November 2013

All posts published in November 2013

20 posts

Turning Back the Pages


30 years ago – November 11, 1983   The Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department is getting a brand new fire truck. At a meeting Tuesday night, the City Council of Black Hawk agreed to spend $68,000 for a More »

Solving Obama-Care


And Our Medical Insurance Crisis By Glenn Mollette Everybody needs medical insurance. Without it you are headed for the poor house or a shorter life. More »

No FEMA assistance for Gilpin County


We’re on our own in Gilpin it seems By Roger Baker Halloween was indeed a scary night for those of us in Gilpin County government, since that’s when we found out that the County has been rejected for Individual Assistance (IA) More »

Does church really matter?


Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Today I want to ask this question: Does church really matter? It’s not about attending church. It’s about church. The question isn’t whether church attendance matters, but More »

What it means to hit rock bottom


Part 3 – Life Coaching Continued By Dr. Mike Brooks When I lost my health, that’s when my downfall started to happen. Believe me, when that’s gone, you know it. I couldn’t work for several weeks, so earning an income was out More »

Hunting big game with your spouse


And making it home alive! By Staci McBrayer   In my family, there is a certain time of the year that one should never have a wedding, birthday party, or funeral for that matter: hunting season. Depending on who has tags for More »

Gilpin County Wildfire Mitigation Grant


Funding available to help in reducing wildfire property loss By Emmit Hoyle Timberline Fire Protection District, Gilpin County, and CSU Extension have joined together in a proactive effort to help Gilpin residents reduce the risk of property loss More »

Getting rid of the clutter in your life


Oldies But Goodies By Sharon Perea After all these years of “collecting” now may be the time to do some “disposing.” How to decide what we can really live without is a challenge. Let’s begin with obvious things that More »

Are we living in a less violent world?


A new book on Gilpin County says we are By Forrest Whitman My Libertarian buddy Jerry has been suggesting that I read Steven Pinker’s new book which asserts that we live in a less violent world than we’ve ever seen. A new book by More »