Cripple Creek

Bronco Billy’s Celebrates Million Dollar Wall

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Call it the luck of the Irish or an early spring celebration; or just another historic touch for the Cripple Creek mining district and gaming hub. On St. Patrick’s Day, Bronco Billy’s casino, one of the town’s signature gaming establishments since 1991, unveiled its new Million Dollar Wall display, containing, yes,…

Students Learn Through “Hidden Figures”

By:Nevaeh Farr (source: Cripple Creek Today) By:Nevaeh Farr On February 15, 2017, our English 7 and 5th grade classes got an opportunity to go on a field trip to the Gold Hill Theatre in Woodland Park, and see Hidden Figures.  Our classes have been working together and reading about female and African American inventors and…

Cripple Creek City Council Agenda For This Week

AGENDA – MARCH 15, 2017 Regular Meeting – 5:30 PM    Location: Cripple Creek City Council Chambers 337 Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813   CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PRIOR MEETING PUBLIC COMMENT .   ADMINISTRATOR REPORT FINANCE DIRECTOR REPORT     PRESENTATION – A LOOK…

Best Of Cripple Creek and Pikes Peak Region

Best Of Cripple Creek and Pikes Peak Region Part One While Hollywood may have their annual Academy Awards competition, Cripple Creek and Teller County boasts of the infamous “Best Of” championship, sponsored by The Mountain Jackpot (TMJ) newspaper over the last two decades. (No worries as unlike our friends from Hollywood, we made sure to pick…

First place – Now On To State!

Congratulations! Source: Cripple Creek Today We are very excited to announce that our team, from Cripple Creek/Victor JH/SH won first place for their presentation of “In It Together” at the Destination Imagination Regional Competition on February 25nd at Summit Elementary School in Divide, Colorado.  The students participating were:  Jacob Walinski, Sarah Wuellner, Alex Best, Hannah Border, Gabriel…

Making the World a Better Place

by Annie Durham— We are very excited to announce that our team, from Cripple Creek/Victor JH/SH won first place for their presentation of “In It Together” at the Destination Imagination Regional Competition on February 25 at Summit Elementary School in Divide, Colorado.  The students have worked very hard as a team all school year and put together…

Creek Ice Fest May Lure Corporate Sponsors

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Festival Touted As Huge Success Move over Breckenridge, as your bragging rights to the premiere winter festival in Colorado mountain high country, is under assault from the Teller gaming community. Well, maybe not quite as Breck’s acclaimed International Snow Sculpture Championship  is a tough act to follow. But Cripple Creek’s…

Marijuana fight brewing in Colorado and Cripple Creek

~ by Rick Langenberg  ~ Get ready for wild reefer times and witnessing a real volley of verbal gunfire in the next few weeks, when it comes to the issue of recreational marijuana. This hot topic, which already triggered one of the largest crowds at a Cripple Creek council meeting in months, is hitting the…