bear by dave steinman

Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
roger baker

Gilpin County News : Better services in the works

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  While Gilpin County may not undertake promotional events and street fairs like our two cities, that doesn’t at all mean the County Commissioners ...
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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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West Mag a shooting area option; Gilpin cuts possible sites

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  In the next month, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sports Shooting Management Partnership will host three open houses regarding identifying possible ...
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Born on the Fourth

As a nephew of Uncle Sam, or a niece of Aunt Samantha, the sign of Cancer is a relative of families everywhere. Cancer is the sign of the mother, the motherland, and mother earth. The ...
Softball the players

Undefeated Champs fall to Misfits

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In a stunning upset in the Gilpin County Adult Co-Ed Softball League last week, the long-time champions, the Champs, who have been undefeated this summer, ...
Wahlin Lars obit

Lars Erik Wahlin 8-31-29 to 6-2-15

Lars Erik Wåhlin, a longtime resident of Boulder and Gilpin Counties, passed away June 2, 2015, at TRU Hospice Care Center in Louisville, CO. He was born August 31, 1929 in Malmö, ...
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Happy July 4th

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Wow, I can’t believe it’s July 4th already!  This year is flying by and summer has been a hot one for sure.  As with any holiday, it can be hard on ...