Month

February 2013

All posts published in February 2013

39 posts

Turning Back the Pages

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30 Years Ago – March 4, 1983 Arvey Drown, who this week is on trial for fraud charges in U.S. District Court in Denver, showed up at the Gilpin County Courthouse last Friday for a court date with Harold Caldwell. Caldwell, trustee for the Chain O’Mines More »

Fire departments hampered in reaching house fire

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Potential pension increase, chief is now local resident, ISO By Lynn Volkens Timberline Fire Protection District (TFPD)’s Board of Directors met the evening of February 19, 2013. Board President Rick Wenzel and Board members Jim Crawford, Kay Johnson, Paul Ond... More »

Gilpin County School Science Fair

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Budding Einsteins and Edisons explore the world of science by Patty Unruh For inquiring minds that want to know, there was much to discover at Gilpin County School’s science fair, held February 21. For instance, soda pop does not make an efficient stain remove... More »

Gilpin Eagles dominate Waldorf Spartans

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Boys Basketball Action By George Snyder Spurred on by the inspired leadership by their coach, Paul Hanson, the Gilpin County boys basketball team sharpened their talons and dug them deep into the Denver Waldorf Spartans 43-37 last Friday at the Eagles gym. Wit... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 Years Ago – February 25, 1983   The old barn on the Eureka Valley Ranch, owned by Louis A. Morrone, along the King Flats Road, finally relented to the winds early this year after leaning dangerously over the road for close to a year. The structure is though... More »

Oil and gas boom in North Dakota

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The transformation of farmland to oil fields By Casey Saltness If, ten years ago you happened to hear North Dakota in the national news it may have been a story about the LA Lakers coach Phil Jackson (a North Dakotan) and how he and the Lakers had won their th... More »

McKenzie selected as new school superintendent

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County Commissioners agree to fund officer for remainder of school year by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met February 19. Board members attending were President Craig Holmes, Brook Ramsey, Charlotte Taylor, and Kersten Armstrong. Rusty Hardy... More »