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May 2017

All posts published in May 2017

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Diane Rittenhouse remembered…

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June 8, 1946 – May 17, 2017 Selma Diane Rittenhouse, 70 of Black Hawk, Colorado died peacefully at home on May 17, 2017. Diane was born on June 8, 1946 to Norman and Mildred Blake. She graduated from Gilpin County High School in 1964 and CSU in 1968. She marri... More »

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Summer in the Rockies Art Exhibit

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Central City Showcase Gallery By David Josselyn The art of youth is packed away to make room for the Showcase Gallery’s “Summer in the Rockies” exhibit featuring three diverse local artists; Kathy Banich in photography, Robyn Thayer in texturized oils and past... More »

A “tailing tale” of Henry Villard

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To the Pike’s Peak Country in 1859 – Part 4 of 4 THE GOLD PROPECTS In opening this chapter—probably the most interesting to your readers—I will say that I shall not presume to express any ultimate opinion as to the true character of the gold washing of this co... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – May 29, 1987 Jonlee Anderle is the valedictorian of the 1987 Gilpin County RE-1 graduating class. Shane Shields is the class salutatorian. The two students lead their class through graduation exercises at the school on May 23. A total of 26 stud... More »

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Hunting cagy high country turkeys

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Do you have the skill and patience? By Randy Beaudette Turkey hunting is growing in popularity and in Colorado, exceptional hunting opportunities are offered for two sub species during two separate seasons – the Merriam, which are native to Colorado, and the R... More »

A “tailing tale” of Henry Villard

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To the Pike’s Peak Country in 1859 – Part 3 By Maggie Magoffin To give your readers an idea of what gold-hunters have been subjected to while crossing the great plains I subjoin the following blood-congealing narrative of the adventures of two individuals. The... More »