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September 2019

All posts published in September 2019

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We are the mighty Eagles

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Gilpin Homecoming Festivities By Esmee Halsted Gilpin County School celebrated Homecoming recently. To kick off the week students dressed as senior citizens on Monday and Twins on Tuesday. Canes and robes slowed students down, but to reclaim their youth they w... More »

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Gilpin Eagles Homecoming Football

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Friday night’s game vs the Hayden Tigers By Gary King Last Friday’s football game marked the Eagle’s homecoming and was their first league game this season. The game took place on our home field under the lights against the Hayden High School Tigers. After rec... More »

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Candidate Joe Marr

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For Gilpin RE-1 School Board Hello, my name is Joe Marr and I’m running for a position on the Gilpin County RE-1 School Board. The election is this November 5th. I Have my wonderful wife Mary, four adult children, and 17 (and #18 due this fall) grandchildren. ... More »

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Gilpin County Commissioners lift fire ban

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CSU Extension Director Dr. Irene Shonle Service Recognition By Randy Beaudette Recognition of CSU Extension Director Dr. Irene Shonle, the lifting of the stage one fire ban, and staffing shortages at the Sheriff’s Department were just a few of the highlights a... More »

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The Peak to Peak Players Grand Opening

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At Central City Opera’s Williams Stables on October 5th PRESS RELEASE – The Peak to Peak Players theatre company has entered into collaboration with the Central City Opera to utilize the historic Williams Stables in Central City. This will further enable their... More »

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Downton Abbey – The Movie

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The Crawley’s Swan Song By David Josselyn Fans of BBC’s historical drama about the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their staff, “Downton Abby,” have cause to rejoice as the much regaled television show comes to the big screen for a final(?) goodby... More »

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Water everywhere art show

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Benefiting the American Red Cross Bahamas relief fund Yes, it is everywhere. And it will be on the walls of Salto from October 4th through October 30th. This is an eclectic exhibit depicting water painted in several media by local artist, Virginia Unseld. All ... More »

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Shield 616 program: rifle-rated protective vests

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Fundraising for our police officers in Gilpin County by Jaclyn Schrock Diana and Lewis Wagner gave a presentation at the Commissioners Coffee on September 17th about the Shield 616 program. It is a faith-based organization, and the name was derived from Ephesi... More »

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30 years ago – September 29, 1989 There may be a body in an inactive mineshaft on Alps Hill, according to Gilpin County mine rescue official Van Cullar. A lady’s jacket and scarf were spotted just outside the shaft by hikers on Sunday, and the mine rescue team... More »

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The Hot Rod Hill Climb

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Central City’s most fun and family-friendly event of the summer! By Randy Beaudette “The Hills are alive with the sound of raw power.” Not exactly like the Julie Andrews version, but close enough. This raw power signifies the return of a very popular event, th... More »

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9/11 remembered…

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The 11th annual Black Hawk 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was hosted by the Ameristar Casino Hotel Spa on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The City of Black Hawk Fire Department was honored to be part of the outpouring of commemoration around the country in hopes to ... More »

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Gilpin Eagles Football

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Friday night’s game vs the Sedgwick County Cougars By Gary King Last Friday’s game was played under the lights in Julesburg, Colorado against the Sedgwick County Cougars of the Plains League. Sedgwick County is the four-time defending champions in Colorado 8-m... More »