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January 2017

All posts published in January 2017

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Eagles grab some wins after break

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Gilpin boys triumph 51-46 over Cornerstone Christian Academy by Patty Unruh Boys’ Hoops Action Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams at Gilpin High School soared to victory following their winter break. The boys gripped a 51-46 non-league win against the Cor... More »

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National Western Stock Show

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A Denver tradition since 1906 by Dave Gibson The National Western Stock Show has rolled into town again for its 111th consecutive year. From the opening parade where livestock is herded through the streets of Denver to its closing event, the U.S. Bank Pro Rode... More »

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Crazy Train stops in Gilpin County

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Top youth wrestlers compete last weekend in Gilpin meet by Jeff Warner Gilpin County Youth Wrestling The Crazy Train stopped in Gilpin County on Saturday, January 7, and the result was some of the highest-quality youth wrestling seen this season in Colorado. I... More »

A tailing tale of Joseph Severen Beaman

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A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Joseph S. Beaman was born in Bondorf, Baden, Germany, October 23, 1834, to Joseph and Elizabeth Beaman. He attended the School of Bondorf.  At the age of 15, in 1849, he sailed with his mother and siblings aboard the steam... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 16, 1987 The women’s prison that was schedule to be placed in Gilpin County has been cancelled. The information was verified with Tom Powell, administrative assistant to the executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections, o... More »

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A New Year with a new mayor

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Central City Council meets with an empty seat By David Josselyn Regular Council Meeting The Central City Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:13 p.m. All council members; Jeff Aiken, Judy Laratta, Shirley Voorhies, and Mayor Kathy Heider were present. Also in... More »

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Tigerfish

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Africa’s fiercest freshwater fish by Dave Gibson Tigerfish are the fiercest, most sought-after, and widespread freshwater game fish in Africa. Armed with interlocking razor-sharp teeth, when a tooth is lost another takes its place like a shark’s. Muscular and ... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 9, 1987 Children at Gilpin County RE-1 returned to school this week after being on Christmas vacation for two weeks. Many of the kids were pleased to be back in school and others were not too sure. More »