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February 2018

All posts published in February 2018

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Trujillo wrestles at state tournament again

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Gilpin’s top wrestler best in past 15 years at school by Patty Unruh Senior Josh Trujillo represented Gilpin High School at the 2018 Colorado state wrestling tournament at the Pepsi Center last weekend. The event, which ran from Thursday, February 15 through S... More »

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The cat’s out of the bag – “Black Panther”

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Movie Review By David Josselyn If you’ve been on a ten-year mission’s trip in a third-world country, you may have no idea what I’m talking about; for all the others, Marvel Studios continues to expand our understanding of what a super-hero comic book movie is.... More »

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Education on the “island continent”

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Gilpin teacher Sam Wardell recaps a year in Australia by Patty Unruh Imagine trading your job, your home, and even your car with someone else for a whole year. Then, imagine you’ll be going to the world’s biggest island but smallest continent, a land known for... More »

Emergency services a hot topic at Central City

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Council meets for regular meeting By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on February 20, 2018, for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. The topic of conversation was a Gaps Analysis of Emergency Services presente... More »

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Chinese New Year

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2018 is the Year of the Dog by Dave Gibson According to legend, the Jade Emperor announced that he was creating a Chinese lunisolar astrological calendar in which twelve animals would be included on a first to arrive basis in the morning. The cat suggested to ... More »

Black Hawk Council cancels election

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Municipal Court Judges reappointed By Randy Beaudette Mark Huff from JIJE Consulting rang the bell promptly at 3:00 pm to signal the start of the Black Hawk City Council meeting for February 14, 2018. Mayor Spellman called the Black Hawk City Council to order ... More »

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Peak to Peak Rotary receives grant

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Through local Farmers Insurance agent The Peak to Peak Rotary Club received a $1,000 grant from Farmers Insurance Exchange Co. in their ongoing effort to assist in local communities. The grant was applied for by Rebecca Shirey, a local Farmers Insurance Agent,... More »

A “tailing tale” of Alfred Gambell

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A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Born January 27, 1822, to Seth and Retsey (Thayer) Gambell, in Richard County, Ohio, Alfred D. Gambell grew to manhood on his parent’s farm and attended the local school. In 1844, when he was twenty-two years old, he made ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 26, 1988 Gilpin County RE-1 student Ed Schrader, a senior this year, was the only wrestler from the school to enter the state tournament on February 18, in Denver. According to Wrestling Coach Jack Curtis, Schrader was in the eighth gra... More »

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“Raptor” Rivalry

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Eagles defeat Falcons 50-44 in final home basketball thriller by Patty Unruh It was a clash of talons at the Gilpin High School gym Monday night, as the Eagles basketball teams emerged victorious from league battles with the Front Range Christian Falcons of Li... More »