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March 2017

All posts published in March 2017

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Town Hall meeting with State Rep KC Becker

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Gilpin Community Center hosts Dr. Camarata supporters By Aaron Storms Playing to a full house on Sunday afternoon, State Representative KC Becker addressed multiple issues affecting Gilpin County and Boulder County residents ranging from Black Hawk and Central... More »

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Art flourishes in Gilpin youth

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GCAA Showcases Student’s Work in Gallery By David Josselyn A new exhibit is up and running in the Showcase Gallery of Central City and it is without question uniquely special; the artists are all students from Gilpin School. The Gilpin County Arts Association ... More »

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Gilpin County Parks & Recreation Director to retire

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Kathi Lambert served for 13 years by Patty Unruh Folks are treated like family at the Gilpin County Community Center (GCCC). You get warm smiles when you come in the door. It’s a place where everybody knows your name. There are fun and healthful activities for... More »

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Researching the history of your house

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Or other favorite buildings in Central City By Barbara Thielemann The Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation has prepared a very helpful document to assist historic researchers find vital information of old buildings. An owner of a historic house or b... More »

A “tailing” tale of T. F. Van Wagenen

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A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Many thanks to Mary Ramstetter of Golden Gate Canyon for this week’s column. From Theodore Francis Van Wagenen’s Master’s thesis from Colorado School of Mines.Van Wagenen was a young kid from back east. With mining degree ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 3, 1987 Despite opposition by the land owner and the City Council of Black Hawk, the emergency cleanup of the Gregory Incline and Tailings site began this week. It is the first site targeted for cleanup by a large project proposed by the E... More »

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Congressional Medal of Honor – enough said

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Honoring our Veterans by Chris Reder “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty.” March 25, a day set aside to honor our nation’s most decorated war heroes, Medal of Honor recipients. The Medal of Honor is... More »

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Beautiful or Beastly?

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Beauty and the Beast movie review By David Josselyn The third of what promises to be a long line of “live” action films based on animated originals recently opened, but is it worth your time spending money on a story you have already seen? “The Jungle Book,” w... More »

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Gilpin track and baseball roundup

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Girls’ track places at Early Bird Invitational by Patty Unruh First Track Meet of Season Gilpin County High School’s track and field athletes started their season with the Early Bird Invitational at Thornton on March 15. The Eagles girls placed 14th of 18 team... More »

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“Go Bald or Go Home!”

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The Gilpin community comes together to raise funds for childhood cancer research by Patty Unruh Most people have been touched in some way by cancer – whether it is their own, a family member’s, or a friend’s. It seems especially difficult when the cancer victi... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – March 27, 1987 American War Games Inc., will not be permitted in Gilpin County. In order to please residents of the county who were opposing the potential business proposed for mid-county, the name of the corporation was changed to Paint Ball Sa... More »