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October 2015

All posts published in October 2015

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Historic headstones at Bald Mountain Cemetery get TLC

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Gilpin County engages crew for restoration and reinstallation by Patty Unruh Part of Gilpin County’s valued history is found in the stillness of a forest cemetery above Nevadaville. About 600 pioneers from the 1800’s and early 1900’s have their final resting... More »

Class reunions for the modern ages

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Are they still relevant? By Greg Merritt As so often happens when one is taking a shower, my mind started to wander into those far reaches of conciseness that people’s mind tend to travel when enveloped by the More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – November 1, 1985 Joel Anderle and Brent Price were named September employees of the month by the Colorado Department of Highways and have been nominated for employees of the year More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 25, 1985 Suspected LSD worth an estimated $200,000 was confiscated from an alleged laboratory at a Gilpin County house on South Beaver Creek Road last Friday. According to Gilpin More »

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Saints go marching in to defeat Eagles in football

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Gilpin volleyball has one win, one loss by Patty Unruh Football Round-Up Gilpin High School’s football athletes lost to the Vail Christian Saints 48-16 on Saturday, October 10, in a home conference match-up. The Saints marched into the end zone for 7 touchdown... More »

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Ernie Wright remembered…

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Long-time Editor of the Weekly Register-Call Ernest Allen Wright, 83, passed away peacefully after his battle with cancer on Oct 8, 2015. He is survived by his children Cathye Allen and Kevin (Lorri) Wright; grandchildren More »

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A “tail” of two cities

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Rivers that burgeon with sturgeon – and those that don’t by Dave Gibson Hydroelectricity provides almost seventy percent of Seattle and Washington State’s power. The cheap clean energy has benefitted millions of people, but has come at great More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 18, 1985 William Boone, 67, of Nevadaville was transported from Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge to the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday. He is being held in More »