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A sporting season finale

This summer, dozens of people spent their Monday evenings playing cornhole on Miner Street. They loved the sense of camaraderie, the game, the prizes and the atmosphere that balances a relaxing and … more

Quarry proposed along Central City Parkway

A Golden-based company has applied to operate a quarry on a 470-acre property along the Central City Parkway. The property straddles the Clear Creek and Gilpin county line, and according to Idaho … more

Investigation underway on whether attorney's release of ISPD body cam footage violated court order

A special prosecutor will be assigned to determine whether Sarah Schielke, the attorney for Idaho Springs' Michael Clark, violated a court order in releasing body camera footage of a May 30 incident … more

Picking up where they left off

After a canceled 2020, and a nearly canceled 2021, a Clear Creek community celebration featuring local bluegrass band Rapidgrass was indeed held last Sunday. The event also featured musical acts Bob … more

Approval given for Habitat homes

When it came to deciding whether to approve a Habitat for Humanity housing development plan along Virginia Street, there was not much debate among Idaho Springs City Council members. “To be honest … more

Body cam footage of alleged ISPD assault released

Unedited body camera footage, showing the use of a stun gun on an unarmed 75-year-old man by an Idaho Springs Police Department officer has been released. Clear Creek County Court Judge Cynthia Jones … more

ISPD body camera content detailed in Hanning’s arrest affidavit

While body camera footage is forthcoming, an arrest affidavit for an Idaho Springs police officer includes details of the footage, including how that officer Tasered an unarmed 75-year-old man. … more

Habitat townhome decision postponed again to July 26

The Idaho Springs City Council has postponed its decision on proposed Habitat for Humanity townhomes along Virginia Street to its July 26 meeting. According to Mayor Mike Hillman, the extension will … more

Body cam footage from ISPD use-of-force incident to be released

A Clear Creek County court has ruled that body camera footage of a May 30 use-of-force incident involving Idaho Springs officers must be released to the public by end-of-day July 29, if not sooner. … more

Idaho Springs officer arrested for assault

An Idaho Springs police officer was arrested this week on suspicion of assault after a May 30 incident left a local senior hospitalized. Nicholas Hanning has been on administrative leave from ISPD since the investigation began last month. more

City Council to vote again on Habitat townhome proposal

The controversial Habitat for Humanity proposal to put townhomes on Virginia Street will be up for another vote by the Idaho Springs City Council on July 12. The council decided to revisit the final … more

Ready, set, play at Carlson playground!

Carlson Elementary School’s new playground opens to the public on July 10. The playground is available this summer from dawn until dusk on weekends and after the Kidz Korner program finishes at … more

Idaho Springs denies Habitat townhomes project

Despite staff recommending approval, the Idaho Springs City Council has denied Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity's application to build eight townhomes in the 1600 block of Virginia Street. The … more

Clear Creek rec district’s synthetic ice rink finds new, permanent home

The Frozen Fire Rink has a new home at the Shelly/Quinn Ballfields and a new feature for those who don’t mind some dizziness and a few bumps along the way. The Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation … more

Digger football field development plans coalesce

The proposed development on the football field and bus barn properties in Idaho Springs is projected to have about 100 apartments, a park across from the rec center and commercial development. Rents … more

Idaho Springs keeping paid parking downtown until 2024

Paid parking in downtown Idaho Springs is here to stay. At its May 24 meeting, the City Council unanimously extended its agreement with Interstate Parking Company of Colorado until June 1, 2024. … more

Idaho Springs continues public hearing for Habitat townhomes

The Idaho Springs City Council has unanimously continued the public hearing for an eight-townhome project to investigate residents’ claims that the project would worsen road conditions. Blue Spruce … more

Getting to know you

The first few weeks at a new job is all consuming. There are dozens of new names and faces to remember, and titles and protocols to memorize, and doing most of it virtually doesn’t help. Plus, if … more

Discussions and delay for football field, bus barn development

Plans to develop the former Golddigger Stadium and bus barn properties in Idaho Springs are still on track despite the developer withdrawing its formal development application with the city. … more

Gondola, VCMP trail construction on hold

All construction on the gondola system and Idaho Springs' Virginia Canyon Mountain Park is on hold while Mighty Argo Cable Car LLC sorts out its financial situation. The company recently filed a … more
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