Road Trip: Idaho Springs gives visitors a dose of mountain charm

Road Trip: Idaho Springs gives visitors a dose of mountain charm
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By Krista Driscoll

When Bonnie Hammett and her husband moved to Idaho Springs more than 10 years ago, they had planned to stay six months. They’d come so he could work on a project at the Henderson molybdenum mine outside of Empire, and they never left. Hammett said the area is worth at least a visit because of the history alone, not to mention the locals who can tell you all about it. “I don’t think you’re ever going to find better folks to make you feel welcome like it’s your hometown,” she said. “We love it here.” GOLDEN HISTORY Idaho Springs sits …

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