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Maple Grove students will not have Manning enrollment priority

At the Oct. 10 school board meeting, both sides of the ongoing Maple Grove and Manning debate — a question of whether neighborhood elementary school Maple Grove should feed into Manning, an option … more

A chilli tale from Chugwater, Wyoming

A few years ago I was driving from my house here in Golden to a gig with a band way up in Gillette Wyoming. That’s about a five or six hour drive from here. I had just had the transmission in my … more

Gwyn Green’s legacy of social justice to be carried on by students

In the past year since Gwyn Green’s death, Golden residents approached Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan to ask her to come up with a way to memorialize the late state in one way or another. They had … more

Colorado Mountain Fest offers opportunities to get your outdoor adventure on

In July 2016, Maddie Miller of Denver embarked on what she described as a crazy adventure. It was the kind of adventure that along the way, Miller learned a lot about herself, fostered a special bond … more

Activities and beer are bountiful in Golden this fall

Just when I thought that the busy season for events in Golden came to an end until Christmas, I take a look for something to write about and find that this coming weekend has some very cool things to … more

‘We can all be eco-warriors’

The latest estimate for the lifespan of the Republic Services Foothills Landfill — located just north of Golden on Highway 93 — is about 15 to 20 years. “It is in our best interest to divert as … more

Golden History Museum celebrates local culinary history

If there’s one thing that the late American food critic Duncan Hines valued, it was where to get a good meal. And according to Hines’ 1960 publication of “Adventures in Good Eating,” that … more

Jeffco golfers wrap up regular season on the links

BROOMFIELD — The Class 5A and 4A Jeffco League individual medalist champions — Lakewood sophomore Max Lange and Evergreen senior Clayton Whiten — capped off conference play in style Tuesday, … more

Great day for a "gallop" around town

The 14th annual Golden Gallop takes place Sept. 22. It features a family-friendly community race, and an expo and awards ceremony. All proceeds benefit the Golden Schools Foundation. The starting … more

Golden seeking ideas from the community for its newest park

Picnic tables, fitness equipment, public art, tetherball. The possibilities are nearly endless for Golden's new park. “We have a blank slate,” said Rod Tarullo, the city's director of parks, … more

Multiple agencies responded to Bald Mountain Fire

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, as of 2:45 p.m. Sept. 21, the Bald Mountain Fire is 50% contained. U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon Park reopened at 1:45 p.m. Sept. … more

A place for cooling down in class

Sometimes we all need to step away and take a moment for a breather to calm our emotions and refocus. This is the idea behind a Cool Down Corner. “The idea resonates with people,” said Golden … more

NREL gets its first autonomous shuttle

From wireless charging for electric vehicles to vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden has been doing research on transportation for a long … more

Parents appeal decision not to designate feeder for option school

Neighboring schools Maple Grove Elementary for kindergarteners through fifth graders and the Manning School of Academics and Arts for sixth through eighth graders are at odds over a decision on … more

Giddyup is gone so it's time to gallop!

Last week I wrote about the Golden Giddyup mountain bike race. Just to confuse everyone, this week my column is about the Golden Gallup 5 and 10K running race. This one might be a little bit more … more

From trails in a dirt lot, to a world-spanning sport

Although I wouldn’t exactly call myself a pioneer of the sport, I can say that my friends and I used to ride our stingray bikes on the trails around Golden well before anyone ever thought of … more

Golden features bike lanes, cycling safety programming

People in Golden love to ride their bicycles. And it’s not uncommon for people from elsewhere to come to Golden to enjoy a bike ride. Not to mention mountain bike trails, the city’s 15 miles of … more

Galloping downtown for Golden's schools

Go Ninth Street! Goldenite Charlotte Mayberry expects that at least a dozen of her Ninth Street neighbors will be cheering each other on as they run in this year's Golden Gallop. But it won't just be … more

‘Once’ is more than might be expected

The common perception of musicals is that they’re lavish song-and-dance productions that prize boldness and glitz over substance. That has never been completely true, but those ideas completely … more

Pet parade pals headed to downtown Golden

Arf…Arf, arf, arf…Arf, arf…Woof!Sorry, I had to start this week’s column by speaking directly to the dogs that, uhm…might be “using” this newspaper. Of … more
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