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July 2018

All posts published in July 2018

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A fun Jeep trip with friends up to Rollins Pass

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Jenny Creek Trail provides an easy off-road outing By Aaron Storms Talking to some local friends recently, we decided to take advantage of the beautiful Colorado weather and cool mountain temps by doing a day trip on a local Jeep trail. We discussed several lo... More »

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Central City Opera Inside Out

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A unique backstage look and history tour by Randy Beaudette One of the most interesting historical gems resides right here in our own backyard. Most of us drive up and down Eureka Street in Central City without realizing the importance of this landmark. It is ... More »

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Beat the Heat Wing Fest

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In Central City By David Josselyn The Beat the Heat Wing Fest, sponsored by Main Street Central City, dominated the historic cobbled lane on Saturday, July 21, More »

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Sanitation District celebrates 50 years

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Of service to our Black Hawk and Central City communities By David Spellman The Black Hawk/ Central City Sanitation District was formed by District Court Order fifty years ago on July 24, 1968. The original Board of Directors consisted of:  Norman R. Blake, T.... More »

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Gilpin County Fair August 17-19, 2018

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New events and attractions Here’s a sneak peek at some of the fun, new attractions coming to the Gilpin County Fair on August 17-19 at the Gilpin County Fairgrounds. For the full schedule, contest information and more, visit www.GilpinCountyFair.com. More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 29, 1988 Local cemeteries open a window into the past. A walk through one of Gilpin County’s many old graveyards provides insight into the history of the area. The oldest cemetery in Gilpin County, the Dory Hill Cemetery, is, in fact, the f... More »

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Historic Redtail cabins open house

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Generations of the Barney family in Gilpin County on Robinson Hill Road By Randy Beaudette The long awaited open house at the historic Redtail cabins occurred Thursday July 12th.  The gathering was hosted by the Gilpin County Commissioners, Gilpin County Commu... More »

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Ralph Barnhardt remembered

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October 29, 1944 – July 10, 2018 Ralph Felker Barnhardt, 73, of Black Hawk, Colorado, formerly of Kannapolis, NC, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born October 29, 1944 in NC to late Ralph and Virginia Barnhardt. He graduated from A.L. Bro... More »

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Central City steers clear of ATVs

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New Regulations Rejected by Council By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on July 17, 2018, at 6:31 pm for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. The topic of conversation was All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Off-Hig... More »