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Paint out at the history park

Ten artists part of Foothills Art Center's Open Studio had a paint out in the Golden History Park on Oct. 18 to honor the late Irma Wyhs. Wyhs died on June 20 in Iowa at age 90. She is remembered for … more

Golden softball wins back-to-back 4A Jeffco League titles

WESTMINSTER — Golden senior Makenzie Middleton’s second home run Oct. 7 had a symbolic sound to it. Makenzie’s 2-run blast banged off the scoreboard at Standley Lake High School beyond the … more

City council tables issue concerning raising the age to purchase tobacco, vaping products

Golden is considering implementing a law that would raise the age to 21 to purchase tobacco products within the city. On Sept. 12, Golden City Council directed staff to draft an ordinance that would … more

Golden nonprofits make the community golden

Golden is home to dozens of nonprofits, and the community is invited to an event to learn more about them and/or how to get involved. The inaugural Golden Nonprofit Expo takes place 1-3 p.m., Oct. … more

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

Gearing up for ski season

Bentgate Mountaineering hosted its 10th annual Ski Season Kick-off Party on Oct. 3 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden. Attractions included a Ski Expo with ski and snowboard industry … more

Golden City Council candidates talk community issues

Candidates for Golden City Council were put in the hot seat during two separate forums so the community can make informed decisions come Nov. 5. One of the forums was hosted by Golden United and it … more

Affordable housing is a community value

Golden values having a diverse community. One way it accomplishes this is by striving to ensure there is a range of housing options available to all who want to live in Golden. “All cities … more

Golden writing group crafting community poem

Clear Creek, whose heartbeat has pulsed through Golden for thousands of years, speaks to each of us in a different language. Whether we stroll its shores, sit on its bank in contemplation or ride its … more

Golden softball completes league sweep of rival Wheat Ridge

GOLDEN — It’s a bad idea to hit the ball in the area of Golden senior centerfielder Mackenzie Middleton. A little advice to Class 4A softball after Middleton threw out runners at second, third … 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

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

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

Candidates set for Golden election

Voters in Golden will be electing a new mayor and two city councilmembers this Nov. 5. Golden’s city council consists of seven members — one mayor, one representative for each of Golden’s two … more
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