Business Q&A: Studio Muse, Golden

Interview with Elizabeth Ashner, owner

Q: How did you get involved in this business?

A: I have been a tribal belly dancer for about 15 years. My gateway to this art form was rhythm and drumming. I opened a world import shop in Evergreen in 2001 and started teaching tribal belly dance in a small studio above the shop. Years later, I opened a second shop, Paprika, in downtown Golden (the Golden Himalaya is now in that location). I took a hiatus from teaching to develop my clothing line and devote more time to performing regionally and nationally. I recently returned to Golden and opened Studio Muse…  Read more…

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy to study membrane distillation desalination of impaired water using low-grade heat from geothermal power plants…  Read more…

Ramps help disabled gain mobility

By Christy Steadman

Thirteen-year-old Jack Barnicle had a surprise waiting for him when he got home from school Aug. 27 — a new wheelchair ramp.

The Golden teen has spastic quadriplegia, a form of cerebral palsy.

As he has grown, it’s become more difficult for his family to lift him…  Read more…