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…

Lindsay Horan out for SheBelieves Cup, but it’s just another challenge to overcome

February 17, 2019

By J.A. Babiak

On Monday, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) Head Coach Jill Ellis released her 23-player roster for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup tournament.

Buried deep in the U.S. Soccer press release was this note: 

”Midfielder Lindsey Horan was not available for selection due to a quadriceps injury.”  Read more…

ArcherDX Enters Newborn Screening Market with Baby Genes Acquisition

February 17, 2019

By Alice Melão

ArcherDX is expanding its product portfolio with newborn and screening tests to identify carriers of genetic variants linked to different disorders, including cystic fibrosisspinal muscular atrophy, and fragile X syndromeRead more…

Determining the future of Astor House underway

February 16, 2019

By Christy Steadman

With its more than 150 years of history in Golden, the Astor House’s story has been one of change.

Now, with proposals ranging from selling it to turning it into a community gathering place, the city of Golden seems poised to choose the next kind of change to affect the historic building on 12th Street… Read more…