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Illinois Street Will Be Closed from Tue 5/14 thru Tues 5/28, between 7:00am – 7:00pm

Colorado School of Mines

Access to the houses and the USGS building on Illinois St, will be closed in the vicinity of 17th St for the duration of the closure. The sidewalks on either side of Illinois will also be closed... Download press release below.

Fairmount Trail a great place for long runs at the edge of suburbia in Jefferson County

By John Meyer
Denver Post

One of my go-to running trails when I’m looking for a soft surface, relatively flat terrain and nice views is the Fairmount Trail from Golden to Arvada.

Starting in the 4400 block of Easley Road, the Fairmount Trail runs north along an irrigation ditch just east of North Table Mountain to 64th Avenue at Long Lake Regional Park. North of 64th, it connects to the Ralston Creek Trail, which runs through Arvada... Read more...

Colorado School of Mines graduates celebrate accomplishments, resilience after pandemic

By Corrine Westeman
Golden Transcript

The students who graduated high school in 2020 were resilient.

They had to be.

Amid COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions, many of them spent their final weeks of high school in virtual classrooms, having prom over Zoom and graduating at drive-thru ceremonies... Read more...