Firefighters fought huge 2016 battles

          Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  It was one of the hottest mountain summers on record, a condition that puts fire emergency teams on alert. Nederland Fire Protection District ...

New dentist aspires to one-stop business

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Nederland’s new dentist Dr. Jonathan Smith says he will not pass the buck, will not refer patients to other specialty dentists if he doesn’t ...

Let the light shine throughout town

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Energy drains and how to fix them

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.  Our lingering warm fall weather just dramatically shifted to winter. This probably means we have all been stoking our fires and ...

History of mining

The Legacy of Metal Mining in the Nederland Region Brian Alers, CPG, Nederland.  Part 3c: The First Lode Gold Discovery, Continued.  The improvised bar at the saloon in Arapahoe (near ...

Playground grant swings forward

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  Two representatives of Gilpin County Schools requested the support of the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners on a grant application for completion ...

Lady Eagles bring down Cats

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It was a close, hard-played game, but the Gilpin Eagles’ prevailed against the North Park Wildcats, 33-22.   The game began with a Wildcat ...

Eagles lose despite awesome effort

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It was a heartbreaker.   It was a non-stop action, tremendous competition.   It came so close to being a first win of the season, but in the ...

Black Hawk Police reports November

On 11/1/16 at approximately 3:11 a.m. officers responded to the Isle Casino on a report of a male party trespassing. The party had two warrants and was later arrested and booked into ...
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