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February 2015

All posts published in February 2015

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Gilpin boys hustle, but fall short

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Season had its ups and downs By George Snyder The Gilpin boys’ basketball team hustled hard, but fell just short of their goals in their last two games of the season. The Eagles took league champion Denver Waldorf to overtime More »

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A tailing tale  

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The Bummer Gang and Judge Lynch By Maggie Magoffin Born from the Pikes Peak Gold Rush, by the late 1850’s, Denver soon became a city rampant with boozers, losers, and petty thieving. Clothing disappeared from local More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – March 1, 1985   Congratulations to Bonnie and George Merchant, recipients of the Gilpin County Chamber of Commerce’s 1984 Outstanding Community Service Award. The Merchants, More »

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Turning Back the Pages  

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30 years ago – February 22, 1985 Water availability in Black Hawk could reach a critical point within the next few days, Paul Felton, public works director, said Wednesday. The city’s pump line from North Clear Creek More »