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October 2016

All posts published in October 2016

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 31, 1986 Black Hawk Marshal George Armbright, as of Wednesday, remained in serious but stable condition at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge. Armbright was involved in a head on collision with a tractor trailer on October 18 while i... More »

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EAGLESmart – Grand Opening in Black Hawk

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Gilpin County Education Foundation and City Partnership Black Hawk City leaders joined the Gilpin County Education Foundation (GCEF) Board members last week at the official grand opening ceremony of the Foundation’s new vocational venture, EAGLESmart Convenien... More »

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Things that go “bump” in the night

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Central City Creepy Crawl By David Josselyn The ghosts of past residents are haunting the historic town of Central City. Scarlet Rose, Professor John Morrissey, Elizabeth Court Tabor, and others have been seen inhabiting the Teller House, the Opera House, Baby... More »

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Gilpin Eagles Football tanks the Hayden Tigers

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Plus Volleyball match results by Patty Unruh Football Victory over Hayden The Gilpin H.S. Eagles football team put a tiger in their tank – the Hayden Tigers football team, that is – on October 14, coming away with a 36-0 win in the away conference contest. Gil... More »

Arrest made in Nederland police station bomb case

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Device designed to be remotely detonated, officials say PRESS RELEASE – A California man suspected of leaving a homemade explosive outside a police station in a small Colorado mountain town was arrested after being spotted on surveillance video from a store wh... More »

Main Street in Central City reversing direction

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Council votes for trial period switching directions By David Josselyn Regular Council Meeting The Central City Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:08 p.m. following the first 2017 budget work session. The Council immediately entered into Executive Session fo... More »

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A tailing tale of Alonzo & Mary Allen

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Colorado Pioneers By Maggie Magoffin Alonzo Nelson Allen was born in 1820 to John and Anna (Greenleaf) Allen on a farm near Seneca, New York. A quiet man, hard of hearing, he rarely discussed his early years. In his twenties, he relocated to Ohio and later to ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 24, 1986 Central City folks were steamed. Early Friday morning, they moved quickly to derail plans to take away the historic train. The engine had been loaded onto a truck the day before, but the Colorado State Patrol held it up overnigh... More »