefferson County, Colorado. ii. Point of introduction of substitute supply (exchangefrom point): Arvada Reservoir outlet on Ralston Creek. Arvada Reservoir is located in Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 70 West of the 6th P.M. and the SE1/4 of Section 34, Township 2 South, Range 70 West of the 6th P.M., Jefferson County, Colorado. The centerline of the dam is described as follows: commencing at the northeast corner of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 70 West of the 6th P.M., Jefferson County; thence at an angle to the right of 17°34’59” from the east line of said Section 3, a distance of 200.75 feet to the true point of beginning; thence at a deflection angle to the right of 4°52’48” a distance of 1,683.374 feet to a point of curvature; thence along a curve to the right, having a radius of 2,585.813 feet and a delta of 26°7’37” a distance of 1,179.134 feet to point of tangency; thence along the tangent of the before described curve a distance of 819.242 feet to the point of ending. The Arvada Reservoir outlet is located on Ralston Creek approximately 1980 feet south and 575 feet west of the northeast corner of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 70 West of the 6th P.M. D. Decreed Source: i. The source of water diverted by substitution and exchange: Ralston Creek. ii. Water used for substitution and exchange supply: Water stored in Arvada Reservoir pursuant to the decrees in the following Case Nos.: W8083-75, entered on January 30, 1981; W8762-77 entered on January 30, 1981; 82CW359 entered on December 31, 1987; 85CW409 entered on December 31, 1987; 85CW410 entered on September 13, 1988 and 88CW105 entered on February 13, 1991; all by the District Court for Water Division No. 1. E. Decreed Appropriation Date: August 24, 1993. F. Decreed Amount: 9.26 cfs. ABSOLUTE; 5.74 cfs. CONDITIONAL. Only the conditional amount is involved in this diligence proceeding. G. Decreed Uses: All municipal purposes, including but not limited to
decrees in the following Case Nos.: W8083-75, entered on January 30, 1981; W8762-77 entered on January 30, 1981; 82CW359 entered on December 31, 1987; 85CW409 entered on December 31, 1987; 85CW410 entered on September 13, 1988 and 88CW105 entered on February 13, 1991; all by the District Court for Water Division No. 1. E. Decreed Appropriation Date: August 24, 1993. F. Decreed Amount: 9.26 cfs. ABSOLUTE; 5.74 cfs. CONDITIONAL. Only the conditional amount is involved in this diligence proceeding. G. Decreed Uses: All municipal purposes, including but not limited to domestic, irrigation, commercial, industrial, recreational, fish and wildlife propagation and augmentation. H. Map: A map showing the location of the relevant structures is attached as EXHIBIT A. 4. Detailed outline of what has been done toward completion or for completion of the appropriation and application of water to a beneficial use as conditionally decreed, including expenditures: The subject conditional water right is part of an integrated water system for the City of Arvada. Arvada has, during the subject diligence period, conducted the following work at a cost in excess of $1,179,545: A. Constructed a new diversion facility on the Farmers High Line Canal in 2010 at a cost of $160,000. B. Replaced Croke Canal pump station gate structures in 2012 at a cost of $130,000. C. Conducted riprap improvements at Arvada Reservoir in 2013 at a cost of $48,000. D. Adjudicated water court cases including Case No. 05CW112 for change of water rights, exchanges and a plan for augmentation including these structures; 07CW214 for diligence on the Arvada Reservoir/Tucker Lake Exchanges; 10CW39 for diligence on the Blunn Lake Reservoir Seepage Control System; 10CW291 for diligence on Arvada Reservoir; 11CW202 for diligence on Highway 93 Lakes; 11CW237 for change of water rights, exchanges and a plan for augmentation including these structures; 12CW251 for diligence on the Arvada Reservoir Refill; and 12CW293 for diligence on other Arvada exchanges involving these structures. E. Opposed numerous water court cases filed by other water users to protect from injury Applicant’s water rights, including the subject conditional water rights, and incurred legal and engineering expenses in defense of these water rights. F. Paid legal and engineering expenses associated with the development and protection of Arvada’s water rights totaling approximately $822,000. G. Conducted work on headgate and ditch to repair damage caused by September 2013 floods at a cost of $19,545. 5. If a claim to make absolute, date water applied to beneficial use: No additional amounts are claimed absolute in this application. 6. Names and addresses of owners of land upon which water is or will be stored: Arvada does not propose to construct any new structures or to modify any existing structures or modify the storage pool. Water will be stored by this exchange in Tucker Lake. Tucker Lake is owned by Denver-View Reservoir and Irrigation Company, P.O. Box 8101, Arvada, CO 80001-8101.
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THE WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED BY THESE APPLICATIONS MAY AFFECT IN PRIORITY ANY WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED OR HERETOFORE ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION AND OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS MUST APPEAR TO OBJECT WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY STATUTE OR BE FOREVER BARRED. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any party who wishes to oppose an application, or an amended application, may file with the Water Clerk, P. O. Box 2038, Greeley, CO 80632, a verified Statement of Opposition, setting forth facts as to why the application should not be granted, or why it should be granted only in part or on certain conditions. Such Statement of Opposition must be filed by the last day of MAY 2014 (forms available on www.courts.state.co.us or in the Clerk’s office), and must be filed as an Original and include $158.00 filing fee. A copy of each Statement of Opposition must also be served upon the Applicant or Applicant’s Attorney and an affidavit or certificate of such service of mailing shall be filed with the Water Clerk. Legal Notice No.: 22178 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript
Government Legals Public Notice NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF REGULAR ELECTION BY THE DESIGNATED ELECTION OFFICIAL LYONS RIDGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Lyons Ridge Metropolitan District of Jefferson County, Colorado, that at the close of business on the sixty-third day before the election, there were not more candidates for director than offices to be filled including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates; therefore, the regular election to be held on May 6, 2014, is hereby canceled pursuant to Section 1-13.5-513(6), C.R.S. The following candidates are hereby declared elected: Peter A. Culshaw to a 4-year term until May 2018 Michael A. Brown to a 4-year term until May 2018 John Kilrow to a 4-year term until May 2018 Vacancy (2014-2016) Dated this 8th day of April, 2014. LYONS RIDGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ Susan J. Schledorn Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 22169 First publication: April 17, 2014 Last publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice COUNTY COURT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO 100 JEFFERSON COUNTY PARKWAY GOLDEN, CO 80401 Plaintiff: UNIFUND CCR PARTNERS AS ASSIGNEE OF FIRST USA BANK vs. Defendant(s): JOSEPHINE TRUJILLO David A. Bauer, #7576 David A. Bauer, P.C. 2594 South Lewis Way, Suite A Lakewood, Colorado 80227 Phone: 303-986-1200 Fax: 303-988-8913 Case Number: 04 C 16114 NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE WHEREAS, Plaintiff has moved this Court pursuant to said rules of civil procedure that the judgment entered in the instant matter on May 6, 2008 in favor of the Plaintiff and against the Defendant(s) which judgment remains unsatisfied, be revived, NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, the Defendant(s) , JOSEPHINE TRUJILLO , shall show cause within fourteen (14) days from the service of this Notice to Show Cause if any he/she/they has/have, why the judgment heretofore entered should not be revived with like force and effect.
WHEREAS, Plaintiff has moved this Court pursuant to said rules of civil procedure that the judgment entered in the instant matter on May 6, 2008 in favor of the Plaintiff and against the Defendant(s) which judgment remains unsatisfied, be revived, NOW THEREFORE,
IT IS ORDERED, the Defendant(s), JOSEPHINE TRUJILLO , shall show cause within fourteen (14) days from the service of this Notice to Show Cause if any he/she/they has/have, why the judgment heretofore entered should not be revived with like force and effect. WITNESS the hand and seal of the Clerk of the Court in GOLDEN, Colorado, this 30th day of December, 2013. /s/ Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court Legal Notice No.: 22051 First Publication: March 27, 2014 Last Publication: April 24, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice TOWN OF LAKESIDE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW RETAIL LIQUOR STORE LICENSE MAY 5, 2014 Notice is hereby given that the Town of Lakeside Liquor Licensing Authority will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., at the Lakeside Town Hall located at 5801 West 44th Avenue, Pad C, Unit A, Lakeside, Colorado 80212, to consider an application for a new Retail Liquor Store License for Lakeside Spirits, LLC, d/b/a Molly’s Spirits, located at 5809 W. 44th Avenue, Lakeside, Colorado 80212. The applicant is Lakeside Spirits, LLC, d/b/a Molly’s Spirits 5809 W. 44th Avenue Lakeside, Colorado 80212 Public comment will be heard at the hearing or written communications regarding the issuance of the license may be submitted to the Liquor License Administrator, Shirlee Gaccetta, 5801 West 44th Avenue, Pad C, Unit A, Lakeside, Colorado 80212 no later than May 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. By order of Shirlee Gaccetta, City Clerk April 9, 2014. /s/ Shirlee Gaccetta Legal Notice No.: 22176 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice No. 2014-012 * 2009-01799 NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession of Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose name the same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and, To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: O. J. Packard Jr. P.O. Box 122 Walsh, CO 81090-0122; Legal: Lot 413, Marshdale Park and the South 130 feet of Tract 22 and East 55 feet of South 130 feet of Tract 21, Marshdale Park Second Addition, in the County of Jefferson, State of Colorado, according to the recorded plat thereof EXCEPT any part thereof described in Reception #85083447, County of Jefferson, State of Colorado; You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 21st day of October, A.D. 2010 the then county Treasurer of the County of Jefferson and State of Colorado, sold at public sale to Jefferson County assignor of Robert J. Ellis and Babette Z. Ellis applicants, who has made demand for a Treasurer’s Deed, the following described real estate, situate in the County of Jefferson, State of Colorado, to wit Lot 413, Marshdale Park and the South 130 feet of Tract 22 and East 55 feet of South 130 feet of Tract 21, Marshdale Park Second Addition, in he County of Jefferson, State of Colorado, according to the recorded plat thereof EXCEPT any part thereof described in Reception #85083447, County of Jefferson, State of Colorado; That said tax sale was made to satisfy the delinquent 2009 taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2009; that said real estate was taxed in the name of O. J. Packard, Jr. that the statutory period of redemption expired October 21, A.D. 2013 that the same has not been redeemed; that said property may be redeemed at any time before a Tax Deed is issued; that a Tax Deed will be issued to the said Robert J. Ellis and Babette Z. Ellis lawful holders of said certificate, on the 06th day of August at 5:00 o’clock P.M., A.D. 2014, unless the same has been redeemed on or before 5:00 P.M. of said date. WITNESS my hand and seal this 9th day of April A.D. 2014 Tim Kauffman County Treasurer of Jefferson County Legal Notice No.: 22177 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: May 1, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript PUBLIC NOTICE The Planning Division of the City of Golden has received a request for administrative approval of a zoning variance at 327 Sunshine Parkway to allow construction of a new accessory building having a height of 22 feet rather than the 20 feet permitted by the Golden Municipal Code. CASE NO: ZV14-03 APPLICANT: Rob Arnold LOCATION: 327 Sunshine Parkway The complete application is available for public review at the offices of the Planning Division, 1445 10th Street, during normal business hours, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Members of the public may submit written comments to the Division prior to 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014 by any of the following methods: • Mail: City of Golden, Planning Division, 1445 10th St., Golden, CO 80401 • Fax: (303)384-8161 • Email: email@example.com Additional information regarding this application or the variance process may be obtained by calling the Planning Division at (303)384-8097. Legal Notice No.: 22181 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND FORECLOSURE SALE WHEREAS, on July 10, 2003, a certain Deed of Trust was executed by Ben M. Nix and Darlene J. Nix, as grantors, in favor of Alliance Guaranty Mortgage Corp., and was recorded on July 17, 2003 at Reception No. F1808575, in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Jefferson County, Colorado; and
Public Notice NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND FORECLOSURE SALE
George N. Brown Minerva Brown
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Deed of Trust was executed by Ben M. Nix and Darlene J. Nix, as grantors, in favor of Alliance Guaranty Mortgage Corp., and was recorded on July 17, 2003 at Reception No. F1808575, in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Jefferson County, Colorado; and
WHEREAS, the Deed of Trust was insured by the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (the Secretary) pursuant to the National Housing Act for the purpose of providing single family housing; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest in the Deed of Trust is now owned by the Secretary, pursuant to an assignment dated September 30, 2009 and recorded on November 30, 2009 at Reception No. 2009119221, in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Jefferson County, Colorado; and WHEREAS, a default has been made in the covenants and conditions of the Deed of Trust in that the payment due on August 31, 2012, was not made and remains wholly unpaid as of the date of this notice, and no payment has been made sufficient to restore the loan to currency; and WHEREAS, a default has been made in the covenants and conditions of the Deed of Trust in that as of about August 31, 2012, the property ceased to be the principal residence of one of the borrower; and WHEREAS, the entire amount delinquent as of March 13, 2014 is $225,841.23; and WHEREAS, by virtue of this default, the Secretary has declared the entire amount of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust to be immediately due and payable; NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers vested in me by the Single Family Mortgage Foreclosure Act of 1994, 12 U.S.C. 3751 et seq., by 24 CFR part 27, subpart B, and by the Secretary’s designation of me as Foreclosure Commissioner, recorded on July 10, 2013, at Reception No. 2013099964 in Denver County, Colorado, notice is hereby given that on May 8, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. local time, all real and personal, property at or used in connection with the following described premises (“Property”) will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder: LOTS THREE(3) AND FOUR (4), BLOCK SEVENTY-NINE (79), EDGEWATER, EXCEPT THE REAR 8 FEET THEREOF, COUNTY OF JEFFERSON, STATE OF COLORADO. Commonly known as: 2150 Benton Street, Edgewater, Colorado 80214 The sale will be held at the Property. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development will bid $229,448.79. There will be no proration of taxes, rents or other income liabilities, except that the purchaser will pay, at or before closing, his prorate share of any real estate taxes that have been paid by the Secretary to the date of the foreclosure sale. When making their bids, all bidders except the Secretary must submit a deposit totaling $22,944.88 [10% of the Secretary’s bid] in the form of a certified check or cashier’s check made out to the Secretary of HUD. Each oral bid need not be accompanied by a deposit. If the successful bid is oral, a deposit of $22,944.88 must be presented before the bidding is closed. The deposit is nonrefundable. The remainder of the purchase price must be delivered within 30 days of the sale or at such time as the Secretary may determine for good cause shown, time being of the essence. This amount, like the bid deposits, must be delivered in the form of certified or cashiers check. If the Secretary is the highest bidder, he need not pay the bid amount in cash. The successful bidder will pay all conveyancing fees, all real estate and other taxes that are due on or after the delivery of the remainder of the payment and all other costs associated with the transfer of title. At the conclusion of the sale the deposits of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned to them. The Secretary may grant an extension of time within which to deliver the remainder of the payment. All extensions will be for 15-day increments for a fee of $500.00, paid in advance. The extension fee shall be in the form of a certified or cashiers check made payable to the Secretary of HUD. If the high bidder closes the sale prior to the expiration of any extension period, the unused portion of the extension fee shall be applied toward the amount due. If the high bidder is unable to close the sale within the required period, or within any extensions of time granted by the Secretary, the high bidder may be required to forfeit the cash deposit or, at the election of the foreclosure commissioner after consultation with the HUD Field Office representative, will be liable to HUD for any costs incurred as a result of such failure. The Commissioner may, at the direction of the HUD Field Office Representative, offer the Property to the second highest bidder for an amount equal to the highest price offered by that bidder. There is no right of redemption, or right of possession based upon a right of redemption, in the mortgagor or others subsequent to a foreclosure completed pursuant to the Act. Therefore, the Foreclosure Commissioner will issue a Deed to the purchaser(s) upon receipt of the entire purchase price in accordance with the terms of the sale as provided herein. HUD does not guarantee that the Property will be vacant. Date: April 7, 2014 Foreclosure Commissioner Cynthia Lowery-Graber, Esq. The Castle Law Group, LLC 999 18th St., Ste. 2201 Denver, CO 80202 Telephone No.: 303-865-1400 Legal Notice No.: 22166 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: May 1, 2014a Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice No. 2014-015 * 2009-02033 NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession of Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose name the same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and, To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: George N. Brown Minerva Brown 100 Jefferson County Parkway Suite 2520 Golden, CO 80419; Legal: That part of the W ½ NE ¼, SE ¼, of Section 32, Township 3, Range 69, lying South of Prospect Acres Subdivision as recorded in Reception # 49457496 and North of Brown Lea Subdivision as recorded in Reception #54584268 and lying West of the Agricultural Ditch, EXCEPT any part thereof as described in deeds re-
Golden, CO 80419; Legal: That part of the W ½ NE ¼, SE ¼, of Section 32, Township 3, Range 69, lying South of Prospect Acres Subdivision as recorded in Reception # 49457496 and North of Brown Lea Subdivision as recorded in Reception #54584268 and lying West of the Agricultural Ditch, EXCEPT any part thereof as described in deeds recorded in Reception #’s 81016903, F1826437 and 2013131011. Jefferson County Colorado. You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 21st day of October, A.D. 2010 the then county Treasurer of the County of Jefferson and State of Colorado, sold at public sale to Jefferson County assignor of Kenneth K. Hisamoto and Cynthia J. Garnier applicants, who have made demand for a Treasurer’s Deed, the following described real estate, situate in the County of Jefferson, State of Colorado, to wit That part of the W ½, NE ¼, SE ¼, of Section 32, Township 3, Range 69, lying South of Prospect Acres Subdivision as recorded in Reception # 49457496 and North of Brown Lea Subdivision as recorded in Reception #54584268 and lying West of the Agricultural Ditch, EXCEPT any part thereof as described in deeds recorded in Reception #’s 81016903, F1826437 and 2013131011. Jefferson County Colorado. That said tax sale was made to satisfy the delinquent 2009 taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2009; that said real estate was taxed in the name of George N. Brown and Minerva Brown that the statutory period of redemption expired October 21, A.D. 2013 that the same has not been redeemed; that said property may be redeemed at any time before a Tax Deed is issued; that a Tax Deed will be issued to the said Kenneth K. Hisamoto and Cynthia J. Garnier lawful holders of said certificate, on the 06th day of August at 5:00 o’clock P.M., A.D. 2014, unless the same has been redeemed on or before 5:00 P.M. of said date. WITNESS my hand and seal this 10th day of April A.D. 2014 Tim Kauffman County Treasurer of Jefferson County
Legal Notice No.: 22183 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: May 1, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice TITLE AND SUMMARY OF SAID ORDINANCE NO. 1969 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE 24TH STREET BOWL REPLAT NO. 2 FINAL PLAT, INCLUDING THE VACATION OF CERTAIN STREET RIGHT OF WAY AND ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION OF EASEMENTS COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, 911 TENTH STREET, GOLDEN, COLORADO Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 20th day of March, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance was introduced on first reading and read at a regular business meeting of the City Council of said city, held on the 20th day of March, 2014 and was published as a proposed ordinance in the Golden Transcript, legal newspaper, as the law directs seven days or more prior to its passage. A public hearing was held on the 10th day of April, 2014, and the said proposed ordinance was read on second reading and passed by the City Council and ordered published in the aforesaid newspaper, as the law directs. Witness my hand and official seal of the City of Golden, Colorado, this 11th day of April, 2014. ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado Legal Notice No.: 22190 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 1970 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN, COLORADO, AMENDING SECTION 13.04.210 OF THE GOLDEN MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO THE DISCONTINUATION OF WATER SERVICE WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 13.04.006 of the Golden Municipal Code (“Code”) the City shall, as required, maintain, test and repair municipal water meters; and WHREEAS, there are certain premises within the City where the water meter is located upon or within the user's property and access to the premises is thus required in order for the City to perform certain maintenance, testing and repair duties; and WHEREAS, though Section 13.04.009 of the Code provides that the city engineer may shut off water to a property in the event an owner fails to repair any leak, break or malfunction in the property’s water service line, and Section 13.04.210 of the Code provides that the city engineer may shut off water to a property where a violation of the City's water regulations results in a health or sanitation hazard there is no such remedy where the City requires access upon or within private property to maintain, test or repair a water meter; and WHEREAS, timely access to all water meters is required to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the municipal water system. THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN, COLORADO: Section 1. Section 13.04.210, Discontinuation of service, of the Golden Municipal Code is amended to provide as follows: Where the city engineer deems it necessary to perform any maintenance, repair, or inspection of a water meter and its appurtenances, and entry upon the property is denied by the owner, or where as a result of an inspection or notification the city engineer reasonably believes that a violation of the requirements of this chapter exist upon a property which impairs the operation of the municipal water system, the city engineer, in addition to all other lawful remedies, may immediately discontinue water service to the premises until such maintenance, repair or inspection is completed or the violation is corrected to the city engineer's satisfaction. Section 2. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it
eration of the municipal water system, the city engineer, in addition to all other lawful remedies, may immediately discontinue water service to the premises until such maintenance, repair or inspection is completed or the violation is corrected to the city engineer's satisfaction.
development fee schedule (a) City council shall, as part of the annual budget process, review, revise if necessary and adopt by ordinance water and waste water system development fees. In establishing such fees, city council shall use a rate model (which shall be periodically reviewed and revised if needed) and fees shall be assessed upon each building or improvement based upon tap category and size. (b) In cases where an authorized property receives water or wastewater services from a provider other than the City by virtue of an individual or group contract where usage fees are collected by the City, the system development fee for such service(s) shall be the actual system development fee (or equivalent fee) charged by the other provider. (c) Except as provide herein, all structures must be served by at least one tap. A single tap may serve Multi-unit Buildings and Condominium Buildings. Each unit in a Single Household Attached Building shall have a separate tap. (d) A structure containing a single household detached dwelling may, upon application to the City Engineer, be permitted to extend water and wastewater connections to an accessory building on the same lot, including for purposes of an Accessory Dwelling Unit, as defined in Section 18.04.020 of this code, provided that no separate ownership interest in such accessory structure may be conveyed in any manner. (e) The system development fee for a residential tap that supplies water for a combined fire sprinkler system will be for the tap size that would be necessary to provide domestic water to the property without a fire sprinkler system. (f) The City will not charge a separate system development fee for a second tap to a structure that is used exclusively to supply water to a fire sprinkler system in those cases where the City Engineer determines that a combined fire sprinkler system is not reasonably feasible because of economic or engineering reasons, provided however, that for single household attached unit and single household detached unit structures, a separate meter shall be installed on the fire suppression water line.
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Section 2. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one part or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid. Section 3. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. Section 4. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions. Section 5. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of health, welfare and safety of the community. Section 6. Violations of this ordinance shall be punishable as set forth in Section 1.01.110 of the Golden Municipal Code. Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published the __ day of April, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado. ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado Legal Notice No.: 22191 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 1971 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN AMENDING PORTIONS OF CHAPTERS 13.04 AND 13.08 OF THE GOLDEN MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO THE PROVISION OF MUNICIPAL WATER SERVICE WHEREAS, Chapters 13.04 and 13.08 of the Golden Municipal Code contain provisions for application and receipt of domestic water service; and WHEREAS, City Council wishes to amend portions of Chapters 13.04 and 13.08 pertaining to the definition and classification of service for certain uses. THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN, COLORADO: Section 1. Section 13.04.150, Water and wastewater system development fee schedule is hereby repealed and re-enacted as follows: 13.04.150 Water and waste water system development fee schedule (a) City council shall, as part of the annual budget process, review, revise if necessary and adopt by ordinance water and waste water system development fees. In establishing such fees, city council shall use a rate model (which shall be periodically reviewed and revised if needed) and fees shall be assessed upon each building or improvement based upon tap category and size. (b) In cases where an authorized property receives water or wastewater services from a provider other than the City by virtue of an individual or group contract where usage fees are collected by the City, the system development fee for such service(s) shall be the actual system development fee (or equivalent fee) charged by the other provider. (c) Except as provide herein, all structures must be served by at least one tap. A single tap may serve Multi-unit Buildings and Condominium Buildings. Each unit in a Single Household Attached Building shall have a separate tap. (d) A structure containing a single household detached dwelling may, upon application to the City Engineer, be permitted to extend water and wastewater connections to an accessory building on the same lot, including for purposes of an Accessory Dwelling Unit, as defined in Section 18.04.020 of this code, provided that no separate ownership interest in such accessory structure may be conveyed in any manner. (e) The system development fee for a residential tap that supplies water for a combined fire sprinkler system will be for the tap size that would be necessary to provide domestic water to the property without a fire sprinkler system. (f) The City will not charge a separate system development fee for a second tap to a structure that is used exclusively to supply water to a fire sprinkler system in those cases where the City Engineer determines that a combined fire sprinkler system is not reasonably feasible because of economic or engineering reasons, provided however, that for single household attached unit and single household detached unit structures, a separate meter shall be installed on the fire suppression water line.
Section 2. Subsection 13.08.010(a), Customer classes/ definitions is hereby amended to read as follows: 13.08.010 Customer classes/definitions (a) For the purpose of establishing rates and charges for water and wastewater services the following classes of customers are hereby established: (1) Residential single-family - Water and/or wastewater services provided to exclusively residential property upon which one living unit only is located. (2) Residential multi-family-Water and/or wastewater services provided to exclusively residential property upon which the structure or structures served contain more than one living unit where such water service includes service that may be used for both interior to the structure as well as exterior and irrigation of landscaped areas. This classification shall not include customers qualifying under the multi-family/interior use classification as defined herein. (3) Commercial-Water and/or wastewater services provided to property which is neither single family residential, multi-family residential, multi-family/interior use, nor for irrigation only, as those classes are defined herein. (4) Irrigation - Water services only provided to property solely for the purpose of irrigation. (5) Multi-family/interior use -Water and/or wastewater services provided exclusively to property upon which the structure or structures served contain a “residential multi-family” facility, as defined above, except that the residential multi-family facility is designed and utilized such that water service from the subject tap is only used within the multifamily building, with any exterior use, including landscaping, being served by separate irrigation tap(s).. (6) Bulk water – water provided through a hydrant meter or from a bulk water fill station. (7) For buildings containing both residential multi-family dwellings and commercial class uses, the calculation of water and wastewater system development fees shall be based upon the following determination: i. Where the residential multi-family use constitutes more than 25% of the gross building area, the system development fees shall be calculated based upon the number of individual dwelling units times the rate applicable to the type of multifamily unit plus a proportionate commercial class system development fee based upon fixture count. ii. Where the residential multi-family use constitutes 25% or less of the gross building area, the system development fees shall be calculated based upon the commercial class fee schedule. Section 3. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. Section 4. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions.
cial class system development fee based upon fixture count. ii. Where the residential multi-family use constitutes 25% or less of the gross building area, the system development fees shall be calculated based upon the commercial class fee schedule.
Section 3. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. Section 4. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions. Section 5. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of health, welfare and safety of the community. Section 6. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions. Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published the __ day of April, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado. ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado Legal Notice No.: 22192 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 1972 AN ORDINANCE OF THE GOLDEN CITY COUNCIL APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT AND LEASE BETWEEN THE CITY OF GOLDEN AND JEFFERSON COUNTY PERTAINING TO THE APEX PARK TRAILHEAD WHEREAS, the City of Golden is the owner of property known as Tract A of Heritage Square Subdivision, parts of which encompass small portions of the Apex Open Space Park and trailhead; and WHEREAS, the City of Golden and Jefferson County entered into an Agreement and Lease to allow Jefferson County to install and operate certain improvements on the City property and adjacent county owned lands to benefit citizens of Golden and Jefferson County, as authorized by Golden ordinance 1944, adopted on July 11, 2013; and WHEREAS, As a result of damage caused by the September 2013 Colorado floods, the City of Golden and Jefferson County desire to enter into an amendment to the agreement to authorize and recognize such additional repairs and improvements as were necessitated by the flooding. THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN, COLORADO: Section 1. The Amendment to Agreement and Lease between the City of Golden and County of Jefferson, attached hereto as Exhibit1, is approved substantially in the form attached. The Mayor is hereby authorized to sign the aforementioned Amendment to Agreement and Lease on behalf of the City.
Section 2. Subsection 13.08.010(a), Customer classes/ definitions is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 5. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of health, welfare and safety of the community.
Section 6. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions. Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published the __ day of April, 2014.
Section 3. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict.
Section 4. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of the health, welfare and safety of the community.
Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014.
Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published this __ day of__, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk Approved as to form: David S. Williamson, City Attorney
I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado.
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13.08.010 Customer classes/definitions (a) For the purpose of establishing rates and charges for water and wastewater services the following classes of customers are hereby established: (1) Residential single-family - Water and/or wastewater services provided to exclusively residential property upon which one living unit only is located. (2) Residential multi-family-Water and/or wastewater services provided to exclusively residential property upon which the structure or structures served contain more than one living unit where such water service includes service that may be used for both interior to the structure as well as exterior and irrigation of landscaped areas. This classification shall not include customers qualifying under the multi-family/interior use classification as defined herein. (3) Commercial-Water and/or wastewater
Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney
I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado. ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN, COLORADO:
Section 1. The Amendment to Agreement and Lease between the City of Golden and County of Jefferson, attached hereto as Exhibit1, is approved substantially in the form attached. The Mayor is hereby authorized to sign the aforementioned Amendment to Agreement and Lease on behalf of the City. Section 2. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision will not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one part or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid. Section 3. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. Section 4. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of the health, welfare and safety of the community. Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published this __ day of__, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk Approved as to form: David S. Williamson, City Attorney I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado. ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado Legal Notice No.: 22193 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 1974 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN APPROVING THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF GOLDEN CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF GOLDEN AND COMCAST OF COLORADO IX, LLC. TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE FRANCHISE UNTIL JULY 31, 2014 WHEREAS, on January 11, 1996, the City Council of the City of Golden (“City”) adopted Ordinance No. 1310 approving the grant of a fifteen-year nonexclusive Franchise Agreement to Mountain States Video Inc., d/b/a/ TCI of Colorado (“TCI”) for its construction and operation of a cable television system within the City; and WHEREAS, on July 11, 2002, the City Council of the City of Golden adopted Resolution No. 1308 approving the transfer of control of the cable franchise from TCI, which was a subsidiary of AT&T Corp. to AT&T Comcast, whose successor-in-interest is Comcast of Colorado IX, LLC., (“Comcast”); and WHEREAS, Section 2.3 of the Franchise Agreement provided that the franchise granted Comcast would expire on January 11, 2011; and WHEREAS, Comcast preserved its right of renewal by timely filing a request with the City to activate the formal process for renewing the franchise pursuant to the provisions of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 (“Cable Act”); and WHEREAS, in March of 2010, the Parties entered into negotiations for renewal of the Franchise Agreement however because at such time the City was a member of the Greater Metro Telecommunications Consortium (“GMTC”), which was developing a model cable franchise agreement, the Parties agreed to continue the Franchise Agreement for a year pending completion of the model agreement; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1891, adopted November 4, 2010, the City adopted the First Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until December 31, 2013; and WHEREAS, though the model franchise agreement was completed and is now in use by the Colorado Communications and Utilities Alliance (“CCUA”), which is the successor to the GMTC, specific service issues unique to each municipality must be negotiated on an individual basis; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1964, adopted December 5, 2013, the City adopted the Second Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until April 30, 2014; and WHEREAS, the City and Comcast require additional time to finalize the negotiation of specific service issues unique to the City; and WHEREAS, the Parties agree that their respective interests are best served by extending the Franchise Agreement until July 31, 2014; and WHEREAS, Section 19.4 of the Franchise Agreement specifically provides that the agreement may be amended at any time by written agreement of the Parties.
entered into negotiations for renewal of the Franchise Agreement however because at such time the City was a member of the Greater Metro Telecommunications Consortium (“GMTC”), which was developing a model cable franchise agreement, the Parties agreed to continue the Franchise Agreement for a year pending completion of the model agreement; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1891, adopted November 4, 2010, the City adopted the First Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until December 31, 2013; and WHEREAS, though the model franchise agreement was completed and is now in use by the Colorado Communications and Utilities Alliance (“CCUA”), which is the successor to the GMTC, specific service issues unique to each municipality must be negotiated on an individual basis; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1964, adopted December 5, 2013, the City adopted the Second Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until April 30, 2014; and WHEREAS, the City and Comcast require additional time to finalize the negotiation of specific service issues unique to the City; and WHEREAS, the Parties agree that their respective interests are best served by extending the Franchise Agreement until July 31, 2014; and WHEREAS, Section 19.4 of the Franchise Agreement specifically provides that the agreement may be amended at any time by written agreement of the Parties.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN: Section 1. That the Third Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, extending the cable franchise with Comcast from April 30, 2014, until July 31, 2014, is approved in substantially the same form as the copy attached hereto and made a part of this Ordinance and the Mayor is authorized to execute the Third Amendment of the Agreement on behalf of the City. Section 2. Neither Party waives any right which it enjoys under law as a result of agreeing to this franchise extension, nor shall Comcast be required to file any additional request or document in order to preserve its right of renewal under Section 626 of the Cable Act. Section 3. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one part or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid. Section 4. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. Section 5. The repeal or modification of any provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Golden by this ordinance shall not release, extinguish, alter, modify or change in whole or in part any penalty, forfeiture or liability, either civil or criminal, which shall have been incurred under such provision. Each provision shall be treated and held as still remaining in force for the purpose of sustaining any and all proper actions, suits, proceedings and prosecutions for enforcement of the penalty, forfeiture or liability, as well as for the purpose of sustaining any judgment, decree or order which can or may be rendered, entered or made in such actions, suits, proceedings or prosecutions. Section 6. This ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of health, welfare and safety of the community. Introduced, read, passed and ordered published the 10th day of April, 2014. Passed and adopted upon second reading and ordered published the __ day of April, 2014. Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney I, Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado.
of Golden, Colorado, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a certain proposed ordinance introduced and read before the City Council of the City of Golden at a regular meeting thereof held on the 10th day of April, and ordered by said City Council to be published as the law provides, and that a public hearing is declared for the 24th day of April, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 911 10th Street, Golden, Colorado.
April 17, 2014
ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado THIRD AMENDMENT TO CITY OF GOLDEN CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WHEREAS, on January 11, 1996, the City Council of the City of Golden (“City”) adopted Ordinance No. 1310 approving the grant of a fifteen-year nonexclusive Franchise Agreement to Mountain States Video Inc., d/b/a/ TCI of Colorado (“TCI”) for its construction and operation of a cable television system within the City; and WHEREAS, on July 11, 2002, the City Council of the City of Golden adopted Resolution No. 1308 approving the transfer of control of the cable franchise from TCI, which was a subsidiary of AT&T Corp. to AT&T Comcast, whose successor-in-interest is Comcast of Colorado IX, LLC., (“Comcast”); (hereinafter “Parties” is understood to mean the City and Comcast); and WHEREAS, Section 2.3 of the Franchise Agreement provided that the franchise granted Comcast would expire on January 11, 2011; and WHEREAS, Comcast preserved its right of renewal by timely filing a request with the City to activate the formal process for renewing the franchise pursuant to the provisions of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 (“Cable Act”); and WHEREAS, in March of 2010, the Parties entered into negotiations for renewal of the Franchise Agreement however because at such time the City was a member of the Greater Metro Telecommunications Consortium (“GMTC”), which was developing a model cable franchise agreement the Parties agreed to continue the Franchise Agreement for a year pending completion of the model agreement; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1891, adopted November 4, 2010, the City adopted the First Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until December 31, 2013; and WHEREAS, though the model franchise agreement was completed and is now in use by the Colorado Communications and Utilities Alliance (“CCUA”), which is the successor to the GMTC, specific service issues unique to each municipality must be negotiated on an individual basis; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1964, adopted December 5, 2013, the City adopted the Second Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until April 30, 2014; and WHEREAS, the City and Comcast require additional time to finalize the negotiation of specific service issues unique to the City; and WHEREAS, the Parties agree that their respective interests are best served by extending the Franchise Agreement until July 31, 2014; and WHEREAS, Section 19.4 of the Franchise Agreement specifically provides that the Agreement may be amended at any time by written agreement of the Parties. NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the Parties agree as follows: Section 1. Section 2.3 of the Franchise Agreement, “Duration,” is amended by adding the following: Immediately upon expiration of the second extension on April 30, 2014, the term of the Agreement shall be further extended until July 31, 2014. Section 2. All other terms and conditions of the Franchise Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties hereto have executed this Third Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement effective this ___ day of April, 2014 COMCAST OF COLORADO IX, LLC. By: Name: Title: CITY OF GOLDEN By: Marjorie N. Sloan, Mayor Date: ATTEST: Susan M. Brooks, MMC, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: David S. Williamson, City Attorney Legal Notice No.: 22195 First Publication: April 17, 2014 Last Publication: April 17, 2014 Publisher: Golden Transcript
ATTEST: SUSAN M. BROOKS Susan M. Brooks, City Clerk of the City of Golden, Colorado
Section 2. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision will not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one part or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid.
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the City of Golden and Jefferson County desire to enter into an amendment to the agreement to authorize and recognize such additional repairs and improvements as were necessitated by the flooding.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLDEN:
Section 1. That the Third Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, extending the cable franchise with Comcast from April 30, 2014, until July 31, 2014, is approved in substantially the same form as the copy attached hereto and made a part of this Ordinance and the Mayor is authorized to execute the Third Amendment of the Agreement on behalf of the City. Section 2. Neither Party waives any right which it enjoys under law as a result of agreeing to this franchise extension, nor shall Comcast be required to file any additional request or document in order to preserve its right of renewal under Section 626 of the Cable Act.
Section 3. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one part or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid.
THIRD AMENDMENT TO CITY OF GOLDEN CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
WHEREAS, on January 11, 1996, the City Council of the City of Golden (“City”) adopted Ordinance No. 1310 approving the grant of a fifteen-year nonexclusive Franchise Agreement to Mountain States Video Inc., d/b/a/ TCI of Colorado (“TCI”) for its construction and operation of a cable television system within the City; and WHEREAS, on July 11, 2002, the City Council of the City of Golden adopted Resolution No. 1308 approving the transfer of control of the cable franchise from TCI, which was a subsidiary of AT&T Corp. to AT&T Comcast, whose successor-in-interest is Comcast of Colorado IX, LLC., (“Comcast”); (hereinafter “Parties” is understood to mean the City and Comcast); and WHEREAS, Section 2.3 of the Franchise Agreement provided that the franchise granted Comcast would expire on January 11, 2011; and WHEREAS, Comcast preserved its right of renewal by timely filing a request with the City to activate the formal process for renewing the franchise pursuant to the provisions of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 (“Cable Act”); and WHEREAS, in March of 2010, the Parties entered into negotiations for renewal of the Franchise Agreement however because at such time the City was a member of the Greater Metro Telecommunications Consortium (“GMTC”), which was developing a model cable franchise agreement the Parties agreed to continue the Franchise Agreement for a year pending completion of the model agreement; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1891, adopted November 4, 2010, the City adopted the First Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until December 31, 2013; and WHEREAS, though the model franchise agreement was completed and is now in use by the Colorado Communications and Utilities Alliance (“CCUA”), which is the successor to the GMTC, specific service issues unique to each municipality must be negotiated on an individual basis; and WHEREAS, by Ordinance 1964, adopted December 5, 2013, the City adopted the Second Amendment to the City of Golden Cable Franchise Agreement, which continued the franchise until April 30, 2014; and WHEREAS, the City and Comcast require additional time to finalize the negotiation of specific service issues unique to the City; and WHEREAS, the Parties agree that their
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Section 4. All other ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent or conflicting with this ordinance or any portion hereof is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict.
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the Colorado Legacy Foundation, some of the sessions will be in Spanish and English. There will be a session available on April 22 at Wayne Carle Middle School, on April 29 at West Jefferson Middle School and May 6 at Arvada K-8 (with sessions in Spanish and English). “This is a great partnership that allows us to target different populations in the district,” said Jennifer Downey, LPC, a school-based counselor with JCMH. “It’s a chance for parents to come have dinner, take advantage of free child care and come away feeling empowered as parents.” According to information provided by Stephanie Schiemann manager of marketing and public relations with the JCHM, session topics include empowering successful kids, when to worry, cyber awareness and safety and healthy families. “We’re going to have people in from the district attorney’s office health care providers and other experts,” Schiemann said. “There are lots of hands on, interactive ac-
meeting The Jefferson County Republican Men’s Club meets 7-9 a.m. Mondays at the Howard Johnson Denver West, 12100 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge. Call Fred Holden at 303-421-7619 for more information. All are welcome, not just Republican men from Jefferson County.
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JeFFCo baseball HIgHlIgHts Golden pounds Arvada Farmers still perfect; Look out for Faith Christian By Daniel Williams
dwilliams@ coloradocommunitymedia.com Golden baseball has won two of its last three games in blowout fashion, with the latest win coming in a 19-7 away-game rout of Arvada Saturday. The Demons scored four in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth inning getting big offensive efforts from multiple players. Bryan Katzman and Paul Richy both had three hits and Golden was able to hold off a late Arvada rally for an important league victory. Arvada was coming off a 14-4 victory over Alameda on Thursday. The Demons (4-6, 3-2 in 4A Jeffco) will play at Conifer Saturday at 1 p.m. The Bulldogs (3-6, 4-1 in 4A Jeffco) will at Green Mountain Tuesday at 4 p.m. Farmers still flawless in 4A Jeffco Wheat Ridge kept their 4A Jeffco league record perfect with their 14-9 victory over D’Evelyn Friday at All Star Park. The Farmers scored four runs in both the third and fourth innings to blow the game wide open. Senior Nick Ricigliano who went 2-for-3 with four RBI. Ricigliano also scored three runs. D’Evelyn senior Tony Perreco went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Wheat Ridge (7-2, 5-0 in 4A Jeffco) has now won six straight games after starting the season 1-2. The Farmers will play at Green Mountain Saturday at 11 p.m. The Jaguars (5-5, 3-2 in 4A Jeffco) have lost back-to-back games but will host Alameda Saturday at 11 p.m. Streaky A-West ready for league play Arvada West was beat 5-3 by powerhouse Cherry Creek Saturday at A-West High School.
Golden junior Paul Richy moments after cracking a double off his big bat during the Demons lopsided 19-7 victory Saturday at Arvada High School. Photo by Daniel Williams The Wildcats took a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning but the Bruins added four runs in the final two innings to hold Arvada West off. A-West baseball has been the definition of streaky this season. The Wildcats have had a three game winning streak, as well as a three game losing streak, and hasn’t even started 5A Jeffco league play. Arvada West (6-5) will attempt to start another winning streak as they prepare for the start of league play against Dakota Ridge Thursday at All Star Park at 3:30 p.m. Lakewood on a losing streak After a strong start to their season Lake-
wood baseball has now lost six straight games. Their latest loss was a 7-5 defeat Friday at Thomas Jefferson. However, the Tigers haven’t been getting blown out by their opponents. Actually, five of Lakewood’s losses this season have come by two runs or less. But the Tigers are having problems closing teams out, which they hope comes to an end now that 5A Jeffco league play has arrived. Lakewood (3-8) will play at Dakota Ridge Saturday at 11 p.m. Eagles soaring above competition Faith Christian continued their out-
standing start to the season beating Manuel 26-4 and 29-2 during a doubleheader Saturday at Manual High School. The Eagles pounced on helpless Manuel scoring 20 runs in the third inning during their 29-2 win. Faith Christian senior Tristan Ortega went 3-for-5 and drove in six RBI, and fellow senior Josh Mihalcin went 3-for-4 with five RBI, plus he scored five times himself. The Eagles have now won seven straight games and look like one of the best 3A teams in the state. Faith Christian (9-1, 7-0 in 2A/3A Metro league play) will host Lutheran Thursday at 4:15 p.m.
Pomona Invitational dominated by FFC on boys side Meet featured some of the best track teams in the state By Daniel Williams
dwilliams@ coloradocommunitymedia.com LAKEWOOD - Fountain-Fort Carson flexed its muscle, beating 25 schools and winning the boys side of the Pomona Invitational Saturday at Jeffco Stadium. The Trojans won the meet in a landslide with a team score of 121, 33 points higher than second place Cherokee Trail who finished with 88 points. Rounding out the top five was Grandview in third with 87 team points, Fossil Ridge finished fourth with 76 points and Poudre finished fifth with 47 points. Host Pomona finished 11th with 28 points. Fountain-Fort Carson shined bright, winning five of 18 events and having the fastest athlete at the event. Jaysean Skrine won the 100 meters in a swift 10.88, followed by Cherokee Trail’s Brandon Singleton (10.92). The Trojans were also winners in the
4x100 meter, 4x200 meter, 4x800 meter and the triple jump. Cherokee Trail won four events outright, with Singleton winning both the 20 and 40 meter diving. The Trojans’ Isaiah Kaiser won the 300 meter hurdles and Harley Korte was the top pole vaulter reaching a winning height of 14 feet and 1 inch. Holy Family’s Ryan Willis narrowly won the 110 meter hurdles in 14.65, besting Fossil Ridge’s Tyler Russell by .06 of a second. Even some of the smaller schools had big days, as 3A’s Faith Christian had several quality finished including Luke Yeager taking fourth in the 800 meter with at time of 1:58.70. In addition, the Eagle’ Connor McCain finished ninth in the shot put with a distance of 44 feet 6.5 inches. Pomona also fared well in their meet finishing third in both the 4x100 meter and 4x200 meter relays. The Panthers foursome of Mile Matulik, Tim Inthavong, Jeremy Gonzales and Chris Marquez finished the 4x100 relay in 44.69. The same four runners hooked up again for a third place finished in the 4x200 relay Legacy’s Braxton Hansen hops, skips and then jumps during his triple jump event at Pomona’s Invite meet Saturday at Jeffco Stadium. Photo by Daniel Williams finishing in 1:32.14.
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Tara Pelton. The Wolves were also winners in the 100 meter hurdle and the 4x400 meter relay. Poudre jumped to the top of the standings after winning all three jumping events. The Impalas won the long jump first after Savanna Mercado jumped 16 feet 10.5 inches. Poudre also took second in the long jump with Tarah Vijayasarathy’s jump of 16 feet and 9.75 inches. However, Vijayasarathy would win the triple jump
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dwilliams@ coloradocommunitymedia.com LAKEWOOD - The girl’s side of the Pomona Invitational played much closer than the boy’s side of the meet as Grandview escaped with a one-point team victory Saturday, at Jeffco Stadium. The Wolves finished with 77 teams points, one point better than second place Fossil Ridge’s 76. Poudre was also in the mix to win the girl’s side of the meet finishing with 74 points, in front of Fountain-Fort Carson and Fruita Monument which were tied for fourth with 51 points. Host Pomona finished tied for 16th place with 24
Pomona’s Alaina Anderson is gassed but happy after barely winning the 3200 meters Friday at the Pomona Invitational at Jeffco Stadium. Photo by Daniel Williams points, but they did have one outright winner in Alaina Anderson who won the 3200 meters in 11:21.50, just .18 of a second in front of second place Emily Wolff of Arapahoe. Anderson sat behind
Wolff and stalked her for the entirety of the race until the final second where she narrowly jumped in front of the Arapahoe Warrior for the win. But it was Grandview and Poudre who had the
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with a distance of 35 feet 11.25 inches. Poudre’s Carly Paul would then win the high jump with a height of 5 feet, 6 inches. Faith Christian as a team finished in 24th place during the meet but they also recorded a couple person best scores in the discus event as Toriana Davidson and Lily Zellmer both had tosses of 80 feet 6 inches. The Eagles Sarah Yocum also finished third in the 100 meter hurdles with an impressive time of 15.78.
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MEDICAL Audiologist/Hearing Aids __________________________________ Chiropractor_______________________ Cosmetic Dentist ___________________ Cosmetic Surgery __________________ Dentist ___________________________ Eye Care Provider __________________ Hospital __________________________ Urgent Care _______________________ Orthodontist ______________________ Pediatrician _______________________ Physical Therapist __________________ Women’s Healthcare ________________ Wholistic/Naturopathic __________________________________ Acupuncture ______________________ Home Care Assistance_______________
RETAIL Book Store ________________________ Bike Shop _________________________ Clothing Store/Boutique __________________________________ Consignment Thrift Store __________________________________ Dry Cleaner _______________________ Florist ____________________________ Gift Shop _________________________ Sporting Goods Store _______________ Western Store _____________________ Jewelry Store ______________________ Kids Store/Toy Store ________________ Liquor Store _______________________ Music Store _______________________ Antique Store ______________________ Alterations ________________________ Shoe Repair _______________________
Veterinarian ______________________ Groomer _________________________ Boarder __________________________ Pet Supply Store __________________ Dog Park _________________________
REAL ESTATE Agent/Realtor ____________________ Real Estate Company ______________
RETIREMENT Retirement Community ____________
TRAVEL Travel Agency ____________________
PROFESSIONAL Attorney _________________________ Catering Service __________________ Computer Store/Repair_____________ Dance Studio/Company ____________ Funeral Home ____________________ Gymnastics_______________________ Bed & Breakfast ___________________ Nursery/Day Care Facility _________________________________ Photographer ____________________ Best Boss (name company) _________________________________ Hotel ____________________________
COMMUNITY Dog Park _________________________ Hiking/Biking Trail _________________ Public Art Display _________________ Swimming Pool/Waterpark _________________________________ Teacher/School ___________________ Local Non-Profit ___________________ Park _____________________________
Day Spa_________________________ Acupuncture ____________________ Haircut/Salon ____________________ Weight Loss Center _______________ Workout/Fitness Center ___________ Martial Arts _____________________ EVENTS Annual Event _____________________ Massage Therapist________________ Nail Salon _______________________ Aestetician ______________________ FINANCE Accountant_______________________ Waxing Services__________________ Bank/Credit Union_________________ Massage Company _______________ Financial Planner __________________ Mortgage Company _______________ Mortgage Agent/Consultant _________________________________
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