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March 2015

All posts published in March 2015

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Remembering Francine Robb…

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 July 3, 1927 – March 18, 2015 Francine L. Robb was born in Denver on July 3, 1927. Her family owned a series of fresh produce market/ butcher stores in Denver until the great depression forced them out of More »

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Turning Back the Pages  

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30 years ago – March 29, 1985 Searching for evidence in Gilpin County this year has been an unproductive pastime for law enforcement officials. In January, the Scandia Mine was searched for a gun believed to More »

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A tailing tale

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George Crofutt’s observations of Gilpin County (1885) By Maggie Magoffin Gilpin County, of which Central is the commercial center, is the oldest and perhaps the best developed mining portion of the state of Colorado. Its population is 7,000. The veins More »

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30 years ago – March 22, 1985 Black Hawk is not going to apply for grant funding from the state for water meters. A motion was passed at a special meeting of Black Hawk council members Wednesday to More »

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Gilpin County Youth Wrestling Club dominates

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At the Colorado State Youth Wrestling Tournament by Heather Worrell Our very own Gilpin County Youth Wrestling club ended their season as number 25 out of 106 teams statewide this past weekend at the Colorado State Youth Wrestling Tournament. More »

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Turning Back the Pages  

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30 years ago – March 15, 1985 Nahanni Warburton will be Gilpin County School’s entrant in the state spelling bee next month. At the end of the local competition, the eighth grader first had to spell “nuance,” More »

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Gilpin Lady Eagles headed for regional playoffs

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Beats Rocky Mountain Lutheran to win 5280 League Championship By Patty Unruh Gilpin County High School girls’ varsity basketball team edged past Rocky Mountain Lutheran (RML) 37-33 in a neutral playoff match on February 28 at Arvada K-8. The game More »

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New door boot to secure crime scenes

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Black Hawk Council Meeting By Matthew Carter The Black Hawk City Council met in the Council Chambers for their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 3 p.m. In attendance were Mayor David Spellman, More »