Latest Gilpin County News

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Help bring new meds to local MS patient

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  John Dunham and Jan Petersen have set goals for their  immediate future and one of them is attending the Christmas mass at St. Rita’s Catholic Church ...
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Think globally, Shop locally in Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Years ago, before gaming was approved in Central City and Black Hawk, the two small towns attracted people who wanted to experience the historical aspect, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Some of you will remember the fifties better than you remember the sixties. Those adolescent days conjure up memories that are often clearer than the ones ...
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Veterans carry on tradition

    Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Horizontal snow pelted the Gilpin County Veteran’s Memorial last Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. The wind was brutal, the temperatures too ...
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Son organizes benefit for his mom

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  Last March, Mindy Wales was diagnosed with lung cancer and since then has been struggling to stay afloat financially. Although Medicaid is paying for ...
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Why some aspen leaves turn red

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  It’s been an unusual fall.  It’s been so warm and dry that the cool damp of the spring is a distant memory. Yet it was ...
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Local dog owner seeks justice

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Gilpin resident Josh Davis says a misdemeanor summons is not enough of a punishment for the man who killed his dog and he plans to file a civil lawsuit ...
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Gilpin County Corner

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  It’s definitely fall, and while some may turn to thoughts of snowshoeing and skiing (or snow shoveling), for the Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder’s ...
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Nederland wins in last minute of game

Barbara Lawlor,  Nederland.  It was a game to remember. The Nederland Panthers hosted the Gilpin Eagles last Saturday in a game that either team could have won in the last minute. ...