Meet Ian Neligh, who examines the rich history of miners and treasure hunters who came to face danger and hardships in the unforgiving Rocky Mountains. His book "Gold! Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies" takes a unique look at the phenomenon of gold as well as historic and modern treasure hunters, bringing them to life in a detailed and sharp narrative.
Neligh will speak at three of our libraries and you are welcome to attend the talk most convenient for you.
Tuesday, September 18 at the New Castle Branch Library
Wednesday, September 19 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library
Thursday, September 20 at the Silt Branch Library
Ian Neligh is the editor of the Clear Creek Courant newspaper, located in Idaho Springs, the town where the Colorado gold rush first began. He has won many state and national journalism awards for his writing and reporting including first place for online in-depth reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, first place for investigative reporting from the Colorado Press Association, and numerous others.