Central City vets celebrate the Fourth

Lynn Hirshman, Black Hawk.  On Thursday, July 2, KYGT, The Goat—the community radio station in Idaho Springs, received an odd email request: “I need some help. My name is John ...

Bawdy ladies and Dapper Dans

Barbara Lawlor, Central City. There is something heart-warming about scantily clothed women twisting and shaking in the middle of the street; about couples hopping onto a bed and then ...

Black Hawk Council

John Scarffe, Black Hawk. The Black Hawk City Council approved a resolution awarding the bid for the 2-inch mill and overlay of lower Miners’ Mesa Road to PLM Asphalt & Concrete, ...

Black Hawk City Council prohibits THC extraction

John Scarffe, Black Hawk. During its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 14, the Black Hawk City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting the use of flammable gas as a solvent in ...

Gilpin Commissioners address MFHC closing

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.  On September 8, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their third meeting to discuss how to provide interim services in light of the fact that Mountain ...

Black Hawk Council approve more sign plans

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  At their regular meeting on August 13, the Black Hawk City Council received two requests for comprehensive sign plans, a fire and police pension plan, and ...

Black Hawk City Council approves Police Annex

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.     The Black Hawk City Council approved a resolution modifying the City’s building permit fees during its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 23, at 3 ...

Black Hawk, Gilpin County sue for more gaming dollars

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.     On June 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners—Buddy Schmalz, Gail Watson, and Connie McLain—“in their official capacities…and individually,” ...

Mid-County cycling shop stop

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Boulder has long been a mecca for mountain bikers. Happy Trails in Nederland gives mountain visitors a bike rental and repair haven. The Tin ...
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