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May 2020

All posts published in May 2020

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected Gilpinites?

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Residents answer a few questions By Jaclyn Morrow Normal life has been drastically changed, throughout the world since March 2020. Those who have not previously been writers have since found the value in recording the changes in our world, our county and our c... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – June 1, 1990 The Gilpin County Historical Society directors heaved a sigh of relief Friday, May 25, when it was learned that arbitration in a legal dispute over the train was favorable to the society. Difficulties between the historical society ... More »

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Being a class sponsor is as glamorous as it sounds

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Growing up with the Class of 2020 by Su Henry I came to Gilpin County and began teaching Spanish (PK – grade 12) in January of 2009. This year’s Seniors were in 1st grade. I found out in August of 2009 that I would be the Class Sponsor for the Class of 2020. I... More »

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Miners Mesa development plans in Black Hawk

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Employee health and dental insurance discussions By Randy Beaudette Highlights of the Regular online meeting of the Black Hawk City Council includes rezoning of Block 1 of Miners Mesa Subdivision, an extension of the Order Declaring a Local Disaster Emergency,... More »

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Donna Allen McBride remembered

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July 10, 1933 – May 2, 2020 With great sadness, the McBride and Hileman families announce the passing of Donna Irene Allen McBride on May 2, 2020 at River Oaks Retirement Manor in Lafayette, CO. Donna was born on July 10, 1933 in Idaho Springs, Colorado, and g... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – May 25, 1990 The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that the body found in a mine shaft in Lake Gulch on April 19 has been officially identified as John McDaniel. McDaniel’s body was found along with the body of Luke Clyburn and Cl... More »

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Soft reopening of Gilpin County offices

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Colorado Gaming Association preparing guidelines for reopening casinos By Randy Beaudette On May 12, 2020 the Gilpin Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) held a special online meeting to discuss topics such as the proclamation that May is Mental Health Month, ... More »