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Today's tip from Golden.com:

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Yee-haw!:  Last night’s Colorado Cowboy Gathering sampler show was fantastic–delightful music and funny stories. Can’t wait to hear more over the weekend. They’ll have a number of daytime sessions today from 10-5PM, and this evening Al “Doc” Mehl will host a show featuring Carin Mari, Floyd Bear, Ma . . . read more

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Buy A Burger and Go to UllrGrass:  Even as we’re enjoying the Colorado Cowboy Gathering this weekend, we’re looking forward to next week’s UllrGrass Bluegrass Festival.  If you buy a burger from Bob’s Atomic Burgers tomorrow (Saturday the 20th) between 11AM and 4PM, you will get a FREE FRIDAY PASS to UllrGrass.  Good deal! . . . read more

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THIS SUPERHUMAN ADVENTURER BECAME THE FIRST BLIND ATHLETE TO SUMMIT MOUNT EVE...:  By Brent Crane One day in January 2012, a few days into a two-week kayaking trip down the jungle-flanked Usumacinta River in southeastern Mexico, Erik Weihenmayer, a relative novice to the sport . . . read more

Golden Software Releases Grapher™ 2D and 3D Graphing and Analysis Software:  GOLDEN, COLORADO, January 16, 2018 – Golden Software, LLC, the leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software, announces the release of Grapher version 13, an accurate 2D and 3D gra. . . read more

Mines community leaders receive Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Awards:  Three Colorado School of Mines community members received Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Awards at a luncheon on January 17…  Read more… read more

National News:

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Jury clears ex-rail workers in Lac-Megantic train disaster:  Forty-seven people were killed in the Quebec town in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history. read more


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From City Hall:

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Free Radon Gas Test Kits Available through January:  In Jefferson County, about half of homes tested have high levels of radon. Radon exposure . . . read more

Heritage Road at Apex Gulch work to mean upcoming road closures:  The City of Golden has begun construction to replace the culvert beneath Heritage Road at . . . read more

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New extension of popular Jeffco trail gives hikers, mountain bikers more to e...:  A newly completed 1.3-mile extension of the Dakota Ridge Trail near Morrison is giving hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners more mileage on the popular trails at Matthews/Winters Park. read more

Airbnb hosts in Colorado earn $183 million from 1.2 million guests in 2017:  Colorado homeowners who rented their properties last year on Airbnb earned $183 million from 1.2 million guests. That’s a 68 percent annual increase in number of guests, revealing the explosive g. . . read more

The Golden Transcript:

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Allstate volunteers earn $30,000 grant for nonprofit:  Allstate agency owners and financial specialists from the Denver area recently came together to secure a $30,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hand. . . read more

Jeffco Standout Performers: Jan. 18:  Each Week, Colorado Community Media sportswriter Jim Benton picks six stellar performances from high school athletes to highlight. Preference is . . . read more


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Newsboy Statue

"Newsboy" is one of Golden's many pieces of public art. He stands at the end of the Washington Avenue bridge in front of the Golden Visitors Center, just across Clear Creek from Golden's historic downtown business district. The headline on the newspaper he holds in the air reads "Truth".

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Golden Views - Opinion:

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Blue Ribbon Report:  The Blue Ribbon Panel on Golden’s Economic Future has submitted its report on how to close the long term gap between the City’s anticipated income and expenses.  The report is short on specific numbers, but contains two enlightening graphs.  One … Continue reading read more

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Finally Facebook Friendly:  Dear Readers,

This blog is moving to Facebook under the name "Mayor Marjorie Sloan." I hope you'll join me there, where I intend to submit much more frequent entries about issues, events, an . . . read more


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