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March 2018

All posts published in March 2018

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High noon showdown for the Wild Bunch

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Riding off into the sunset, or playing another hand? By David Josselyn Rumors abounded on social media after Thomas Matthews aka The Undertaker, posted on the “You know you’re from Gilpin County…” Facebook page on March 16, 2018, at 4:12 pm, stating he “Just h... More »

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Ed Lewandowski remembered

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March 14, 2018 On March 14, 2018, Edward Roy Lewandowski laid his single jack to rest on earth to search for the riches in heaven.He always looked forward to joining his wife Elaine, who pre-deceased him. Left behind, but not without the memories of both their... More »

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Fishing in Venice Louisiana

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A box of chocolates by Dave Gibson Fishing is “like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get.” After an obligatory stop at New Orleans’ French Quarter for a bowl of gumbo and raw oysters, we continued southeast to the Lighthouse Lodge settlin... More »

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Gilpin Community Center the scene for eggscitement!

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Baskets full of Easter joy and fun for every girl and boys by Patty Unruh All bunny trails led to the Gilpin Community Center (GCC) last Saturday, March 24, for its annual Easter eggstravaganza.  A crowd of kids from birth to age 12 and their parents celebrate... More »

Gilpin Commissioners deal with over-capacity jail

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Giant steam shovel to move from Nederland to Gilpin By Jaclyn Schrock The Gilpin County Commissioners meeting was called to order at 9 am in the upstairs court room of Central City Hall, 141 Nevada Street on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Commissioners Ron Engels, L... More »

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Becker holds Gilpin Town Hall meeting

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At the Gilpin Library on March 13th By Jaclyn Schrock Representative KC Becker of the State of Colorado General Assembly arranged a Town Hall meeting at the Gilpin County Library 7 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2018. She represents District 13; Boulder, Clear Creek, G... More »

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I Can Only Imagine

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A Well Done Christian Movie By David Josselyn Have you ever been hurt by someone so badly you find it impossible to forgive them? “I Can Only Imagine,” a film from Mission Pictures International and City on a Hill Productions, directed by brothers Andrew and J... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 1, 1988 The Social Register: Good news! Josey and Mindy Wales are expecting a baby, their first, in August. Josey is busy getting the Gap Trading Post up and running for the summer and organizing Bluegrass Festivals. Mindy is in the proces... More »

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Cathedral of Color art exhibit

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Showcase Gallery in Central City By David Josselyn Are you tired of the drab hues of winter and seek warmth and solace in an explosion of color? The Showcase Gallery in Central City has opened a new exhibit featuring the work of Donna Dannen, Gregg Harkenrider... More »

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Gilpin Eagles’ sports roundup

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Basketball awards, baseball and track seasons off the starting block by Patty Unruh Basketball Awards The Gilpin High School varsity boys’ basketball team held its sports awards banquet on Tuesday, March 13, at the Elks Lodge in Central City. More »

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Roadways to personal finance at a young age

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Gilpin Finance Class Competes at Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge By Trystin Swan “Trader, trader I’d like to buy and sell,” is all that was heard in the room full of finance students from different school teams as they battled it out to be on top of ... More »