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Man accused of attacking two people in Golden arrested
Golden Police arrested Roger Allan Coderre June 17 on suspicion of attacking two transient men in Golden on June 12. Coderre, 51, of Golden, is being held in the Jefferson County jail and faces …

One proposal for Astor House’s future moves forward

A proposal for a juice-and-snack bar, a community area, a micro hotel or modern hostel and an outdoor space is the Golden City Council’s favored plan for the rejuvenation of the historic Astor …

Golden City Council adopts Phase I of municipal code changes

In the midst of a four-month moratorium on large residential developments in Golden, city council voted unanimously June 13 to pass Phase I of changes to the Golden Municipal Code. Phase I includes …

Golden Rotary to benefit from annual Gala and Golf Classic

Golden Rotarians believe in supporting youth so they can be successful and take on leadership roles. “And learn to give back to their community,” said Linda Diederichsen, president of the Rotary …

Pizza and beer spotlighted at Golden History Museum

Golden History Museum’s curator Mark Dodge finds food history a really fun topic to explore. And to provide the public with an exploration of the topic locally, the Golden History Museum, 923 10th …

Embracing change while keeping time-honored traditions

One day, Goldenite Sondra Welsh heard a rumor around town. It was that the Golden Lions Club started accepting female members. “I wanted to be a Lion for 10 years” before the club started …

Baby goats to provide one-of-a-kind experience for yoga class

There’s something about being around silly baby goats that brings a smile to people’s faces. “It makes people happy,” said Lili Shelton, the wellness and fitness director at Mount Vernon …

News

Transportation, mobility some of Golden’s ‘biggest challenges’

Whether it’s frustration about a street in town overcrowded with traffic or a concern for safety at an intersection where accidents happen frequently, people in Golden care about mobility and …

Life

Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate …

Sports

College baseball opening doors for Colorado athletes

It’s been slow — like an off-speed changeup — for people to realize, but big-time college baseball is no longer a long shot for players who participate in Colorado high school baseball. …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Hey kids, life is nice without that device

I was standing at the crossroads a few years ago. Along came a fellow with a guitar. Said his name was Robert Johnson and that he had something to sell, but not to me. I told him, “Me too.” He …
Norton
Winning Words

Keep yourself humble to avoid a stumble

One of my favorite things to see is a humble winner. Not only a humble winner, but also a humble leader who willingly shares the victory and gives credit to the team around them, their friend, or a …
Alcorn

Payoff for growth ‘rarely worth the price’

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. — Italian proverb, attributed to Montgomery Scott Raise your hand if you’ve been inconvenienced—either in minor ways or in major …
Norton
Winning Words

Keeping commitments we make to ourselves

As any good salesperson or sales manager will tell you, getting a “verbal” commitment or a “verbal” yes from a prospect, without a signed agreement or authorized transaction, just doesn’t …

I’ve got friends in Mile High places

I was there. Yes, I was at the Garth Brooks concert last weekend. If you would have asked me 20 years ago if I could ever imagine spending the kind of money it took to get tickets, so I could see …
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