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November 2019

All posts published in November 2019

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Maryland Mountain Recreational Park

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Bridge over Highway 119 kicks off countdown Soon Coloradoans will have a new trail system to explore in Black Hawk. Crews will begin installing a bridge over Highway 119 on Monday, December 2nd to connect the Hidden Treasure Trailhead parking area to the new G... More »

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World’s largest steam engine tours Colorado

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Big Boy No. 4014 train impresses crowds at Colorado whistle stops By Jaclyn Schrock Colorado steam enthusiasts were excited to welcome Union Pacific’s Big Boy No. 4015 in the Great Race of the Southwest, commemorating 150 year of the transcontinental railroad,... More »

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Farewell to veteran Gilpin School Board members

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And welcome to new Board members By Esmee Halsted Tuesday, November 19th was the last board meeting for long time board members Holmes, Armstrong, and Ramsey. Their terms ranged from anywhere between nine to eleven years of service. Students and community memb... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – December 1, 1989 Gilpin County Arts Association President Linda Hargrave presented a proposal to Central City’s aldermen at their November 22 work session to restore the Washington Hall bell tower. The Arts Association has been encouraged to app... More »

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Black Hawk adopts 2020 budget

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City welcomes new Communications Officers By Randy Beaudette Highlights of the Black Hawk City Council meeting on November 13, 2019 included the adoption of the 2020 budget, holiday bonuses for Black Hawk employees, and a revision of the City’s Sign Code. New ... More »

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Belvidere Theatre spat leads to resolution failure

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Central City Council Meeting By David Josselyn Executive Session Council entered Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 prior to the regular meeting, to discuss personnel matters for which the employee has consented and to determine posit... More »

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Cheer on!

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The Gilpin High School Cheer Competition Team at League Spirit Championships By Esmee Halsted The Gilpin High School Cheer Competition Team, a program added last year, made their debut at the Frontier League Spirit Championships hosted by Pinnacle High School ... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – November 24, 1989 In recommending approval for a special use request for a placer operation and removal of sand and gravel at the Blue Spruce Campground, the Gilpin County Planning Commission attached 13 stipulations to the request. The recommen... More »

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Gilpin students honor the service of our veterans

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Thanks to those who sacrificed so much so that we can live free By Esmee Halsted As always Gilpin School honored the annual Veterans Day celebrations. This celebration is organized every year by our very own Sue Henry. Ms. Henry and select students find guest ... More »