Category Archives: Entertainment

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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Iceland: A landscape photographer’s dream

Traveling the world By Emma Berg Alas, I am no landscape photographer. Thankfully, the scenery in Iceland is beautiful enough to make up for my talents. Dad and I arrived at Keflavik International Airport for a week long adventure in … Continue reading

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Beautiful or Beastly?

Beauty and the Beast movie review By David Josselyn The third of what promises to be a long line of “live” action films based on animated originals recently opened, but is it worth your time spending money on a story … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Comic books, LEGOs, and relationships

The LEGO Batman Movie review By David Josselyn The overwhelming success of “The LEGO Movie” in 2014 that pleased adults and kids alike, naturally leads to more LEGO movies in the box. “The LEGO Batman Movie” is the first to … Continue reading

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Monarch Casino Black Hawk breaks ground this week

At site of planned 23-story hotel, luxury spa By Diane Mulligan On Wednesday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m., CEO of Monarch Casino Resort John Farahi, and Black Hawk Mayor David Spellman, cut the ribbon and broke ground for the new … Continue reading

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Dads and daughters have a ball at the Sweetheart Dance

Enchanting tradition draws near-record crowd by Patty Unruh Love was in the air at the thirteenth annual Sweetheart Ball held at the Gilpin Community Center on Saturday evening, February 11. A near-record 76 princesses were signed up with their dads … Continue reading

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Don’t be grouchy about the Oscars

The Nuts and Bolts of Nominations By David Josselyn On Tuesday, 1/24/2017, the nominations for the Academy Awards were announced. I bet you were thinking, as you probably do every year, “Why wasn’t (fill in the blank) nominated?” It is … Continue reading

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