Cripple Creek

Playground Partnership with Penrose and CCV

September 2, 2017By Guest Author (source: Cripple Creek Today) Submitted by: Penrose-St. Francis Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is committed to improving the quality of life where people in our communities live, work and play. With that goal in mind, Penrose-St. Francis partnered with Cripple Creek-Victor School District (CCVSD) to create an outdoor playground at Cripple Creek-Victor…

City of Cripple Creek names new Community Development Director

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The city of Cripple Creek has named a new community development director to head its planning,  building, zoning, preservation and economic activity functions Bill Gray, who currently works with Grant County, will head this assignment.  City Administrator Ray DuBois noted that Gray has plenty of experience in this field, and will soon play a…

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…