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February 2019

All posts published in February 2019

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Central’s water intake project completed

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Central City Council Meeting By David Josselyn Executive Session Mayor Fey called the regular council meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. on February 19, and the Council immediately went into executive session for legal advice regarding proposed amendments to 1999 G... More »

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E-Free Church discusses future with Black Hawk

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As part of the Gregory Street Plaza Project By Randy Beaudette A heated debate erupted at the work session held on February 13, 2019 between the City of Black Hawk and the members of the Rocky Mountain Evangelical Free Church in Black Hawk. On one side, the ch... More »

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Embroiled in controversy, the Oscars are coming

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Academy Awards ruminations By David Josselyn The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has frustrated and insulted its own people to the point is has lost respect and credibility with they very people it is trying to honor. This coming Sunday, February 2... More »

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“Just Between Us” art exhibit

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Artists W. Max Thomason & Walter Barton at the Washington Hall Gallery by Michele Roussel The Gilpin County Arts Association brings artists Walter Barton and W. Max Thomason with their life size sculptures and oil works to Central City. The title of the showin... More »

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Mark Smith remembered 

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June 17, 1956 – February 10, 2019 Mark Steven Smith of Nederland passed away of cancer at the Boulder Community Hospital on February 10, 2019. He was born on June 17, 1956, to Micheal B. Smith and Jeannette McDonald Smith. He attended Nederland High School and... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – February 24, 1989 For the past two years, the Gilpin County Historical Society has suffered an annual loss of approximately $1,500 on the operation of Black Hawk’s Lace House. Unless things turn around this year, the historic structure may be cl... More »

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Keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice

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Central City Council Meeting By David Josselyn Regular Council Meeting Mayor Fey convened the February 5, 2019 regular meeting at 7:08 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers following a work session with the Business Improvement District. More »

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Eagles boys B-Ball team gallops over Mustang rivals

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Seniors recognized for participation in winter sports by Patty Unruh Gilpin Eagles varsity basketball teams celebrated Senior Night on Friday, February 8 by hosting the Dawson School Mustangs of Lafayette in a conference showdown. Gilpin boys conquered their o... More »

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Noah Lindberg remembered (aka Poppin Agenda)

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May 23, 1987 – December 25, 2018 In the final week of 2018, we were shocked with the sudden passing of a courageous leader in the Hip Hop Community, Noah Theeman Lindberg, better known in the dance community as “Poppin Agenda.” Born in Denver, May 23, 1987 to ... More »

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Dancing to their hearts’ content

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Fathers and daughters enjoy a special night out by Lisa L. Lopez This years’ Father-Daughter Valentine’s Ball saw unicorns floating from the ceiling and balloons sprouting from tables adorned with colorful tablecloths and sweet Valentine treats. The Gilpin Cou... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago -February 17, 1989 A full-sized handmade quilt is being raffled by the Gilpin County Seniors to help pay for a desperately needed new van to transport seniors in the county and on shopping trips and errands. Made in 1964 by Nelle Anderle, who dona... More »