Monthly Archives: June 2016

It’s time to “ooh” and “aah” again

Black Hawk presents Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular by Patty Unruh “And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there…”

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No Prohibition in Central City

4th Annual Stills in the Hills By David Josselyn On a partly cloudy Saturday with temps in the seventies and indecisive weather such as found in Colorado like an ADHD child, twenty-six distilleries, twelve vendors, and two bands

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Gilpin County Fair features Mardi Gras Bulls & Beads rodeo events

All your favorite competitions plus new Log Splitting and ATV Rodeo! By Heather Pearce It’s time to plan, practice and prepare for the 2016 Gilpin County Fair contests. The 24th annual Fair, held at the Gilpin County Fairgrounds, 230 Norton … Continue reading

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Gilpin residents can get free food for their school-aged kids this summer

Lunch Box program has no income requirements by Patty Unruh If you have a school-aged child and live in Gilpin County, you can get free food for your child through Gilpin County Department of Human Services’ Summer Food Lunch Box … Continue reading

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Gilpin Commissioners receive lien notice of $254 million

Allegedly for dishonoring oath of office and engaging in predicate acts of conspiracy By Randy Beaudette The gavel was sounded by Madam-Chair Linda Isenhart and the Gilpin County Commissioners meeting was called to order at the Gilpin County Courthouse June … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Election Results

Tuesday, June 28th Summary for all contests, all districts, all tabulators, all counting groups – Unofficial Report.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – July 4, 1986 The Fifth Annual Gilpin County Mining and Milling Festival was held in Black Hawk last Saturday and Sunday. The activities began on Saturday with a parade and the customary dynamite blast.

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Desperados & Outlaws

Black Hawk PD –On June 20, at approximately 0100 hours, Officer Dennison was dispatched to the Lodge Casino on the report of theft of a cell phone. There is no suspect information.

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Madam Lou Bunch day festivities in Central City

Gunfighters and brass bed races on Main Street thrill spectators By Randy Beaudette It all started some 42 years ago in Central City, with the filming of “The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox” with Goldie Hawn and George Segal, released … Continue reading

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Mountain lion attack on boy near Aspen

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Investigate By Mike Porras Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are investigating a lion attack on a five-year-old-boy that occurred Friday evening, June 17, at approximately 8 p.m. in the community of Lower Woody Creek, a few … Continue reading

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