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December 2019

All posts published in December 2019

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – December 29, 1989 Jeanne Nicholson isn’t asking the county to provide additional insurance to its employees for drug and alcohol treatment, as indicated in last week’s paper. That coverage is already provided. What the county nurse is seeking is... More »

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Eagles Varsity Basketball takes flight

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Gilpin kicks off with four non-conference games By Gary King The Gilpin County High School varsity basketball team is a member of the 2A District 7 League competing against eight other regional teams. The team has played four games (all non-conference) thus fa... More »

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Christmas at the Bobtail Mine in Black Hawk

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From the Early Days column of the Weekly Register-Call on January 8, 1897 By Mary Peery At the Bobtail Mine near Central City in the early days, Pat Casey held forth as the greatest character in the camp and his night shift had a reputation for belligerency al... More »

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Gilpin School’s Winter Fine Arts Festival

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A creative festival of sight and sound! By Esmee Halsted The winter months are always brought to life with the winter concerts at the school. Festive art lines the halls while Christmas tunes flow and reach every corner. All in preparation for only a few night... More »

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Black Hawk employees get a raise

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End of year business includes sidewalk maintenance, MJ rules, fire and ambulance IGAs, PD recruit training, taxes, and shuttle bus service By Randy Beaudette The Black Hawk City Council faced a long year-end agenda that will clean up some items before the holi... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – December 22, 1989 Central City’s Golden Rose Hotel has new owners. Stuart Boulter and Lou Hassoun are the new owners, and the hotel’s new name is the Golden Rose Inn. The partners have no plans for physical changes to the hotel, according to Bou... More »

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22nd Annual Tommyknocker Holidays

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At the Historic Teller House in Central City By Jaclyn Schrock Each year in the first weekend in December, Central City enjoys a holiday time-warp, celebrating the season at the Teller House on Eureka Street.  This year the Tommyknocker Holiday Bazaar had char... More »

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Hope, peace, and joy in Central City

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Peak to Peak Chorale celebrates Tommyknocker Festival with community By David Josselyn Central City kicked off the Christmas season with caroling, community cheer, and a chorale; combining the warmth and joy of the holidays with a poignant and timely message. ... More »