Beth Dodd

Palace Hotel Expansion Edges Closer By Beth Dodd

A major revitalization plan for one of Cripple Creek’s revered historic gems, the Palace Hotel, may have cleared a key preliminary hurdle Century Casinos, the owner of the Palace, received the initial thumbs-up from the Cripple Creek City Council last week to vacate the alley behind their building. The final ordinance to legalize the move…

Locally Grown Medical Marijuana Used At Children’s Hospital By Beth Dodd

A two-month old New Mexico girl is being treated for severe epilepsy at Children’s Hospital in Aurora using Charlotte’s Web, a variety of medical marijuana grown here in Teller County that can be life-altering for suffering children and their families. The infant is the first and youngest child to receive medical marijuana at Children’s Hospital.…

Phil Mella Returns to Woodland City Council

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…

New Playground Coming to Victor

By Beth Dodd A new playground will be built this summer at Victor’s kiddie park thanks to a generous GOCO grant, the Cripple Creek & Victor Mine, and the City of Victor. Local children participated in planning the rehabilitation of Washington Park on Second Street, the only public playground in Victor. The next closest play…