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January 2021

All posts published in January 2021

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Gilpin County Schools celebrate blended learning

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While In-Person Attendance Increases By Curt Halsted On January 19th at 7:03 pm, the first meeting Gilpin County School Board in 2021 was called to order amid a pandemic which has affected education in the last year in ways no one ever fathomed. The school dis... More »

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Alien invades Colorado

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Resident Alien is a unique murder dramedy Harry Vanderspeigle (Alan Tudyk) is an alien scientist who has crash landed on Earth and disguises himself as a human doctor. He has a secret mission to kill all humans, but when Harry begins to assimilate into his new... More »

Gilpin County virtual Town Hall

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Held on Wednesday, January 20th By Esmee Halsted In the most recent Gilpin Town Hall held on January 20 from 6:30-7:30, residents were invited to join Judy Amabile, Representative-Elect, Colorado HD 13 and Senator Tammy Story for an important conversation abou... More »

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Big plans for Main Street Central City in 2021

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Belvidere Theatre/ City Hall pocket park By Barbara Thielemann 2021 Main Street Central City officers met and approved their Work Plan for 2021. MSCC is a Colorado Main Street Program under the Colorado Department of Local Affairs and the National Historic Tru... More »

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Rocky Mountain National Park

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Created by Congress over a hundred years ago this week Signed into law on January 26, 1915 by President Woodrow Wilson, Rocky Mountain National Park would forever protect the incredible resources found within its boundaries so that future generations might als... More »

Two Central City residents found deceased

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In-home homicide and suicide PRESS RELEASE – On January 20, 2021, the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an altercation with shots fired in the 900 block of Vernon Drive in Central City, CO. Upon the sheriff’s office arrival, after recei... More »

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Implementing Amendment 77 for gaming

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Profiling the game plan in Colorado By Beauclarine Thomas In November, Colorado voters approved Amendment 77 and allowed voters in Colorado’s gaming towns, Black Hawk, Central City, and Cripple Creek, the ability to increase maximum bets above the state’s $100... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – February 1, 1991 Gambling might come to the Teller House this fall if the right company is interested in leasing the historic structure, according to the Central City Opera House Association. Board Chairman J. Landis Martin said the board will c... More »

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Sprucing up downtown Central City

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With Historical Photographs in Vacant Storefront Windows By Mary Peery You may have seen some interesting developments taking place in some of the vacant storefront windows in the downtown Central City area. Instead of vacant windows staring back at the freque... More »