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Food, What’s Online, and Better Life through Electricity:  Coronavirus Update Public Health ReferencesCDC * Colorado * Jefferson County * City of Golden The State-Wide Stay-at-Home Order is in effect through April 11, 2020. Jefferson County’s case count page says that as of 4:30PM yesterday, there were 245 “confirmed, probable, suspected, or unde . . . 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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Animal shelter in Golden helps care for pets of owners infected by coronavirus:  Foothills Animal Shelter is stepping in to help community members battling COVID-19. A spokesperson with the shelter says they can’t do it alone, which is why they’re turning to you for financial. . . read more

Tributary Food Hall is temporarily becoming a gourmet grocery store:  By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript Goldenites have come to know Golden’s Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery to enjoy a meal and cocktail. But, with on-premises eating and drinking put on hold by . . . read more

Mines professor emeritus wins IIW Yoshiaki Arata Award:  By Emilie RuschColorado School of Mines Newsroom Stephen Liu, professor emeritus of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been honored with the 2020 Yoshiaki Ar. . . read more

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Coronavirus: Trump says US in good shape to meet 'peak':  The US president says hospitals will have enough ventilators to cope with the outbreak. read more

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2nd Community Briefing and Live Q&A:  On Wednesday, March 25 Mayor Laura Weinberg and City Manager Jason Slowinski hosted the s . . . read more

State and County Stay-at-Home Orders Now In Effect:  Three public health departments serving more than 2 million residents across the Metro De . . . read more


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Colorado parks and trails fill up as coronavirus leads to cabin fever:  With almost all schools, entertainment venues and some workplaces now closed in Colorado, restless residents are heading to one of the few places they can still go: the great outdoors. read more

Drug, staff problems: Report lambastes Lookout Mountain youth detention facility:  The state is restructuring Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center into four smaller cohorts after an outside agency's report on the troubled juvenile detention facility revealed a substantial dru. . . read more

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Jeffco sports spring trips, games canceled:  In the second week of March, the Wheat Ridge High boys' baseball team learned that the team's spring break trip, a tournament in Phoenix, had bee. . . read more

"At some point, it is going to hurt a lot":  At most stores, customers are welcome -- even encouraged -- to touch and pick up merchandise as they browse. But as of March 26, that's no longer. . . 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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