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January 2018

All posts published in January 2018

24 posts
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Golden Gate Canyon history

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From those who were there By Jaclyn Schrock Living history walked and talked in Golden Gate Canyon’s Grange Community Center, Friday evening, January 19, 2018. The 6:30 pm start time was happily delayed for the History of Golden Gate Canyon meeting. The delay ... More »

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Gilpin Justice Center in hot water

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Commissioners to close Community pool By Jaclyn Schrock As Old County Courthouse renovations continue, Gilpin County’s Board of County Commissioners are meeting temporarily in Central City Hall. Present at the 2nd meeting of 2018, on Tuesday, January 23, were ... More »

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Bennie Laubhan remembered

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November 16, 1934 – January 16, 2018 Bennie Laubhan, Jr., a long-time resident of Russell Gulch, died January 16, 2018 in Colorado Springs, following a prolonged battle with cancer. Bennie was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on November 16, 1934, and adopted by E... More »

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Gilpin wrestlers conquer at Kiowa tournament

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High School Grappling Action By Sarah Trujillo After weeks of hard work and dedication, the Gilpin County High School wrestling team left Kiowa High School with one of the most successful meets known to Gilpin County. The wrestlers taking on competition at the... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago- January 29, 1988 Monday, Monday, it all began. The story of the neglected historic hose cart appearing in last week’s Weekly Register-Call caused some controversy and irritation. According to Muriel Paul, board member of the Gilpin County Histori... More »

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Canyon Casino to receive new historic signage

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City Council Meeting Short and Sweet By Jaclyn Schrock The old church bell rang at 3 pm from 211 Church Street, Black Hawk, CO rung by JJ Garcia, General Manager of the Lodge Casino to launch the first Black Hawk City Council meeting of 2018, on Wednesday, Jan... More »

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Eagles cage the Lions in 58-43 boys’ basketball win

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Gilpin girls boxed out by Lions and CCA Bulldogs by Patty Unruh Boys’ Varsity Action Gilpin’s varsity hoops athletes scored a second season home win on Tuesday, January 9, when they defeated the Lyons Lions 58-43 in a conference battle. The Eagles are now 2-6,... More »

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Jim Chase remembered

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October 8, 1918 – January 7, 2018 James (Jim) A. Chase passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018. Jim was born in Central City, Colorado on October 8, 1918 to Anna and James Chase. Anna died when Jim was a newborn in the 1918 influenza epidemic while his fathe... More »

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Trout in the Classroom

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January is School Board Member Recognition Month by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met on Tuesday, January 16, at 7:00 p.m. A quorum of Craig Holmes, Sarah Swanson, and Kersten Armstrong began on time. Due to involvement in basketball games, ... More »