A motorcycle wash and drive-in movies to be found

August 5, 2020

By John Akal
Golden Transcript

Meanwhile, back to abnormal … Last week I was able to write a column with an event that I could elaborate on with a bit of Avenue Flashes history in my normal fashion. This week everything is either haywire or just kind of simple… Read more…

The Future of the Astor House

August 4, 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. Council will accept proposals until September 14, 2020 and resume discussions on September 24, 2020… Read more…

US 6 to close through Clear Creek Canyon overnight for bridge installation

August 3, 2020

By Bobbi Sheldon

GOLDEN, Colorado — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing US 6 through Clear Creek Canyon on Monday, Aug. 3 starting at 6 p.m. to set a bridge in place for pedestrians and cyclists.  

The closure, which is expected to last about 14 hours, is from about one mile west of the Colorado Highway 93/58 intersection in Golden to Colorado Highway 119 at the top of the canyon… Read more…

Dillon Blanksma, 26, Dies in Fall from Broadway Ledge on the Diamond, RMNP

August 3, 2020

By Michael Levy
Rock and Ice

Last Thursday, July 30, 26-year-old Dillon Blanksma of Golden, Colorado died following an unroped fall from Broadway, the ledge a third of the way way up the East Face—also known as the Diamond—of Longs Peak (14,259 feet), in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), Colorado… Read more…

Cancer Journeys Foundation Announces the Locations for the 2020 #Stress Buster KOM Cycling Competition

August 3, 2020

Cancer Journeys Foundation
Digital Journal

Cancer Journeys Foundation, an organization based in Manhattan Beach, CA, with the mission of helping cancer survivors, has announced the locations for the 2020 #StressBuster King and Queen of the Mountain (KOM) Bicycling Competition. This cycling competition was established by the organization to combat the stress that has been heightened by the COVID-19 social restrictions. The competition is based on the King of the Mountain champion jerseys awarded during European grand tour bicycling competitions. There will be seven locations: Golden, Colorado; Leesburg, Virginia; Los Angeles; Beverly Hills, California; Delta, Alabama; Dammeron Valley, Utah; and Richmond, England… Read more…

City of Golden Zoning Code Update

August 3, 2020

City of Golden

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in the City of Golden’s zoning code update. From now until the spring of 2021, the zoning code team, which consists of staff from the Planning Division and the consultants (Pel-Ona Architects and Urbanists, Peter J Park City Planning and Design, and Metta Urban Design) will be working to update specific sections of the City’s zoning code. To begin this process, we need to gather some feedback from you, the community, to make sure our approach aligns with your desires… Read more…

D.V. Griffiths honored as Distinguished Member of American Society of Civil Engineers

August 3, 2020

By Emilie Rusch
Colorado School of Mines Newsroom

D.V. Griffiths, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

The highest honor bestowed by ASCE, Distinguished Membership recognizes professionals who have attained eminence in some branch of engineering or the related arts and sciences… Read more…

Striving for Racial Equity

August 2, 2020

City of Golden

The City of Golden strives to be a diverse, inclusive community and a place for all people to feel valued, safe, and welcome. We acknowledge that the work is ongoing to become an anti-racist city and community. The iconic arch over Downtown Golden is a message we want all to know: YOU are welcome here. The strength and endurance behind the message come from the Golden 2030 Heart and Soul values of a city government that is responsive, approachable, good at listening, welcomes participation and involvement, is fair to all parts of the city, and is accountable. In the spirit of these values, the Golden City Council passed a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis on June 11, 2020… Read more…

Colorado Railroad Museum Telegrapher

August 1, 2020

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August 1, 2020

Golden Civic Foundation

GOLDEN, CO, July 31, 2020 – The Golden Civic Foundation (the Foundation) today announced the recent distribution of $85,825 in funds to Golden non-profit organizations and schools via the Foundation’s annual Community Grant Program. Funds for the grants were raised at the Foundation’s 44th annual Gala & Auction that took place on October 12th, 2019 at the Colorado School of Mines’ Lockridge Arena. The Giddy Up Gala, was attended by 525 guests and received significant community support in terms of attendance, sponsorship and donations via silent and live auctions and a “paddle raise” benefitting the Community Grant Program… Read more…