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August 2015

All posts published in August 2015

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The Great Central City Beer Festival  

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A hoppin’ good time By David Josselyn On Saturday, August 22, 2015, Central City hosted the 4th Annual Great Central City Beer Festival. Even with same day competition from the Boulder Craft Beer Festival, the More »

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Spirits seen telling their stories  

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At the Bald Mountain Cemetery by Heather Worrell The 27th Annual Cemetery Crawl took place at Bald Mountain Cemetery between Central City and Nevadaville last Saturday, August 22, 2015. This much-loved event is presented More »

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A Tailing Tale of Mining Books and Elmore

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At the Great Central City Beer Fest By Maggie Magoffin This past Saturday, I spent the day in Central City at the annual Beer Fest and was blessed to meet and converse with many of the attendees interested in Peter McFarland’s More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 30, 1985 It’s becoming a tradition. For the fourth year in a row, the Rollinsville men’s team has won the Evergreen slow-pitch softball tournament. The team is sponsored by the Stage Stop Inn More »

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Gilpin County Fair dishes up true rural fun

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Favorite traditions and fresh attractions abounded by Patty Unruh The 2015 Gilpin County Fair, held August 15-16 at the fairgrounds, boasted a full schedule of old favorites and new attractions enjoyed by a huge and happy crowd. More »

A tailing tale of beer

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And the Colorado gold rush By Maggie Magoffin With Central City’s Annual Beer Fest fast approaching, I thought it might be interesting to research when the sweet golden brew first quenched the thirst of Coloradoans, More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 23, 1985 Thirteen jazz groups and nine individual performers were in Central City last Friday to participate in the 9th Annual Central City Jazz Festival. The festival continued through More »

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Living with bears and moose

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Timely tips from Colorado Parks & Wildlife by Patty Unruh Have you seen a bear or moose cross your yard this summer? If so, the sight can be both exhilarating and frightening. It’s important to know how to live with wildlife, for their benefit and ours. More »

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First Fridays in Central City

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Turning Main Street into a pedestrian block party By David Josselyn Central City hosted its second First Friday event August 7, 2015. First Fridays are a trending event in cities around the world, but especially in the United States. These events More »

Jerry Magno remembered…

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July 8, 1946 – August 6, 2015 Jerry L. Magno was born in Denver, Colorado and passed away on August 6, 2015. His parents moved to Colorado Springs, CO where he grew up in the Broadmoor Hotel area. More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 16, 1985 Central City Police Officer Mike McClernan gave his letter of resignation to Police Chief Mike Brewer on August 13. The letter from McClernan stated, “I have found… that because More »