Month

April 2013

All posts published in April 2013

29 posts

Turning Back the Pages

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30 Years Ago – April 29, 1983 Record snowfalls plagued Colorado Sierra this winter. Despite the warming weather and dryer days recently, the subdivision remains covered with several feet of snow. The heavy snow load is believed to be the reason for the More »

Gilpin’s got talent!

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Community variety show at St. Paul’s By Patty Unruh Gilpin County’s third “almost annual” variety show was held April 19 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The event was not held last year but was presented each of the two previous years. An eager crowd of about ... More »

Unusual animal safety for first responders

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GCART Workshop Includes Some Unusual Guests By David Josselyn   The Gilpin County Animal Response Team, headed by Vicky Nemec, hosted a workshop for first responders to help develop handling skills for some unusual animals on Sunday, April 23rd. GCART is prepa... More »

Curiouser and curiouser!

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Alice in Wonderland delights audiences with solid performance By Patty Unruh “I’ve often seen a cat without a grin, but I’ve never seen a grin without a cat.” Musical caterpillars, talking flowers, gryphons, flamingos for croquet mallets… “Alice” had plenty to... More »

Bock Beer Day is May 1st

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Bock is Buck in Colorado By Dave Thomas Bock beer is a strong, dark lager beer style first brewed in the fourteenth century by the brewers in Einbeck, Germany. Einbeck brewers were actually civil servants, the only ones allowed by the Einbeck City Council to b... More »

Oldies, but goodies

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Seniors of Gilpin County By Sharon Perea Who are we? We’re called seniors after we reach 50 per AARP, 62+ per Social Security, 65 per Medicare, or 60 per our Gilpin County Senior Program. Restaurant employees give us a senior discount even before we admit we a... More »

Monarch Hotel and Casino comes to Black Hawk

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New casino and 22 story hotel tower By Lynn Volkens Black Hawk city officials and developers of a new casino/hotel tower complex plan to give Black Hawk an exciting new entrance for visitors traveling up south Highway 119. The new complex, which will replace a... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 Years Ago – April 22, 1983   At the continuation of the liquor license hearing for Marko Lah, the application was unanimously approved by the Black Hawk City Council. The Register-Call’s third annual short story contest was entered by 65 students. This year... More »

Central City Council talks liquor

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Liquor licensing and New Standards at Central City Council Meeting By David Josselyn Call to Order   The Central City Council Meeting of April 16th was called to order at 7:07pm. Alderman Shirley Voorhies was not present. Consent Agenda   The consent agenda in... More »