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Bill Coors dies at age 102

William "Bill" Coors, the man known for pioneering the aluminum can and former chairman of the board of Adolph Coors Company, died peacefully in his home at age 102 on Oct. 13. A press release issued … more

City seeking end to Astor House’s long-term vacancy

The city of Golden is asking the community what should become of the Astor House — a 151-year-old building in downtown Golden that has sat empty for, roughly, the past three years. On Sept. 24, the … more

Golden softball completes sweep of 4A Jeffco with win over D’Evelyn

GOLDEN — Not even temperatures in the 40s could cool off a red-hot Golden softball squad on the morning of Oct. 6. The Demons, ranked No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A softball poll, blasted four … more

There’s nothing like a Golden brew

One thing about Golden is that the water here makes for great beer. Adolph Coors realized this back in 1873 when he opened the Coors Brewery in Golden. It’s now in its fifth generation of family … more

Zombies arise to cruise Golden

The moon was nearly full on that Tuesday evening when the zombies made their way to gather in the parking lot next to the Golden Library. Once there, they were greeted by the smiling faces of some … more

A roll, around Golden, in the hay

Hey there. No, wait … I mean hay there. No, that can’t be right, or can it? Hey? Hay? This is the kind of thing that makes learning the English language a little bit harder for folks from other … more

As Mines grows, Golden deals with the good and bad

When Golden’s city manager Jason Slowinski talks with city managers of other college towns, he hears about having to deal with rowdy parties and other destructive behavior by the students. … more

Complete Streets makeover begins on North Washington Avenue

North Washington Avenue is receiving a Complete Streets makeover. By the end of construction, the corridor will be safer and cater to all users — pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit … more

Former Golden City Councilor and State Rep. Gwyn Green dies

Social justice was her thing. She fought for rights for seniors, children, the poor, the unfairly imprisoned, the disabled. Gwyn Green “had an unwavering sense of what was right, and stood up for … more

Celebrate the start of fall with a bountiful feast

OK, let’s see a show of hands here. How many of you think of autumn as starting on the day after Labor Day? Yeah, I do too. I mean, growing up school starts, the sports there were called Fall … more

Giddy on up to Lions Park

Although registration has closed to race in the 2018 Golden Giddyup, the community is invited to cheer on riders and celebrate trail stewardship during the event's day-long expo on Sept. 16 at Lions … more

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine returns to Golden

When Thomas comes back to the Colorado Railroad Museum this year, it’s likely that grandparents who read the book as a child will bring their children, who watched the show on television growing … more

Plein Air artists featured in Plan Jeffco exhibit

Twenty-five professional artists will paint from dawn to dusk at one Jeffco Open Space location each day from Sept. 10-15 as part of In Plein Sight, a week-long live painting event. PLAN Jeffco, a … more

A parade for Jeffco's dogs

If you think there isn’t anything much cuter than seeing a dog dressed up in a creative costume, then imagine about a hundred making their way along Washington Avenue in downtown Golden. “It … more

Golden community invited to hang with its firefighters on Sept. 8

Simply put, it’s fun to spend the day with the Golden Fire Department. “They’re always super friendly,” said Tamara Sturdavant, Golden City Brewery’s general manager. “It’s hard to … more

Trail blazing debate in Golden

When he thinks about a singletrack sidewalk, Golden resident Al Head, one of the founders of the Golden Giddyup Trail Team, imagines local kids using it, riding their mountain bikes with big smiles … more

Arvada West softball out slugs Golden

ARVADA — Hitting was contagious Tuesday afternoon at Arvada West High School. A-West and Golden softball teams combined for 29 hits to score 22 runs in the non-league game between the Class 5A … more

Helping someone in need makes you a tool ... in a good way

As I write this I just saw a little blurb on the news about it being the 50th anniversary of the Beatles biggest hit song. You know how that kind of thing goes. They tease you with the question of … more

First step in allowing teens to vote passes city council unanimously

It’s one thing to learn about government in high school, and something else to actually participate in it. “This might connect youth to how city government functions,” said councilman Paul … more

Back to hitting the books at Mines

This year’s freshman class is the largest in Colorado School of Mines’ history — about 1,380 new freshmen and transfer students began classes, along with the upperclassmen, on Aug. 20. Mines’ … more
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