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April 2019

All posts published in April 2019

27 posts
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Renewing energy with Anna Yocom

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Gilpin H.S. salutatorian passionate about math and science by Patty Unruh Anna Yocom, Gilpin High School’s salutatorian for the Class of 2019, is a soft-spoken young woman with wide-ranging interests. She recently shared her experiences, preferences, and viewp... More »

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Nairobi National Park

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Kenyan rhino sanctuary by Dave Gibson This article is the first installment of a 5-part series on Kenya. Nairobi National Park was established in 1946 as Kenya’s first national park and is its smallest, measuring 45 square miles. Located just four miles from N... More »

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Easter with the Lady Elks

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Dozens of eggs — dozens of kids! by Patty Unruh Gilpin County kids were eggs-cited to engage in the annual egg dying and hunt at William C. Russell Park, hosted by the Lady Elks last week.   Children dipped 60 dozen eggs in hues of red, orange, yellow, green, ... More »

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Gilpin track team runs at Edwards and Elbert

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Eagle hitters meet Clear Creek Golddiggers by Patty Unruh Kiowa Invite Meet The Gilpin varsity track and field team visited Elbert on April 20 for the non-conference Kiowa Invite Meet. Both the boys and girls did reasonably well, the boys coming in 12th of 18 ... More »

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Central City Parkway development decision delayed

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Council Deliberates Reassigning Developer Agreement By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Staff for a Work Session immediately prior to the regular meeting on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The topics covered were marijuana store hours, Belvidere Theatre u... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 28, 1989 Only two candidates have filed to run for two seats in the upcoming May 2 Gilpin County RE-1 school board election. Since there are no contested seats in the election, More »

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A Couch for Llama

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Children’s author Leah Gilbert visits Gilpin Elementary by Patty Unruh New children’s author Leah Gilbert shared a fanciful scenario in her debut children’s book, “A Couch for Llama,” with kindergarten through second grade children at Gilpin Elementary School ... More »

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Eldora Pond Skim

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A cool conclusion by Dave Gibson Warren Miller’s film crew was on hand to record what has become one of Eldora Mountain Resort’s favorite annual events – the Eldora Pond Skim. There is still time to get a few runs in, but act fast, the last day of operations t... More »