Category Archives: Health and Welfare

CodeRed Test

CodeRed Testing for Gilpin residents on 03/30 @10am. If you haven’t signed up, go to or call 303-582-5214 for assistance. #CodeRed


Be Smart – Take Part – Prepare

America's PrepareAthonJoin America’s movement to stay safe in disasters. The first step in being prepared is knowing what hazards you may face. #America’sPrepareAthon

Frozen Ponds and Lake Safety – Ice Fishing

imagesNever go out onto #ice alone. Always inform someone of your destination and expected time of return. Always wear a life jacket when on or near ice. #COReady

Frozen Ponds and Lake Safety – Ice Fishing

ice fishing safety 2When #ice fishing, drill test holes to help judge the thickness and ice fishing safety
character of the #ice. When changing locations, always walk at least 10 yards apart from your friend.#COReady

Frozen Ponds and Lake Safety

Sheriffs Office Badge 2Remember, you take a risk anytime you go out onto the #ice. Ice thickness is not consistent. Be aware of ice covered with snow. It may insulate it and keep it from freezing. #COReady


TWITTER BADGE (120x107)The search for #missing person, Zacharia Vasicek, concluded at approximately 11:00 a.m. today when search teams found his body near the #Kingston Peak Trailhead about 9 miles northwest of the city of Black Hawk. According to the Coroner, Mr. Vasicek died from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound.

Missing Person Search

Zacharia Vasicek

Zacharia Vasicek

The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search for 27 year old Zacharia Vasicek of Eaton, CO. Zacharia was reported missing on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 and his last known possible destination was Gilpin County. The sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help. If you have any information regarding Mr. Vasicek, please contact Investigator Jeff Collins at 303-582-1060.