Posts Tagged "News Stories"

Review by Gail Woerner on

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in In the News, Media Bar | Comments Off on Review by Gail Woerner on

By Gail Woerner Posted Friday, June 4, 2010  Goldie Griffith Cameron was one of the early day cowgirls and lady bronc riders that ‘almost’ got lost in time, if it hadn’t been for Kay Turnbaugh’s interest in her neighbor Goldie’s past. Kay never met Goldie but they both lived in Nederland, Colorado, a town in the Rocky Mountains that once had a population of 5,000 people. Once the tungsten mining market waned so did Nederland. Kay came to the town and started a newspaper there a year after Goldie died, but it didn’t take long before Kay heard enough about this wonderful Goldie character...

Read More

Review in Boulder Daily Camera

Posted by on May 9, 2010 in In the News | Comments Off on Review in Boulder Daily Camera

By Clay Evans Former owner of Nederland’s Mountain-Ear newspaper Kay Turnbaugh explores the life of little-known Western performer and entrepreneur Goldie Griffith, who is now buried in Boulder’s Green Mountain Cemetery. It’s frankly surprising that Griffith is not better known — she was a boxer, fencer and wrestler who took up bronc-busting and who was “given away” in marriage by none other than Buffalo Bill Cody at Madison Square Garden. Turnbaugh’s journalistic background serves her well in this lively, history-packed volume. Read more: The local...

Read More

Story in Boulder Magazine Fall 2009

Posted by on Nov 16, 2009 in In the News | Comments Off on Story in Boulder Magazine Fall 2009

The Last of the Wild West Cowgirls was featured in the Buzz section of the fall 2009 edition of Boulder Magazine.

Read More

Story in Summit Daily News

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in In the News | Comments Off on Story in Summit Daily News

Wild cowgirl story hits Frisco By Kimberly Nicoletti Summit Daily News Kay Turnbaugh didn’t know she had a complete story until she met Goldie Griffith’s grandson, who held the newspaper clippings of how Goldie tried to kill his grandfather. You see, Goldie was a fiery, obstinate cowgirl. She got married in front of 8,000 people during Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. A few years later, standing in the streets of Denver, she aimed her gun at her husband, and fired several shots, all of which missed. As officials hauled her off to jail, she wasn’t afraid to shout out...

Read More