A Golden Day in Colorado

On Saturday, the first day of our Rocky Mountain adventure, we flew to Denver, then drove to Golden, Colorado…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter:Exploding gophers

Property line confrontation. Golden Police responded to the900 block of 11th Street, Golden, on Aug. 18 in response to a dispute between two individuals…  Read more…

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Tickets available to see “Long Man” author Amy Greene

Author Amy Greene will be in Golden later this month as part of Jefferson County Public Library’s Golden Reads program…  Read more…

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Putting dinosaurs on the map

By Fran Loft.  Today his name graces the library at the Colorado School of Mines – Arthur Lakes. Who was he?  Read more…

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Downtown Golden: Downtown Plan for Development plan draft ready for public review

A public review of the plan will occur at the next DDA meeting on September 15 in City Hall at 6:30 p.m., and a public hearing is scheduled before the Planning Commission on October 1, 2014…  View draft…

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Golden Heights/Golden Hills: Neighborhood Plan draft ready for public review

 

A public hearing regarding the plan will be held at the next Planning Commission hearing on October 1, 2014…  View draft…

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City of Golden Weekly Update

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Mobile Home Destroyed in Fire

September 4, 2014 – Around 12:30 a.m., Golden Dispatchers received a call of a mobile home on fire at 375 C Street in the Golden Terrace Mobile Home Park in Golden…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Heritage Square used as fight destination

Heritage Square is fight destination…  Read more…

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Auditions held for The Polar Express at CRM

The Colorado Railroad Museum will be hosting performances ofThe Polar Express during November and December this year, and performers are still wanted!  Read more…

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Golden Beer Talks

The Windy Saddle Café will host the monthly Golden Beer Talks on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1110 Washington Ave., in Golden…  Read more…

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Golden Frontier Olympics

The Golden History Museums is hosting a new competitive event with a focus on local history 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13…  Read more…

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Steam Locomotive Makes Debut At Colorado Railroad Museum

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden debuted its newest steam locomotive on Saturday…  Read more…

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Pamela Scales

Pamela Hause Scales, longtime resident of Golden, died Monday morning August 18, peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, of complications of uterine carcinosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer…  Read more… 

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Golden Fall Art Show at Spirits in the Wind Gallery

New Fall Art Show, September 5th – 30th, 2014…  Read more…

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Teens recaptured after escape from youth facility in Golden

GOLDEN — A 65-year-old worker at a youth correctional facility here was assaulted early Sunday as four juveniles escaped from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center…  Read more…

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4 teens who escaped from detention center in Golden being investigated for attempted homicide

GOLDEN, Colo. – Golden police say four teens who attacked a staff member at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center and escaped are being investigated for attempted homicide…  Read more…

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4 escaped juvenile inmates caught

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – Golden police say they have found the four teenage inmates who escaped from the Lookout Mountain Correctional Facility around midnight Saturday…  Read more…

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Attempted Homicide and Escape at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

Golden, Colo. — Date August 31, 2014 —

At 12:00 am, August 31, 2014, Golden Police received a call from a staff member at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center, a youth detention facility located at 2901 Ford Street, who reported another staff member had been assaulted and was injured…  Read more…

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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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