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January 2017

All posts published in January 2017

21 posts
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Struggling through a tough week

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Gilpin basketball squads take losses to Dawson School and Heritage Christian by Patty Unruh The Gilpin High School Eagles varsity basketball teams brought home losses after a tough week on the road. The boys’ and girls’ teams faced the Dawson School Mustangs o... More »

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You’ll regret sneaking McD’s into this movie

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“The Founder” Movie Review By David Josselyn A big-screen biography opened recently called “The Founder” which tells the story of how Ray Kroc went from a Willy Loman type salesman to head of The McDonald’s Corporation. Well, that might be what the story is, b... More »

A “tailing” tale of Fayette Beebee

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A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Born in New York on November 9, 1824, in 1860 Fayette W. Beebee and wife, Ella, came and housed themselves in an unpretentious dirt-roofed, floorless cabin on Illinois Bar. There the sluices glistened with gold and heaps o... More »

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Timberline Fire responded to 724 calls in 2016

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Gallagher Amendment of TABOR drops property taxes, creating a $70K reduction in revenue for TFPD By Randy Beaudette Timberline Board of Directors called to order their regularly scheduled meeting January 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Timberline Station 7, 14908 Col... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 30, 1987 On Monday, Central City workers were busy cleaning the gutter on Eureka Street. The overflow was complicated by packed snow and ice in the street and a water leak from High Street. More »

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First Lady doll collection

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In their flashiest inaugural attire By Randy Beaudette In a modest home, on a quiet street in southwest Denver, there is a museum of sorts. It’s not a collection of thimbles, spoons, or stamps from around the world. It is a collection of dolls, but this is not... More »

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Gilpin’s Trujillo wrestles to near perfection

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At Lyons Wrestling Invitational and Adams City Metro By Jeff Warner As an athlete, Gilpin High School Junior Josh Trujillo is progressing in leaps and bounds. So says Coach Pete Morgan after Trujillo wrestled to near perfection Saturday, winning third place at... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 23, 1987 Richard Benavidez was hired as the new police officer for the City of Central on Tuesday. Benavidez graduated from the Arapahoe Community College Police Academy on December 19. More »

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Hidden Figures – best movie of 2017 so far

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Movie Review By David Josselyn Director Theodore Melfi (Winding Roads, St. Vincent) directed, produced, and co-wrote the film “Hidden Figures.” This movie will be the first to knock Rogue One off the box office charts and it is worthy to do so. “Hidden Figures... More »