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October 2014

All posts published in October 2014

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Quest for the perfect pumpkin

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Obtaining the full shopping experience at Cottonwood Farm by Dave Gibson Before carving a Halloween jack-o’-lantern, a suitable pumpkin must be obtained. Not just any pumpkin will do for the special task, but one that is of the correct size, shape, More »

Halloween trouble for kids

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Who Party Too Hard By Eric Granof As we quickly approach Halloween, one of the most popular holidays of the year, many young college kids are scrambling for the perfect costume and making big plans for that big blow-out of a party.  More »

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Budget talks continue for Central City

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Council Considers Additional Parkway Access with Taxes By David Josselyn The Central City Council and staff met for a budget work session on Tuesday, October. All members of the Council were present along with City Manager Daniel Miera, More »

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Gilpin Eagles dominate homecoming opponents

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Football team soars over Justice; volleyball team bests Nederland By Patty Unruh Football Game The Gilpin County High School football team overwhelmed Justice Phoenix (Lafayette) 60-20 in the Eagles’ homecoming game on Saturday, October 18. The Eagles’ record ... More »

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Gilpin County School’s 2014 homecoming

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Students celebrate with parade, football game, dance By Patty Unruh Gilpin County School celebrated its 2014 homecoming Saturday, October 18, beginning with a parade at 10 a.m. through Central City and Black Hawk. The students and the More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 26, 1984 By Esther Campbell: The thermometer on the porch reads 20 degrees and there is a snowy mist over the gulch. Winter is early for another season, the gray crowned rosy More »

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TFPD Board works on 2015 budget

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Draft shows potential $107,000 deficit By Patty Unruh The Timberline Fire Protection District (TFPD) Board had its regular meeting October 15 at Station 3, 660 Highway 46. Members present were President Jim Crawford, More »

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Dostal Alley beer beats the odds… again!

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With silver medal at the 28th annual Great American Beer Festival By Dave Thomas and Buddy Schmalz The 28th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) was held at the Colorado Convention Center October 2-4, 2014. The world’s largest commercial beer competition... More »

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Eagles’ sports round-up

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Middle school football; varsity volleyball By Patty Unruh Football Skirmish with North Park Gilpin County’s Middle School football team got their game on as they won over North Park (Walden) 44-26 at home October 10. More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 19, 1984 The special fund raising roast held at the Toll Gate Saloon in Central City on October 14, was one of the most hilarious and enjoyable evenings of entertainment this year. For a More »