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Awash in art in Golden

fter a successful second year, ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, put on by Foothills Art Center in partnership with other local arts-oriented organizations and community partners, celebrated the arts for an entire … more

Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, … more

Leadership Golden accepting applications for 2019/2020 class

Though Kim Mangle grew up in Golden, she didn’t know the ins-and-outs of how the city functions. Until she graduated from Leadership Golden. “I came away from the class with new friends and … more

‘River safety is no joke’

The odds of Clear Creek’s freezing cold, swift-moving moving water were against her. But the timing of a Friday afternoon shift change at the Coors Brewery in Golden, and the selflessness and quick … more

Craftsmanship from an earlier time

Despite that the Golden Fire Department has saved the Astor House from four fires in the historic building’s more than 150-year history, two-thirds of the original 1867 layout remains intact. … more

Honoring a wonderful childhood friend

When you grow up in a place you always have memories of the way things used to be, and then you look at how much they have changed over the years and you can get kind of nostalgic. Here in Golden, a … more

National Guard meets to focus on Arctic preparation

There are all sorts of scenarios that may require the National Guard to respond to the Arctic. The Arctic is a source of economic opportunities, which could possibly cause conflict, said Maj. Joe … more

Residents to launch ballot measure concerning Golden Overlook

A newly-formed residents group wants to give Golden voters an opportunity to weigh in on what should become of a privately owned, undeveloped property known as the Golden Overlook. “We are proud of … more

Jeffco sheriff, Golden police limit river activities

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Golden Police Department are limiting river activities on Clear Creek temporarily. The restrictions apply to Clear Creek within the City of Golden, … more

Summer Jam

With all of its 600 tickets sold, the Golden Civic Foundation’s third annual Golden Summer Jam was again wildly successful this year. The event took place on June 27 at the Colorado Railroad … more

‘It’s just plain fun’

Kayaking — or boating, as enthusiasts say — brings people together. “It’s the best of everything,” said Tim Kunin of Denver. “When I got into kayaking, I found that everyone welcomes you … more

Rocking time planned at the Golden Lions’ 48th annual Fourth of July Celebration this year

The bands performing at this year’s Golden Lions’ Fourth of July Celebration are looking forward to sharing the holiday’s fun and excitement with the community. The celebration begins at noon … more

Pizza and beer spotlighted at Golden History Museum

Golden History Museum’s curator Mark Dodge finds food history a really fun topic to explore. And to provide the public with an exploration of the topic locally, the Golden History Museum, 923 10th … more

Golden Rotary to benefit from annual Gala and Golf Classic

Golden Rotarians believe in supporting youth so they can be successful and take on leadership roles. “And learn to give back to their community,” said Linda Diederichsen, president of the Rotary … more

Embracing change while keeping time-honored traditions

One day, Goldenite Sondra Welsh heard a rumor around town. It was that the Golden Lions Club started accepting female members. “I wanted to be a Lion for 10 years” before the club started … more

Swift water is safety focus as Colorado snowpack melts

Rachel Kohler loves rivers. “Playing in rivers can be a ton of fun,” she said, “as long as you’re doing it with full knowledge of the risks — and you have a safety plan in place.” For her … more

Mines students connect science with social studies for seventh-grade project

A group of seventh graders learned something last school year that they found quite interesting: the difference between fusion and fission in an atom bomb. “It’s interesting how you can either … more

This summer, steam-powered stories abound in Golden

Many times in this column, I have mentioned how our town of Golden truly was a part of what is considered the “Wild” West. In it’s beginnings it was a place where every kind of character out of … more

‘It’s bound to be a fantastic season in Golden’

Golden loves its farmers market. “The vendors love selling there. The community loves shopping there,” said Kelly Miller, owner of Real Farmers Markets and the new manager of the Golden Farmers … more

Golden storms back to win first boys lacrosse state title

DENVER — Senior Joe Brock scored the most significant goal in Golden’s boys lacrosse history Monday, May 20, at All-City Stadium. Brock’s laser shot two minutes into overtime of the Class 4A … more
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