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Museum Store Sunday, Pure Water with a Side of Germs:  Monthly Appeal Many thanks to the people who sponsored this email for the month of November. If you read this newsletter first thing in the morning, if you find it valuable, interesting, or fun, please consider sponsoring us for the month of December–or contributing a small amount on a mo . . . 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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Insurify’s 2020 Top STEM Cities Awards:  This award recognizes the top communities in the United States demonstrating exceptional dedication to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  This spring, the pandemic brought the imp. . . read more

The Golden Mill:  The Golden Mill Hello, friends and neighbors! We have been working away here at the Mill, and we’ve reached some happy milestones in our efforts to revitalize the historic Mill building to create. . . read more

Exciting new map added to GHM&P collection:  Golden History Museum & Park Golden History Museum & Park (GHM&P) recently acquired several rare artifacts from the Ben H. Parker Jr. estate in Golden. The Ben H. Parker Student Center at the Col. . . read more

National News:

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Covid: Fauci warns of 'surge in cases' post Thanksgiving:  Millions of people are returning home following the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. read more

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Jefferson County now under Level Red “Severe Risk”:  As of November 20, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has m . . . read more

Striving for Racial Equity:  An inclusive and welcoming Golden read more


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Pandemic could mean vicious winter for those without homes in Denver’s suburbs:  Denver's suburbs are no stranger to homelessness, even if the phenomenon looks different than what is seen in the city. Communities step up their efforts to help as the financial devastation wrou. . . read more

Once among the fastest-growing sectors, female-owned small businesses report ...:  A recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce report says that female-owned small businesses have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. read more

The Golden Transcript:

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A momentum changer leads to a Cherry Creek 5A semifinal football win:  GREENWOOD VILLAGE - All Chase Penry was looking for was a shot. A chance the 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior wide receiver almost didn't get, but a ho. . . read more

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available:  Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Wint. . . 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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