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|Walter Gretzky, father of NHL star Wayne Gretzky, dies at 82
Walter Gretzky, the father of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, has died. He was 82.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 6:02 AM
|Michael Porter Jr., Nuggets ride four-game winning streak into break with win over Pacers
Michael Porter Jr.’s primal scream rang all the way to Denver on Thursday night.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 3:32 AM
|Gov. Polis plans virtual event to mark one-year anniversary of first Colorado COVID-19 case
Gov. Polis invites all Coloradans to participate Friday in a "virtual statewide Evening of Remembrance," to honor pandemic victims who have died.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 2:36 AM
|Kiszla: Have woebegone Broncos made same mistake as Rockies and adopted “Don’t Worry Be Happy” as their theme song?
The Broncos might be the greatest 5-11 team in the history of the NFL, by the way new general manager George Paton gushes about players that finished dead last in the AFC West.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 2:30 AM
|LeBron James, Kevin Durant choose their teams for Sunday’s All-Star Game
LeBron James has faced Giannis Antetokounmpo as an opponent in the last three All-Star Games.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 1:51 AM
|Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld suspended 2 games for hit on Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon
San Jose Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for an illegal check to the head of Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 1:47 AM
|Rockies’ Brendan Rodgers sets lofty goal on the bases
The Rockies have a number of fleet-footed ballplayers, including shortstop Trevor Story and outfielders Garrett Hampson, Raimel Tapia and Sam Hilliard. The Rockies hope that speed will boost what's been an anemic offense.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 12:56 AM
|Denver Public Schools plans to reopen middle, high schools “as close to full strength as possible” after spring break
Denver Public Schools plans to expand in-person learning for middle and high school students after spring break, following other districts in the metro area that are working to bring older kids back full-time before the end of the semester.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 12:46 AM
|Avalanche Podcast: Jan Hejda shares thoughts on the Avs, his fighting career and more from Marty Richardson of Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation
In the latest Traffic in Front of the Net podcast episode, reporter Mike Chambers visits with former Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda and Marty Richardson, president and CEO of Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 12:37 AM
|Oldest Denver jail inmates to start getting COVID-19 vaccine soon
Older inmates of Denver's jails and detention facilities could begin to get COVID-19 shots in the near future through a partnership between the sheriff's office and Denver Health, Mayor Michael Hancock announced Thursday.
POSTED MARCH 05, 2021 12:19 AM
Goldentoday News Blog
|A VISIT TO FOOTHILLS ART CENTER
The Oredigger Need a break from the pain and stress of school work? Enjoy going to pretty buildings to look at pretty things? I have just the place for you! Located right across from the Engineering Annex is Foothills Art Center, an organization focused on “inspiring and engaging the community through arts, education, and a […]
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 4:38 PM
|Golden seeking more info about potential impacts of allowing rec marijuana sales
By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript Last November, Lakewood’s voters made that city the latest of Golden’s neighbors to greenlight recreational marijuana sales within its own city limits. Now, Golden’s city council is asking its city staff to provide it with more information about how Golden might be impacted if it were to allow such sales… Read […]
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 10:07 PM
|Golden boys basketball stays hot with win over Evergreen
By Dennis PleussGolden Transcript GOLDEN — Timing is everything. Golden’s boys basketball team has picked the right time to be playing its best basketball of the season. The Demons — No. 10 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings — won their seventh straight game Feb. 26 with a 61-49 home victory over No. 7 Evergreen… […]
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 10:06 PM
|Goosetown takes off again
By John AkalGolden Transcript It looks like things are starting to open up around the area. COVID levels have dropped and Jefferson County has been elevated to Level Blue which means that restaurants and bars can operate at 50% capacity and Last Call has moved to Midnight. Some of our local establishments have started booking […]
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 10:05 PM
|Golden presents four designs for U.S. 6 and Heritage Road
By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript The intersection of US 6 and Heritage Road is often one big headache — as anyone who has driven through that intersection at the wrong time of day surely knows. But a cure could be on its way in the form of a reconstruction of the interchange that the city of […]
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 10:03 PM
|Avilla developer NexMetro sets sights on McIntyre
By Paul Albani-BurgioGolden Transcript An Arizona-based developer has abandoned its proposal to construct 236 rentable homes on the north flank of North Table Mountain. Instead, is now exploring the possibility of locating a small rental community at the intersection of West 54th Avenue and McIntyre Street… Read more…
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 10:02 PM
|40-pound Colorado meteorite on display at reopened Mines Museum of Earth Science
By Alexander Kirk9News GOLDEN, Colo. — The museum on the Colorado School of Mines campus has reopened to the public following nearly a yearlong closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mines Museum of Earth Science, formerly known as the Geology Museum, is open Thursday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m… Read more…
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 8:12 PM
|City of Golden Weekly Digest
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POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 8:09 PM
|Nearly 100% of recent Colorado School of Mines graduates had positive outcomes, with most settling in Colorado after earning their degree
Colorado School of Mines Newsroom A new report released by the Mines Career Center shows that, despite the global pandemic, recent Mines graduates are thriving, entering a wide variety of industries, roles and graduate schools, and continuing to earn starting salaries that place them among the most highly paid of their peers nationally… Read more…
POSTED MARCH 02, 2021 3:50 PM
|Cameras show suspect stealing cash, destroying doors inside Golden theater
By Noel Brennan9News GOLDEN, Colo. — Golden Police (GPD) are looking for a man who they say broke into the Miners Alley Playhouse and caused thousands of dollars in damage to the theater building. “Somebody came here specifically to rob the place,” said Len Matheo, the theater’s executive and artistic director. “He had a flashlight […]
POSTED MARCH 02, 2021 3:14 AM