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September 2017

All posts published in September 2017

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Gilpin football and volleyball roundup

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Eagles crush Belleview Bruins 54-0 in football by Patty Unruh Gridiron Action The Gilpin High School football team smashed the Belleview (Westminster) Bruins 54-0 on September 23 on Belleview’s turf. The Eagles now sport a 3-1 overall record; the matchup was a... More »

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Mark Spellman remembered…

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August 1, 1958 – September 19, 2017 “Just because I’m leaving you now doesn’t mean I love you any less…” William Mark Spellman was born August 1, 1958, and passed on September 19, 2017, at the age of 59. More »

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Searching for a perfect project truck

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You never know where the journey will take you By Randy Beaudette Sometimes events don’t always turn out the way that we think they should. Folks plan, but circumstances have a way of diverting us in an entirely different direction. Car maintenance and restora... More »

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Nederland Skate Jam

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Kickflips and tailslides by Dave Gibson About forty boarders paid a twenty dollar entry fee on Sunday, September 17th at the Ned Skatepark for a cool T-shirt and a chance show off their stuff. More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 2, 1987 Considering shoplifting in Central City? Read this first: This is what happened on September 19, according to a police report filed by Officer Elmo Gatlin of the Central City Police Department. Joan Adams reportedly spotted a man... More »

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Hot Rod Hill Climb

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Old time fun on Central City streets By Randy Beaudette This article is dedicated in memory of Mr. Roy Blake, a good man, a fine angler, a friend, and a fellow gearhead. We’ll miss you bro. The sound of roaring engines of the past echoed through the hills abov... More »

Historical replicas and marijuana issues debated

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Central City Council Approves Gregory Street Paving Project By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with staff for a work session on the pending end of the marijuana licensing moratorium. The temporary suspension ends November 30, 2017 and ... More »

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A winning week for the Eagles

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Victories scored in volleyball, football by Patty Unruh Volleyball v. Warriors and Falcons The Gilpin High School Lady Eagles varsity team faced two teams last week that were slightly younger and less experienced than Gilpin. The Eagles came out on top in home... More »

A “tailing tale” of Jeanne Hostetler

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Colorado History – Part II By Maggie Magoffin My grandparents were Henry A. and Vina S. Ramstetter. My Grandfather Henry’s parents homesteaded the Guy Hill Ranch, and what follows are some of my most treasured memories. More »