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October 2017

All posts published in October 2017

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In “hawk heaven” with birds of prey

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HawkQuest brings its Classroom-in-the-Wild to Gilpin County by Patty Unruh Many of us have seen a hawk perched in the top of a tall pine, or we’ve been startled by an owl that has swooped in front of our windshield. Perhaps we’ve been fortunate enough to spot ... More »

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Power at the net for Lady Eagles

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Gilpin football squad edges past Rangely by Patty Unruh Volleyball vs. Rangely Deer Trail was little competition for Gilpin’s varsity volleyball team last week, as the Lady Eagles soared over their opponents 3-0 in a home non-conference match on October 18. Gi... More »

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Creepy Crawling through the night

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In Central City October 27th & 28th By Jaclyn Schrock You can play your own version of Clue and “who done it” if you dare to walk the sidewalks at night in Central City as part of the 9th Annual Central City Creepy Crawl. More »

Last night’s hurricane

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Teller & Van Deren Block blown Down – The New York store Crushed and its Inmates Buried in the Ruins – The Cry of Fire at Midnight – Rushing of the Winds and the People – Digging out the Victims – Chief Engineer Bush on his Mettle Scenes, Incidents, Etc. (From... More »

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Recreational Sport Shooting Management Project

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Forest Service Open Houses Scheduled The Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership (Partnership) is hosting open houses in four counties (Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Larimer) to present alternative maps for the Arapaho and R... More »

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What a hoot!

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Central City’s Great Pumpkin Patch By Barbara Thielemann Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin Patch entered Central City’s “Big-T” parking lot with the big winds. Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm, volunteers from the Central City Fire Department Foundation and ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 30, 1987 Water, water everywhere—in various containers from plastic gallon jugs to bathtubs. The water shutoff, scheduled for Monday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., which was to affect Eureka, Main, Spring, Roworth, and Hoo... More »

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Black Hawk’s Gregory Street Project

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Taking Shape to be User-Friendly By Pam Deck The Gregory Street thoroughfare has been in the state of flux for 158 years. It is a primary artery joining two incredible and historic cities, Black Hawk and Central City. According to Black Hawk’s Mayor David Spel... More »

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Active kids learn better

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Physical activity and mindfulness in the classroom by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 17, at 7:00 p.m. More »

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Gilpin’s historic courthouse renovations project

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Parks and Recreation shuffle staff By Jaclyn Schrock Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 9 am the Gilpin County Board of Commissioners held their regular bi-monthly meeting with an agenda revised on October 13th  at 203 Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado.  More »

Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – October 23, 1987 Edward Walsh, school bus driver, received a letter of commendation from Gilpin RE-1 Principal Glenn Bittner and from the local school board this week for saving a student from possible serious injury. Walsh saw a young secondary... More »