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June 2016

All posts published in June 2016

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No Prohibition in Central City

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4th Annual Stills in the Hills By David Josselyn On a partly cloudy Saturday with temps in the seventies and indecisive weather such as found in Colorado like an ADHD child, twenty-six distilleries, twelve vendors, and two bands More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 4, 1986 The Fifth Annual Gilpin County Mining and Milling Festival was held in Black Hawk last Saturday and Sunday. The activities began on Saturday with a parade and the customary dynamite blast. More »

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Desperados & Outlaws

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Black Hawk PD –On June 20, at approximately 0100 hours, Officer Dennison was dispatched to the Lodge Casino on the report of theft of a cell phone. There is no suspect information. More »

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Madam Lou Bunch day festivities in Central City

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Gunfighters and brass bed races on Main Street thrill spectators By Randy Beaudette It all started some 42 years ago in Central City, with the filming of “The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox” with Goldie Hawn and George Segal, released in 1976. With a lot of hel... More »

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Mountain lion attack on boy near Aspen

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Investigate By Mike Porras Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are investigating a lion attack on a five-year-old-boy that occurred Friday evening, June 17, at approximately 8 p.m. in the community of Lower Woody Creek, a few mile... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 27, 1986 Central City attracted a large crowd of people, both locals and tourists alike, for the 11th annual Madam Lou Bunch Day, held on June 21. The entertaining event started with More »