Golden Transcript 150

Check out the Transcript’s Golden stories

Residents share what they love about Golden during first of summer’s street fairs

Staff report
Posted 6/15/16

Golden has so much to offer residents and visitors, it can be difficult to know what really draws people to the city. So the Golden Transcript decided to ask.

For Betty Payte, along with her husband Harold, it is the many walking paths that …

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Golden Transcript 150

Check out the Transcript’s Golden stories

Residents share what they love about Golden during first of summer’s street fairs

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Golden has so much to offer residents and visitors, it can be difficult to know what really draws people to the city. So the Golden Transcript decided to ask.

For Betty Payte, along with her husband Harold, it is the many walking paths that criss-cross the city.

“And the wonderful people who walk with us,” Betty adds.

As part of the paper’s 150-year celebration, our reporters have been hitting the streets and talking to locals in the know, to capture all sorts of stories about Golden, whether they be funny or frightful. Insightful or irreverent. The videos, called Golden Stories, are shared on the paper’s website, and here, in text form, to help celebrate the unique community which the Transcript has served for so long.

Back on June 2, the Golden Chamber of Commerce threw its first Golden Street Fair of the summer. This year’s three street fairs are being co-sponsored by the Golden Transcript. At the fair, our staff decided to capture some more Golden Stories, asking a couple folks about what they love about the city.

The responses were varied, but each answer seemed to be given by at least two of fair-goers: the trails, small-town feel, mountains, cycling, lifestyle, downtown, special events and the Colorado School of Mines.

“I really love history, and I love that the Golden Transcript has been recording history for 150 years,” Golden local Barb Warden was kind enough to say.

Videos of a couple of those respondents can be seen on Goldentranscript.net, along with previous Golden Stories.

Two more summer street fairs are planned, 5-9 p.m. on July 1, and 5-8 p.m. on Aug. 12, each along Washington Avenue.

See you there!

Transcript 150, street fair, Golden Transcript, Erin Franks, Mindy Nelon

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