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October 2018

All posts published in October 2018

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Eagles cage the Panthers in volleyball triumph

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Gilpin visits Rangely for football showdown by Patty Unruh Volleyball Seniors Honored The Gilpin H.S. volleyball teams’ regular season ended victoriously with a 3-0 win over the Nederland Panthers on the Gilpin home court Thursday, October 18. Both the junior ... More »

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A Taste of Broadway

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“Peak to Peak Players” brings a cabaret show to Gilpin by Patty Unruh There’s always magic in the air on Broadway. There was quite a bit of it in the air in Gilpin County, too, on Saturday, October 20, as the Peak to Peak Players strutted their stuff to an app... More »

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Family friendly eatery opens in Central City

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JKQ Has a Place to Call Home By David Josselyn Historic Central City attracts many families for its history, museums, and events, but one thing folks regularly ask is “Where can we eat that is not in a casino?” The Central casinos offer some great food, but pa... More »

Central City Council opposes Amendment 74

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Council says “no” to Proposition 110 to raise state transportation taxes By David Josselyn Regular Council Meeting Mayor Heider convened the regular meeting of the Central City Council at 7:18 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers preceded by a lengthy work sessi... More »

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The life and times of Tom Varner

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The early days in Gilpin County By Jaclyn Schrock With retirement, the Varner’s made their move to Colorado, September 18, 1993. Tita enjoyed the area in the 30s and Tom in the 40s. Tom and Tita Varner settled into Gilpin County while in their 60s. They became... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 28, 1988 Gilpin youngsters enjoyed Story Hour at the library on Wednesday in celebration of Halloween, however, there were not any dreaded monsters in the group. The children were entertained by storyteller Amy Thomas, peering out from u... More »

Election forum draws crowd of Gilpin residents

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Local candidates ask for your vote by Patty Unruh At least 100 Gilpin County voters turned out at the Gilpin Community Center last Saturday morning, October 13, for an election forum. The audience heard the qualifications and positions of 11 candidates for the... More »

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The parade, the dance, and the big game!

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Gilpin H.S. Homecoming 2018 by Patty Unruh The mighty Gilpin Eagles celebrated Homecoming on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. Happily, several days of early snow and frigid temps gave way to some sunshine for the big weekend. More »

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Spirits in Central City come alive

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In the 10th Annual Creepy Crawl By David Josselyn The temperature drops, and clouds threaten as darkness descends upon the cobbled streets of Central City. When this happens in the weeks preceding All Hallows Eve, the spirits of long-dead citizens come back to... More »