Gilpin County

Convicted arsonist sentenced

Black Hawk man torched B&B Gilpin County He did it for the insurance money, said the jury. Terrence John Ballowe, 41, was sentenced last Wednesday, July 31, for setting the fire ...
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The Mountain Ear

“And in the naked light I saw, Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never shared. And ...
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Naturally Speaking

“Odds and Ends” Dave Hallock Eldora This spring’s moisture had me thinking that we would be safe from fire danger until after the July monsoons, but nature threw a curve ...
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Coal Creek Canyon home goes up in flames

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek Canyon By the time neighbors saw the smoke and flames, a Lillis Road home off Ranch Elsie Road in Jefferson County was well on its way to being destroyed ...