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Golden considering overhaul of sustainability rules as green goals increase

Developers and builders looking to build new structures in Golden will likely face more stringent sustainability requirements for those buildings once a planned update of the city’s sustainability … more

Bank robbery in Golden

 At about 3:15 p.m. on Feb. 18, Golden Police responded to a robbery at the Wells Fargo, 1301 Jackson Street, in downtown Golden.  The Golden Police Department reports that a male … more

Developer looking to build up to 32 high-end homes on flank of North Table Mountain

A builder once again has plans for the northern flank of North Table Mountain. This time, the vision is to build up to 32 new single family homes on 30 acres located off of West 58th Drive. A portion … more

Bill McKee remembered for lifetime of service to Golden

“It was hard not to know Bill.” That was the first thing Golden icon Marv Kay had to say about his friend, William “Bill” Mckee, who died this month of leukemia at the age of 68. “He was … more

Parks board to consider options for Lubahn Trail, which is plagued by overuse, erosion

With its easy accessibility to central Golden, proximity to Castle Rock above and views of downtown Golden below, the Lubahn Trail seems to be a hiker's dream. But in recent years, the same factors … more

Colorado Environmental Film Festival going online

If you thought COVID-19 would stop the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, you’d be wrong: the festival will be back and bigger than ever with a record 86 films. What the pandemic has put a … more

JCOS details new trails and projects following Heritage Square swap

Big changes are likely coming to south Golden if a proposal to transfer the former Heritage Square site and about 75 acres of land to its south comes to fruition. On Jan. 21, the Golden Planning … more

Five new developments that could change North Table Mountain and Fairmont

While COVID-19 has had major economic impacts on everything from restaurants to malls, one thing it doesn't seem to have done is dampened the enthusiasm of developers looking to bring new housing to … more

City purchasing camera surveillance system for Clear Creek

Goldenites might want to smile on their next bike ride or walk along Clear Creek. Why? They may be on camera. The Golden City Council voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a security camera … more

A new day for Golden’s old G?

It’s not easy to find record of the history of the painted G on South Table Mountain —although at least some Golden old timers say it was put there in 1962 by then-Golden High School student … more

A magpie follow-up from Alice Dempsey

 Thank you for the publication of my first submission about the Magpie Wake, this past September.    I watched the magpies return this week to enjoy a pile of holiday nuts and … more

New life for former Olinger Woods Chapel on Washington Avenue

For over 100 years, the corner of Washington Avenue and 11th Street was an important hub for some of Golden's most important cultural events — funerals. But starting in 2017, the corner went quiet … more

Proposed apartments hit roadblock as commission denies variance

The Golden Planning Commission has denied a developer’s request for a variance from city density rules that would have allowed it to construct 129 apartment units in north Golden. Maryland-based … more

City, preservation groups feeling territorial

An effort to better recognize and highlight the historic buildings remaining from Golden’s time as Colorado’s second capitol city is gaining momentum — although the leader of that effort says … more

Golden Museum gets a sweet treat

Aside from cold cans of Coors and scores of brainy School of Mines grads, there is perhaps no Golden export more famous — or beloved — than the Jolly Rancher. Local couple Dorothy and Bill … more

Printing a piece of Golden

Last summer, Mitchell Bowen was in a situation that might feel familiar to many people who have gone to college: he was headed into his senior year with no idea about what he was going to do after. … more

2020 in Golden: Year in Review

Well, what can we say? 2020 will surely be a year no Golden resident who lived through it will soon forget — no matter how much we might want to. So, before we (finally) say good riddance, lets … more

Proposed agreement would have Mines agree to a new review process

The city of Golden has released a draft of an intergovernmental agreement between it and Colorado School of Mines that outlines processes and regulations both parties would voluntarily adhere to when … more

Another site now giving public free COVID-19 tests in Golden

There is a new option for free COVID-19 tests in Golden. COVIDCheck Colorado, a COVID-19 testing enterprise operated by the Gary Community Investments philanthropic organization, has opened its … more

Painter makes Golden a "window wonderland" during holidays

During a year where many holiday traditions have had to be altered or even canceled altogether, one seasonal pleasure that feels all the more special for remaining mostly unchanged is a walk down … more
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