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February 2021

All posts published in February 2021

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Gilpin Eagles high-flying court action

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1 Win and 2 Losses in League Play By Gary King The Gilpin Eagles boys’ varsity basketball team played three 3A/2A/1A Mile High League games in the past week resulting in two losses and one win. With four more League games scheduled by March the 5th the team cu... More »

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Two Black Hawk pioneers remembered

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Former slaves from Missouri By Mary Peery Jennie Golden and Samuel Parker were two former slaves from Missouri who settled in Black Hawk. Their stories are told from their obituaries. The description of the Dory Hill Cemetery is by historian and artist Muriel ... More »

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Salary increase discussed for teachers

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Gilpin County School Board By Curt Halsted Teacher Salary Discussion On February 16th the focus of the Gilpin County School Board Meeting was a discussion of whether to raise the teacher’s salary schedule at the bottom to be competitive with neighboring school... More »

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Dogs make quarantine more manageable

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Locals rely on their furry friends to fill social void By Esmee Halsted During the pandemic, folks have been staying home more than usual. As such, feelings of loneliness have become worse than ever before. Besides family, pets have also helped Gilpin resident... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – March 1, 1991 Elected to the Board of Directors of the Gilpin County Chamber of Commerce are Steve Boulter, Stephanie Lorenz, and Bill Plein. They joined the board earlier this week. The others are John Ficke, Reed Grimes, Barb Hilditch, Bonnie ... More »

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Three new winter exhibits to warm the soul

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Presented by Gilpin County Arts Association By Cynthia Moe-Crist Virgina Unseld, a well-known Gilpin County artist, has a new show opening at the Gilpin County Arts Association Washington Hall Gallery in Central City on February 20th.  “Navigations: a year of ... More »

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Basketball season delayed due to Covid-19

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Gilpin County High School Eagles By Gary King High School basketball faced a late start this 2020-2021 season due to constraints stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid protocols in compliance with Federal and State mandates were adopted at the Gilpin Count... More »

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Black Hawk Park approved on Miners Mesa

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New employees introduced; BHPD officers to get driving track time By Randy Beaudette Black Hawk City Council assembled for their regular online meeting on February 10, 2021 with only two Public Hearing items on the agenda which allowed City Manager Stephen Col... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – February 22, 1991 Following a short, closed meeting to discuss Superintendent Paul Coleman’s personnel evaluation, the Gilpin Re-1 School Board approved a new three-year contract for Coleman. Board President John Rittenhouse said that Coleman’s ... More »