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July 2020

All posts published in July 2020

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New AT&T cell tower location debated

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Central City Council approves land swap and future commercial development into BID By David Josselyn Online Meeting Disclaimer Central City is currently conducting their meetings via Zoom, although council and staff were present in the Council Chamber. Not all... More »

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Last call for alcohol rules changed

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Governor Polis makes final hours earlier statewide The last call for alcohol just got a bit earlier in Colorado, as announced by Governor Polis on Tuesday, July 21. In an afternoon press conference, Polis stated that bars and restaurants will no longer be able... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – July 27, 1990 When a 200-ton boulder came crashing down on a Big Thompson Canyon house this week, crushing a sleeping couple with its massive bilk, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office called the Gilpin County Mine Rescue Team for technical advic... More »

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School start-up at Gilpin this fall

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Striving to be free from Coronavirus with in-person learning By Esmee Halsted The school year is right around the corner. Unlike most years, COVID-19 will affect school learning. There are many different plans circulating around Colorado such as staggered sche... More »

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St. James Methodist church celebrates 162 years

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In a unique outdoor setting held in the Opera House Gardens By Jaclyn Schrock St. James Methodist Church in Central City has met as a congregation, encouraging their community to be united in fellowship with believers in Jesus the Christ, since July 1859. July... More »

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Community & poetry in the time of the coronavirus

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Local poets highlight their work online By Michael Carlson Every year the Library showcases the works of local poets. This year through the magic of Zoom we can still bring the community together once again. Join Stith Bennett, Gurattan Helgeson, Burt Rashbaum... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – July 20, 1990 The Social Register: Died: John Francis William “Jack” Brown died Sunday, July 15th, at St. Anthony’s Hospital after an extended illness. Born May 6, 1923, in Paisley, Scotland, he was the son of William and Isabella (Baxter) Brown... More »

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Gilpin Sheriff pleads case for not de-funding police

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Commissioners discuss ability to transfer property development rights By Randy Beaudette On July 7, 2020 Gilpin Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) held a special online meeting that featured topics such as an emotional plea from Sheriff Kevin Armstrong to re... More »