From Suffrage to Parity – Women’s Representation lags

Women’s representation in the United States has increased sluggishly over the last century…  Read more…

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Book Review: “Long Man” reaches into hearts and lives

By Andi Pearson.  Amy Greene tells the story of a river “…the Cherokees who once lived on its shores had called it Long Man, with his head in the mountains and his feet in the lowlands.”  Read more…

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Golden passes outdoor smoking, vaping ban

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — Golden City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance to limit tobacco smoking and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers in public spaces…  Read more…

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Wrongway driver who killed Jefferson County motorcycle deputy gets 6-year sentence

By Kieran Nicholson.  An 83-year-old man who crossed a double yellow line to pass another driver and collided head-on with a Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy, killing him, was ordered Friday to serve six years in a halfway house…  Read more…

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Colorado School of Mines ranked number one engineering school in U.S.

By Hugh Johnson.  It’s a good year to be an Oredigger…  Read more…

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Golden High golfer Sam Roach plays in National Amputee Golf Championship

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — Golden High School student Sam Roach started golfing when he was 2 years old, thanks to the urging of his two grandfathers, who both loved golf…  Read more…

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Business Q&A: Urban Backyard, Golden

Interview with Cindy Alix, owner

Q: How did you get involved in this business?  A: We are inspired by our Midwestern roots to bring an authentic Wisconsin-friendly vibe to Golden…  Read more…

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Go Golden Fall Fitness Month

From Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, dozens of free fitness activities will be available as part of the Go Golden Fitness Month, created by Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan, and members of City Council to encourage residents to live a more active and healthier lifestyles…  Read more…

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Bloodmobile in Golden

The Bonfils Bloodmobile will be at the Golden Library parking lot on Wednesday, Sept. 3…  Read more…

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Golden backpack volunteers for back to school

The Golden Backpack Program announced the 2014-2015 Golden Backpack Program school-based program that will feed upwards of 600 children on the weekends…  Read more…

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Helping hands afoot at school

By Amy Woodward.  They say you can tell a lot about person by their shoes, but for a group of local volunteers who are set on providing footwear to every individual who needs it, a comfy pair of lace-ups is enough to give any one the confidence they need to succeed…  Read more…

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Jeffco Safety Fair 2014

By Amy Woodward.  Emma Dorobek, 2, puts on her firefighter’s hat while checking out Engine No. 6 from the West Metro Fire Rescue during the 6th annual Safety Fair on Saturday, Aug. 23…  Read more…

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12th Street Business after Hours

Members of the Golden Chamber of Commerce will be holding an after-hours meet-n-greet 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3…  Read more…

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Don’t think twice, see ‘Dylan Goes Electric’

By John Akal.  The 1960s was a magical time…  Read more…

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City of Golden Weekly Update

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Colorado locals impress in final stage of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

By Greg Nieto.  DENVER — The biggest cycling race in America finished up Sunday in Downtown Denver after a week of racing at altitude…  Read more…

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Out with a splash special at Foothills Animal Shelter

We’re nearing the end of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, and we’re going out with a splash!  Read more…

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Eggs, bacon, biscuits and doughnuts, oh my!

By Betty Ramsey.  It’s a long and winding road from Indiana and Purdue to selling Biscuit Egg Sandwiches at the Landrum Farmer’s Market…  Read more…

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USA Pro Challenge comes through Golden

Nearly 200 cyclists raced through Golden as part of Stage 7 at the USA Pro Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 24…  Read more…

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Football Preveiw: Golden, Bear Creek on tap

By Daniel Williams.  The Bulldogs have struggled over the past several seasons (1-9, 0-6 in league) but that is to be expected from a program that has had four different head coaches over an eight year span…  Read more…

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Colorado Roadside: Done in Denver

We decided to check out historic Golden Colorado, where the race would be coming through and the climb up Lookout Mountain began…  Read more…

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Mayor’s Awards for Excellence

It’s time to get your nominations in for the 5th annual Mayor’s Awards for Excellence…  Read more…

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Vote for Foothills Animal Shelter in the Rachael Ray Challenge

It’s the home stretch of the $100K Challenge, and we need your help now more than ever!  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Suspect found in trash can

Suspect found in trash can. When Golden Police responded to a noise disturbance Aug. 8 in the 1100 block of Miller Place, they saw someone in a grey hat hop over a fence and flee, failing to stop when ordered by police…  Read more…

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Lloyd and Nellie Phariss’ 65th wedding anniversary

Lloyd and Nellie Phariss of Golden will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family…  Read more…

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Go Golden

The Mayor’s Go Golden Fall Fitness Celebration is a month long program of free active living events available to residents as part of the Council’s efforts to create a healthier community…  Read more…

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Construction at S. Golden Rd. and Quaker St.

Over the next several years, Jefferson County plans to improve South Golden Road from Ulysses Street, near the King Soopers shopping complex, to Moss Street….  Read more…

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The top 10 engineering colleges in the U.S.

By Carly Stockwell.  Engineering is one of the highest paid degrees you can get — and it’s a popular choice for students who are interested in building and developing products, as well as for those who have a knack for math and science…  Read more…

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4A goes to Rams but 5A Jeffco looks wide open

By Daniel Williams.  4A and 5A Jeffco volleyball leagues are trending in different directions this season…  Read more…

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Volunteers needed for Farmers Market

The Golden Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help set up tables, chairs, signs and tents at Golden’s celebrated Farmer’s Market…  Read more…

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Elks Club accepting hide donations

Donations of hides from elk, deer, antelope, buffalo and cow are being accepted by the Golden Elks from now until the end of January…  Read more…

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A fine festival

More than 130 artists took over 11th Street in downtown Golden last weekend during the 24th annual Golden Fine Arts Festival, sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce…  Read more…

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Hidden Heroes of Mount Everest

By Amy Woodward.  Standing at an awesome 29,035 feet, Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world…  Read more…

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Business Q&A: Rewind, Golden

Interview with Kerry Swanson, owner

Q: How did you get involved in this business?  A: With a bachelor of fine arts in interior design, background in retail and a passion for the unloved castoffs of the world, a resale shop seemed like a good fit…  Read more…

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Retirement community observes anniversary

Golden Pond Retirement Community celebrated its 10th anniversary on Aug. 15…  Read more…

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A peloton of viewing tips

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge (USAPCC) wraps up a week of racing around the state with one last day in the saddle on Sunday, Aug. 24…  Read more…

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Safety Fair Offers Prevention Information, Recycling In One-Stop

By Libby Smith.  GOLDEN, Colo (CBS4) – This is the sixth year that the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is offering one-stop access to health, safety, and recycling information…  Read more…

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North Table Mountain – Golden Colorado

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Alliance Sponsors the Golden High School Demons

Alliance Insurance Group is proud to sponsor the local Golden High School football team for the 2014 season…  Read more…

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City of Golden Weekly Update

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Colorado School Of Mines Freshmen Whitewash The ‘M’

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) - The incoming class at the Colorado School of Mines trekked up Mount Zion on Monday for the annual white-washing of the mountainside “M” monument…  Read more…

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USA Pro Challenge

ASPEN, CO – AUGUST 18: Alex Howes of Team Garmin -Sharp from Golden, CO finished as 2nd place of the 1st Stage of 2014 USA Pro Challenge…  Read more…

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Evergreen Park & Rec executive director Robson leaving for Colorado Mountain Club

By Lisa Hamm-Greenawalt.  Scott Robson, Executive Director of Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD), has resigned his position effective the end of August to assume the role of CEO of the Colorado Mountain Club and American Alpine Museum, based in Golden, CO…  Read more…

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Historic Armory building in Golden sold, nonprofit will guide future

By Josie Klemaier.  Golden’s historic armory building has been many things in its 101 years, and it is about to enter a new phase under the recent ownership of Calvary Episcopal Church…  Read more…

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Wheat Ridge looking ripe for 4A Jeffco repeat – Valor welcomed into league; Golden thinking league title

By Daniel Williams.  The Pirates have struggled over the past couple seasons for a couple different reasons (4-11, 2-5 in league last season)…  Read more…

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Tube time

By Clarke Reader.  Walk down Golden’s main street during the summer, and be ready to view the rushing waters of Clear Creek carrying tubers underfoot, beneath the Washington Street Bridge…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Toilet seat mystery

Sister trouble. A resident of the 100 block of Sagebrush Street, Golden, called Golden police…  Read more…

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Impacts of USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Jeffco open space

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be rolling through Jefferson County on Sunday, Aug. 24, and several Jeffco Open Space parks will be affected…  Read more…

 

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Bronze cowboy statue in Golden removed for repair after vandalism

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — One of Golden’s main-street sculptures, “Cowboy’s Day Off,” has been removed for repairs after vandals damaged a fragile part of its design…  Read more…

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Foothills Animal Shelter (Colo.) Tops Division Four after First Two Months of 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colo. is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Four of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge…  Read more…

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