Great News About the Community Revitalization Grant

May 27, 2022

Miners Alley Playhouse

Thanks to the incredible outpouring of support from our patrons, and the hard work of artists and organizations such as the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, HB 22-1409 authorizing more funding passed the legislature and is just awaiting the Governor’s signature.. Read more…

Rick Souders: The Art of Edible Imagery exhibit to open at Golden History Museum

May 27, 2022

Golden History Museum & Park

On display through October 2, 2022, Rick Souders: The Art of Edible Imagerywill feature spectacular and dynamic photos of food and beverages.

The exhibit will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Golden History Museum. 

An opening reception will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. Refreshments will be served and the artist will be available for questions… Read more…

CHSAA Class 4A state baseball preview: Names, storylines to watch at Vista Ridge, UCCS and UCHealth Park

May 27, 2022

By Kyle Newman
Denver Post

The Class 4A baseball tournament begins Friday in Colorado Springs, and runs through next weekend. Here are names and storylines to watch in the eight-team field, where any school is capable of making a run to the title... Read more…

Attorney general, Golden High School host roundtable on student mental health

May 26, 2022

By Corinne Westeman
Golden Transcript

The year before Brian Conroy took over as Golden High School principal, three students died by suicide.

So, when Conroy became principal in 2011, GHS brought in Sources of Strength, a student-led program focusing on mental health… Read more…

Memorial Day tribute, Vail Comedy Fest, free breakdancing competition, and more things to do in Denver this weekend

May 26, 2022

By John Wenzel
Denver Post

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Youth Citizens’ Police Academy

May 25, 2022

Crimewatch

Get an inside view of law enforcement with a combination of classroom lectures and hands-on training in the areas of Tasers, K-9 demonstrations, Crime Scene Investigations, Evidence Collection, Arrest Control, Firearms Safety and much more. The Youth Citizen’s Police Academy is a program designed to provide teens between the ages of 13 and 17 with an inside look at law enforcement. The purpose of the Academy is to increase understanding between young citizens through education and interaction with members of the Golden Police Department. The Academy gives young citizens the opportunity to learn why we “can” and why we “cannot” do certain things… Read more…

“We were simply tired of going to student funerals.” Golden High School grapples with the mental health crisis, AG Weiser meets with students

May 25, 2022

By Paolo Zialcita
CPR News

Colorado attorney general Phil Weiser met with students Tuesday at Golden High School to  address the mental health crisis.

“The [U.S.] surgeon general recently called teen mental health concerns a national crisis,” Weiser said to a room of students, parents, and teachers. “That was not done lightly. He looked at the levels of emergency room visits, overdose deaths, and other warning signs of what young people are facing.” Read more…

City of Golden Weekly Digest

May 25, 2022

In this issue…

Senior Living in Golden

May 25, 2022

City of Golden
Guiding Golden

The purpose of this space is to share information and engage the community in shaping and improving the quality of life for seniors in the Golden community. The projected senior population is Golden is expected to grow substantially over the next decade and the City seeks to understand the needs of seniors who work, live, play and travel throughout Golden. To understand the current status of City programs and policies which affect seniors, City staff is conducting the Boomer Bond Assessment Tool developed by the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). The assessment tool is a comprehensive resource local governments can use to identify local successes and challenges in supporting healthy and successful aging in their communities… Read more…

Housing Needs and Strategies Assessment

May 25, 2022

City of Golden
Guiding Golden

In Spring 2022, the City contracted with Gruen Gruen and Associates to conduct a Housing Needs Assessment and to recommend strategies to encourage affordable housing development. The purpose of this study is to look at the housing market in Golden (both homeownership and rental) to determine how well it is serving the population and workforce of the City. The consultants will analyze statistical data, conduct interviews with Golden housing professionals and obtain resident input to determine how well the current housing stock is meeting the need. Results and recommendations are expected to be presented to Council in early Fall 2022… Read more…