Golden Volunteer Firefighter passes away

By Amy Woodward.  John Johnson, Golden volunteer firefighter and engineer passed away from brain cancer on Wednesday, July 2…  Read more…

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Now brewing business success at Perc in Golden

By Joy Meadows.  Most people believe working from home to be an ideal situation…  Read more…

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Golden Craft Beer Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum on Aug. 9

Railroads have been transporting beer out of Golden for decades…  Read more…

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Golden’s Lindsey Horan a rising star in women’s soccer at age 20

By Terry Frei.  Lindsey Horan is one of Colorado’s most accomplished athletes and one of the top U.S. soccer players in her age group…  Read more…

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Jeffco5 falls short on signatures

By Amy Woodward.  The Jeffco5 — a grassroots campaign run by a small group of volunteers who want to increase the number of county commissioners from three to five — announced last week it was unable to turn in enough signatures to place the initiative on the 2014 ballot…  Read more…

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Find your Soulmate at Foothills Animal Shelter

Foothills Animal Shelter has been selected as one of only 50 animal shelters across the country to participate in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge…  Read more…

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Public feedback shapes downtown Golden plan

By Amy Woodward.  The newly formed Downtown Development Authority held its first community meeting seeking feedback on four focus areas that will help strategize its existing policy for downtown from the Golden Vision 2030 comprehensive plan…  Read more…

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U.S. 6 in Clear Creek Canyon backed up because of fatal wreck

By Noelle Phillips.  One man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a single-car wreck on U.S. 6 in Clear Creek Canyon…  Read more…

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John Johnson, Golden Fire volunteer, was a “firefighter’s firefighter”

By Josie Klemaier.  John William Johnson, a Golden Fire Department volunteer firefighter who also volunteered with West Metro, Roxborough and Fairmount fire districts, died July 2 after a battle with brain cancer…  Read more…

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Clear Creek reminder: No alcohol allowed

By Amy Woodward.  In just four days after restrictions were lifted on Clear Creek on June 26, Golden police officers handed out 13 citations for liquor possession along the Clear Creek corridor in the city…  Read more…

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Dancing on air

By Amy Woodward.  This year’s First Friday street fairs have become more entertaining with the addition of a nimble group of young ladies who are taking modern dance moves to new heights…  Read more…

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Can you name Colorado’s wealthiest families?

By L. Wayne Hicks.  The new issue of Forbes magazine ranks the wealthiest families in the United States for the first time, and found two dynasties with roots in Colorado…  Read more…

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Blue Moon Brewing Co. founder Keith Villa introduces new brews at pairing dinner

By Denise Lockwood.  Blue Moon Brewing Co. founder Keith Villa dished up tons of conversation at a beer and food pairing dinner…  Read more…

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Golden Library activities for adults, teens

Golden Library’s Tuesday Night Book Group will discuss…  Read more…

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Garage sale donations needed

The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is requesting donations for its garage sale on Aug. 23…  Read more…

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Volunteers needed for Snack-N-Wagon

Going into its second summer, the Golden Backpack Program’s Snack-N-Wagon will be serving free weekday lunches to children 18 years and younger at two locations in Golden from June 30 to Aug. 8…  Read more…

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Search for man who went missing in Golden in June yields nothing

By John Aguilar.  A search of Clear Creek in Golden on Tuesday failed to turn up any clues in the disappearance of a Canadian man last month…  Read more…

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Petition drive against Golden’s retail marijuana ban falls short

By Josie Klemaier.  The Golden residents who filed for a petition to repeal Golden’s ban on retail marijuana sales did not collect enough signatures…  Read more…

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Teens address drug use

By Amy Woodward.  High school students across Colorado are seeing the negative impacts of drug abuse among their peers…  Read more…

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Midnight in Paris

By Clarke Reader.  Paris has been the center of more than one artistic explosion over the years, and generation after generation have journeyed to the city to participate in their own pivotal epoch…  Read more…

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Life Scout upholds outdoor code of stewardship

By Amy Woodward.  Less than 8 percent of boys who enter scouting will go on to join the brotherhood of Eagle Scouts…  Read more…

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Celebrations

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Mental Health First Aid free community classes

Mental Health First aid is an innovative, 8-hour course designed to give you the tools to recognize a range of mental health problems and the skills and confidence to help someone in a mental health crisis…  Read more…

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Half off kittens at Foothills Animal Shelter on July 9-12

Brighten up your Summer by bringing a new kitten into your home!  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Church elder harassed

Market robbed. Golden police reported to the Golden Farmers Market, 1019 10th St., on June 14 in response to a report of theft…  Read more…

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Ms. Colorado Senior America crowns a new queen: Golden resident Sharon Nuanes

By Debbie Buczkowski.  It’s official!   Ms. Sharon Nuanes, of Golden, Colorado was crowned Ms. Colorado Senior America 2014…  Read more… 

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Are you a deltiologist?

Deltiology is the study and collection of postcards…  Read more…

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Golden Parks and Rec offers tree climbing program

By Josie Klemaier.  When was the last time you climbed a tree?  Read more…

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News from Spot Brand: New bike, new engineer, new reps

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has some early July news to announce…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Frightened men found hiding from tailgater

Suspicious tailgater…  Read more…

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Hwy 6 closes at Clear Creek Canyon after gravel truck rolls over

By Stephanie Wolf.  GOLDEN, Colo. — Highway 6 was closed early Tuesday afternoon after a gravel tractor-trailer rolled over in Clear Creek Canyon spilling gravel across the roadway…  Read more…

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Campus showcases high-performance buildings

Researchers at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are transforming the way the world uses energy—and those transformations become apparent the moment one sets foot on the NREL campus in Golden, Colorado…  Read more…

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Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum

Since we were going to Golden anyway for the Coors brewery tour, I wanted to stop by the Colorado Railroad Museum to check it out…  Read more…

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We Want Your Input on the Future of Downtown Golden

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Downtown property owners, residents and businesses voted to create the Golden Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in the November 2013 election…  Read more…

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Community Center will be closed July 4

* Please note, the Community Center will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day...  Read more…

 

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First residents move into West 8th Apartments in Golden

Confluence Companies, a leader in the development and construction of luxury multifamily housing, is pleased to announce the first residents have started moving into West 8th Apartments in Golden…  Read more…

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Jeffco 5 falls short but resolves to keep fighting for better representation

(Golden, CO) – After a six-month, all-volunteer effort to collect enough petition signatures to put the Jeffco 5 question on the November 2014 ballot, representatives of Jeffco 5 Grassroots submitted approximately 10,000 signatures…  Read more…

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Sit back, enjoy the show, and leave fireworks to the professionals!

As the July 4th holiday approaches, the Golden Fire Department would like to remind citizens that the possession, sale/giving/furnishing and the use of ALL fireworks is prohibited by the City of Golden Fire Code…  Read more…

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Access restrictions on Clear Creek lifted

Effective at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 26, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Golden Police Department have lifted restrictions that previously limited waterway activities on Clear Creek…  Read more…

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Taking action against insect emerald ash borer

By Amy Woodward.  The city has finished their treatments of ash trees for the season in preparation of a possible spread of the emerald ash borer, an invasive insect native to Asia…  Read more…

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MillerCoors: Sustainable brewing

By Amy Woodward.  The new release of a sustainability report by the second largest brewer in the U.S. MillerCoors, reveals an advanced achievement in environmental stewardship goals in water and energy conservation…  Read more…

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Golden Crime Blotter: Frightened men found hiding from tailgater

Dirty laundry. An apartment manager called Golden police on June 7 to report that someone had entered his building overnight…  Read more…

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Feline Frenzy: Free cat adoptions at Foothills Animal Shelter

Looking for your purrfect companion?  Read more…

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Golden Awarded Grant to Build West 44th Avenue Trail

The City of Golden will now be able to build an important trail connection, thanks to a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO). On June 19, the GOCO Board awarded $210,386 to Golden’s West 44th Avenue Trail project…  Read more…

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Making homes accessible again

By Amy Woodward.  Stewart Podolsky, 60, of Golden, cycled down the hill from the amphitheater toward Trading Post Road, a familiar path that he took at least once a week…  Read more…

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Backyard Benefit, BBQ at American Mountaineering Center

The Colorado Mountain Club is holding its 2nd annual Backyard Benefit on Friday, June 27 at the American Mountaineering Center’s lawn 5:30-9 p.m…  Read more…

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Foothills Animal Shelter Dog Days of Summer Special: Dogs half off

Our Dog Days of Summer special is back by popular demand!  Read more…

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Teens named to 2014-15 Rise Above Colorado Teen Action Council

By Carol Ann Samuels.  Rise Above Colorado, a new statewide drug-prevention organization that aims to empower teens to live a life free of drug abuse, announced the new members of its Teen Action Council for the 2014-2015 school year…  Read more…

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New trail will connect North Table Mountain area to downtown Golden

By Josie Klemaier.  The City of Golden has been awarded a grant from great Outdoors Colorado to build trail connections for its West 44th Avenue Trail Project…  Read more…

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Prominent Denver Area Video Production Company Launches New Website

Oswego Creative, a comprehensive video communications company based in Golden, CO, is proud to announce the launch of their new website…  Read more…

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