Police Seek Information on Suspects Who Held Store Clerk at Gunpoint

September 23, 2020

Golden Police Department

September 23, 2020 — Golden Police need your help to identify three suspects who robbed a convenience store and held a clerk hostage at gunpoint. At about 2:26 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, Golden Police responded to an alarm at the Circle K at 17691 West Colfax Ave.

Three suspects entered the store at about 2:20 a.m., all wearing masks. The males were armed with handguns. One suspect went behind the counter and held a gun to the employee’s neck while the other two stood at the counter with their guns pointed at the employee… Read more…

Colorado’s Caffeine Crawl Looks Different in Its Tenth Year

September 23, 2020

By Danielle Krolewicz
Westword

Despite many event cancellations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado’s tenth annual Caffeine Crawl is set to take place this Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26, in Golden, Greeley, Grand Junction, Longmont/Lafayette and Loveland/Fort Collins… Read more…

Territorial Capital Era Study

September 23, 2020

City of Golden

The City of Golden, founded in 1859, was the Territorial Capital of Colorado from 1862 to 1867 before relocating to Denver. The Historic Preservation Board identified 31 structures throughout Golden that were built prior to 1868 and were important to the City’s status as the Territorial Capital or were present during that time… Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

September 23, 2020

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Colorado high school football: 218 teams to play fall season, 58 others opt for spring schedule

September 23, 2020

By Kyle Fredrickson
Denver Post

The last-minute change in Colorado to allow for autumn and spring high school football seasons has resulted in nearly 80 percent of teams from across the state choosing to play this fall… Read more…

Jeffco sees first uptick in COVID-19 case totals in over a month

September 23, 2020

By Paul Albani-Burgio
Golden Transcript

After several weeks of declines, ­COVID-19 cases have once again been on the rise in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Public Health’s Executive Director Mark B. Johnson told the Jeffco commissioners on Sept. 15, just over a week after Labor Day, that his agency was watching case trends closely after starting to see what he described as a “little ticking up again” in new cases… Read more…

THE SAGA OF SOUTH TABLE

September 22, 2020

By Aidan Lewis
The Oregigger

It’s a Mines right-of-passage, it’s also trespassing. Yes, the famous hike to the top of Castle Rock that so many Mines students, Golden residents, and tourists alike enjoy takes one onto private property. As surprised as I was to realize that I had been a frequent trespasser, it was more surprising that the Castle Rock itself, the symbol of Golden, along with much of the other land on South Table, is privately owned. Would that not leave this place of great natural and cultural significance vulnerable to exploitation? Yes in fact, read on… Read more…

The Future of the Astor House

September 22, 2020

City of Golden

On July 23, 2020, City Council decided that they would accept community based proposals for lease of the Astor House at 12th and Arapahoe Streets. Council is not interested in a sale of the property, and wants to emphasize community benefit in the proposals. Two proposals have been submitted from the Foothills Art Center(External link)and the Golden Civic Foundation(External link). The City is seeking feedback below on both and will discuss the proposals in their September 24, 2020 meeting… Read more…

Transfer agreement opens pathway to computer science at Mines

September 22, 2020

By Mark Ramirez
Colorado School of Mines Newsroom

A new statewide transfer agreement will make it simpler for community college students across Colorado to transfer into Colorado School of Mines’ undergraduate computer science program… Read more…

A hip hotel is rising atop the old Golden brickworks mill

September 21, 2020

By Paul Albani-Burgio
Golden Transcript

While modern hotels tend toward the corporate and impersonal, Golden has long had a few options for those looking for a more colorful place to lay their heads.

Come next year, those offerings will grow by one with the opening of the Eddy Taproom & Hotel, a new “boutique-style” hotel that its owners hope will provide travelers with a lodging experience that is uniquely Golden… Read more…