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Golden's boosted 2021 sales tax hints at pandemic recovery

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues, its negative impacts on Golden’s overall economic picture seem to have become an increasingly distant memory. According to city data, the city saw five of … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

Galloping again

The Golden Gallop returned for its 15th iteration with hybrid virtual and in-person participation on Sept. 18. The Gallop included a 5K, 10K and a kids fun run. This year's event saw the start and … more

Tempers run high during North Ford traffic talk

Several residents who live on or near North Ford Street in Golden expressed long-simmering frustration about what they feel are unsafely high vehicle speeds on the thoroughfare. That much was clear … more

Groovy new store in Golden

Stephanie O’Rourke has always felt like she was born in the wrong generation. “I just feel like the music is better and the fashion is better from the 60s and 70s,” she said. “And it seems … more

Motorcyclist dead after collision with semi on US 40

A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a semi on Highway 40 between I-70 and Heritage Road. According to Sgt. Denise Mehnert, officers who responded to the scene earlier this afternoon … more

Election 2021: None of Golden’s four city council seats will be competitive this fall

There will be no competitive city council races for Golden voters to decide this fall. The deadline for submitting candidate nominating petitions passed on Aug. 23 with just one candidate running for … more

Tooting their own horn - Golden celebrates resilience

Several community organizations partnered with the city of Golden to host the first-ever Celebration of Golden: Commemoration of Our Resilience at the Colorado School of Mines Quad on Aug. 28. Golden … more

A Golden gateway opens up

When the Gateway section of the Peak to Plains trail officially opened on Aug. 25, the Jeffco commissioners put a unique twist on the typical celebratory gesture: they cut a cable rather than a … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Golden to look at possibility of launching citywide broadband utility through public private partnership

Nearly five years after Golden residents voted to opt the city out of a Colorado law that barred city governments from creating their own municipal internet service, the city council wants staff to … more

A goal to build 100 affordable housing units by 2026

With the average Golden home price closing in on $800,000 after increasing nearly 23.9% over the past year according to Zillow, Golden’s housing affordability crisis is showing no signs of slowing. … more

Golden Civic Foundation seeking resident ideas for grant projects

The Golden Civic Foundation wants your advice. What community projects and programs would you like to see supported? The foundation has announced the creation of a new program that will provide … more

Bugs, bones and brains: New Golden shop aims to be a mecca for the curious

While Golden has plenty of interesting shops, those looking for fossilized dinosaur poop, a piece of Independence Hall or 48-million-year-old mosquitos would likely have needed to look elsewhere. … more

What's new at Golden middle schools? Science rooms, a music room garage door and more

The students returning to classrooms at Golden’s Bell Middle School and the Manning School of Academics & Arts on Aug. 17 and 18 had plenty to be excited about. For one, it was the first time … more

Developer eyes mixed-use with hotels, apartments on Colfax

Visitors to Golden may soon be able to check into a new “self-service” hotel on West Colfax. On Aug. 19, Maksim Avseev held a required public meeting to discuss a potential plan to construct a … more

It’s official: Golden votes on rec marijuana sales, lodging tax in fall

When Golden voters receive their ballots this fall, they will be asked to weigh in on whether to bring recreational marijuana sales and a new lodging tax to Golden. That’s because the Golden City … more

Goodbye Miss Genie: Remembering the Romper Room star who made her life in Golden

Most Denver and Phoenix-area residents of a certain age likely know Eugenie deLuise as Miss Genie, the magic mirror-wielding host of the local versions of Romper Room. That was the live children's … more

Golden Fine Arts Festival making return

After a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, another fixture of the Golden summertime calendar is about to make its return. The Golden Fine Arts Festival will be back in downtown Golden on Aug. … more

The park is the place to be

I am so happy to be able to write something about events that are actually going to happen as opposed to a year of notifying everyone about things that are canceled. Of course, some things are still … more
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