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February 2016

All posts published in February 2016

22 posts

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 14, 1986 Starting this week, petitions are beginning to be circulated for those people seeking office to represent the city of Black Hawk. On April 1, an election will be held for Black Hawk More »

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A tailing tale of Prohibition in Golden Gate Canyon

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By Maggie Magoffin From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter (1910-1996). Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. Life During Prohibition When Prohibition was ratified in January, 1919, it did not seem to have any immediate effect on the Golde... More »

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Jean Foss remembered…

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1942 – February 6, 2016   “Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.” ― Mitch Albom The Nederland Community Library and the entire Nederland community are mourning the loss of Jean Foss who died last Saturday. More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 7, 1986 A psychiatric patient went on a shooting spree in the Wondervu area last Friday night, and although he managed to scare everyone involved, he did not hurt anyone. “It was More »

Diary of a Gilpin newbie

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Living the dream July 14: Looked at a house and land in the mountains. The cool air is refreshing compared to the heat in the city. House is in good shape for being 20 years old. More »

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Eagles’ boys both fly and fall on the court

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Chase Boulter scores 1,000th Point By George Snyder It was a week of mixed emotions for the Gilpin men’s basketball team. A terrible first quarter made the difference as the Eagles fell 71-57 to league rival Shining Mountain, but a More »