June 2013

All posts published in June 2013

54 posts

Turning Back the Pages


30 Years Ago – July 1, 1983   Tuesday, following two days of steady rain combined with a record spring run-off, North Clear Creek flowed out of its channel along Apex Road, flooding several wooded areas. County road crews have made several temporary dams by pi... More »

Terry Joseph Schmaltz – in loving memory


October 19, 1950 – June 15, 2013  Terry J. Schmaltz, 62, of Black Hawk, Colorado passed peacefully into the arms of angels the late evening of June 15, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer in Denver, CO. Terry lived life to its fullest, blessed with... More »

Remember way back when?


Oldies but goodies By Sharon Perea Our Peachy Keen Lingo Long-Gone! Does the present generation leave you speechless because you’re not sure their spoken words are part of the English language? Well, look back at the expressions and words we used in the 30’s, ... More »

Say “Cheese!”


Workshops help budding photographers get that great shot By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Library presented the first installment of its 2013 Artists-in-Residence program on June 22 with Photographers-in-Residence John & Julie Black. Nine people attended the w... More »

Faith-fueled power at work


Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Hebrews 11:1: “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” This is faith-fueled power at work. Only faith has this kind of power because faith is nothing more than a conduit for th... More »

Miners’ Days in Nederland moving to September


Nederland Area Historical Society PRESS RELEASE – The decision has been made. Miners’ Days 2013, sponsored by the Nederland Area Historical Society, will move from July 27, 28 to September 21, and 22. After much soul searching and debate, the decision was made... More »

The Art of Forgiveness – Part 2


Life Coaching By Dr. Mike Brooks What does forgiving someone do for me? There are many benefits when we forgive someone that has hurt us. Once you let go of the anger and bitterness, healing starts to take place. You don’t dwell on the person or seek revenge. ... More »

Pollinating my own squash plants


Bees once pollinated many acres of Gilpin spuds By Forrest Whitman I chatted with a fellow high altitude gardener this week. She’s complaining that should she get any blossoms on her squash she’ll have to pollinate them with a cue tip. That’s because there are... More »

Bring your pet to work!


Making Tails Wag Better By Deb D’Andrea There are several companies who encourage their employees to bring their pet to work, and several who comfortably provide for both dogs and cats in the work place. These companies are smart according to research publishe... More »