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April 2018

All posts published in April 2018

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Gilpin HS baseball team bests Denver Academy Mustangs

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Lena Warren and Jack Ball nab 2nd place wins at Clear Creek track meet by Patty Unruh Action on the Diamond This just in – Gilpin Eagles H.S. varsity baseball athletes soared past their opponents, the Rocky Mountain Lutheran Eagles of Denver, by a score of 11-... More »

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

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Gilpin County Players tackle Shakespeare by Patty Unruh “The course of true love never did run smooth.” That was an understatement for the characters in Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” skillfully presented by the Gilpin County Players on Apr... More »

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Hee Haw! It’s Donkey Basketball!

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Gilpin County School engages in hilarious fundraiser by Patty Unruh Donkeys are well known for being work animals – for being used for transportation and for carrying goods. Sometimes, though, they get to have a little fun. That was the case on Wednesday eveni... More »

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Gilpin community generously supports a neighbor

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Kim McMahon in need of double-lung transplant Kim McMahon suffers from COPD and respiratory-bronchiolitis ILD. Her team of doctors at National Jewish Health recommend a double-lung transplant. Without it, the specialists say she could have two to 24 months of ... More »

A “tailing tale” of General Frank Hall

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A Colorado Pioneer and Publisher By Maggie Magoffin Frank Hall was born March 4, 1836 in Poughkeesie, Dutchess County, New York. Three years later, his father died and Frank went to live with family in Litchfield County, Connecticut. For the next five years, h... More »

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World Language Day

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Multi-language speaker’s competitions at UNC By Jaclyn Schrock Did you remember to use another language besides English on Wednesday, April 18th, World Language Day? Gilpin County students surely practice this art. Our Gilpin County School was well represented... More »

Gilpin Commissioners have 2018 election covered

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County Staff Team-Building on May 3rd By Jaclyn Schrock With frozen fog and light snow Gilpin County Commissioners gathered for the last time this construction season at Central City Hall, for their regular Board of County Commissioners meeting, Tuesday, April... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 29, 1988 Undersheriff David Martinez completed his last day with the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday. “It was a difficult decision to make,” said Martinez, who has served as undersheriff for over three years. “It was time to ... More »

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Gilpin County Manager relieved of responsibility

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On Paid Administrative Leave PRESS RELEASE – The Board of County Commissioners placed County Manager Leslie Klusmire on paid administrative leave on April 11, 2018 and relieved her of any further responsibility for County management, effective on that date. Af... More »

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Gilpin track team breaks school records

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Baseball team meets the Lions by Patty Unruh Track and Field News The Gilpin Eagles varsity track and field athletes traveled to the Clear Creek Invitational on Monday, April 16, breaking three previous Gilpin school records. The team also participated in the ... More »

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Patrick Monahan remembered

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March 2, 1942 – April 15, 2018 Pat Edward Monahan was born March 2, 1942 in Ward, Colorado to Edward James Monahan & Levina Rose Gundy, baptized by Father Rock at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Denver Colorado. He attended Mullen High School in Denver and grad... More »