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February 2020

All posts published in February 2020

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Paul Coleman remembered

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March 4, 1933 – February 11, 2020 Paul Stephen Coleman, educator, husband, father, prankster and friend, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2020 with his wife Judy at his side. Paul was the consummate teacher of life lessons, book studies, physical fitness... More »

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Mindy Wales remembered

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November 21, 1956 – February 18, 2020 Mindy Wales was born in New York City and grew up in Queens, New York. At the age of 19 she moved to Colorado and became a long-time resident of Gilpin County. She owned and operated an old time photo studio called “Mr. Ye... More »

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Steve Hanson remembered

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March 8, 1951 – February 16, 2020 Steven Vidyaran Hanson, 68, a longtime resident of Pinecliffe, Colorado, died on February 16, 2020 of cancer. Born in Oakland, California on March 8, 1951 to Robert Carl Hanson and Margaret Bremner, Steve attended Flatirons El... More »

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Senior Night: Recognition of Senior winter athletes

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At Gilpin High School By Gary King Gilpin High School held its Senior Night recognition last Thursday, February 20th between the boy and girl’s home basketball games versus Nederland High School. Senior Night is a period set aside to recognize the contribution... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – March 2, 1990 There may not be an election in Black Hawk this year, even though all six seats on the Board of Aldermen, as well as the Mayor’s job, are up for grabs. As Monday’s deadline approaches for submitting nominating petitions, only three... More »

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Genetics tests confirm presence of wolves in Colorado

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife By Travis Duncan Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) biologists have received notification back from a genetics lab confirming that four scat samples collected near a scavenged elk carcass in Moffat County in early January came from w... More »

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Black Hawk progressing as a destination resort area

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Annexation, mining claim acquisitions, Lace House improvements, trail project, and church stabilization By Randy Beaudette The Black Hawk City Council regular meeting on February 12, 2020 highlighted the adoption of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, a resolution ... More »

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Central City stresses kisses first, then bites

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Council shoots down Ordinance imposing fines for vacancy By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Staff on Tuesday, February 18, for a work session prior to the regular meeting. The topic of discussion was Ordinance 20-02 which was scheduled for a More »