East Tincup: Where the Old West Lived Again, If Only Briefly

September 30, 2022

By Mark Dodge
Golden History Museum & Park

For a few short years, Golden was home to two different theme parks. East Tincup and Magic Mountain Amusement Park each drew inspiration from stereotypical elements of the American West. Both held official grand openings in 1960 and were located a scant half mile apart on Colfax Avenue in south Golden. Sadly, both succumbed to mismanagement and financial problems soon after opening… Read more…

Marv Kay “Come In & Play” Free Dat at the GCC!

September 30, 2022

City of Golden

Join us for the first annual, “Marv Kay Come In & Play Free Day” at the Golden Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Funded by a Golden Civic Foundation community grant in partnership with the Golden Parks & Recreation Department, the day of free admission for Golden residents at the Golden Community Center was created to inspire and support health and wellness for Golden residents as they move back indoors for the winter. The special day also highlights the City of Golden’s quality, indoor recreation opportunities and celebrates volunteerism and the impact of long-time, local civic leader and volunteer, Marv Kay…. Read more…

New fuels from federal lab in Colorado may fix one of world’s toughest climate problems

September 30, 2022

By Bruce Finley
Denver Post

Passengers flying out of Denver International Airport each contribute up to a ton of heat-trapping carbon dioxide before reaching their destinations as airplanes burn fossil fuels.

But those tens of millions of passengers in the future could fly without worsening climate warming if the oil-based fuels are replaced with new fuels being developed at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden… Read more…

Column: Heading into a jam-packed Golden weekend

September 29, 2022

By John Akal
Golden Transcript

Back when this Avenue Flashes column started it was in a little bit different form. The Golden Transcript was a daily newspaper and the column was just a list of one sentence mentions about what all was happening that day downtown on Washington Avenue. Sort of like “Bob’s Meat Market has fresh chickens in. Foss Drugs got their shipment of Carter’s pills. Ann Hudson is turning 85 today. Wood’s Mortuary has new flower boxes in front of their windows…” That kind of thing, except it would go on for a whole column in the paper… Read more…

9 Colorado high school football games to watch in Week 6

September 29, 2022

By Matt Schubert
Denver Post

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Mines grad student recognized by National Association of Geoscience Teachers

September 29, 2022

By Emilie Rusch
Colorado School of Mines Newsroom

Lauren Miller, a master’s student in geological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)… Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

September 28, 2022

In this issue…

How a Colorado-based lab is helping Puerto Rico’s energy grid

September 28, 2022

By Esteban L. Hernandez
Axios

Amid recovery efforts following a recent deadly hurricane, Colorado’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory is studying how to improve Puerto Rico’s power infrastructure by moving it toward sustainable energy… Read more…

Real Brands Signs Definitive Agreement for the Acquisition of Boulder Botanical & Biosciences Laboratories Assets

September 28, 2022

By Real Brands
Globe Newswire

North Providence, RI, and Golden, CO, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Real Brands Inc. (OTCQB: RLBD) announced today that it has signed the definitive agreement for the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Boulder Botanical & Biosciences Laboratories, Inc. (Boulder Botanical), a manufacturer of white-label and private-label wellness and sports medicine herbal supplements and CBD products, from Frankens Investment Fund, LLC, which had acquired Boulder Botanical in April 2022. The acquisition will include Boulder Botanical’s brands for human and pet markets, IP, and distribution at the 27,000 sq. ft. R&D and production facility in Golden, Colorado. The value of the transaction is $12 million, with a $1 million operating capital commitment. Boulder Botanical will retain its name and operate as a division of Real Brands… Read more…

The Cheapest All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in Denver and Beyond

September 28, 2022

By Allyson Reedy
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There are two types of people in this world: Those who live for buffets, and those who wouldn’t touch them with a 10-foot fork. You love them or you hate them; you’re all in or you’re very much out… Read more…