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July 2019

All posts published in July 2019

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Bulls and Beads Gilpin County Rodeo!

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What it takes to put on a good show By Jaclyn Schrock Oh the thrills of muttons, broncs and bulls at our very own free Bulls and Beads Gilpin County Rodeo! 2019 We had better weather than some of the previous bull riding going back to the 1990’s. Moving the fa... More »

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Shoot-outs on Main Street in Nevadaville!

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Masonic Lodge Open House, Pancake Breakfast, and Antique Gun Demo By Jaclyn Schrock Nevadaville may be considered a ghost town, but those are not ghosts who live there and keep its recollections alive. Real people have brought back to us, with much restoration... More »

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Colorado teen vaping has reached epidemic proportions

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Gilpin County to receive $32K reimbursement from state for Human Services By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County 2018 Tobacco and Health Survey results and the 2020 Cost Allocation Plan dominated the conversation at the Gilpin County Commissioners (BoCC) regular... More »

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Kathryn Harms, harpist

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Presents “A Weekend in New York” by Jane Wyss In these tumultuous political times and sweltering weather, it was a pleasure to gather Wednesday evening at the Gilpin Library, where harpist Kathryn Harms treated the assembled group to “A Weekend in New York.” F... More »

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Russell Gulch Cemetery historical mapping project

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Volunteer opportunity on August 3 & 4 By Michelle Slaughter Volunteers are needed to help the historical project archaeologists from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday, August 3 & 4, at the Russell Gulch Cemetery, located SW of Central City, record graves ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 28, 1989 Angelo diBenedetto has been actively concerned with mining safety issues for over 40 years. Walking through his art studio, one is immediately struck by a disturbing painting titled Man’s Inhumanity to Man. Vaguely reminiscent to t... More »

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Mutton Bustin’ and Bull Riding!

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Saturday at the Gilpin County Fair By Jaclyn Schrock Scheduled events   Free Ameristar Casino & Hotel Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. in the food court, offered meat or vegetarian breakfast burritos, beverages, and bananas – thanks! Nederland School Orchestra present... More »

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Blue Spruce home fire contained

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Mid-Gilpin County, Friday, July 12th By Jaclyn Schrock At 11:55 a.m., Friday July 12, a Timberline Volunteer Fire Fighter called in a concern seeing smoke, followed by a 911 call in the area of Blue Spruce Road and Highway 119, near Roy’s Last Shot. Without de... More »

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Black Hawk orders new smaller Light Rescue Fire truck

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Non-Historic Structure Demolition on Chase Street By Randy Beaudette The most recent Black Hawk City Council regular meeting focused on the demolition of non-historic building in the historical district and the purchase of a new fire truck. Alderman Paul Benne... More »

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Look who’s cookin’ at JKQ

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Fine dining by Chef Herrin in Central City a favorite of locals and Opera patrons alike By David Josselyn Joe and Kara Tinucci were privileged to open a family-friendly eatery inside the historic Teller House last October 2018; however, running the restaurant ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – July 21, 1989 Motorists will have a safer drive through Clear Creek Canyon this fall when lighting fixtures are installed in three of six tunnels along U.S. Highway 6. Three of the six tunnels had lights installed for motorists’ safety previousl... More »