Made in Colorado gear

April 25, 2018

By Nancy Melear

The Wright is a program and Award Night event happening May 1-3 in Golden, Colo. that recognizes these gritty, hard-working men and women who make skis and snowboards, design bikes, distill craft whiskey and help to invent new trends like pack-rafting…  Read more…

The Colorado Spirits Trail Ties Together 45 of the State’s Distilleries. Challenge Accepted.

April 25, 2018

By Jonah Flicker

Colorado has long been known for its beer, from the original Coors brewery that opened in the town of Golden back in 1873 to the countless craft operations that have sprung up over the past few decades…  Read more…

Golden distillery readies $6M expansion

April 25, 2018

By Kate Tracy

Steve Gould is done with the small batches.

The owner of Golden Moon Distillery, at 412 Violet St. in Golden, is starting a $6 million expansion that could boost its output by 60 times.

Golden Moon will upgrade from its current 2,000 square feet in an industrial part of Golden to 8,800 square feet starting next week…  Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

April 25, 2018

In this issue…

Jubilant Bridge Among The Year’s Most Exceptional Artists & Releases Honored at Lincoln Center in The 16th Annual Independent Music Awards

April 25, 2018

Golden’s own Jubilant Bridge received the Vox Pop Award in the Holiday Song category at the 16th annual Independent Music Awards (the IMAs), the influential program for independent artists and releases…  Read more…

Harold Korell named Spring 2018 Commencement speaker

April 25, 2018

Harold Korell, a graduate of Colorado School of Mines and former CEO and chairman of Southwestern Energy Co., will be the keynote speaker at the Mines Spring 2018 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11…  Read more…

Mines receives NCWIT seed funds for women in computing

April 25, 2018

Colorado School of Mines is among four institutions to receive the 2018 NCWIT Surging Enrollment Seed Fund. Sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), the Surging Enrollment Seed Fund focuses on expanding diversity among incoming computing students in the face of heightened demands on computing departments due to increasing enrollment…  Read more…

Our Colorado: Is a growth cap the answer?

April 24, 2018

By Liz Gelardi

GOLDEN, Colo. — The pace of growth in Colorado feels unstoppable but one city will tell you it can be stopped or at least slowed down.

Golden residents voted to cap growth in 1995, long before the boom we’re seeing across the state today. The measure limited growth in residential dwelling units to 1% per year…  Read more…

New Digs Bolster Adidas Outdoor’s Growth Plans

April 24, 2018

By Eric Smith

The space that Adidas Outdoor USA recently took over in the American Mountaineering Center building in Golden, CO, still has that new office smell.

But the Los Angeles-based company’s growing Colorado crew—which now includes the four-person team of Pete Schuster, Loren Morshead, Dan Sherwood and Chad Ovens—is already feeling at home in the new digs as it pursues ambitious growth plans…  Read more…

How high schoolers achieved profits in landscaping

April 24, 2018

By Megan Smalley

It’s not uncommon for teenagers to mow lawns part time to earn spending money or contribute to a college fund. However, 17-year-old RJ Duarte managed to turn his part-time lawn maintenance job into a business that achieved more than $100,000 in revenue in 2017…  Read more…