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July 2016

All posts published in July 2016

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Central City Opera’s production of Tosca

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Puccini’s dramatic opera of passion, seduction, and deceit runs through August 7 By Janet Braccio On July 16, 1932, Central City Opera Summer Festival, as it is known today, was launched with a performance of Alexandre Dumas’ Camille, starring Lillian Gish. Th... More »

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It’s an Ocean Commotion!

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Kids have a whale of an adventure at Vacation Bible School by Patty Unruh Elementary kids grabbed their snorkels and unrolled their beach towels at Ocean Commotion Vacation Bible School during the evenings of July 18-22 at Christ the King Community Church. More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – August 1, 1986 A women’s prison will be opened in Gilpin County next year in spite of the opposition expressed by many locals. For several months, many Gilpinites have speculated about the possibility More »

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Ghostbusters remake not all that bad

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Ivan Reitman film works well for this age By David Josselyn When the trailer first appeared for the new Ghostbusters film, it quickly earned the title “most hated trailer of 2016.” I think the biggest reason was confusion surround what this new movie was suppo... More »

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Kelly Kerr remembered…

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June 17, 1968 – July 13, 2016 Kelly Chris Kerr, age 48, of Black Hawk, Colorado died unexpectedly of a fatal heart attack at the family home on July 13, 2016. He was born June 17, 1968, in Ogallala, Nebraska More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 25, 1986 By Roger Baker: One of the really gratifying things about working here at the library is the way in which people, lots of times people who don’t even regularly use the library, More »

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The Cold Springs Fire in Nederland

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A close-up and personal viewpoint by Dave Gibson I was working at my desk when the sun dimmed and the sky turned brown. My first thought that it was due to a solar eclipse, but stepping out onto my deck revealed the grim truth – Fire! More »