Cripple Creek

Discovery Channel remembers fallen Teller County deputy

On November 1, 2017, at 8:00pm MST Season 7 Episode 9 of “Homicide Hunter” (also known as Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda), an American crime documentary television series on the Investigation Discovery network, will air.  This episode will present the case of Brent Andrew Holloway, a Teller County Deputy who was killed in the line…

The Wild and Crazy Gaming Ride

  ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ What do Cripple Creek gaming pioneers and the veteran rock pop icons Fleetwood Mac have in common?  An ongoing love affair with rumors. Fleetwood’s  rise to fame was sparked by “Rumours,” the album that put Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks and the whole 70s musical wonder gang on the map to…

Crowds of Aspen Leaf Viewers Force a Temporary Halt in Hwy. Construction

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ In the battle of nature versus progress, flocks of tourists and visitors desiring to see the fall foliage, capped by mountains of gold, won out. With many complaints mounting in recent weeks, the Colorado Department of Transportation declared a “Celebrate Leaf Week.” With this verdict, no road construction occurred on…

A History of Gambling in Colorado

~ by Bob Volpe ~   As towns sprouted in the 19th-century American West — outside Arm forts, at river crossings along wagon trails, in mining districts and at railheads — some of the first structures built were recreational facilities. Recreation for the almost totally male population inevitably meant the triple-W vices of the frontier:…

Traffic Delays Continue for Teller Motorists

Frustration brewing for fall foliage fans ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The price of infrastructure progress is posing some definite tough adjustments for Cripple Creek gamblers, visitors, recreation buffs, aspen tree lovers and locals. In fact, if you are planning any Hwy. 67 trips during the week, you may want to alter your plans, or…

Motel Fire Victims Facing Slow Recovery

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ TMJ News received several phone calls last week, contending that certain information regarding a recent fire that scorched the Cripple Creek Motel fire was not entirely accurate, especially pertaining to two victims.   Some reports maintained that the victims of the fire were treated and released for minor injuries.   According to…

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