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Gilpin Eagles boys’ basketball


Versus Denver Waldorf and Vail Christian By George Snyder The Gilpin County boys’ basketball team got off on the wrong foot in 2013, losing 38-33 to Denver Waldorf and 76-18 to 3rd ranked Vail Christian. The losses left Gilpin with a 1-9 record on the season a... More »

Alford Sullivan remembered…


December, 2012 Alford (Buddy) Sullivan 34, formerly of Rollinsville, Colorado died in a railroad accident recently in California. He is survived by his 6 year old son Ryun James, mother Linda McElroy of California, father Alford Sullivan of New York, brothers ... More »

New Central appointments and ordinances


Central City Council Meeting By Wes Isenhart Finances, appointments, year end reports and farewells were the order of business as the currently composed Central City Council met for the last time on December 18th with Mayor Engels presiding. All council member... More »

Lots of swearing by County Commissioners


Gail Watson and Buddy Schmalz, 2013 appointments By Lynn Volkens It was the changing of the guard at the Gilpin County Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Newly elected District 3 Commissioner, Gail Watson, was sworn into office, as was Buddy S... More »

Suspected Lakewood bank robber arrested in Black Hawk


Held in Gilpin County jail, pending charges By Lynn Volkens Officers from the Black Hawk Police Department and Colorado Division of Gaming played Santa Claus for the Lakewood Police Department this year, “gifting” them with a suspect wanted in connection to th... More »