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Handling Crowds at Trailheads and Tracking the Pandemic in Golden:  COVID Updates Jefferson County is now updating these numbers ONCE A WEEK, on MONDAY, so I will post the new stats each TUESDAY. Jefferson County Case Summary:Cases in Jeffco – June 15th: 48,521 | June 21st: 48,686 (+165)Deaths in Jeffco – June 15th: 844 | June 21st: 847 (+3)Currently Hosp . . . 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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Marijuana Sales Ballot Initiative Taking Shape in Golden:  By Thomas MitchellWestword Although Golden City Council seems to want to stay in the talking stages regarding a marijuana sales ballot question, it may have to say something definitive soon. Coun. . . read more

Whitewater Parks Riding Wave Of Popularity:  By Eugene BuchananSGB Media From Montgomery, AL, to the Midwest and the Rocky Mountains, artificial whitewater parks are sweeping across the U.S. as communities embrace the economic potential of . . . read more

City set to receive more than $5 million:  By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript As the city of Golden continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19, it is set to receive a significant boost in the form of over $5 million from th. . . read more

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'Heartbreaking' conditions in US migrant child camp:  An investigation by the BBC has uncovered alarming conditions at a child migrant camp in Texas. read more

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From City Hall:

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Clear Creek Restrictions Lifted:  Effective immediately, restrictions that previously limited waterway activities on Clear  . . . read more

City returns to services with no appointment necessary:  City Hall and the City’s Administrative Offices, are once again open to the public for no . . . read more


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The Libertarian Party, born in Colorado 50 years ago, still seeks elusive mai...:  Libertarianism took root a half-century ago in a Westminster living room, and the third-largest political party in the U.S. is still looking for a foothold in the mainstream. read more

Recreational restrictions on Clear Creek in Jefferson County are lifted:  Temporary restrictions on recreational use of Clear Creek in Jefferson County have been lifted. read more

The Golden Transcript:

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Golden has season ended in state quarterfinals:  By ARVADA -- Golden reminded the rest of the Class 4A boys lacrosse state tournament field on Tuesday, June 15, that the Demons are still the def. . . read more

City set to receive more than $5 million:  As the city of Golden continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19, it is set to receive a significant boost in the form of over $5 mill. . . 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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