Keyword: John Akal
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Goldenites can get scary-good mileage out of costumes this year

OK, here we go again with one of John’s “ back when I was a kid 50 years ago” references, but back then we used to do Halloween with a vengeance. Trick or Treating was a big deal and those … 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

Our heroes need our help now

This week I’m going to talk about a problem we have here in the United States of America. There are a lot of people who risked their lives and served this country that find themselves out on the … more

Time for Golden’s spin cycle

I bet you didn’t know that your life has been effected by a volcanic eruption on an Indonesian island in 1815 that led to a crop failure in Europe in 1860 that caused the deaths of lots of horses … more

Symphony and super art scene closes Golden’s summer

The Summer of 2019 is rapidly coming to a close. I know, it’s just the first week of August, so we should have plenty of time left to enjoy the season, with lots of warm days ahead, right? Well, as … more

Honoring a wonderful childhood friend

When you grow up in a place you always have memories of the way things used to be, and then you look at how much they have changed over the years and you can get kind of nostalgic. Here in Golden, a … more

This June 8 is going to be great

I’m going to try something different this week. I’m going to pick one date and write about some of what is happening here in Golden on just that particular day. Let’s roll the dice and see what … more

This summer, steam-powered stories abound in Golden

Many times in this column, I have mentioned how our town of Golden truly was a part of what is considered the “Wild” West. In it’s beginnings it was a place where every kind of character out of … more
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