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The Bald Mountain Cemetery Crawl

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Where the dead get to tell their story By Jaclyn Schrock On Saturday, August 21, the Gilpin Historical Society held their annual Cemetery Crawl. Tickets allowed the shuttle of hundreds of guests from the Teller House parking lot to the Cemetery. Depending on v... More »

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Roy Bowling remembered

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1937 – August 18, 2021 Roy E. Bowling lost his life to cancer on August 18, 2021 at the age of 84. He is survived by his brother Frank Hardy and his Aunt Francina Sell, four children, Rick Glandon, Laurie Kauffman, Tonya McNeill and Mary Viboolsittiseri, six G... More »

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Fran Etzkorn remembered

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May 28, 1940 – August 6, 2021 Frances Magdalen (Melchiors) Etzkorn died Friday, August 6, 2021 after a long-term illness. She was born May 28, 1940 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Her family moved several times, eventually ending up in Wayzata, Minnesota where she gra... More »

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Hank Robinson remembered

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January 11, 1951 – June 22, 2021 Henry “Hank” Wilson Robinson III, formerly of Gilpin County Public Works, passed away June 22, 2021. Hank was born in Denver, Colorado January 11, 1951 to Henry and Lee (Drinkwine) Robinson.  He served in the military in the ea... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – July 19, 1991 If you are one of the people in Black Hawk proceeding with construction or demolition without a valid permit, you may be in trouble. Although Black Hawk’s building moratorium was lifted July 1, this does not mean it’s a “free for a... More »

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Warren Smith remembered

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November 30, 1936 – May 18, 2021 Warren Robert Smith passed away after a short illness on May 18, 2021 at the age of 84. A Colorado native, he was born in Denver in 1936 and graduated from West High School in 1954. He then followed his older brother Jerry and ... More »

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Nels C, Johnson, ex-Postmaster of Floyd Hill, dies

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Death Claims Aged Resident Pioneer Globeville Public Official Passes at Age of 91. Nels C. Johnson, 91, of Floyd Hill, Colo., early-day public official in Globeville before it became part of Denver and former postmaster at Floyd Hill, died at his home Thursday... More »

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Jack Thompson remembered

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October 17, 1941 – March 16, 2021 Jack Thompson passed away in Spokane, WA on March 16, 2021. He was born in Chappell, NE to Lloyd and Alice Thompson on October 17, 1941.  After he graduated high school he enlisted in the Navy and proudly served on the USS Ran... More »

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Katherine Venters remembered

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August 18, 1956 – March 16, 2021 With her husband and children at her side, our sweet Katherine passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at her home in Evergreen, Colorado. Katherine was tender and loving, forgiving, a caring mother, dog lover, strong with no c... More »

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Shelby Allen remembered

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February 7, 1993 – December 11, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Shelby Nicole Nation Allen. Shelby was born on February 7, 1993 in Atlanta GA and passed away on December 11, 2020 at the age of 27 in her hometown of Central City, C... More »

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Cody Allen remembered

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May 24, 1991 – December 11, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cody Robert Allen. Cody was born on May 24, 1991 in Wheat Ridge, CO and passed away on December 11, 2020 at the age of 29 in his hometown of Central City, CO. Cody was an... More »

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John Bertram remembered

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December 22, 1932 – December 29, 2020 John Chadwick “Bert” Bertram, 88, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, January 23, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cathol... More »