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January 2019

All posts published in January 2019

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Phase 2 of Gregory Street Project in Black Hawk

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Council approves new cell tower and Employee Overtime Plan By Randy Beaudette Following a 1:30 p.m. work session on the plans for the Gregory Street Plaza, bell ringer Nathen Pillatzke from PHE Architects rang the bell that signaled the start of another Black ... More »

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Gilpin wrestlers off to a great season

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Tournament in Kiowa By Emily Pleier This week’s tournament was great for the Gilpin wrestlers. The team walked away with multiple wins in very large brackets. To start off the day, Kamron Brewer won his first match against Dillion Batterton from Lamar High Sch... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 3, 1989 Cash and carry is a good economic principle in most instances, but appears to be working especially well for one industrious person in Gilpin County. Beginning in early January, and last reported January 21, a series of trespass... More »

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Born to run

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Peak to Peak Rotary hosts Iditarod speaker by Patty Unruh Since the inception of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1973, hundreds of competitors have come from around the world to make the 1,100-mile run from Anchorage to Nome. Between 60 and 100 teams compe... More »

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Beverly Willhoft remembered

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January 15, 2019 Beverly Willhoft passed away peacefully on January 15, 2019. She lived in Black Hawk with her daughter, Karla Zozulia and son-in-law, Mark Zozulia. Though she lived here only two and a half years, she made a whole group of friends and was very... More »

A great day in Strasburg for Gilpin Wrestlers

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Gomez, Brewer, and Wenholz take wins By Emily Pleier This week’s tournament in Strasburg, Colorado was a success for the Gilpin wrestlers and the team took home multiple wins. Angel Gomez started the team off with the first win of the day against Zachary Bayen... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – January 27, 1989 Intent looks of concentration graced the faces of the participants in the first Chess Tournament at Gilpin County School. The month long event, coached by former International Chess Federation member Lon Huckaby, has attracted 2... More »

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Denver Zoo gets a new “mane” man

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Tobia, a two-year old African Lion, joins the pride at Benson Predator Ridge and hopefully will be romantically inclined By Carlie McGuire African lions are a Denver Zoo icon and one of the first animals you see when you enter the Zoo at Predator Ridge, the sp... More »