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Way More Than You Wanted to Know (Probably) on a Couple of Subjects:  A few readers contacted me yesterday about something they had heard or misheard during a Don Cameron (candidate for Mayor) meet and greet. He mentioned a contract that I used to have with the City, which had since been canceled. One reader mistakenly thought that Don said my newsletter wa . . . read more

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From trails in a dirt lot, to a world-spanning sport:  

By John Akal Although I wouldn’t exactly call myself a pioneer of the sport, I can say that my friends and I used to ride our stingray bikes on the trails around Golden well before anyone ever thought of something called a mountain bike. Back in the late 1960’s the trails were pretty much . . .

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On Tap Credit Union® Promotes and Adds Strategic Leaders to Strengthen IT, Co...:  New officers will bring high-impact expertise and insights to key departments. On Tap Credit Union®, a leader in providing consumers in local Colorado communities with innovative financial soluti. . . read more

Colorado detective portrayed in Netflix’s “Unbelievable” says solving serial ...:  By James Burky In 2011, serial rapist Marc O’Leary was sentenced in a Jefferson County courtroom to 327 years in prison for sexually assaulting — or attempting to assault — women in Aurora, Golde. . . read more

Trustee wins U.S. Department of Commerce award:  Colorado School of Mines Trustee Denise Burgess has been honored with the 2019 Ronald H. Brown Leadership Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency… Read m. . . read more

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Justin Trudeau: Canada PM in 2001 'brownface' yearbook photo:  Justin Trudeau says he deeply regrets wearing skin-darkening make-up at an Arabian Nights-themed gala. read more

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Clean-up and road closure planned for Clear Creek Canyon Park on Sept. 28:  Jefferson County Open Space, in coordination with Colorado Department of Transportation,  . . . read more

Seeking Nominations for Mayor’s Awards for Excellence:  Each year, Golden’s Mayor Marjorie Sloan hosts a free event open to the public to recogni . . . read more


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Colorado detective portrayed in Netflix’s “Unbelievable” says solving serial ...:  In 2011, serial rapist Marc O’Leary was sentenced in a Jefferson County courtroom to 327 years in prison for sexually assaulting -- or attempting to assault — women in Aurora, Golden, Lakewood an. . . read more

At Golden’s NREL, the rubber hits the road on autonomous vehicles with launch...:  It's a quiet, efficient way to get around the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus The all-electric, self-driving shuttle that officially started ferrying people Monday is also the latest . . . read more

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Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know:  A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for f. . . read more

Belmar Library to close for extensive redesign:  Belmar Library in central Lakewood will be closed through spring 2020 for a major redesign starting Sept. 30. The Jefferson County Public Library. . . 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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What’s wrong with this picture?:    Have you noticed all the fire department rescue trucks parked near the Clear Creek Trail in Golden the last month or so?   This photo was taken June 12, 2018, and the shiny red truck parked next to the trail … 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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