Category Archives: Entertainment

Hunting cagy high country turkeys

Do you have the skill and patience? By Randy Beaudette Turkey hunting is growing in popularity and in Colorado, exceptional hunting opportunities are offered for two sub species during two separate seasons – the Merriam, which are native to Colorado, … Continue reading

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Gilpin County School showcases its artists and musicians

Secondary School Spring Art and Music Festival By Patty Unruh Gilpin County middle and high school students presented the 2017 Spring Art and Music Festival on Wednesday, May 3, treating family members and friends to beauty for the eyes and … Continue reading

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Little notes in a great big song

The Peak to Peak Chorale Performs Woody Guthrie By David Josselyn Local talent in rural Gilpin County can be beautiful as our sunsets or sometimes like a diamond in the rough. This last weekend, May 5 through May 7, the … Continue reading

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Friends of Charlie’s Place “Rock the Shelter”

Local non-profit helps support the Clear Creek/Gilpin Animal Shelter by Patty Unruh Friends of Charlie’s Place (“Friends”) held a “Rock the Shelter” event for the benefit of the Clear Creek/Gilpin County Animal Shelter on Saturday evening, April 29, at the … Continue reading

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The Circle of Reason

Movie Review By David Josselyn We live in a great age of movies. An age when theaters have ten to twenty auditoriums to show as many individual movies as possible and accommodate the demand that blockbusters bring, enabling production companies … Continue reading

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Legends Football League

Football or fluff? by Dave Gibson Lingerie Football caught my eye in 2004 when it was offered as a Super Bowl halftime entertainment alternative. Taken as seriously as the Puppy Bowl, it nonetheless grabbed male viewers’ attention. Combining two of … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Players present “A Wrinkle in Time”

A story for everyone who has ever felt confused, alone, or overlooked by Patty Unruh A Wrinkle in Time, presented on April 20, 21, and 22 by the Gilpin County Players in the Gilpin School auditorium, was the culmination of … Continue reading

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The big one that didn’t get away

Lake Granby Lake Trout by Dave Gibson Bernie Keefe has been guiding fishing trips in the Granby area for twenty years. Well-known and respected, he knows the best spots and techniques to land big fish on Lake Granby better than … Continue reading

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Eggstra! Eggstra! Read all about it!

Annual Easter egg hunts hosted by Gilpin County Community Center and Lady Elks by Patty Unruh GCCC Hunt and Egg Diving Dozens of eggs-cited kids and their parents hopped over to the Gilpin County Community Center (GCCC) on Wednesday evening, … Continue reading

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Monster Trucks rev up the fans

At the Budweiser Events Center by Dave Gibson In what began as an off-road enthusiast’s obsession taken to the next level in the late 70s, monster trucks are now part of American consciousness and vernacular. The term “monster truck” was … Continue reading

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