September 17, 2019

Coyote 5k/1 mile Fun Run: Sunday at Shelton

Another weekend, more terrific community events in Golden. One of the highlights this weekend: the Coyote 5k race and 1 mile fun run at Shelton Elementary. It’s a family-friendly neighborhood-oriented event supported by Golden’s new i-Neighborhood grant program. Hope to see you there.

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Jeffco Considers “Future Development” Rezoning Request on South Table Mountain

Among the most important open space accomplishments of the past couple of decades in Golden is the protection of South Table Mountain. Although South Table is mostly outside the city limits, it plays a critical part in protecting Golden’s small-town and historic character by helping buffer us from the impacts of regional growth in the […]

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Honoring the Victims of September 11, 2001

The 9/11 ceremony on the Colorado School of Mines campus yesterday included a color guard, a 21-gun salute by members of the Golden VFW, and the Field of Flags in Kafadar Commons. My thanks to the folks who organized and participated in it.

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Some Photos From the USA Pro Cycling Challenge

This weekend was a huge success for Golden by any measure, and a whole bunch of people – volunteers, city staff, local sponsors, and others – deserve tons of credit for making it happen. We are still assembling all the information, and I’ll share all of that soon, but in the meantime here are some […]

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The Official 2011 Golden Election Ballot

The City Clerk’s office released the official candidate list for the 2011 municipal elections in Golden. The order of the names is determined randomly. Golden City Council Mayor Marjorie Sloan 1958 Mt Zion Drive, Golden, CO 80401 303-279-0088 marjorie_sloan@comcast.net Wayne Weber 920 20th Street, Golden, CO 80401 303-279-7739 wayne.weber@comcast.net Jan B. Laux 91 DeFrance Way, […]

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Hot Cakes and Buffalo Bill

The last few weeks have been so busy and full of great summer events that Buffalo Bill Days seems like ages ago, but of course it’s only been a few weeks. It was a great weekend in Golden, as was the Fine Arts Fest and the block parties and the Chamber bbq and the other […]

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Mobile Race-Day Volunteers Needed!

Here’s a special opportunity to volunteer during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Golden: cruising around on your bike, with your bike trailer, helping to sell the t-shirts, hats, and cowbells that are helping to fund Golden’s expenses tied to the race. From Golden’s race committee: Wherever crowds are gathered, you’ll be there. To make […]

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BIKE RACE HELP WANTED: OPERATORS ARE STANDING BY

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge starts tomorrow and hits Golden next weekend. We’ve got a terrific lineup of events, an amazing crew of volunteers, and the makings of a phenomenal weekend in Golden, but we are still need some volunteer help on race day. If you’ve been thinking about helping out, or you haven’t been […]

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The Great Golden Business Tour: Williams Form Engineering

When we think of the sectors that drive primary jobs in Golden we tend to think of energy and technology, and less about manufacturing (except for obvious examples like Coors and CoorsTek). Steve Glueck and I visited with a less obvious but equally cool exception some weeks back: Williams Form Engineering. I will, no doubt, […]

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The Golden Bike Cruise: A Primer

The Golden Bike Cruise is a great last-Tuesday-of-the-month summer tradition in Golden, and last week was no exception. It was an especially impressive turnout given the rain in the early evening, but it dried up and held for the entire Cruise. If you’re a regular Golden Bike Cruiser, you can skip to the photographs, but […]

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