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Just a Minute : Central City October Alderman Meeting

Janet Perry, Central City.  Central City held only one Alderman meeting in October on the 6th with a full council and the Mayor present.  The meeting started off with a brief discussion ...
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Central City allocates donation to Belvidere Theater

Janet Perry, Central City. The November 3rd Central City Alderman Meeting was called to order by Mayor Engels at 7:07 pm in City Hall. All current members were present as well as town ...
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Perfect day for Cemetery Crawl

Lynn Hirshman, Central City.  Unlike so many past Cemetery Crawls that featured rain or even snow as well as the appearance of shades of the Central City past, this year’s, on Saturday, ...
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New effort begins to save Belvidere Theatre

Linda Detroy, Central City.  Central City and Gilpin County governments are looking for ways to work together to save the 140-year old Belvidere Theatre. Gilpin County commissioners ...
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Black Hawk historic mining properties

Melissa Greiner, Black Hawk.  The City of Black Hawk recently announced it has purchased the most historically significant and celebrated gold mining properties in the State of Colorado. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Central City prepares for summer events

    Barbara Lawlor, Central City. Nicki Friedeck, owner of the Nicki Lee Bed and Breakfast in Central City, scrubbed away at many layers of grime on the windowsills of an historic ...
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Central City Council finalizes leases

Lynn Hirshman, Central City. The Central City Council passed two ordinances at their meeting on May 5. The first involved minor revisions to the Council’s Rules of Procedure, proposed ...