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August 2014

All posts published in August 2014

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Great Central City Beer Fest

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Hundreds clogged Main Street for free flowing brews By David Josselyn Main Street in Central City was blocked off to all but pedestrians for The Great Central City Beer Festival held on Saturday, August 23, 2014; and it’s a good thing they did. More »

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Fore! Golfing for education

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At the Gilpin County Education Foundation golf tournament By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Education Foundation (GCEF) held its ninth annual tournament August 22 at the Evergreen Golf Course to raise funds for the education needs of students More »

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Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

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Timberline FPD hosts volunteer recruitment open house By Patty Unruh “I have been a responder and have also been helped by responders.” “I am looking for experience that I’ll need as I go for my EMT training.” “I just moved to the mountains and More »

Ahhh, the smell of BBQ in the morning…

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Central City Masons Hold Pig Roast Benefit By David Josselyn Sunday, August 24th, the Central City Masonic Lodge #6 held their annual benefit fund raiser pig roast. Historian George Snyder said they were hoping to serve 1,500 people this More »

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Harold Bailey remembered…

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February 11, 1947 –August 16, 2014 “Harold James Bailey, known to locals as just “Bailey,” passed away on Saturday, August 16 after a short illness. He was a resident of Black Hawk, Colorado until about five years More »

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Are you ready for some football?

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Gilpin field sports a new look for Sanford game By Patty Unruh Gilpin High School’s head football coach, Craig Ball, relates that the team was geared up for the first game of the season. The team battled against Sanford this past Saturday, More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 31, 1984 The entry in the Central City -KHOW Gravity Grand Prix held last Saturday was just one of many in the Main Street contest. There were a number of odd vehicles and drivers that More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 24, 1984 There were 13 bands and five performers that participated in the eighth annual Central City Jazz Society in co-operation with the Central City Business Association and the More »

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Elaine Schoelzel remembered…

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December 24, 1926 – August 6, 2014 Elaine Patricia Schoelzel was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, CO on December 24, 1926. She was the oldest child of Charles William Frank and Lona Rosella Balay Schoelzel. More »

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Fishing with Bernie

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Another Tall Tale by Dave Gibson Are you tired of bait fishing for a few stocker rainbow trout? Have you grown weary of wading the local streams, navigating the slippery rocks, only hooking-up with smallish More »