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Posted by TMJ News on Monday, November 13, 2017

CC&V Officials Address Concerns Over Mining Operation Near Cripple Creek

~ by Trevor Phipps ~  Newmont Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Company officials grappled with a slew of resident concerns last week during a community open house regarding their latest Cresson operation at the outskirts of Cripple Creek. About a month ago, the mining company made a clerical error and sent out letters to Cripple…

Teller County 2017 What’s on the Ballot?

We will have the real Time results this evening as they come in right here and on our Facebook Page TMJ News (Facebook)   Elections in Teller County and the Region…. Cripple Creek Cripple Creek Council Ward 4 – 4-year term Meghan Rozell Scott A. Marshall Cripple Creek Council Ward 5 – 4-year term Jeff Regester…

VOTE NO ON LODGING TAX

Dear Editor:   As a lodging (Gold Strike Inn) small business owner in Cripple Creek, I take issue with some of the recent comments contained in the Mountain Jackpot from City Council candidates Meghan Rozell and Melissa Trenary in support of the City’s proposed lodging tax.   The business environment for small Inns /hotels (6-8…

Election 2017

Election 2017 Candidates outline their platforms   – by Trevor Phipps –   In our continual coverage of the 2017 municipal election, here is a short profile of the candidates for contested seats for the Cripple Creek City Council and the Cripple Creek/Victor RE-1 District. In previous issues, we discussed the races in Victor.   This…

The Ghosts of Cripple Creek

  On the Eve of Halloween, the town’s legacy still haunts the gaming community – byBob Volpe –   On a brisk October morning in 1890, Bob Womack was going about his daily routine tending cattle when he saw something shimmering on the bottom of the small trickle of a creek, known then as Poverty…

Highway construction efforts enter final stages for 2017

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The $10.4 million highway construction improvements for Hwy. 67 are entering their final stages for 2017, with a continual schedule of delays for motorists. This week will encompass a lengthy list of project demands, as officials try to complete the massive improvements prior to the end of the year. The…

CC&V Projects Prompt Many Public Comments

Commissioners say yes to new mining amendment ~ byTrevor Phipps ~ Projects proposed by the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine have led to many citizens voicing their concerns at recent meetings hosted by the Cripple Creek City Council and the Teller County Commissioners. Citizens of Cripple Creek got concerned when they received a letter…