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September 2018

All posts published in September 2018

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Boulder Oktoberfest

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A barrel of fun by Dave Gibson Oktoberfest is a Bavarian tradition that began in Munich, Germany, in the year 1810 with the marriage of future King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Boulder Oktoberfest at City Park on Broadway and Canyon, F... More »

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History of the City of Black Hawk safe

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Protector of City Records since 1879 Shortly after the City offices moved into the new City Hall, in December 1877, the need for protected storage for the City’s records became apparent. The City Council apparently did some homework, and in the minutes of Augu... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 30, 1988 To swat or not is the question facing members of the Gilpin County Re-1 School Board of Education. The hotly debated question of whether or not to allow corporal punishment at the school took up nearly an hour at the September... More »

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Hot Rod Hill Climb

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Central City hosts most fun event of the year! By Randy Beaudette Drivers start your engines! This is the sound that indicated the start of the much anticipated 6th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb. The free three-day event held last weekend was hosted by Nick’s Hot ... More »

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Black Hawk Employee Handbook updated

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Council approves 2019 BID plan and budget By Randy Beaudette The vintage church bell was rung by Saratoga Casino Director of Security and Surveillance, John Helmerich, promptly at 3:00 p.m. to signify the start of another Black Hawk City Council meeting on Sep... More »

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“Armstrong for Sheriff” meet and greet

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Roy’s Last Shot hosts event for Gilpin voters by Lisa Lopez It was the perfect venue for bringing in 100 or more Gilpin residents for an opportunity to chat with Kevin Armstrong who is running for Gilpin County Sheriff, and his choice for Undersheriff, Tonia K... More »

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Central City Council Meeting

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Farewell to Mary Bell By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff for a work session regarding street closures during special events. The City Code is broad in its definition of acceptable More »