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CC&V Mine to Open New American Eagles Site Shortly

No more fireworks on blasting concerns for new venture ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The Newmont Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine plans to soon cut the ribbon on the new American Eagles relocation and historic exhibits, just west of Victor. This culminates an elaborate historic preservation project involving the closure of the former American…

Natural Grocers Coming to Town

Despite snub from DDA, major chain preparing for Woodland Park store ~ by Rick Langenberg ~   Incentive deals or not, and despite a mini-feud with the town’s main development group, the National Grocers health food chain may be coming to Woodland Park after all.   Woodland Planning Director Sally Riley informed the Downtown Development Authority…

Colorado State Falls Short in New Mexico Bowl

Stellar Weather and Pre-Game Festivities Cap Trip for TMJ Sports Writer ~ by Trevor Phipps ~ The Albuquerque weather was as good as you could ask for in December. And after a half a week’s worth of Bowl Game festivities, the two teams, the Colorado State Rams and the Marshall Thundering Herd were ready to…

Potential Council Candidate Meeting Draws Big Crowd

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Early last week, the city hosted a presentation for citizens interested in running for elected office. At issue are a mayoral position and three council spots, which will be decided during the April 3, 2018 election.  More than a dozen people attended the forum for potential candidates, a sign that much competition…

New council members take the oath of office in Cripple Creek.

~ by Trevor Phipps ~   History may have been recorded politically in Cripple Creek.    For the first time in recent years, the city clerk swore in two newly-elected female  council members. There have been women serving on the council before, but it is unsure when, or if ever, two females were sworn in at…

Charis’ “Heart of Christmas” Plays to Packed Crowds

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Last weekend, Charis Bible College in Woodland Park touched the hearts of locals with their amazing “Heart Of Christmas” live performance.   The show, open to the public, played before a packed  house for several days. The live play was inspirational, funny, and heart-warming all at the same time.   The show started…