Explore Golden’s Rich History at the Golden History Museum

February 27, 2020

By Jamie Siebrasa
Colorado Parent

The past comes alive at this free multi-gen-friendly museum… Read more…

Golden Landmarks Association Announces 2020 Living Landmark Honorees

February 27, 2020

From Chris Lykins
Golden Landmarks Association

GOLDEN, CO — Golden Landmarks Association (GLA) is proud to announce our Living Landmark honorees for 2020. GLA (www.goldenlandmarks.com) has selected three outstanding honorees as this year’s recipients; each has a long history of commitment to Golden.

GLA is hosting its nineteenth Living Landmarks Dinner this year. The event recognizes individuals and organizations whose dedication of and support Golden has had a positive impact on the City and greater community. This year Golden Landmarks Association will honor Pat & Judy Madison the Greater Golden Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Golden.

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City of Golden Weekly Digest

February 26, 2020

In this issue…

New ordinance strengthens youth tobacco prevention efforts in Golden

February 26, 2020

City of Golden

As part of the City of Golden’s efforts to reduce youth access to and use of tobacco products, a new law will go into effect as of this Sunday, March 1. The law, Ordinance #2118, strengthens the City’s existing tobacco licensing ordinance to now require that anyone in Golden who sells any form of tobacco product (including cigarettes, nicotine, and vapor products) obtain a license from the City. In addition, it is now illegal to sell any tobacco product to anyone under the age of 21, and employees must be 21 to sell, stock, or handle any tobacco product… Read more…

New voices on display in Golden High School theater

February 26, 2020

By Paul Albani-Burgio
Golden Transcript

Having spent much of her time in high school both acting in plays and working behind the scenes on lighting and sets, Golden High School student Maggie Anderson thought she knew her way around a theater… Read more…

Lime could bring electronic scooters to Golden as part of pilot

February 26, 2020

By Paul Albani-Burgio
Golden Transcript

Electric scooters, the popular but controversial transportation that has become ubiquitous in Denver and other major US cities, could be coming to Golden — at least on a trial basis.

Golden Long Range Planner Cory Miller told the Golden Planning Commission the city has been approached by Lime, which runs electric scooter systems nationwide, about operating a pilot program in the city that would bring 50 of its electric scooters available for rental in the city… Read more…

Pushback on cancelled Golden-Denver bus

February 26, 2020

By Paul Albani-Burgio
Golden Transcript

An RTD service planner told those who came out to a meeting in Golden about possible RTD service cuts that if the RTD board votes to discontinue the 16L bus route that runs between Golden and Denver’s downtowns, Golden will not lose bus service to downtown entirely… Read more…

Golden nips rival Wheat Ridge to end regular season in dramatic fashion

February 26, 2020

By Dennis Pleuss
Golden Transcript

GOLDEN — Golden’s boys basketball team couldn’t have closed out its Class 4A Jeffco League play in more of a thrilling fashion then it did Feb. 21… Read more…

Great time to “swing” by the Buffalo Rose

February 26, 2020

By John Akal
Golden Transcript

As a jazz musician myself, I hear a lot of people talk about the “jazz era”. But truthfully, jazz reined as the predominant popular music in America for most of the first half of the 20th Century and is still evolving to this day. So that means there were actually several different time periods and styles of jazz that were dominant as the hands of time moved on… Read more…

Broomfield votes to withdraw as a partner in the long-stalled Jefferson Parkway project

February 26, 2020

By John Aguilar
Denver Post

The long-stalled Jefferson Parkway took a giant punch to the gut Tuesday evening when the Broomfield City Council voted unanimously to give notice to the body overseeing the planned highway that the city would be withdrawing as a municipal partner in the $250 million undertaking after nearly 12 years in that role… Read more…