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From trails in a dirt lot, to a world-spanning sport

By John Akal

Although I wouldn’t exactly call myself a pioneer of the sport, I can say that my friends and I used to ride our stingray bikes on the trails around Golden well before anyone ever thought of something called a mountain bike. Back in the late 1960’s the trails were pretty much the domain of hikers and horses or maintenance crews for power and telephone lines… Read more…

Candidates set for Golden election

By Christy Steadman

Voters in Golden will be electing a new mayor and two city councilmembers this Nov. 5.

Golden’s city council consists of seven members — one mayor, one representative for each of Golden’s two districts and one representative for each of Golden’s four wards… Read more…

Golden features bike lanes, cycling safety programming

By Christy Steadman

People in Golden love to ride their bicycles.

And it’s not uncommon for people from elsewhere to come to Golden to enjoy a bike ride… Read more…

Female Mines students learn from the experts how to Dress for Success

By Christy Steadman

Ali Stofflet, marketing manager for Truly BoHotique, remembers last year’s Dress for Success event: a young woman studying at the Colorado School of Mines walked into the clothing store, nearly in tears, Stofflet said… Read more…

Stock up on books during annual Whale of a Sale

More than 80,000 used books, DVDs, CDs, children’s books and more will be for sale at the annual Whale of a Used Book Sale, which returns Oct. 17-20 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden… Read more…

Colorado Mountain Fest Introduces New Clinics, Film Festival, and Events

Golden, CO, September 10, 2019 –(PR.com)– Colorado Mountain Fest, presented by Colorado Mountain Club and powered by prAna on September 28-29 at the American Mountaineering Center, is proud to announce that the festival has added new films, competitions, and clinics to an event bustling with fun activities for the entire family… Read more…

Volunteer for the October 17 – 20 “Whale of a Used Book Sale” – Sign up Today to join the Fun!

Get free books!   Free lunch!   Make new friends while helping to keep the free programming at your local Jefferson County Library going strong! Read more…

Students impress – in dress and skills – at Fall Career Day

Recruiters from more than 350 companies and organizations packed into the Student Recreation Center and Steinhauer Fieldhouse for Fall Career Day on Sept. 10… Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

In this issue…

Golden’s NREL Tests Out Autonomous Shuttle

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is all about developing clean energy technology, so it only makes sense the lab is using an autonomous electric vehicle to move employees around its Golden campus… View…