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December 2017

All posts published in December 2017

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Gilpin Commissioners wrap up year-end business

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At December 19 meeting By Jaclyn Schrock The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners began their meeting on a clear crisp Tuesday, December 19, 2017. For the last time in 2017, they commenced Gilpin County business in the borrowed Central City Hall court r... More »

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Remembering George Snyder…

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December 8, 1938 – November 24, 2017 George Richard Snyder, age 78, passed away of heart failure at his home in Central City on Friday, November 24, 2017. George was proud to call Central City his home. His wife, family members, and many friends will miss him ... More »

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A “tailing tale” of Lincoln Hills Cares

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Colorado History – Part 3 of 3 By Maggie Magoffin The Great Migration of the 1910s-1920s is often seen as a movement of African Americans from the South to the North, however it also resulted in the growth of black communities in the West, including Colorado. ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 1, 1988 Fire! Tuesday afternoon, the home of Jakob Forster caught fire. The cause has not been determined. Forster’s residence is located in Black Hawk. According to Gary Allen, chef of the Central City Volunteered Fire Department, appro... More »

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Movie review By David Josselyn The biggest movie event of 2017 happened last weekend; the opening of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Not only is it the biggest opening in ticket sales for 2017, it is also the second largest opening ever behind its predecessor, “St... More »

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Community Christmas party at the Last Shot

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Great food and piles of presents for the kids By David Josselyn The Grinch’s heart grew two sizes, but there are some whose hearts just stay large all year long. Known for hosting fundraisers for people in need, owner and operator of Roy’s Last Shot in mid-cou... More »

Gilpin Commissioners adopt 2018 budget

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Still searching for shooting range property – USFS property is out By Jaclyn Schrock A special meeting of Gilpin County Board of County Commissioner was held at Central City Hall, 141 Nevada Street during renovations to the Old Courthouse, 9 am Friday, Decembe... More »

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Summer Jazz Festival returning to Central City

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Council End of Year Business By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on December 19, 2017 for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. Representatives from Crowd LTD talked to the City about the idea of rebranding Cen... More »