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September 2015

All posts published in September 2015

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Hitting the open road with big bikes and friends

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Doing Guanella Pass, Kenosha Pass, Hoosier Pass, and Loveland Pass in a day by Aaron Storms With the fall colors so vivid in Gilpin County and the weather getting a little chill, some of the guys decided that it would be a great idea to take a road trip on the... More »

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The Art of Gilpin County

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Sixteen artists open their studios to the public for one glorious weekend By David Josselyn The fourth annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour kicked off Saturday, September 19 for one beautiful fall weekend. Sixteen artists gave the public a chance to view where they c... More »

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Randy (Matson) Markin remembered

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February 27, 1957 – August 23, 2015 Randall Lee Markin, born Randy Lee Matson in Black Hawk, Colorado, February 27, 1957 to Joseph Carl Matson and Barbara June Kent. Randall was raised in Oregon where he More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 27, 1985 Jo Lasley, 14, is five feet tall and 92 pounds. Prior to Wednesday, she had a desire to play on the Gilpin County RE-1 School football team. When asked why she wanted to play More »

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Honoring 9/11 First Responders in Black Hawk

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116 Floors of Ameristar Casino is Highest Stair Climb in the World by Heather Worrell The City of Black Hawk 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held this past Friday, September 11 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters More »

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Gymkhana equals equestrian fun for all

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Fourth annual Gilpin Gymkhana Buckle Series results by Patty Unruh Folks having fun on horses – a great ending to summer 2015 as riders of all ages gathered for the final gymkhana competition of the season at the Gilpin County Fairgrounds arena More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 20, 1985 The City of Central has been selected as one of four places for the filming of “Dream West,” a CBS, seven hour mini-series, produced by Sun Classics. “Dream West” is based on More »