Month

June 2015

All posts published in June 2015

12 posts

A Tailing Tale

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Of Poker Alice, Wild West gambler extraordinaire By Maggie Magoffin A steady stream of miners, ranchers, and cowhands, filtered in and out of the Number 10 Saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota. An inexperienced musician playing an out-of-tune More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 28, 1985   To the Editor: I for one appreciate having the tourists able to park on Lawrence St. in Central City. With the big parking problem we have in this town, it is also good for More »

A Tailing Tale

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The Ramstetter Family of Golden Gate Canyon By Maggie Magoffin Friday evening I had the pleasure of attending Golden Gate History Night at the Golden Gate Grange where the evening’s discussion was led by long-time canyon residents, More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 21, 1985 A motorcycle accident occurred on Highway 119, June 16, which claimed the life of Dean Calvert, 23, of Black Hawk. According to the report prepared by Gilpin County More »

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Gilpin Connect bus service up and running

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County Commissioners Authorize Belvidere Theatre Structural Assessment by Heather Worrell The Board of County Commissioners held their regular meeting at the Old Gilpin County Courthouse in Central City and convened at 9:02 am. More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 14, 1985 Central City, like Black Hawk, has approved an election for cable television. The election, to be held July 9, was requested by Stagecoach Cable TV, the company that has been More »

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Keeping pace in the Golden Gate Dirty 30

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Gilpin school athletes benefit from grueling foot race By Patty Unruh Trail racers in the seventh annual Dirty 30 enjoyed the best of Golden Gate State Park on Saturday, May 30, just in time for some beautiful weather – finally. The first really sunny More »

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License plates, mining, and a house frozen in time

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Can Be Enjoyed This Summer Courtesy of the Gilpin County Historical Society by Heather Worrell The Gilpin County Historical Society kicked off their season with the opening of the museum at 228 E. 1st High Street in Central City on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The ... More »

Black Hawk casino liquor service hours extended

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 Council approves $800K rehabilitation of historic 301 High Street home by Heather Worrell The Black Hawk City Council and Mayor met for their regular council meeting on May 27, 2015. The meeting was called to order at 3 pm and all aldermen were present except... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 7, 1985 After waiving his right to a trial and a preliminary hearing, Ronnie Dean Browlee, 27, of Cleveland, Ohio, entered a plea of guilty to negligent homicide in Gilpin County Court More »