Category Archives: Community

Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland

The Bredo Credo: Hope springs eternal by Dave Gibson Trygve Bauge’s hope springs eternal in his efforts to bring his grandfather Bredo Morstøl back to life. Trygve has shelled out a cool two hundred thousand dollars pursuing his dream that … Continue reading

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Are you ready for an emergency?

“Forewarned is forearmed,” say Gilpin County’s first responders by Patty Unruh It could happen at any point – a wildfire, flood, hazmat spill, or a cybersecurity attack. Do you have a strategy in place to handle these and other emergencies? … Continue reading

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Black Hawk acquires 6.42 BLM acres in Chase Gulch

Three new employees hired By Randy Beaudette The bell was loudly rung and regular meeting of the Black Hawk City Council was called to order on Wednesday, March 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. by Mayor Spellman.

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Play ball! Gilpin Eagles run in a win in first season game

Team flies over Mile High Academy 6-4 by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County High School baseball team chalked up a 6-4 win in its first game of the season against Mile High Academy of Denver (MHA) in away non-conference play … Continue reading

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Grade B monster fun!

Kong: Skull Island movie review By David Josselyn As a child, I recall wasting away my Saturday afternoons watching movies like Godzilla, Mothra vs. Godzilla, and others on television. These movies were considered B-Grade due to tight production schedules, low … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – March 20, 1987 Gilpin County RE-1 School had 13 students selected to the Union Pacific League Honor Band. The 48 piece band selected from bands throughout the UPL will perform a concert at the school on … Continue reading

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Let the chips fall where they may

Buffalo chip toss at the Buffalo Bill Museum by Dave Gibson When the days are short and winter has grown long, Coloradoans must sometimes invent ways to entertain themselves outdoors and stave off cabin fever. The Buffalo Chip Toss at … Continue reading

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Black Hawk formalizes purchasing policy

Canyon Casino team wins Golden Sneaker Award By Randy Beaudette Deputy City Clerk Michele Martin rang the historic bell to signify the start of another session the Black Hawk City Council. The regular meeting was called to order by Mayor … Continue reading

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Cell phone coverage to expand on Central City Parkway

Council approves changes to water rates and responsibility By David Josselyn Regular Council Meeting The Central City Regular Council Meeting of Tuesday, February 21, convened at 7:00 p.m. in the Gilpin County Courthouse. Council members; Jeff Aiken, Judy Laratta, and … Continue reading

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Brewery and tasting room to open in mid-Gilpin County

Commissioners deal with County business By Randy Beaudette Gilpin County Board of Commissioners regular meeting got under way promptly at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday on February 28, 2017 chaired by Commissioner Gail Watson, flanked by Commissioners Linda Isenhart and Ron … Continue reading

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