May 29, 2017

A Jam-Packed July in Golden: Upcoming Events

The Golden Fire Department's pancake breakfast (during Buffalo Bill Days) is just around the corner.

July 19, City Council Study Session City Hall at 7 p.m. The agenda includes a presentation by the Bell Policy Center on the state’s fiscal challenges, a presentation by Jim Dale and Karen Oxman on Governor Hickenlooper’s TBD Colorado project inviting input from Coloradans on the challenges facing the state, and interviews for openings on [...]

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Radio Golden Episode #9: Status of Golden’s Sustainability Initiative, Chaos on Clear Creek, and More

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The ninth episode of the Radio Golden podcast is ready for the listening. You can listen to it on the Radio Golden website or grab it (for free!) from iTunes. If you like the convenience of new episodes automatically downloading (which I love), you can even subscribe to Radio Golden on iTunes. We had a [...]

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Radio Golden #8 – June 22, 2012: air quality in Golden, the Jeffco schools bond & mill, and more

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Curious about Golden’s air quality? Ever wonder about ozone pollution, or the impacts to Golden of Coors’ coal-fired power plant? Did you know that Coors does, in fact, have a coal-fired power plant? It’s all in Radio Golden episode #8. Check it out … Download Radio Golden Episode #8 from iTunes (it’s free!). Subscribe to [...]

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Radio Golden #7: Councilor Bill Fisher, Keller property development, East Downtown plan, and more

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Listen to (or download) Radio Golden Episode #7. Curious about how City Council is doing so far this year? Want to know how City Council and staff are getting along? Been wondering about renewable energy, creating jobs in Golden, GURA, or downtown development? Council Fisher covered all of this ground and more today on Radio [...]

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City Considers New Bronze Statue: Bike Racer Levi Leipheimer

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A new bronze statue is apparently in the works for Golden, part of the preparation for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge scheduled to return this August. As I understand it, the city’s contract with the bike race includes a commitment to commission and install a piece of art related to the race. The city’s plan: [...]

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The June 7 City Council Meeting Agenda and Other Upcoming Events

June 1, First Friday Street Fair It’s summertime in Golden … from 5 – 10pm in historic downtown Golden you’ll find inexpensive food, beer, music, kid-friendly entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more. June 2, Coffee With a Councilor You’ll find City Councilors from District 1 (South Golden), including Saoirse Charis-Graves and other members of the [...]

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Radio Golden #6 – May 18, 2012: bronze statues, off-leash dogs, State Senator Cheri Jahn, and more

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Episode 6 of Radio Golden is online! Some of the ground we cover: a proposed new bronze statue in Golden of bike racer Levi Leipheimer the policy on and fines for off-leash dogs high-speed police chases special guest State Senator Cheri Jahn on the 2012 legislative session and more …

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Radio Golden #5: the beltway, Golden’s charter schools, tobacco, & more!

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Episode 5 of Radio Golden is in the wild … I wasn’t able to join this time, but Pamela and Matt covered the beltway bill, what’s happening at the community garden, the tobacco regulation measure that City Council just passed, and more. They also had an interesting and provocative conversation with Jami Boarman, the principle [...]

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Radio Golden Episode #4: The “My Eminent Domain is Bigger Than Yours” edition, special guest Nathan Richie of the Golden History Museums, youth access to tobacco products, and more.

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We published Episode #4 about a week ago. We had a great time, focusing mostly on the latest shenanigans and on a terrific interview with Golden History Museums director Nathan Richie. We also experimented in this episode with a different format. In response to a listener suggestion (thanks Eric!), instead of a shorter episode with [...]

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New Openings on Golden’s Economic Development Commission and Marketing Stakeholder Commission

There are two new opportunities to get involved in local government here in Golden. The first is an opening on the Economic Development Commission, which focuses on retaining and attracting primary jobs in Golden. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The Golden City Council is also accepting applications for the Marketing [...]

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