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August 2018

All posts published in August 2018

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A beautiful day for brews and bands

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7th Annual Central City Beer Fest 2018 By David Josselyn Is the future of microbreweries in the local pub house rather than distribution? Fourteen breweries lined Main Street for the Central City Beer Fest to gain exposure for More »

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30th Annual Cemetery Crawl

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Gilpin Historical Society tells of those who rest beneath the ground by Patty Unruh Hard-rock miner, undertaker, saloon owner, educator. These and others were real people who lived in Gilpin County in the 1800’s and are buried at the Independent Order of Odd F... More »

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NedFest 2018

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Twenty years and counting by Dave Gibson Last weekend, NedFest in Nederland, CO, put on another spectacular three-day festival for the twentieth year in a row. If he were still with us, music promoter and founder Mike Torpie would have been proud of the mainst... More »

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Gilpin Eagles defeated in first home game on new turf

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Young football team faces challenging season by Patty Unruh The Gilpin High School varsity football team got steamrollered by the Caliche Buffaloes (Iliff) 43-0 on Friday, August 24, in the first home game on Gilpin’s new field. It wasn’t exactly the outcome d... More »

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Lorenz announces candidacy

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For Gilpin County Treasurer I am Mary Lorenz and I would like to announce that I am a candidate running for the Gilpin County Treasurer and Public Trustee in the November General Election. I moved to Central City in 1971 as a child, where we lived in a house i... More »

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McMillan announces candidacy

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For Gilpin County Assessor I, Daurice McMillan am proud to announce my candidacy for Gilpin County Assessor. I bring twelve years of experience as the Chief Deputy Assessor for Gilpin County, plus two years of experience working in the Treasurer’s office. Gilp... More »

An interview with William F. Kelso

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A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin August 24, 1877 – Recently, I had the pleasure of dining at the home of William and Sallie Kelso in Georgetown, where Mr. Kelso shared tales of his journey to Colorado back in 1860 and of his many accomplishments over the ... More »

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Yocom announces candidacy

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For Gilpin County Commissioner My name is Jerry Yocom and I am running for the position of Gilpin County Commissioner. I have 30 years of legal and law enforcement education and experience. I am an adjunct professor at Regis University, teaching graduate stude... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 2, 1988 The Bald Mountain Trading Post is a star this week, serving as the pivotal point for a 30 minute, made for television special, scheduled for release after January 1. “Legends and Lies,” the tentative title of the film, was crea... More »

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The 2018 Mardi Gras Bulls and Beads Rodeo

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At the Gilpin County Fair By Jaclyn Schrock Mardi Gras Bulls & Beads began what is becoming a tradition, professional rodeo at Gilpin County Fair. This rodeo has continued to be made possible with sponsorship from Black Hawk’s Mardi Gras Casino, part of Affini... More »

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Are you ready for some football!

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Broncos tune up against the Bears by Dave Gibson Preseason in the NFL is a time to evaluate players and decide who will make the 53-man roster while hopefully establishing a cohesive unit that will produce both offensively and defensively. Off-season acquisiti... More »