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Man gets community corrections in hit-and-run
Prosecutors are upset after an Idaho Springs man who pleaded guilty after a hit-and-run accident that severely injured the victim and ended in a stand-off with authorities was sentenced to four years in a community corrections program.
Thu May 16, 2013
Clear Creek Rapidgrass Music Festival lineup
Dig your bluegrass? Banjos and mandolins make your heart swell? Great. You're gonna love this shindig, two days of banjo goodness up in the hills: Clear Creek Rapidgrass is slated to go down on the first weekend of July at the Shelly/ Quinn Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs, on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6. Keep reading for the full rundown, ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Where In The Town: Beau Jo's celebrating 40 years
Chip Bair opened the first Beau Jo's location in downtown Idaho Springs on April 1, 1973 - a tiny 570-square-foot store with seating for only 15 people.
Wed May 08, 2013
Recovery Of Cleveland Women Brings New Hope To Missing Girl's Family
Families celebrate the return of three women held captive in Cleveland for a decade.
I-70 Twin Tunnels Widening Begins With Major Rock Blasting
Federal, state and local dignitaries gathered in Idaho Springs on May 3 to mark the next major milestone in the Colorado Dept.
Sun May 05, 2013
Blasting Under Way at Twin Tunnels Project on I-70
Major rock blasting has begun at the Twin Tunnels project near Idaho Springs, marking the start of long-overdue improvements to the Interstate 70 mountain corridor.
Sat May 04, 2013
Lake Gulch served as Gilpin County's first school
Only the very front of the 1905 Lake Gulch School remains. It is located near Central City and is the site of Gilpin County's first school.
Fri May 03, 2013
Blasting at Twin Tunnels signals start of I-70 improvement project
With a bang - literally, a boom and a cloud of dust - major rock blasting began Friday on the Twin Tunnels project, signaling the start of major improvements to the traffic-choked Interstate 70 mountain corridor.
Thu May 02, 2013
Beau Jo's Pizza: After forty years, don't go changing....
I'm not at all sorry I missed being an adult in the 1970s. There were terrible fashion trends with bell bottom pants and clogs with heels, and worse hairstyles with that feathered look; the porn was all sweaty and hairy, and the food trends were...well, Irma Rombauer's Joy of Cooking came out and fondue was a thing, so maybe the entire decade ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
I-70 Traffic stops in Idaho Springs/Georgetown areas start Sunday night
The Colorado Department of Transportation will be stopping traffic and closing I-70 at Fall River Road and Georgetown Hill next week beginning this Sunday, April 28 for rock scaling and fence installation, weather permitting.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Summit Daily News
Rockfall work stopping traffic this week on I-70
Drivers on Interstate 70 may hit 20-minute delays when passing through the Georgetown and Idaho Springs areas this week as Colorado Department of Transportation crews conduct rockfall work.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Pinballs rule over pixels at the Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown
The Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown and Gameroom Expo will draw gamers from the region for some old-school gaming.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Mount Evans area offers several good Colorado spring snow trail options
A view of Echo Lake from the south side, near the Mount Evans Byway, looking north, on a snowy sojourn through the Mount Evans Recreation Area.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Beau Jo's Pizza celebrates its fortieth anniversary by offering...
The year 1973 brought some good things: Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon was released, the first mobile phone call was made, the original U.S. space station was launched, and homegrown Colorado chain Beau Jo's Pizza was born.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Today's Colorado ski and snow report: seven choices this weekend
It's snowing where it counts right now, along I-70 from Vail to Loveland Pass, bringing another round of snow to the ski areas that remain open in Colorado .