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November 2015

All posts published in November 2015

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – November 29, 1985 Warm temperatures and blue skies brought an abundance of construction workers outside at Gilpin County School Monday. Construction of the new elementary and More »

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Wrestlers continue to exceed expectations!

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Gilpin County Youth Wrestling at Brush HS In the halls and gyms of Brush High School last Saturday you could hear coaches and parents from all over Colorado saying “Those Gilpin kids are tough!” For us, that is the More »

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Gale Moore remembered…

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January 5, 1950 – November 13, 2015 Gale A. (Moose) Moore, was raised in Central City, Colorado, and was a Viet-Nam veteran. Beloved friend of many, he loved Central, City, his friends, family, and his country – he will be missed. More »

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Andy Erickson remembered…

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September 30, 1937 – June 26, 2015 Andy A. Erickson was born on September 30, 1937 at Grover, CO and passed away at his home in Denver, Colorado June 26, 2015. Erickson graduated in three years from Gilpin More »

A tailing tale of Thanksgiving

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It wasn’t always a holiday By Maggie Magoffin The holiday of Thanksgiving is based on the 1621 feast in Plymouth. However for many years it was not an annual celebration or holiday. Thanksgiving was celebrated on sporadic More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – November 22, 1985 The Gilpin County RE-1 school board reached a $10,000 settlement agreement with the school’s former librarian, Carolyn Hansen, on November 14. Hansen was the school More »

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All gave some – some gave all

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Remembering our local veterans by Patty Unruh Local veterans and their families and friends gathered on Veterans Day, November 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the Gilpin County Community Center in a ceremony paying homage to all veterans More »

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Spectres of the past for James Bond

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Movie Review By David Josselyn Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Skyfall) returns to helm the fourth installment of Daniel Craig’s James Bond in Spectre. Mendes directed the very successful Skyfall which broke box office records for all ... More »