GMF Distillery hits snag

GMF Distillery hits snag Whiskey Toasting time put on hold Rick Langenberg Plans for an historic whiskey distillery in Green Mountain Falls that uses donkeys as part of the production…

Granny Hash

By Catherine Mahrholz If you’ve driven out Hwy 24 through Lake George recently, you have undoubtedly noticed the transformation taking place at the old Mountain Shadows Restaurant. The property is…

St Patrick’s Day Happenings

St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Time to get your Irish on! St. Patrick’s Day is exactly one week from today. Beginning this weekend, events that pay tribute to Saint Patrick and…

St Patrick’s Day Happenings

St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Time to get your Irish on! St. Patrick’s Day is exactly one week from today. Beginning this weekend, events that pay tribute to Saint Patrick and…

The Best of Cripple Creek

While Hollywood may have its annual Academy Awards competition, Cripple Creek boasts of its infamous “Best Of” championship, sponsored by The Mountain Jackpot newspaper over the last two decades. And…

The Best of Cripple Creek

While Hollywood may have its annual Academy Awards competition, Cripple Creek boasts of its infamous “Best Of” championship, sponsored by The Mountain Jackpot newspaper over the last two decades. And…

Victor Mural, Main Street, and More

Victor Mural, Main Street, and More By Beth Dodd From new art to new sidewalks, Victor is poised for another year of positive action as the city government continues to…

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Woodland Park residents face scrutiny

Woodland Park residents face scrutiny Two Woodland Park residents recently faced considerable scrutiny by high profile regulators and political officials. Gerald Rome, the commissioner for the Colorado Division of Securities, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies, announced an agreement that permanently bars Richard Roop and Bottom Line Results from offering or selling securities in…

Dewey Mountain access approved / Neighbors worried about impacts

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Dewey Mountain access approved Neighbors worried about impacts Rick Langenberg In a big victory for local trails buffs and hikers, the Green Mountain Falls Board of Trustees last week ended a lengthy controversy and agreed to grant an access route and trailhead to the nearly 150-acre Dewey Mountain open space area, north of town, inside…

Phil Mella Returns to Woodland City Council

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Phil Mella Returns to Woodland City Council By Beth Dodd Phil Mella was appointed to fill the city council seat vacated by Gary Brovetto in a unanimous vote at the March Woodland Park City Council meeting. Mella will serve 13 months before his term expires, but will have the option to run for a new…

Almanac Week of 3.24.15

Tuesday, March 24 The Green Mountain Falls Planning Commission will meet on March 24 at 6:30 pm in the GMF town hall. The commission will discuss plans for the Black Bear (whiskey) Distillery. Wednesday, March 25 The Ute Pass/Woodland Park Kiwanis Club meets on Wednesday at 6:45 am in Denny’s in Woodland Park. Yoga Class.…

Pedestrian safety concerns mounting in Woodland Park

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By Rick Langenberg With the future build-out of the Woodland Station, capped by a new aquatic center, will downtown Woodland lose its pedestrian focus? And what are the next steps to handle future traffic flows in Woodland Park and should the town consider alternate routes? What about adding new traffic lights, pedestrian overpasses or underground…

TO: The Board of Trustees, Town of Green Mountain Falls

TO: The Board of Trustees, Town of Green Mountain Falls, P.O. Box 524, Green Mountain Falls, CO 80819 SUBJECT: Petition Rebuttal This letter is in response to the petition circulated by Mr. Mac Pitrone, with its accompanying 28 signatures, that was submitted to the Board of Governors of the Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation last…

GMF Distillery hits snag

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GMF Distillery hits snag Whiskey Toasting time put on hold Rick Langenberg Plans for an historic whiskey distillery in Green Mountain Falls that uses donkeys as part of the production process has struck a large chunk of manure. Last week, the Green Mountain Falls Planning Commission waved a yellow cautionary flag and made it clear…

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Almanac Week of 3.24.15

Tuesday, March 24 The Green Mountain Falls Planning Commission will meet on March 24 at 6:30 pm in the GMF town hall. The commission will discuss plans for the Black Bear (whiskey) Distillery. Wednesday, March 25 The Ute Pass/Woodland Park Kiwanis Club meets on Wednesday at 6:45 am in Denny’s in Woodland Park. Yoga Class.…

Almanac for 2.24.15

Wednesday, Feb. 25 The Ute Pass/Woodland Park Kiwanis Club meets on Wednesday at 6:45 am in Denny’s in Woodland Park. Yoga Class. The Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation will feature a Yoga class on Wednesdays and Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 for only $7 per session or $20 for 5 sessions. Call 719-689-3514 Thursday, Feb.…