Category Archives: Entertainment

Hot Rod Hill Climb

Old time fun on Central City streets By Randy Beaudette This article is dedicated in memory of Mr. Roy Blake, a good man, a fine angler, a friend, and a fellow gearhead. We’ll miss you bro. The sound of roaring … Continue reading

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There’s no business like show business!

Gilpin Elementary Theatre Department presents “A Taste of Broadway” by Patty Unruh “Overture, curtain, lights, this is it, the night of nights!” The Gilpin Elementary Theatre Department proudly raised the curtain on “A Taste of Broadway” on Friday evening, September … Continue reading

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Stroehle House High Tea in Black Hawk

Learning about local history and the Stroehle family By Jaclyn Morrow Saturday, September 9th at 2:00 pm, the Stroehle House was open for the semi-annual High Tea. This historic home at 231 Chase Street in Black Hawk has been recently … Continue reading

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Gilpin High School kicks off new sports season

Football, volleyball off to promising start by Patty Unruh Football vs. Merino The Gilpin High School Eagles football squad played its first regular season game at home against the Merino Rams on Saturday, September 2, experiencing a narrow 35-28 loss.

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Golden Super Cruise reflects America’s passion for cars

On Old Golden Road from Sonic to Subway By Randy Beaudette Anyone who has ever driven through old town Golden the first Saturday of the month has gotten caught up in the chaos known throughout the region as the “Golden … Continue reading

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The Great Central City Beer Fest

Facing Saturation, Local Breweries Compete to Continue By David Josselyn As of May 2017, Colorado is home to 348 breweries and this year has more than 37 beer festivals scheduled around the state. The Great Central City Beer Fest, held … Continue reading

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NedFest 2017

The best little music fest in the West by Dave Gibson Kyle Hollingsworth of popular String Cheese Incident opened this year’s version of NedFest on Friday with his inspired electric keyboard-driven numbers and improvisational jams. To close the evening, Grammy … Continue reading

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The bulls win at 25th annual Gilpin Fair

Mardi Gras Bulls and Beads Rodeo By Jaclyn Morrow The bulls won. None of the more than 30 cowboys and cowgirls stayed on for the full 8 seconds to get points for their efforts at the 2017 Mardi Gras Bulls … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Fair is a community event

Volunteers make it happen By Jaclyn Morrow Gilpin County Fair 2017 found the community enjoying so many ways to have fun together. In true anniversary fashion, for 25 years Gilpin County has had these festivities. The fair gathers folks from … Continue reading

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Angling on the spectacular Grand Mesa

Cottonwood Lake provides plenty of action By Randy Beaudette Just 35 miles south of off I-70 in Mesa County there’s a place that has stood against the test of time. A place so magical, it has been the destination of … Continue reading

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