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March 2016

All posts published in March 2016

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Spending a day with chimpanzees in the wild

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Forest chimp trekking in Uganda’s Kibale National Park by Dave Gibson At the turn of the 20th century, there are estimated to have been one million chimpanzees living in the wild. Today, about 200,000 remain across equatorial Africa, scattered from More »

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An irrational superhero battle

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie review By David Josselyn DC Comics has officially launched their canonical movie universe with the recent release of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In all appearances, DC is following in the More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 4, 1986 Bill Lorenz was elected mayor or the city of Black Hawk in the municipal election on April 1. He defeated Randy Lara 52 votes to 31 votes, or 59.6 percent to 40.4 percent. Of the 161 More »

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Clear Creek Canyon Park nearing completion

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Peak to Plains Trail built on 140 year old railroad bed Clear Creek Canyon Park is unto its own in the Open Space system, fit for nature lovers and railroad history buffs, who appreciate vestiges of a 140-year-old narrow-gauge bed More »

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We’re on the verge of losing our nation

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4,200 turn out for Franklin Graham’s Decision America Rally at the Capitol by Patty Unruh Franklin Graham, the CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, appealed to a crowd estimated at 4,200 on Tuesday, March 15, that they as More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – March 28, 1986   Recently, 20 bighorn sheep were placed in Gilpin County. It is hoped they will reproduce and enlarge the sheep population. According to Steve Yamashita, the Colorado Division of More »