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 ...

Underground Liquor: hints of mining history

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Binx Rugg didn’t even drink.   But Brady and Stephanie Kutcher wanted their liquor store in mid-Gilpin County to reflect the mining ...

Independence Day in the Peak to Peak

A photo essay by Barbara Lawlor and Teri Metallo. City of Black Hawk fireworks.                                                                   ...

St. Paddy, we love ya

Pam North Peak to Peak March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day, soon will be here, and many of us will take part in festivities that mark the occasion. The parades, parties, speeches, dinners, ...

Pets & Living with Mountain Lions

Deb D’Andrea , 
Nederland While many rarely get a glimpse of a mountain lion, I have noticed a recent increase in reported encounters being shared throughout our mountain neighborhoods. ...
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