Category Archives: Entertainment

“Raptor” Rivalry

Eagles defeat Falcons 50-44 in final home basketball thriller by Patty Unruh It was a clash of talons at the Gilpin High School gym Monday night, as the Eagles basketball teams emerged victorious from league battles with the Front Range … Continue reading

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Papas and bambinas – that’s amore!

Gilpin’s Father Daughter Dance 2018 By David Josselyn For many years, although no one could tell me when it started, Gilpin County has hosted a father and daughter dance in true Valentine’s Day fashion.

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Eagles win on the road

H.S. basketball action roundup by Patty Unruh Boys’ and girls’ varsity teams from Gilpin County High School enjoyed several wins last week as they traveled to Denver, Nederland, and Fairplay. Gilpin’s boys now have a 7-8 overall record, including a … Continue reading

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Eagles have tough sledding against the Huskies and Timberwolves

Varsity basketball teams bow to Union Colony and Highland by Patty Unruh Both the Gilpin H.S. varsity boys’ and girls’ hoops squads faced defeat this past week at home and away as they battled the Highland Huskies of Ault and … Continue reading

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UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival

Screaming Vikings invade Golden by Dave Gibson In Norse mythology, Ullr was the son of grain goddess Sif and stepson of the thunder god Thor. Part of pre-Christian Germanic religion that was passed down orally through sagas, many details had … Continue reading

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Eagles cage the Lions in 58-43 boys’ basketball win

Gilpin girls boxed out by Lions and CCA Bulldogs by Patty Unruh Boys’ Varsity Action Gilpin’s varsity hoops athletes scored a second season home win on Tuesday, January 9, when they defeated the Lyons Lions 58-43 in a conference battle. … Continue reading

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National Western Stock Show

Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza by Dave Gibson Colorado’s Front Range has been home to the National Western Stock Show for the last 112 years, where seldom is heard as discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day. Held in … Continue reading

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An evening with Hazel Miller

A Special Moment at the Monarch by Dave Gibson When blues giant John Lee Hooker slapped my outreached hand during ChicagoFest at Navy Pier in 1978, it was one of those moments that stays with you. A devoted fan of … Continue reading

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Monarch Casino Black Hawk releases year-long construction time lapse video

Construction progress on 23-story hotel and spa By Diane Mulligan Things are changing fast at Monarch Casino Black Hawk, and the casino is releasing the video to prove it! Monarch Casino just released a 30-second video time lapse showing a … Continue reading

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Georgetown Loop Railroad Polar Express tips over during passenger trip

Tuesday, December 26th PRESS RELEASE – The Georgetown Loop Railroad went off the tracks and tipped onto its side during a passenger trip Tuesday afternoon. Viewer Erin Doty said she was on the train with her parents, husband, and two … Continue reading

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