Cripple Creek

CC&V Gains Major Permit Expansion

Mining District edges closer to Cripple Creek ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Despite some concerns expressed by the city of Cripple Creek, the Newmont Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine (CC&V) has scaled a key local regulatory hurdle and has set the stage for a new amendment pursuit. By a unanimous vote and with no…

WANTED: Your Feedback

By Anita Braun (source Cripple Creek Today) Steve Kitzman, Director of Marketing for the City of Cripple Creek would appreciate feedback from local residents on a new park project in the city of Cripple Creek. Architectural students from the University of Colorado – Denver will have renderings of proposed park designs for your review. Please stop by…

Assessor Wins Contested Legal Showdown Against Creek Retail Owners

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ In a case that could have big implications for the Cripple Creek casino industry and for non-gaming retail business owners, the District Court last week ruled in favor of the Teller County Assessor’s Office, ending a year-long battle regarding a highly contested tax battle. The case pitted Tim Braun, a high…

Local campaign launched to assist transportation services for disabled

The city of Cripple Creek and the Teller Senior Coalition (TSC) have been chosen to participate in Senate Bill SB17-011, Study Transportation Access For People With Disabilities.    Together, they will lead a discussion and fact finding forum to identify the barriers and challenges for transportation clients with disabilities.  The bill creates a technical demonstration forum…

Huge Highway Improvement Project Slated to Begin Next Week

Motorists must exhibit patience for several months ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Gamblers, tourists, ATV-buffs and locals may only have another few days or so before they need to exercise a quality sometimes lacking among Teller motorists: patience The clock is ticking before residents should start consider using alternative routes to access Teller’s top gambling…

Cripple Creek’s Adventure Park Gearing Up for Fall Opening

Gaming community gambling big on outdoor fervor ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The city of Cripple Creek is wagering big bets on more outdoor, recreational pursuits, a bid capped by a $300,000-plus adventure park. And unless town leaders hit a few last-minute hurdles, local residents and visitors  in the late fall of 2017 will reap the benefits of the town’s…

Cripple Creek Independence Celebration Ignites Political Fireworks

City opts to return to tradition in 2018 with award-winning display ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ By all accounts, Cripple Creek easily won the championship bout for the region’s premiere fireworks celebration by showcasing a nearly 30-minute show that trounced  Independence Day displays in many locales down the Pass. There was no question about this overwhelming…