A woman with lofty goals, Doloretta Barber set out to make 8,465 blue ribbons to honor law enforcement officers in Teller County. “They need to know that their community cares about them,” she said.

Representatives of Triple Crown Casinos briefed the Cripple Creek City Council last week on the design and timeline of its proposed 150-room hotel. Larry Hill, CEO of Triple Crown Casinos, said they plan to break ground on the new hotel by “first frost” of this year.

There’s nothing like a citywide clean-up to expose negligence and indifference to danger presented by cigarette butts cast aside. “It’s terrifying,” said Michelle Rozell, director of Heritage Tourism in Cripple Creek.

Through the Lens

Ute Pass Cultural Center

The LO2 (Low Oxygen) Music Festival is a one day live music festival featuring music from the '60s, '70s and '80s. Music will be outside at the Midland Pavilion. The Ute Pass Cultural Center will have indoor vendors and a classic rock “experience." There will be multiple food, drink and othe…

Florissant Public Library

Join in celebrating the kickoff to the StoryWalk(R) at the Florissant Community Park next to the library. Follow the balloons and meet library staff and other participants at the south end of the parking lot. The StoryWalk will be on display through the summer. The StoryWalk Project is a lit…

Woodland Park Senior Organization

To celebrate Memorial Day and honor local veterans, the Woodland Park Senior Center is hosting a pancake breakfast. Fill up on a hot, home-cooked breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and a seasonal treat. All you can eat! Home town seniors will be flipping panc…

Crystola Roadhouse

Enjoy bingo in Woodland Park on the first and third Wednesdays of the month! $20 buys a packet for 10 games, six cards for each game. This is an opportunity to have fun and socialize with your friends and neighbors. Come early and have dinner; food and drinks will be available for purchase d…