Month

June 2018

All posts published in June 2018

26 posts

Election Summary Report

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Gilpin County Primary – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Summary for All Contests, All Districts, All Tabulators, All Counting Groups in the 2018 Gilpin County Primary Election – Unofficial Results. Ballots Cast: 1,554 More »

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Tidbits of Black Hawk history

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From local news publications spanning 100 years March 11, 1864 – The City of Black Hawk was incorporated by an act of the territorial legislature. May 3, 1864 – The production entitled “Life’s Changes” is respectfully declined. June 1, 1864 – Yesterday we had ... More »

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The Boulder Dance Coalition

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International Festival by Dave Gibson “The Boulder Dance Coalition (BDC) is a coalition of groups and individuals that are committed to promulgating traditional participatory art forms – that is, art forms in which you can join in – such as dance, music, singi... More »

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Black Hawk City Hall Chronology

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Research Compiled November 30, 2015 By David Spellman & Lynnette Hailey July 12, 1877 Black Hawk City Council Minutes The Mayor appointed Alderman Hilliard and the Clerk to make specifications and get estimates of the cost erecting a council room on the side o... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 1, 1988 Three years ago Robert “Bob” Hoffman decided that he wanted to be in law enforcement. On Monday, his ambition was realized when he started working for the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Department. In conjunction with starting a new job, h... More »

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Famous brass bed races on Main Street!

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Family friendly changes for 44th Annual Madam Lou Bunch Day By David Josselyn On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Central City hosted the 44th Annual Lou Bunch Day. This day honors the contribution of the madams, girls, and gentlemen callers, that helped drive the Cit... More »

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Father’s Day family fun!

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23rd Annual Father’s Day Fishing Clinic by Patty Unruh Kids and dads, along with other family members, joined for a day of fun at the 23rd Annual Father’s Day Fishing Clinic on Sunday, June 17, at William C. Russell Park and Pond in Central City. The Gilpin Co... More »

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Gondola freight rail car gets new lease on life

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Old #4319 to play a part in the historical Como Project by Patty Unruh Generations of Gilpin County families have enjoyed picnicking and fishing at William C. Russell Park above Central City. Likely, many of them recall the deteriorating rail More »

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Incredibles 2 is Super

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Movie Review By David Josselyn Fourteen years ago, “The Incredibles” opened in theaters taking Pixar fans by surprise. Up to this point, Pixar had broken records using its modern computer-animated imagery to tell stories with depth, poignancy, and heart, but “... More »

Black Hawk welcomes new Fire Chief Woolley

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Council approves Tool Cat purchase and contract with Pinion Environmental By Randy Beaudette The bell was rung promptly at 3:00 pm to signify the start of another Black Hawk City Council meeting on June 13, 2018. Mayor Spellman called the Black Hawk City Counc... More »

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Terry Kays remembered

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1958 – June 4, 2018 It is with great sadness that the family of Terrance (Terry) Mark Kays announces his passing away on June 4, 2018 in Black Hawk, Colorado. He was 59 years young. Terry was the loving father of Jessica Kays of Central City, CO and Ryan (Jess... More »