District Museum flanked by Aspen gold.

Aspen Gold in Cripple Creek

The City of Cripple Creek invites visitors in search of gold – Aspen Gold! – to come to the mountains surrounding Cripple Creek in celebrating the golden colors of the aspen trees at Cripple Creek’s First Annual Big Aspen Happnin’ …

Cripple Creek-Victor High School

School Board Summer Resolutions

 Cripple Creek/Victor School District RE-1 Board of Education Summer Resolutions The Cripple Creek/Victor School District RE-1 Board of Education passed two important resolutions during the summer session. At the June 27, 2016 Cripple Creek/Victor School District Board meeting, the Board … read more

Greatest Gold Camp On Earth 2016

“Greatest Gold Camp on Earth” Event This Saturday!

Greatest Gold Camp on Earth Event to Benefit Cripple Creek District Museum Gold Camp Victorian Society performers to be featured at Gold Bar Theater Aug. 27  Experience Cripple Creek’s past through historic personalities whose lives were intertwined with the thriving city …

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Friendly Caller Program

The Cripple Creek Police Department, in conjunction with the Aspen Mine Center, introduces the: Friendly Caller Program The Cripple Creek Police Department is implementing a program to help senior citizens and at-risk individuals who live within the city limits of … read more

aspen infestation

Why Aren’t There Leaves on Some of Our Aspen Trees? 

Recently, Newmont CC&V’s environmental department noticed that the aspen trees in several locations around Cripple Creek and Victor, Colorado, were not producing as many leaves as expected for the early summer season. The following photo of Bull Hill, north of …