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Summer Beauty, Bastille Day, EDComm, a Blacksmith Shop, and a Visitors Center:  Public Health ReferencesCDC * Colorado * Jefferson County * City of Golden Coronavirus report from Jeffco Public Health’s Case Summary Page, as of 3PM Monday: Cases in Jeffco – Friday: 3008 | Monday: 3089Deaths in Jeffco – Friday: 215 | Monday: 218Ever Hospitalized in Jeffco – Friday: 439 . . . 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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BGoldN and You: Supporting Our Community, One Meal At A Time:  BGoldN – A Golden Backpack Program We’re celebrating over 10,000 meals & $80,000 given back to the local economy! BGoldN is staying steady and not it’s time to gear up for when school starts… Rea. . . read more

Golden City Council mandate masks be worn in public:  By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript The Golden City Council has unanimously voted to pass an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings to be worn inside businesses and in public situations . . . read more

30 Years of Survival:  By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript Tom Young was told he would likely only live another 20 years. But on July 6, there he was outside his home watching a parade of fire vehicles drive by in h. . . read more

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Coronavirus: California reimposes sweeping restrictions amid virus spike:  The governor has rolled back reopening plans across the state as virus cases soar. read more

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Emergency Ordinance Expands Mask Requirements in Golden:  Golden City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance during their meeting last n . . . read more

City Closes Creek Access:  Clear Creek Access Administrative Order Ordinance 2140 Requiring Face Coverings in the Ci . . . read more


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Clear Creek in Golden to close for holiday weekend as COVID-19 fears grow:  Clear Creek will remain closed until further notice. read more

Person dies after water rescue on Clear Creek Tuesday evening:  A woman died after being rescued from Clear Creek in Golden on Tuesday evening, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was believed to have been in the water for more than. . . read more

The Golden Transcript:

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Douglas County GOP chair apologizes for mask cartoon (9News video):  The chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party has apologized to anyone who was offended by a Facebook post depicting a cartoon police offic. . . read more

Golden City Council mandate masks be worn in public:  The Golden City Council has unanimously voted to pass an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings to be worn inside businesses and in public . . . 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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