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February 2017

All posts published in February 2017

22 posts
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Gilpin County’s wisest man

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A tribute to Paul Dellinger by Brian Unruh Paul Dellinger is an elderly man of average height and not much hair. He has bright blue eyes behind his glasses and is always smiling. He has an old man’s figure, gets around with a cane, uses oxygen, and has a heari... More »

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Comic books, LEGOs, and relationships

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The LEGO Batman Movie review By David Josselyn The overwhelming success of “The LEGO Movie” in 2014 that pleased adults and kids alike, naturally leads to more LEGO movies in the box. “The LEGO Batman Movie” is the first to be released, but does it hold up to ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 27, 1987 Gilpin County School District’s Employee Spotlight person of the month is Lucy Crawley, school secretary. According to the committee of people that decide on the employee of the month, “Lucy has been with the school district se... More »

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Gilpin basketball wraps up regular season

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Senior Matthew Immordino reaches the 1,000-point pinnacle by Patty Unruh The Gilpin Eagles boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams concluded their regular seasons this week. Both teams have had their share of struggles but have really improved throughout the... More »

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Monarch Casino Black Hawk breaks ground this week

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At site of planned 23-story hotel, luxury spa By Diane Mulligan On Wednesday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m., CEO of Monarch Casino Resort John Farahi, and Black Hawk Mayor David Spellman, cut the ribbon and broke ground for the new Monarch Casino 23-story resort a... More »

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Bill Spellman remembered

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June 8, 1929 – February 5, 2017 William David Spellman known to his friends and loved ones as “Bill,” and to his beloved children as “Dad,” born June 8, 1929 passing into God’s light February 5, 2017 at the age of 87. More »

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Lynn Castillo remembered…

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October 11, 1959 – February 5, 2017 Lynn M. Castillo, age 57, died Sunday, February 5, 2017. She passed away at HopeWest in Grand Junction, Colorado with family by her side.  Lynn was born on October 11, 1959 in Denver, Colorado to Robert and Beth Elston who n... More »

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Gilpin wrestler Trujillo goes to state tournament

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Wenholz seeded 7th in Sterling Regionals by Patty Unruh The Gilpin High School wrestlers did themselves proud at the regional tournament in Sterling this past Friday and Saturday, February 10-11. Eagles’ junior Josh Trujillo is in the top ten in Colorado and w... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 20, 1987 The Cozens House on East 1st High Street in Central City may be getting a face lift. The house is owned by the City of Central. The Board of Aldermen, Dick Allen, Angelo DiBenedetto, Frank Macri, and Claude Paul, have been cons... More »

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Gilpin Eagles celebrate a winning week in home games

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Both boys’ and girls’ varsity soar over rival Nederland Panthers by Patty Unruh The Gilpin Eagles varsity teams boosted their season record last week with several wins, including victories on the home court over the Nederland Panthers, Denver Academy Mustangs,... More »