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May 2019

All posts published in May 2019

46 posts
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Miner Bob Fallon on a drunken spree

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Sheriff Williams and Nevadaville in the 1880’s By Mary Peery When a disaster or a catastrophe struck, someone from Nevadaville would send word to Central City for help, as following Rocky Mountain News article portrays: “He Would Run The Town” by the Rocky Mou... More »

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New Veteran’s Memorial

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Established at Dory Hill Cemetery by DAR and Black Hawk By Jaclyn Schrock Unveiled this Memorial Day weekend, is a new Veteran’s Memorial at the entrance of Dory Hill Cemetery for Black Hawk, Colorado. The granite stone is a memorial to those known to have ser... More »

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Academic Awards Gilpin MS/HS 2019

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Congratulations to all! By Jaclyn Schrock Wednesday evening, May 22, 2019, Middle School and High School year-end Academic Awards were presents to student and families of Gilpin County School. Students respectfully represented their families and classmates dre... More »

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Roy’s Last Shot unveils new bed and breakfast

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Restaurant owners accommodate customers’ recommendations by Patty Unruh Gilpin County locals, patrons from the metro area, and visitors to Colorado alike are well familiar with Roy’s Last Shot. The iconic restaurant at 17268 Highway 119 is a favorite gathering... More »

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Black Hawk welcomes new firefighters

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Hidden Treasure Trailhead Project underway at Maryland Mountain By Randy Beaudette Incoming Firefighters Marc Norman, Jon Zoetewey, and Ryan Jones all rang the bell to announce another session of the Black Hawk City Council regular meeting on More »

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School board approves preliminary budget for 2019-20

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Principals highlight May accomplishments by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met on Tuesday, May 21, at 7:00 p.m.Board members present were Craig Holmes, Brook Ramsey, Sarah Swanson, and Steve Boulter. Kersten Armstrong was absent. Superintende... More »

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Teller House Tea honors the Roeschlaub family

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Architect RS Roeschlaub designed the Central City Opera House By Jaclyn Schrock The Central City Opera House Association and the Opera Guild hosted an afternoon tea on the 2nd floor of the Teller House on Sunday, May 19th at noon, to honor Robert S. Roeschlaub... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – June 2, 1989 The streets may not have been paved with silver bricks, but Central City rolled out the red carpet to welcome the mayor of Champagne-Vigny, France, Michel Belanger, earlier this week, starting with a welcoming cocktail party at the ... More »

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Stephen King captures silver at state track meet

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Gilpin track athletes set new school records this season by Patty Unruh Gilpin High School sophomore Stephen King competed May 16-18 in the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) Class 2A State Championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood... More »

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25 years of scholarships from City of Black Hawk

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Is paying off for Gilpin County Grads! PRESS RELEASE – When 19 members of the Gilpin County High School class of 2019 received their diplomas on May 18, at least one graduate did so knowing exactly what her next step is in preparing for her dream career. Shani... More »

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Vicki Nemec retires after 25 years

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Gilpin County Commissioners select vendors, hire employees, replace totaled Sheriff’s vehicle By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) opened up their Regular meeting at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday May 21, 2019 at the Historic Gilpi... More »