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Military Matters:  Coronavirus Update Jefferson County Public Health won’t be posting any new COVID-19 statistics until Tuesday. One Year Ago Events Normally we would be having Memorial Day events today at the Golden Cemetery and the Marine Memorial. Since those are not happening this year, due to Coronavir . . . 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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Ranking the Top 10 best Colorado-born baseball players in major-league history:  By Kyle NewmanDenver Post Colorado isn’t an elite baseball state like California or Texas, where sheer population and year-round warm weather cultivate an endless stream of top draft picks and ma. . . read more

Jeffco Public Schools’ fall reopening plan offers first detailed glimpse at w...:  By Elizabeth HernandezDenver Post Come fall, Jeffco Public School students may head to their campuses on a scheduled rotation of in-person and remote learning to prevent too many kids and staff m. . . read more

JCPH Reflects on Efforts During First Three Months of COVID-19 Response:  Jefferson County Public Health Jefferson County, Colo. — The COVID-19 pandemic has required change for everyone. For many, this has meant making changes in how they work, interact with others and. . . read more

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Coronavirus: Americans flock to beaches on Memorial Day weekend:  People are seen flouting restrictions on what is known in the US as the unofficial start of summer. read more

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Status of City Services:  Status of City Services read more

Free Victory Vegetable Gardens:  You can help create a more sustainable Golden by growing local food. Food gardens are an  . . . read more


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Man dies of coronavirus 4 days after bonding out of Jefferson County jail cus...:  A man died of COVID-19 four days after bonding out of the Jefferson County jail -- the second Colorado jail inmate to die days after release. read more

Inmate dies in Jefferson County jail cell:  An investigation is ongoing, and the coroner's office will determine the cause and manner of his death. read more

The Golden Transcript:

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Grand reopening: Park Meadows welcomes shoppers back inside (VIDEO):  Metro Denver's largest indoor shopping mall reopened for business under rules designed to protect customers' health, including mandatory mask use. read more

Catholic churches begin holding limited in-person services:  Parishioners of St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch lined up for Mass the weekend of May 16 for the first time in months. They wore masks. . . 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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