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Three events to help with spring cleaning

Right off the bat I want to take a moment to congratulate this year’s class at the Colorado School of Mines. This weekend will be the commencement ceremonies and they will be held in person, not … more

A place for games

With all the time spent at home, 2020 has been a banner year for board and card games. But if you thought vaccination might mean it was time to leave the games at home in favor of other social … more

Golden event organizers taking wait-and-see approach

While spring is nice, fall’s quite pleasant and most everyone enjoy throwing on their Viking horns for Ullrgrass in January, every longtime Golden resident knows that summertime is when the city … more

JCOS proffers a land swap for a South Table Mountain trailhead

From varied trails and gorgeous views to easy access to downtown Golden, South Table Mountain has always had a lot to offer to hikers and bikers. But if there is one thing the trail currently lacks, … more

New agreement between Golden and Mines is approved

When Golden Mayor Laura Weinberg first joined the city council in 2014, one of the first issues residents brought up to her was their desire for an intergovernmental agreement that would create new … more

Days after brain surgery, Golden teen finishes fourth in state chess tournament

For Griffin and Sullivan McConnell, chess has always been a family affair. The two Golden brothers learned the game from their dad before they even started elementary school and have been playing … more

Pandemic circumstances drive major increase in car thefts in Golden, throughout metro area

When the calendar turned to March last year, COVID-19 cases weren’t the only thing that started going up in Golden. Car thefts also saw a marked increase both in the city and throughout the Denver … more

Front Range health drink companies making splash in Golden

Move over, Coors. Golden is now home to a new production facility that could help give the city’s longstanding reputation for producing popular beverages a healthier slant. February was the first … more

Polis comes to Golden to sign first bill in state stimulus package

On Friday, March 19, Governor Jared Polis came to Golden to sign a bill that will provide funding for a purpose that is (quite literally) close to the city’s heart: main streets. Senate Bill … more

Mines anticipating full return to in-person classes in fall

One year after the start of one of the most unusual periods in its history, Colorado School of Mines has announced that life on campus should feel much more normal at the start of its next school … more

Mines administrator joining Biden administration

An executive from Colorado School of Mines is leaving the school to join the Biden administration, where she will head an agency tasked with developing new technologies for the military. The Defense … more

New barbecue spot brings the smoke to West Colfax

Jacob Viers grew up helping his grandma in the kitchen. So, after enjoying a rack of ribs from a restaurant a few years ago, he wondered what was stopping him from making his own. “I thought `why … more

With status of summer still cloudy, Buffalo Bill Days canceled for second straight year

Buffalo Bill will have to keep his hat on the shelf another year; organizers say COVID-19 concerns have led them to cancel his namesake celebration again. Buffalo Bill Days Inc. officially decided to … more

Golden boys basketball loses in Sweet 16 to Steamboat but future bright

After making a run to last year’s Sweet 16, Golden High School basketball coach Lou Vullo had high hopes for this year’s team. But when three of the team’s most experienced seniors decided to … more

Golden Police participating in national bystander training program

Last summer, countless people watched the video of a Minneapolis police officer placing his knee on George Floyd’s neck and surely wondered why the other three officers at the scene didn’t do … more

Police still looking for man seen breaking into Miners Alley

The suspect seen on camera breaking into the Miners Alley Playhouse on Feb. 24 has committed more criminal acts in downtown Golden, the Golden Police announced in a crime bulletin. At about 8 p.m. on … more

Selling the mining/open space land swap

“Our operation at the quarry will not change as a result of this exchange and the same things that govern those operations will continue to govern those operations.” That was one of the messages … more

Roaming Buffalo BBQ still kicking despite pandemic

One decision, made by a single person, can affect many.  But perhaps nowhere is this statement more evident than in Golden, Colorado.  Because if Coy Webb, who hails from aptly named Plainview, a … more

Golden seeking more info about potential impacts of allowing rec marijuana sales

Last November, Lakewood’s voters made that city the latest of Golden’s neighbors to greenlight recreational marijuana sales within its own city limits. Now, Golden’s city council is asking its … more

Golden presents four designs for U.S. 6 and Heritage Road

The intersection of US 6 and Heritage Road is often one big headache — as anyone who has driven through that intersection at the wrong time of day surely knows. But a cure could be on its way in … more
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