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November 2018

All posts published in November 2018

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‘Tis the season for sharing!

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Gilpin preschoolers host the Feast of Stone Soup by Patty Unruh Tiny tots – eyes all aglow, of course! – learned the value of sharing and being thankful as they served at Gilpin County School’s traditional preschool Thanksgiving stone soup feast. The youngster... More »

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Deb Wray candidate for Central City Council

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Action Oriented – Realistic – Dependable Yes, another election, I will try to keep this short but informative! I am a Colorado native, graduated from Bear Creek High school, found myself joining the Air Force at 22 in 1975. During my career I worked Flight Ope... More »

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Gilpin emergency evacuation routes protected

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Commissioners Approve Supplemental Appropriations By Randy Beaudette Gilpin County Commissioners Chair Ron Engels, along with Commissioners Gail Watson and Linda Isenhart, faced a short agenda for the regular Commissioners meeting that occurred on Tuesday Nove... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – December 2, 1988 Although the cold, wintry weather kept a few shoppers at home, this year’s Christmases Remembered Festival was well attended and successful. The Holiday Home Tour reported over 200 visitors, an increase of 40 over last year. Man... More »

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It’s better down where it’s wetter!

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Audiences delighted by Peak to Peak Players’ performances of Little Mermaid Jr. by Patty Unruh Life is the bubbles under the sea. But if you happen to be a teen mermaid, and you try to check out life in the human realm, the waters can get choppy. Of course, th... More »

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HawkQuest presents raptors to Gilpin audience

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At Christ the King Community Church By Jaclyn Schrock The more than 40 folks of all ages who came to HawkQuest Saturday, November 17 at Christ the King Community Church, came away with a deeper understanding of the birds of prey in Colorado. The HawkQuest pres... More »

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Seniors a valued part of the Gilpin Community

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Gilpin County School hosts traditional Thanksgiving meal by Patty Unruh Gilpin County’s senior citizens were treated to extra-special service on Thursday, November 15, as they gathered at Gilpin County School for a hearty Thanksgiving meal. A smiling, grateful... More »

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Calling citizen scientists interested in weather

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CSU Extension Gilpin County By Irene Shonle Are you interested in the amount of precipitation we get? Do you, like me, avidly watch the forecasts, hoping for rain and snow, and then compare what we got to the predictions? Or maybe you just wonder how much we g... More »