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Golden closing downtown blocks to make space for dining, shopping

The Golden City Council is partially closing four downtown blocks to vehicle traffic during the week and fully closing them to vehicles on weekends to give downtown businesses more room to serve … more

Survey finds support for making Astor House a community event space

A new community survey shows a majority of respondents would like the Astor House to be used for a community event or meeting space. Of the 146 residents that completed the online survey, which asked … more

Mines student working on low-cost ventilator

A Colorado School of Mines student is developing a low-cost ventilator that could be used in health care facilities around the world where traditional ventilators are too costly and cumbersome or … more

Fun to be had around town during this slow repoening

As we all have seen, things are starting to open up a little bit more around here. People seem to be getting used to the ideas of social distancing and using masks and other protective measures when … more

Sheriff's Office, Golden Police extend ban on recreation in Clear Creek through June 25

It is going to be a quiet start to the summer along Clear Creek. On May 27, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced that Sheriff Jeff Shrader and Golden Police Chief Bill Kilpatrick are … more

Council agrees to use fire station as collateral for Coors loans

The Golden city council has passed an ordinance allowing the city to modify its agreement with the bank that holds the loans for the Coors office building property it purchased last year so that the … more

BGoldN program launches new online gift card marketplace

The BGoldN program has launched a new online marketplace where Golden residents can purchase gift cards to support Golden businesses that have had to close for some period of time a result of the … more

Golden churches work to preserve and promote connection online

As a pastor at Golden’s Applewood Community Church, Guy McCaslin is used to being someone people turn to for spiritual education and guidance. But if the COVID-19 pandemic has taught McCaslin … more

Community story: Ernie’s Wildcat

Ernie Ramstetter was a successful rancher, running a successful a sheep and cattle operation two miles north of Golden. I knew him in the early 1950’s when he told me this story. Ernie and his … more

Too early to say whether Golden’s public pools will open this summer

In Golden, one of the greatest annual rites of summer is now in jeopardy as the operators of local public pools say they are unsure when — or even if — they will be able to open them for swimming … more

As Golden begins to reopen for business, uncertainty reigns

With its wide selection of bear and moose covered T-shirts, Colorado flag socks and more eclectic goods like locally-produced hot sauces, Golden Goods has long been a good place for those looking to … more

A socially distant spring has sprung in Golden

Spring is in full swing in Golden and while so much about life looks and feels different right now, some familiar rituals remain. On a weekday afternoon, many residents could be seen enjoying the sun … more

Buffalo Bill Days, Golden's Fourth of July canceled for 2020

COVID-19 has put the kibosh on one of Golden's most iconic summertime events for 2020. Buffalo Bill Days, the annual summer celebration that brings thousands to Golden, will not be held later this … more

A Q&A with Bill Fisher, Golden’s newest city councilor

Golden, meet your newest city councilor. His name is Bill Fisher, a familiar face to many as he previously served on the council from 2008 to 2014. He will once again be representing Ward 4, which … more

The Rose is open and nature can be terrifying

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned, in this column, that I was spending some of this COVID shutdown working on refinishing a drum set, since every venue bands can play at is shut down right now. Well, … more

Hell of a pandemic — COVID-19 affects School of Mines

For Colorado School of Mines freshman Paul Slayback, the week before Spring Break was an unexpected whirlwind. On Tuesday, March 9, he was sitting in class, where a professor told students classes … more

Golden food pantries meeting current high demand but challenges abound

As demand soars amidst soaring levels of unemployment stemming from the COVID-19 epidemic, the staff at Golden food pantries say they have been able to meet the increased demand so far — but are … more

City to slow down, but not stop, Heart of Golden 2020 process in wake of pandemic

The city of Golden will continue with the planning process for the Heart of Golden project but on a more elongated and open-ended timeline, the Golden City Council indicated at its April 23 meeting. … more

GHS students make video for assisted living center

When Jefferson County Public Schools shifted to online learning earlier this year, Golden High School teacher and student council advisor Rachel Kastelein admits she had “no idea” how to engage … more

Golden gets patriotic in show of solidarity

The Fourth of July is still several months away, but Golden is looking rather patriotic anyway thanks to the several American flags that have been placed around the city. Joining the flag are other … more
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