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December 2019

All posts published in December 2019

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Ameristar holiday lunch a big hit with Gilpin seniors

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Giving back to the community as part of Ameristar Cares Program By Nicole Merrick Started in 2012, each year the Ameristar Casino Resort hosts and caters one of the weekly senior lunches that are held regularly at the Gilpin County Recreation Center. This year... More »

Gilpin Commissioners wrap up 2019 business

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Preparing for 2020 and finding a spare $3 million in property taxes By Randy Beaudette At the Gilpin County Commissioner’s (BoCC) meeting on December 11, 2019 the agenda included multiple end of year financial and public works items, and the 2020 pay plan for ... More »

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Dan Cooper remembered

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April 7, 1952 – November 22, 2019 Daniel Edward Cooper, 67, passed away peacefully in Newport, California surrounded by family on November 22, 2019. Dan was born April 7, 1952, in Pueblo, Colorado. He proudly served in the U.S. Army as a CW2 helicopter pilot. ... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – December 15, 1989 After collecting signatures from 140 citizens, Black Hawk Aldermen voted unanimously to support the efforts of Central City Preservation, Inc. (CCPI), to have limited gambling legalized in the two cities. Going door to door, al... More »

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Central City adopts budget, reviews projects

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Mayor Complements City Manager and Finance Director By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Students from CU Denver and CU Boulder for a Work Session immediately prior to the regular meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, for presentations on three proj... More »

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FIRST Lego League robotics competition

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Gilpin’s Construction Pirates earns 6th place from 23 teams By Debra Benitez More than 20 teams competed in the FIRST Lego League Qualifier at Moore Middle School on November 23, 2019. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is the wo... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – December 8, 1989 Looking for natural ornaments and stocking stuffers for Christmas? Outdoor Education students at Gilpin County School have been busy making corsages, door ornaments and table centerpieces from evergreens, pinecones and other nat... More »