Golden native Howes completes Tour de France

By Daniel Williams.  Everyone knows how to ride a bike but no one rides one like Alex Howes…  Read more…

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Community meeting concerning sexually violent predator

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will host a community notification meeting on Tuesday, July 29, regarding the residency of sexually violent predator Gerald Hurley…  Read more…

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NASA airplanes fly low over Denver skyline and the Front Range testing ozone levels

By Kristen Painter.  Gabriele Pfister of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) speaking about the Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment that will take place this month in conjunction with NASA and the EPA…  Read more…

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A Unique Shrine Just West of Golden

By Fran Loft.  How many times have you headed up the mountains driving on I-70 and noticed a large statue of Jesus on the hilltop of Lookout Mountain?  Read more…

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VOI seeks volunteers to work as Victim Advocates

Do you want to become more involved in your community?  Read more…

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Jeffco’s Safety Fair is right around the corner!

Community Safety Awareness Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate and learn about safety than heading to Jefferson County’s Safety Fair…  Read more…

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Stronger Than Dirt

By Trudy E. Bell.  ANOTHER LUNAR DAWN, and the powdery dust on the moon’s surface begins to stir…  Read more…

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Petnado adoption event at Foothills Animal Shelter: All pets half off

All pets 6 months and over will be 1/2 off July 28-31! The same adoption process still applies and adoption fees cover spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and a health check… Read more…

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Golden man rescued near Loomis Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park rangers reached 31-year-old Nick Creadon from Golden, Colorado early Saturday morning, just after midnight,  by climbing to his location above Loomis Lake where he had fallen Friday…  Read more…

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With models grand-opening today, Lennar already has rapid sales in a Golden neighborhood close to trails

By Mark Samuelson.  Even on a weekend when Denver has the fastest home sales in the entire nation, Lennar Homes has a grand opening for two new models today that’s already so successful that market stats can’t explain why…  Read more…

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Denver’s A-List: Vote for Chamber Members

Denver’s A-List Voting:  Read more…

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A friend took this picture in Golden, Colorado.

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Molson Coors CEO Swinburn to retire; successor named

By Mark Harden.  Peter S. Swinburn will step down as CEO of Molson Coors Brewing Co. on Dec. 31, the Denver- and Montreal-based global beermaker announced today…  Read more…

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Good Samaritan hailed a hero after he helped tackle assault rifle-toting gunman who went on terrifying 20-minute rampage

By Matthew Blake.  A good Samaritan has been hailed a hero after he leapt to the aid of a police officer to tackle an assault rifle-wielding carjacker…  Read more…

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Man held after wild car-theft spree near Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. — What began as a traffic stop quickly devolved into a midday crime spree, during which a man wielding a rifle in one hand and a handgun in the other waved them wildly at cars driving down a highway, burst through a closed garage door in a stolen SUV and attempted to steal a state dump truck, all as a news helicopter watched from above…  Read more…

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Colorado Gunman’s Bizarre Crime Spree Ends With Police Takedown

By David Lohr.  An armed gunman is accused of stealing multiple vehicles and pointing a weapon at civilians during a two-hour crime spree that terrorized a Colorado tourist destination, police say…  Read more…

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Three men charged as guns seized at border

By Clara Ho.  Three men have been charged with attempting to enter Canada with undeclared firearms at southern Alberta ports of entry over the weekend…  Read more…

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Local promoters courting bike race stage

By Beth  Potter.  Bicycle racers could climb from Golden to Evergreen and Echo Lake before cruising down through Idaho Springs in one stage of the 2016 USA Pro Challenge, if local promoters get their way…  Read more…

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JeffCo Sheriff’s Office ID’s man allegedly responsible for crime spree

By Zahira Torres and Jesse Paul.  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Fred Haggett was rushing to help law enforcement officers catch a carjacking suspect when he saw the man on the side of the highway trying to stop cars with a rifle in one hand and a gun in the other…  Read more…  

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WATCH: Armed carjack suspect on wild crime spree captured in dramatic fashion

By David Mitchell.  JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — An armed carjacking suspect went on a crime spree around Lookout Mountain Wednesday afternoon, much of which was captured on video by SkyFOX…  Read more…

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Moment hero cop and driver took down assault rifle-toting gunman after he went on a terrifying twenty minute rampage

A dramatic video taken from a TV news helicopter has captured the moment a brazen carjacker pointed a semi-automatic weapon at passing cars, before he was finally arrested…  Read more…

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2 people in custody after wild car-theft, hijacking spree west of Denver; no injuries reported

GOLDEN, Colorado — A man wielding a rifle and a handgun hijacked a car, burst through a garage door in a stolen SUV and tried to commandeer two state-owned dump trucks before a deputy wrestled him to the pavement on a highway west of Denver, authorities said…  Read more…

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A Very Golden Opportunity

Several months ago (gosh, time flies) I went on a work trip to Golden, Colorado…  Read more…

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Jeffco’s Safety Fair is right around the corner!

Community Safety Awareness Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate and learn about safety than heading to Jefferson County’s Safety Fair…  Read more…

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They may be little, but they have lots of love to give

So far during the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, we have saved more than 1,500 dogs and cats through adoption, reuniting lost pets with owners and transferring animals to other shelters and rescues!  Read more and vote…

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Golden Crime Blotter: No fare for cab driver

Cold crime, hard news. Golden police went to Heritage Square, 18301 W. Colfax Ave., Golden, on July 7 where an employee showed them…  Read more…

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Little Dogs, Big Hearts special at Foothills Animal Shelter on July 24-27

Come find a little buddy at Foothills Animal Shelter!  Read more…

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Better Block Golden

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Receive $2 Off Day Out With Thomas Tickets

Day Out With Thomas…  Read more…

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Special announcement: Golden Frontier Olympics, Sept. 13, 2014

Golden History Museums is hosting the first-ever Golden Frontier Olympics on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 am to 4 pm at the Clear Creek History Park…  Read more…

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center Upcoming Programs

The programs listed below are just a few of the many great offerings on our schedule…  Read more…

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Peaches sign-up

Forms to order peaches can be found at these locations around Golden…  Read more…

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Cody’s Wild West performs in Lions Park

By Amy Woodward.  When William F. Cody aka Buffalo Bill made his stage debut in Chicago in late 1872 in The Scouts of the Prairie, a dime novel turned Wild West show by author and producer Ned Buntline, Cody traveled around as an actor for 10 years before deciding to put on his own Wild West show…  Read more…

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MOPAR party packs in the fans

By Amy Woodward.  Thousands gathered on Washington Avenue for the 35th annual Mopar Mile-High Block Party on Thursday, July 17…  Read more…

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Splish-splash!

By Hannah Burlingame.  With an average of 500 to 600 visitors a day, according to Recreation Supervisor Brandon Vail, The Splash at Fossil Trace is a popular hangout during the hot summer months…  View photo…

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Golden Police Department Seeking New Captain

The Golden Police Department is seeking an experienced professional with proven leadership, management and communication skills to serve in the position of Police Captain…  Read more…

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What’s that plane doing circling Table Mountain?

By Kelly Sommariva.  GOLDEN – Have you seen it? A white plane flying near Golden in Jefferson County?  Read more…

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Dinosaur Ridge trails near Morrison showing signs of vandals, neglect

By Josie Klemaier.  JEFFERSON COUNTY —At the Morrison exit of Interstate 70, signs direct travelers to a point of geological interest…  Read more…

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Disney of the Rockies

By Hannah Burlingame.  Tucked away in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains sits an attraction that was almost a Disney amusement park…  Read more…

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Making the right chamber choice

By Amy Woodward and Chris Rotar.  For many business owners, it is a difficult task to identify which, if any, chamber of commerce is best suited to fulfill their companies’ needs…  Read more…

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These Are The 10 Safest Places In Colorado

By Natalie Grigson.  If you’re looking to move to a new state, there are so many reasons to think about moving to Colorado…  Read more…

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“First Find & Follow Your Passion!” JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop to present Troy Wanek

GOLDEN, CO, July 17, 2014 — “Follow Your Passion! A formula for an Interesting Life” will be presented by Troy Wanek, at the Wednesday, August 13 meeting of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop. GOLDEN, CO, July 17, 2014 — “Follow Your Passion! A formula for an Interesting Life” will be presented by Troy Wanek, at the Wednesday, August 13 meeting of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop…  Read more…

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“25 Years of Inspiration” Quilt Challenge

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum invites you to help celebrate its 25th anniversary!  Read more…

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JeffCo Innovation Faire Hosted by the City of Golden Exhibitor Applications Now Open

21 July 2014 GOLDEN, COLORADO: Colorado tech startups, established businesses, educational institutions, and tech-focused business organizations can now apply to exhibit at the September 12 & 13, 2014 JeffCo Innovation Faire hosted by the City of Golden and the IX Power Foundation by going to www.ColoradoInnovator.org. Exhibitor fees are $150 for a 10 x 10 space, but will increase after August 8…  Read more…

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Golden City Brewery

Golden City Brewery in Golden Colorado, “the second largest brewery in Golden”, is a great place to visit…  Read more…

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The Astor House in Golden

The Astor House in Golden Colorado was built in 1867, and is now on the National Register of Historic Places…  Read more…

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The 10 Best Universities For Robotics In The US

By Dylan Love.  Those looking to get in on the robotics game have a number of choices in where they might go to learn about robo-topics like mobility, manipulation, and artificial intelligence…  Read more…

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Seeking input on Hwy 6 & 19th Street July 15 public meeting exhibits

On April 14, 2013, City staff solicited input on design, construction and communication for the Hwy 6 and 19th Street interchange project…  Read more…

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Hurley acquitted on two felony charges

By Amy Woodward.  A Jefferson County jury found Gerald Hurley, a convicted sex offender, not guilty of two felony counts for failing to register as a sex offender with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, July 11…  Read more…

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It’s peach time in Golden

Peach lovers will be happy to hear that the ever popular Golden Rotary Peach Sale has begun…  Read more…

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