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March 2019

All posts published in March 2019

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Bald is beautiful at Gilpin fundraiser

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St. Baldrick’s event brings in donations for children’s cancer research by Patty Unruh Gilpin’s third annual St. Baldrick’s rally to raise funds for childhood cancer research was held on Thursday, March 21, in the Gilpin school auditorium. The entire student... More »

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Celebrating Esther’s story

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With Purim – Feast of Lots by Jaclyn Schrock Esther’s events, settings and story line are extravagantly lavish. It is cherished being such an action-packed, cliff-hanger, with mysteries tangling royal authorities who rule a land nearly the size of America in t... More »

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Remembering Don Olhausen

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July 13, 1949 – December 20, 2018 Don Lee Olhausen was born July 13, 1949. “Don O” died December 20, 2018 after a 10-year struggle with early onset Alzheimers.He was the only child of Erna and Henry “Heinie” Olhausen from Hartley and Arnold’s Park, Iowa who pr... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – March 31, 1989 The ever popular Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Elks Ladies, attracted many area children who scrambled in the Teller House Garden in search of the colorful eggs. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rabbit, giving out candy and hugs to children,... More »

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Full house for public forum on the Belvidere Theatre

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Architects and engineers propose plans and invite comments by Patty Unruh A community forum was held Monday evening, March 18, at Central City Hall for a presentation by the architectural firm and engineers designing the restoration of the historic Belvidere T... More »

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Trash the Runway

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Recycled couture by Dave Gibson The city of Boulder, CO, has set an ambitious goal of recycling 85 % of its annual waste by the year 2025. Trash the Runway (formally called Recycled Runway), now in its 10th year, is part of the movement that raises awareness a... More »

The house with no land in Russell Gulch

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Commissioners approve Sheriff’s UTV By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners meeting was called to order on this last day of winter, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 8:59 a.m. at the Historic Gilpin County Courthouse. More »