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Golden City Council closing creek, reconsidering mask rules

Concerns about crowds led the Golden City Council to take new actions to require face masks and limit access to Clear Creek during a special meeting held ahead of the busy July 4 weekend. The council … more

COVID-19 and School of Mines Athletics

Although subject to change based on the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado School of Mines athletic department is planning on a “relatively normal fall” with teams playing a conference schedule and … more

Golden’s July 4th celebration going virtual with Facebook stream

While there will be no (new) fireworks display in Golden this year, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t managed to put a total damper on the city’s annual Fourth of July 4 fun. Instead, the celebration … more

Golden sees linkage fee, GURA partnership as possible fixes for housing crisis

No one knows how many affordable housing units currently exist in Golden, but city officials know it is clear that the city is far short of the affordable housing goals outlined in its most recent … more

COVID-19 didn't stop this Golden girl's 105th birthday

The COVID-19 pandemic meant there would be no birthday party for Ruby Plegge this year. But the virus didn't stop some of her family from stopping by to celebrate. “A few of us visited with our … more

A careful reopening means not a lot of gigs

Ring the bells, sound the alarm, alert the media …Things are starting to open up again around here. Oh, wait. I am the media. Never mind that part, I guess I’m alerting you. Just be happy we can … more

Golden Police policy permits chokeholds as ‘lethal force’

As public debate continues in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis while the Colorado legislature seems poised to pass a historic police reform bill that would bring a ban on chokeholds … more

Golden sales tax revenues took sharp turn in April but city staff not worried about future

Golden's tax revenues continue to be down significantly as a result of COVID-19 but those decreases remain in line with projections the city made at the start of the pandemic. So city staff still has … more

Miners Alley Playhouse cancels remainder of 2020 season

Although the lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions has led many Golden businesses to reopen their doors with new precautions in place, Miners Alley Playhouse will not be among them—at least not … more

Mountain mural arrives in Miners Alley

With its view of asphalt parking lots, electrical boxes, dumpsters and other elements necessary to support the liveliness and commerce of Washington Avenue, Miners Alley doesn’t exactly scream … more

No mask requirement in Golden

The Golden City Council did not move to mandate that face coverings be worn either in the downtown area or throughout the whole city at its meeting on June 4. Mayor Laura Weinberg had announced at … more

Fundraising campaign to help pay the rent during pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, Janice Hannon’s work cleaning houses went away — and took with it her ability to pay the $902 a month rent for her space in Golden’s Mountainside … more

Downtown Golden's new look

Lunchtime looked a little different in Golden on June 4 as diners ate not only on restaurant patios but also at tables that have been set up in new dining areas that have been set up in the parking … more

Hundreds march in Golden for black lives

Near the start of the Golden Vigil and March for Black Lives on Sunday, Golden City Councilwoman JJ Trout read the recent words of a black girl who is currently growing up in a multiracial family in … more

Golden closing downtown blocks to make space for dining, shopping

The Golden City Council is partially closing four downtown blocks to vehicle traffic during the week and fully closing them to vehicles on weekends to give downtown businesses more room to serve … more

Survey finds support for making Astor House a community event space

A new community survey shows a majority of respondents would like the Astor House to be used for a community event or meeting space. Of the 146 residents that completed the online survey, which asked … more

Mines student working on low-cost ventilator

A Colorado School of Mines student is developing a low-cost ventilator that could be used in health care facilities around the world where traditional ventilators are too costly and cumbersome or … more

Fun to be had around town during this slow repoening

As we all have seen, things are starting to open up a little bit more around here. People seem to be getting used to the ideas of social distancing and using masks and other protective measures when … more

Sheriff's Office, Golden Police extend ban on recreation in Clear Creek through June 25

It is going to be a quiet start to the summer along Clear Creek. On May 27, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced that Sheriff Jeff Shrader and Golden Police Chief Bill Kilpatrick are … more
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