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April 2019

All posts published in April 2019

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Batter up! Gilpin scores 9-3 win against Lyons

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Track and field athletes compete at Denver Christian Invitational by Patty Unruh On the Diamond The Gilpin Eagle baseball team battled the Lyons Lions on April 15, soaring to a sweet 9-3 conference victory. It was the first win for the Gilpin ball club this se... More »

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The Best of Enemies

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Movie Review By David Josselyn Astute Films, known for emotionally charged true, or based on true, stories recently released a movie based in the slow-moving town of Durham, North Carolina (less than three hours from Charlotte) in 1971 showcasing the showdown ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 21, 1989 Although he earned it himself, it was the efforts of friends that brought the volunteer work of Van Cullar to the attention of President George Bush. For his work, Van Cullar won a Presidential citation. Of the 2,000 names submitt... More »

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Gilpin spring sports off and running

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Track and baseball roundup by Patty Unruh Future of Gilpin’s New Track Interest in spring sports at Gilpin is high this season. Gilpin’s track and field teams have attracted several athletes, with 14 on the girls’ team and seven on the boys’ squad. There are f... More »

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Gilpin Commissioners approve new contracts

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For Human Services Attorney, HR & Finance, and Fair By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Board of Commissioners Madam Chair Linda Isenhart, Gail Watson, and Ron Engels faced off with a full and varied agenda for the regular Commissioners meeting that took plac... More »

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Gilpin students compete in Regional Science Bowl

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy PRESS RELEASE – Gilpin students competed in the Colorado High School Regional Science Bowl on Saturday, March 16 at Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton. The Bowl, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, is a highly... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – April 14, 1989 The City of Black Hawk is looking for a few good volunteers to conduct summer tours at the historic Lace House, located on Main Street. So far, they’ve filled the schedule for two and a half days. The city is looking for lively, r... More »

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Like puzzles? Try this!

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Also known as “The riddle of the six-volt raisins” by Patty Unruh A lot of people use puzzles, word games, and trivia to stay sharp. They work crosswords, do anagrams, play Sudoku, or pass the time with acrostics. Some try to beat the contestants on “Jeopardy”... More »

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Local church charmed with luck from the Irish

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An afternoon of dancing and camaraderie by Lisa L. Lopez A group of 50 or more were on hand Sunday, March 31, from 4-6 p.m. at Christ the King Community Church to enjoy participating in an Irish event known as a Ceili dance (pronounced kay-lee). This ancient I... More »