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November 2020

All posts published in November 2020

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Gilpin Eagles vs Elbert Bulldogs

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A heck of a ride in the final game of the season By Gary King The Gilpin County High School Eagles came away from last Saturday’s football contest versus the Elbert High School Bulldogs with a decisive victory. The Eagle’s final game of the season was played l... More »

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Gilpin goes to “level orange” on COVID meter

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Special Commissioners Meeting November 20th By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) held a special online meeting on November 20, 2020 that highlighted topics such Board of Health Board elevation of COVID Dial “Orange” for Gilpin Cou... More »

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The Zephyr View Cabin in Lincoln Hills

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Newly Designated Local Historic Landmark in Gilpin County By Randy Beaudette Gilpin County is knee deep in history. With the preservation of our rich mining past, historic towns and buildings, it is easy to imagine what life was like in the not so distant past... More »

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Central City newspapers in 1901

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Three historic newspapers served Gilpin County residents long before social media By Mary Peery According to A Concise Social and Business Review of the Three Principal Towns in Gilpin County compiled by The Colorado Information and Advertising Bureau (in 1901... More »

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Wolves spotted roaming Colorado

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife By Rebecca Ferrell On November 3, Colorado voters passed Proposition #114 – The Restoration of Gray Wolves, a measure directing the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to develop a plan to reintroduce gray wolves west of the Cont... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – November 30, 1990 Author Sandra Dallas gave an autographed copy of her now out-of-print book Gaslights and Gingerbread to Robbi Brooks, who held the winning ticket from Saturday’s raffle, sponsored by the Historical Society. The raffle was one o... More »

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Shop locally and support your small businesses

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National Small Business Day, November 28th By David Josselyn It’s easy, isn’t it? Just login to Amazon, do a quick search, a little research (hopefully), add items to your cart, checkout, and presto! For a minute or two of your time, in a few days, those items... More »

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Gilpin Eagles versus Rangely Panthers

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Last regular-season game By Gary King On Saturday, November 14th the Gilpin Eagles varsity football team played the Rangely Panthers on their home field in Rangely, Colorado. It was a sunny day with a chilly brisk wind when game started at 1:00 in the afternoo... More »

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Gilpin Historical Society asking for Engine No. 71

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Central City Council Reviews Reduced 2021 Budget By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Staff for a work session to hear about proposed changes to the sales and use tax section of the City Code and to review the final proposed draft budget of 2021. More »