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Gift giving from the HART

In the last 150 years or so things have been changing at an increasingly faster pace. I was thinking about all the things my grandmother witnessed while she was alive and it’s almost unfathomable. … more

Get that yard waste while the getting’s good

Yes, it did snow a lot in October this year and we set record low temperatures for the month so it might seem like we skipped Fall and went strait to Winter. But, it’s warming up again and pretty … more

Get crafty, and start holiday shopping right after Halloween

I frequently mention that holiday shopping experiences are starting earlier every year and the one that seems to want to be extended the most is Christmas. First there was just Christmas Day, then … more

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

Great week to get into the Oredigger spirit

This is the weekend all you Ramblin’ Wrecks from Golden Tech can dust off your old Senior Hats and drink your whiskey clear. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, those are … 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

Unplug this weekend in search of an adventure expo

I’m just going to start this week’s column by telling you to go to www.offgridexpo.com. What’s that? It’s the website for the Off-Grid Expo that’s happening this coming weekend at the … 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

Fizzing with excitement for the Jeffco Fair and Festival

A few weeks ago I mentioned how I sometimes find out about an upcoming event in an unusual way. This week it happened to be by seeing it on a soda pop bottle. Now, normally I wouldn’t consider … more

Golden’s big summer festival has got a definite wild streak

OK, it’s time for me to toot the horn for our city of Golden here. It’s Summer, that means warm weather and every small town in America has some kind of town festival going on. I remember back … more

It ain’t easy being P.C. in new Miner’s Alley play

I guess if you write for a newspaper, it goes without saying that you probably have an interest in the news in general and keep up with it. I read the news every morning when I get up and have my … 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

Supporting veterans never rocked so hard

Over the last few weeks we have been made a little bit more aware of what our country’s war heroes went through and the sacrifices that so many of them made for our freedom. Of course, there were … 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

Trust me when I tell you about this new play

Last week I talked about travelin’ down a road and flirtin’ with disaster. Those were the words to a song that played a key roll in the subject I was writing about. This week, I’m going to … more
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