Brody Oliver Has Flown Under The Pre-Draft Radar, Is It Time For The Redskins To Take Notice?

February 21, 2019

By PE Conrad

Every season in the NFL an unheralded draft prospect makes waves on the big stage and shocks everyone. In 2019, could that prospect end up being Wide Receiver Brody Oliver? Coming out of Elizabeth High School in Elizabeth, Colorado Oliver was a letterman in football, track & field, and baseball. Without receiving much consideration from a division I program, Oliver took his talents to Golden, Colorado to play for the Colorado School of Mines (yes, you read that correctly)… Read more…

Battalora named faculty rep to Mines Board of Trustees

February 21, 2019

Linda Ann Battalora has been selected as faculty representative to the Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees... Read more…

Brain-controlled wheelchair wins award at hackathon

February 21, 2019

A team of Colorado School of Mines students earned honors at a hardware-based hackathon for their project to create a device that allows those paralyzed from the neck down to control a wheelchair by detecting brain activity.

The team, BrainAble, won the MakeHarvard Originals award, given to the best project built entirely during the 30-hour hackathon and designed solely with materials provided at the event, hosted by Harvard University… Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

February 20, 2019

In this issue…

Happy Birthday time for Buffalo Bill

February 20, 2019

By John Akal

I hope everyone had a good President’s Day weekend. The snow kind of dampened my enthusiasm a little bit so I tackled an indoor project that needed to be done and put a pot of chili on the stove. Sometimes cozy three-day weekends at home are just as good as the ones that get you out of the house… Read more…

A day to acknowledge wonderful women

February 20, 2019

By Christy Steadman

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo believes women can do anything they want.

“Whether it is staying home and raising your children or being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The world is your oyster,” Szabo said. “We have incredibly talented women who are improving the world through their efforts every single day, and that should be recognized and celebrated.” Read more…

Jefferson County milestones for Feb. 21

February 20, 2019

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New policy needed to advance space resources industry

February 20, 2019

Space mining – the extraction and use of resources from the moon, asteroids and more – once sat firmly in the realm of science fiction.  Now, the first missions to harvest water from the permanently shadowed regions of the moon could be only a decade away… Read more…

RTD looks at another service cut to end of W Line

February 19, 2019

By Christy Steadman

At the end of the W Line, people have access to many vital resources — human services, the county commissioners’ offices, courts and licensures and permits, to name a few… Read more…

Mines men’s basketball team routs New Mexico Highlands, 100-73 for 20th win in a row

February 17, 2019

By Mike Klis

GOLDEN, Colo. — Walk in the backside of the Student Recreation Center and the beautiful Lockridge Arena is up a flight of stairs on the second level.

A stroll through the front side of the Maple Street pedestrian corridor will take basketball fans past a recreational climbing wall, modernized weight room and fitness center, and even a rec basketball gym before entering the 3,000-seat Lockridge Arena on the first level… Read more…