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Press Highlights

Date                    Media Outlet/Title

11/09/2021       CBS4 – Historic Bighorn Sheep Herd to be Celebrated…

11/08/2021 – Spot one of Colorado’s biggest bighorn sheep herds at upcoming festival

11/08/2021 – Georgetown’s bighorn sheep festival is coming up this Saturday, Nov 13th

11/07/2021        Clear Creek Courant – Clear Creek County Officials opt against moratorium on short term rentals

11/05/2021 – Clear Creek School District Wins The Succeeds Prize

11/01/2021 – Colorado Tourism Office gives $710,461 in grants to 22 Colorado organizations

10/25/2021 – Clear Creek County short-term rental owners fighting proposed regulation changes

10/22/2021 – Colorado board considering new names for Mount Evans…

10/20/2021 – Grand Opening: Clear Creek County Health & Wellness Center in Idaho Springs

10/07/2021 – Bears break into 18 cabins, authorities asking public for help

10/05/2021 – Bears have broken into 18 cabins in Clear Creek County

09/24/2021 – Parker the Snow Dog gets library card in Clear Creek County

09/17/2021 – Naming Board Approves Changing Squaw Mountain In Colorado’s Foothills To Mestaa’ėhehe Mountain

08/19/2021 – State geographic naming board begins tackling controversial name changes: Squaw Mountain

08/08/2021      CBS4 – Moose Charges Hiker in Clear Creek County

08/03/2021      Fox31News – Bear caught snooping around deck in Clear Creek County

06/30/2021 – Indian Hot Springs, Go for the History not the heat…

06/30/2021       Stacker – Highest Rated Specialty Museums according to Trip Advisor – Argo Mill and Tunnel #1

06/26/2021       Expertise – Top 18 Denver Day Spas – Tall Grass Day Spa, Evergreen

06/23/2021       Rome to Rio – There are 6 ways to get from Denver to the Georgetown Loop Railroad

06/17/2021        YouTube: CBS Denver – Governor Polis Targets Interstate 70 and Floyd Hill Project 

06/10/2021       Peek – Argo Mill and Tunnel Tours

06/08/2021       Out There Colorado – 1000 lbs of trash hauled from Colorado Interstate

06/07/2021       Phoenix Gold Mine Tour in Idaho Springs – Heiditown

06/04/2021      9News – Mount Evans Now Open with Timed Entry Reservations

06/04/2021      KDVR: Mount Evans Reservation System

06/04/2021      Denver Post – Drive the Summit of Mt Evans – Reservation Information

06/02/2021       Colorado Tourism Office – Complete Guide to Colorado Train Rides

06/03/2021       A weekend of Food and Drink in Idaho Springs – Heiditown

06/01/2021       The Tribune – Journey through time on these scenic trains

06/01/2021       Burro Racing in Idaho Springs – Heiditown

05/31/2021        Parker the Snow Dog and Friends Clean up I-70

05/05/2021        Fox 31 Denver: Mount Evans – Reservations will soon be necessary 

05/04/2021       Colorado Sun: Arapaho, Roosevelt National Forests to start requiring reservations 

05/04/2021       9 News: Reservations Required at Mount Evans in 2021

05/04/2021       The Denver Channel: Reservations will be required for Mount Evans

05/03/2021       9 News: Clear Creek Courant Purchased by The Colorado Sun

04/12/2021        CRAFT Case Study: Clear Creek County Tourism Board, Rockies Playground

04/06/2021       9 News Denver: 511 Rose Bourbon Saloon 

04/01/2021        Westword: Guanella Pass Brewery + Silverbrick 

03/15/2021         Mountain Towns Digging out after Snow Storm (Georgetown)

03/10/2021        DiningOut – Best in Barrel Westbound & Down (Idaho Springs) 

01/19/2021         Colorado Community Media – Word on the Heat (Tommyknocker Brewery)

01/06/2021        Colorado’s Mountain Town Magazine – Cabin Creek Brewing, Georgetown Colorado

01/03/2021        Colorado’s Mountain Town Magazine – Sips and Apres Ideas 

12/16/2020        9News – A new outdoor skating rink is opening in Idaho Springs (and it doesn’t need ice)

12/16/2020        Canyon Courier – A historical (railway) connection between Idaho Springs and Silver Plume

12/14/2020        Trips to Discover – Most Festive Christmas Towns in Every State (Georgetown, Colorado)/

12/10/2020 – Colorado Mountain-Town Getaway: Idaho Springs, Georgetown & Central City/Black Hawk

12/07/2020        Clear Creek Recreation – The Frozenfire Ice Rink at Digger Field

12/6/2020          Englewood Herald – Mount Blue Sky?

12/05/2020       Travel Awaits – 11 Colorado Towns that feel like you’re in a Hallmark Movie (#7 Georgetown)

12/01/2020        Mountain Town News – Time to rename Mt. Evans?

12/01/2020        Colorado Parent – 5 Awesome Spots to Snow Tube (Echo Mountain Resort)

11/29/2020        Travel Awaits – Best Small Town Christmas Markets in the U.S.

10/12/2020 – Colorado Scenic Byway: Guanella Pass & Mount Bierstadt

10/2/2020          West of 105 – 24 Hours in Georgetown 

05/15/2020        Peak to Peak The Mountain – Discover Colorado: A Street of Flags (Empire, Colorado)

04/19/2020        Travel Awaits – Colorado Road Trip: Denver to Grand Junction 

04/09/2020       USA TODAY – Coronavirus: 30 Places Where Recession Could Hit the Hardest

03/26/2020 – Idaho Springs Transforms as Hub for a Tourism Reboot

12/13/2019         USA TODAY – Best Holiday Market 2019

11/09/2019         One News Page – CBS4 – The Secret is out about Clear Creek County

11/07/2019         Echo Canyon River Expeditions – History of Clear Creek

11/01/2019         My Mountain Town – Tourism Bureau’s Efforts Seeing Success, Increasing Visitation Metrics

10/31/2019         Froth Beer Magazine – Froth Travel Edition (Colorado)

10/17/2019         Traveling Mom – 6 Tips for Taking Kids on the Georgetown Loop Railroad

09/16/2019        REI – Best 14ers in Colorado (Grays, Torreys, Evans)

09/05/2019       Colorado Sun – One-way-only mountain bike trail ups the adrenaline on Clear Creek County’s emerging trail network

08/08/2019      Travel Awaits – Day Trips from Denver: 8 Great Colorado Experiences

07/27/2019       CBSN Denver – Georgetown Tunnel Miners hard at work to draw more tourism

06/21/2019        CBSN Denver – Meet the Georgetown Loop Railroad’s Female Engineer

12/12/2018        5280 Magazine – First-Timer’s Guide: Georgetown

06/17/2018        Leave No Trace – Mt. Bierstadt Revisit 2018

05/10/2018       CBSN Denver – Georgetown is about to get a lot bigger

08/07/2017       MMAC Monthly – Mascot invites visitors to explore Clear Creek County

11/01/2016         AAA Colorado – Colorado First: Sweet Dreams (Georgetown Valley Candy Co.)

09/01/2016       AAA Colorado – Charming Old Towns, Part II (Georgetown, Colorado)

06/27/2016        My Mountain Town – Guanella Pass Grand Re-Opening Celebration

07/23/2015        Leave No Trace – How to Leave No Trace on a 14er: Bierstadt

01/26/2007       Denver Post – Clear Creek County Mining for Tourists

10/01/1940        Courtney Ryley Cooper Park Namesake 

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