Man killed in Golden paragliding crash identified

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) Authorities have released the name of a 57-year-old man who was killed in a paragliding accident on Lookout Mountain in Golden…  Read more…

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Best Small Towns To Live In

By Margarita Hakobyan.  Big cities aren’t an attraction for everyone, some people desire the quaint, quiet, know your neighbor lifestyle that can only be found in small towns…  Read more…

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Paraglider dies in crash near Lookout Mountain

GOLDEN, Colorado – 7NEWS has confirmed a paraglider who crashed in the Lookout Mountain area died at the scene…  Read more…

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Paraglider pilot killed in crash on Lookout Mountain in Golden

By Anthony Cotton.  A paraglider leaping from High Point on Lookout Mountain in Golden was killed Friday after a crash, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said…  Read more…

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City hosts breakfast station for 2014 Bike to Work Day

Burn up some calories, and get your blood pumping before heading into the office by taking advantage of Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 25th…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Fatherly instincts spur Nerf strike

 Fatherly instincts. Golden police responded to a disturbance May 31 at Splash at Fossil Trace, 3151 Illinois St…  Read more…

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More trail mileage opens at Apex Park

Jeffco Open Space reopened the lower Apex Trail triangle that includes Argos Trail to Pick ‘N Sledge Trail to Apex Trail and out to the trailhead for recreation…  Read more…

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Golden lighting transcends LED

By Amy Woodward.  A new Golden store, iGrow is taking gardening to new heights with “true sunlight” induction lighting that is blossoming impressive results…  Read more…

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Golden residents file petition to repeal ban on retail marijuana sales

By Josie Klemaier.  A Golden resident and her son have filed for a petition to repeal Golden City Council’s recent decision regarding a ban on recreational marijuana sales…  Read more…

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Colorado Railroad Museum events draw younger train buffs to Golden

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden has grown up in many ways in the last seven to eight years — or down, depending on how you want to look at it…  Read more…

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Urban Backyard now open in Golden

Golden is getting a new bar/restaurant! Urban Backyard is moving into the spot that Susie’s Bar & Grill occupied for years, on West Colfax…  Read more…

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Golden Lion’s Club to raffle off a Harley

By Ed Dorsey.  Been dreaming about getting a Harley!  Read more…

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Ride the Rockies Day 6: A finish under the arch in Golden

By Bryan Boyle.  GOLDEN — The sixth and final day of the 29th annual Ride The Rockies cycling tour got underway Friday beneath a cloudless sky in Breckenridge for a 77-mile journey to Golden…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Pot fumes concern neighbor

Pot fumes concern neighbor…  Read more…

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Golden eyes downtown as a smoke-free zone

By John Aguilar.  GOLDEN — This city may take a page out of Boulder’s strict anti-smoking playbook and designate a large chunk of its historic downtown as a smoke-free zone…  Read more…

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Golden’s W Line rail stop pedestrian bridge to close until July

By John Aguilar.  The U.S. 6 pedestrian bridge and paved path at the W Line rail station in Golden will be closed for more than two weeks beginning Monday…  Read more…

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Jefferson Parkway — and Rocky Flats land swap — still stalled in Colorado appeals court

By Patricia Calhoun.  “Rocky Flats Then and Now: 25 Years After the Raid,” a three-day panel at the Arvada Center this past weekend that coincided with the 25th anniversary of the FBI’s raid on the former nuclear weapons plant, raised more questions than it answered…  Read more…

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Voter Service and Polling Centers open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Ballot drop-off locations will be open from Monday June 2 to Monday June 24 Monday-Friday during regular business hours and on Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Election Day — Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m…  Read more…

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24 Hour Ballot Drop Boxes

Golden — Jefferson County Courts & Admin Bldg, 100 Jefferson County Pkwy…  Read more…

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US 6 pedestrian bridge to close temporarily for maintenance

The City of Golden will close the US 6 pedestrian bridge and paved path at the W Line Rail Station beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 16 through Wednesday, July 2 for maintenance activities related to grinding and coating the bridge deck…  Read more…

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Millennials take a hike — and like it

By Josie Klemaier.  When Erin Thompson moved to Colorado, the 29-year-old didn’t know anyone but she knew she wanted to start hiking…  Read more…

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Golden City Council OKs fencing on old mine openings

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — Golden City Council voted at its June 5 meeting to allow the state to move forward with a project to mitigate hazards at abandoned mine openings on a hogback north of the city…  Read more…

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Escape to West Denver Foothills at the Golden Hotel

By Diana Rowe.  Next to the rushing waters of Clear Creek in the quaint downtown, the award-winning Golden Hotelis a surprising gem of a boutique Colorado escape in the Rocky Mountain foothills, just 12 miles from downtown Denver…  Read more…

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Full Circle

By Stephen Edwards.  In the early 1900s, Denver planners established a mountain parks system 12 miles west of the city limits; in 1914, they added the 4.6-mile Lariat Trail Scenic Mountain Drive for automobile touring…  Read more…

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Rocky Mountain High

By Kathy Newbern and JS Fletcher.  We trekked to historic Golden, founded during the Gold Rush, for a visit to the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, reached after a winding uphill drive that offered a bird’s eye view of the sprawling Coors Brewery, open for tours as the world’s largest single-site brewery…  Read more…

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Five Questions: Curator Marianne Lorenz talks Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

By Stephanie Wolf.  Showgirls in fishnet stockings and ruffled skirts kicking their legs to the sky flanked by musicians strumming their instruments…  Read more…

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A “Grown Up” Day in Golden

By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer.  While family activities abound, with attractions such as the Colorado Railroad Museum and the Clear Creek History Park, this is also a place to experience art and culture…  Read more…

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Family Fun: 24 Hours in Golden

By Nina Snyder.  Golden, Colo., provides family-friendly activities located a short drive from Denver…  Read more…

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Driver who hit, killed Jefferson County deputy pleads guilty

By Kieran Nicholson.  A driver who hit and killed a sheriff’s deputy on a motorcycle has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide…  Read more…

 

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Of rails and cocktails

As people get older you start to see the lines of time developing in their faces…  Read more…

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Council votes ‘no’ on retail marijuana

By Amy Woodward.  Council unanimously decided to prohibit all recreation marijuana shops which means businesses will have to go elsewhere…  Read more…

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Golden student awarded for academic excellence at Lipscomb University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2014) – Golden student Maggie Veers has been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during the fall semester 2013, said Dr. Craig Bledsoe, Provost…  Read more…

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These Towns Show What Even Temporary Urban Renewal Can Bring

Have you ever passed by an uninspiring stretch of your city and thought, ‘What this place needs is a beer garden?  Read more…

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Man swept away in Clear Creek identified as Canadian father of 2

By Wayne Harrison.  GOLDEN, Colo. – Golden Police have identified the man who was swept away in Clear Creek over the weekend…  Read more…

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Man Missing in Clear Creek Identified

Around midnight on Saturday morning, June 7, Golden Police Officers were called to Clear Creek in Golden on the report of a man who jumped into the creek and was missing…  Read more…

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Dodgers pick John Richy in 3rd round of 2014 MLB Draft

By Eric Stephen.  Richy is 6’4, 210 pounds out of Golden, Colorado. As a junior at UNLV he was 11-4 with a 3.20 ERA in 16 starts, with 113 strikeouts and 24 walks in 121 innings…  Read more…

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Column: In Coors brewery’s shadow, Golden bans recreational pot sales

By Ricardo Baca.  As a native and lifelong resident of the Centennial State, the quaint foothills city of Golden has always represented something uniquely Coloradan to me…  Read more…

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VA problems extend beyond delayed care, Colorado vets say

By Electa Draper and David Olinger.  Two years ago, Navy veteran Michael Beckley learned that Veterans Affairs had repeatedly missed his prostate cancer…  Read more…

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Search called off for man in Clear Creek

GOLDEN — Golden Fire announced on Twitter Saturday afternoon that the search for a missing man in Clear Creek has been called off…  Read more…

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Business Q&A: Mountainsmith, Golden

Interview with Jeremy Dodge, digital marketing manager

Q: How did you get involved in this business?  A: Today a worldwide business, Mountainsmith grew out of a small company founded by legendary outdoorsman Patrick Smith in Golden…  Read more…

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Why Golden, Colorado, banned marijuana sales and growth despite state law

By Herbert Dyer, Jr.  Commentary

The City Council of Golden, Colorado, voted Thursday night to prohibit sales and limit the growth of both recreational and medical marijuana within the city limits…  Read more…

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Parking Garages Get Their Green On

The concrete colossus known as the parking garage may now join its green-building brethren in a new rating system that focuses on the structure’s design, technology and operation…  Read more…

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GHM seeks vendors for summer food truck program

This spring, the back patio of the Golden History Museum had a make-over, thanks to the efforts of Cory Coffman, and his fellow scouts of Troop 130…  Read more…

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Golden City Council votes to ban marijuana sales

By Josie Klemaier.  GOLDEN — The City Council voted Thursday night to prohibit sales of recreational marijuana and medical marijuana in Golden…  Read more…

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Top 10 Green Companies in the U.S.

In partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and leading sustainability minds from nongovernmental organizations and the academic and accounting communities, Newsweek has ranked the world’s largest companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact….  Read more…

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Day out with Thomas at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to the Colorado Railroad Museum for the Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014…  Read more…

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Current Projects

Comments for any of the above projects may be submitted at the public hearing or via the following…  Read more…

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Golden Music Festival tunes up for 3 days of top-notch bluegrass!

Live music fans will be treated to special outdoor performances by nine different bands, including Colorado-based headliner Finnders & Youngberg during the three-day Golden Music Festival at the Clear Creek History Park, Friday through Sunday, June 13-15, 2014… Read more…

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Monuments to life

By Amy Woodward.  The proverb says that while good men must die, death cannot kill their names…  Read more…

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Best on the block

Miners Alley was transformed into a bustling community alleyway during the Better Block Golden Street Party on Saturday, May 30…  Read more…

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