The Golden Optimists Bicycle Recycle Program is Looking for Volunteers

April 20, 2019

The Golden Optimists bicycle recycle shop at 1200 Johnson Road will be open Saturday May 4 and Saturday June 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to encourage potential new volunteers to find out about this non-profit program and volunteer opportunities… Read more…

The Wright Returns to Golden

April 20, 2019

The Wright, a three-day summit and award program illuminating the industry and culture of the outdoors, returns April 29 – May 2, to Golden, Colorado, featuring a three-part series of lunch-hour keynote conversations and a dozen afternoon panel discussions–all free and open to the public… Read more…

Paraglider crashes on hillside near Colorado School of Mines

April 19, 2019

By Caitlin Hendee

GOLDEN, Colo. — A paraglider who crashed near the Colorado School of Mines has multiple injuries, but was conscious and breathing before being transported to a local hospital, according to the Golden Fire Department.

Emergency personnel responded shortly after 1 p.m. to the 28-year-old male, who crashed about 100 yards below the college’s “M” sign on Lookout Mountain… Read more…

Paraglider Crashes On Lookout Mountain

April 19, 2019

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– A paraglider was injured after crashing on Lookout Mountain on Thursday afternoon. The man was rushed to the hospital with multiple injuries… Read more…

A night to just chill — class for parents of tweens and teens

April 19, 2019

By Christy Steadman

Anxiety, depression, bullying.

“There’s all kinds of things that can drive kids nuts,” said Tom Hughes, chair of the Rotary Club of Golden’s mental wellness workgroup. “We want to provide them with help.” Read more…

City moves forward with purchase of building in Goosetown

April 19, 2019

By Christy Steadman

In many ways, it’s like buying a house, said Steve Glueck, Golden’s community and economic development director, but much more complicated.

On April 11, Golden City Council unanimously approved to go forward with efforts to purchase a building at 311 10th Street… Read more…

Golden doctor found guilty of fabricating patient files, then shredding them to cover up his crimes

April 19, 2019

By Sam Tabachnik

A federal jury this week found a 49-year-old Golden doctor guilty of falsely billing insurers for services that were never rendered and not medically necessary and then fabricating patient files to cover up his crimes… Read more…

Earth Day Fair to showcase sustainability at Mines

April 19, 2019

Do you know what one-seventh of a metric ton of carbon dioxide looks like? Check out the Mines Earth Day Fair on Monday, April 22 to find out. 

The Mines Sustainability Committee, Mines Activities Council and EarthWorks are hosting the free sustainability celebration from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Kafadar Commons and the CoorsTek atrium… Read more…

Providing the Jurassic experience

April 18, 2019

By Christy Steadman

There’s something mystical about dinosaurs.

It could be the sheer size of them, said Jeff Lamontagne, executive director of Friends of Dinosaur Ridge, or because they’re no longer here and that “there’s nothing quite like them roaming the earth today.”

No matter where peoples’ fascination with dinosaurs derives from, one thing that’s certain is Dinosaur Ridge is the place to visit to learn about the massive creatures that lived in Colorado about 150 million years ago… Read more…

Kroepsch wins 2019 AAG Professional Geographer Award

April 18, 2019

Adrianne Kroepsch, assistant professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, is the co-winner of the 2019 Professional Geographer Award from the Energy and Environment Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers… Read more…