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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

How `bout them apple ciders?

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Georgetown’s Sam Al-Jassim and many … more

Idaho Springs wants to exchange right-of-way for park near Digger Field

The Idaho Springs City Council could vote next month to vacate a half-acre of right-of-way near and at the former Digger Field football field in exchange for land near the rec center to be used for a … more

Miner Street businesses want summertime marketplace to have better branding, more events

After last summer’s successful market along Miner Street, Idaho Springs plans to close the street again to allow for pedestrian traffic, outdoor displays and seating areas. This summer, though, … more

June remains finish line for I-70 express lane project

Fingers crossed, all the heavy work on the Interstate 70 westbound express lane will be done in June. By then, all the work around Idaho Springs should be done and the lane should be open for a test … more

An Easter People

Fear, turmoil, pain and death might be inescapable aspects of life — especially over the past year — yet for Christians and other people of faith, these things do not define life. As Pope John … more

BizBeat: Local acupuncturist moves practice to Idaho Springs

At a time when so many are working from home, Idaho Springs’ Amy Miley decided she at least wanted to work closer to home. Miley, an acupuncturist and birth doula, moved her Lakewood clinic to … more

Idaho Springs alters stance, will issue 2021 event permits

After reassurance from the county's public health department and to the happy surprise of some event organizers, the Idaho Springs City Council has revised its decision to not issue special event … more

Idaho Springs: no event permits for 2021

Idaho Springs City Council decided last week that the city will not issue any event permits in 2021, citing COVID-19 concerns and the desire to protect organizers' time and money. Local event … more

Wyoming police captain named as new ISPD chief

Idaho Springs has named Nathan Buseck of the Cheyenne, Wyoming Police Department as its next chief of police. He replaces Chris Malanka, who has been chief for more than five years and is retiring … more

A lovely day in the mountains

With all their heart-shaped candy, the rec district’s Kidz Korner program celebrated Valentine’s Day Friday afternoon with a small party at the rec center. After skating on the rink at Digger … more

Idaho Springs water, sewer rates to increase 5%

Idaho Springs water and sewer users will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay their bills starting this June. In a 5-2 vote, the City Council approved increasing both water and sewer rates by … more

Three finalists vie for ISPD chief job

No matter who Idaho Springs officials choose to succeed Police Chief Chris Malanka, the three finalists felt confident that all of them were qualified and ready for the job. more

‘A labor of love’

Community members would hardly recognize Colorado and Southern Coach #70 sitting inside Historic Rail Adventures’ Silver Plume workshop. The exterior on the previously south-facing side was … more

Idaho Springs Briefs

ISPD chief finalists announced, interviews set for Feb. 11-12 Idaho Springs has announced the three finalists for the police chief job and is scheduling a virtual public meeting with them at 6 p.m. … more

Rec district purchases synthetic ice rink

County residents will be enjoying the rec district’s synthetic ice rink for many years to come after the board of directors approved purchasing it last week. The Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation … more

Water and sewer rates may rise for Idaho Springs

Idaho Springs is considering a 5% rise in water and wastewater rates for Idaho Springs utility customers this year. The rate increase plan was approved for further discussion by a 6-1 vote with Jim … more

December I-70 lane closures a learning experience

While Colorado Department of Transportation staff members said the daytime Interstate 70 lane closures in mid-December were a necessary measure to ensure the corridor’s safety this winter, they … more

Five former Lodge of the Rockies residents still looking for housing assistance

At least five former Lodge of the Rockies residents would be homeless as of Sunday morning without a proverbial Hail Mary pass from the community in the form of rentals and monetary … more

The Ice is Right in Idaho Springs

Noah Windley, 11, thought the Frozen Fire Ice Rink at Digger Field looked small when he saw it on television. But, while skating on Dec. 18, he said, "Now that I see it, it looks pretty big." Noah … more
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