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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

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

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

Colorado Independent Redistricting Commission comes to Golden

Residents from Golden and surrounding municipalities gathered in the auditorium of Golden High School on Aug. 4 to give feedback to the Colorado Independent Redistricting Commission on the … more

Pondering a more multimodal Colfax

In 2023, construction will begin on improvements to the westernmost stretch of Colfax Avenue through Golden. But first, the city needs to figure out what those improvements will entail. On July 29, … more

After 76 years, Golden's Meyer Hardware is closing its doors

Steve Schaefer has never known a day without Meyer Hardware. His grandfather, Joe Meyer, purchased the store he would rename after himself in 1945, several years before Steve was even born. But … more

Arvada Center hosts memorial for Johnny Hurley

Friends, family and members of the community came in droves to remember Johnny Hurley, killed in the June 21 Olde Town shooting, as a principled, selfless person who wouldn't think twice about … more

Golden considers adding two positions to help address homelessness

For quite some time, Golden city councilmembers and residents alike have talked about worsening homelessness in the city and the need for its government to better to address it. But now, the time has … more

Golden Hills Mobile Home Park slated for protective rezone

When someone initiates the process to rezone a property, it's usually because they own it and want to build something different on it. But in a rezoning case set to be heard by Golden's city council … more

Astor House archaeology dig unearths fragments of building’s past

Golden’s historic Astor House is on the verge of a new chapter as the Foothills Art Center is moving forward with turning the old hotel and boardinghouse into a gallery and community art space. But … more
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