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June 2021

All posts published in June 2021

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The 2021 Yellow Rose Ball

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Denver debutants open the Central City Opera Summer Festival By Jaclyn Schrock For 88 years Denver’s finest young women have been introduced to proper society in the garden between the Central City Opera House and the Teller House. About 25 juniors and/or seni... More »

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Howlin’ Wind brewery opens in Rollinsville

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Owners Melissa and Zach are living their dream By David Josselyn A new brewery is opening in Rollinsville across the street from the historic Stage Stop called Howlin’ Wind Brewing and Blending. As they furiously prepare to open their doors this Saturday, June... More »

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Mike Shayne comes to Central City

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Gilpin Historical Society By David Forsyth, PhD On November 24, 1939, the Weekly Register-Call reported that Mr. and Mrs. Davis Dresser had visited Central City to do some research in the files of the newspaper. Only a die-hard fan would have known that Davis ... More »

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Gilpin County School Board budget for 2021/2022

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Approved in school year’s final meeting By Curt Halsted The final school board meeting for the 2020/2021 school year the board was started a half hour early with a budget work session designed to provide time for the public to ask questions about the 2021/2022... More »

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Prohibition in Central City

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How a SpeakEasy served the community By Esmee Halsted On Saturday, June 12th the longtime coming production of Prohibition premiered in the Opera House Gardens. A local play created by couple Patrice LeBlanc and Ed Schoenradt, the play features historical refe... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – June 28, 1991 The cross-country skiing and hiking trail proposed by Black Hawk is now in the advanced planning stage. The trail will be called Black Hawk Trailhead, says Bill Lovingier, council member and resident of More »

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The Jeep

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Snow fun in Central City as a kid – Part 1 of 2 by Brian Gibbins If we were going to spend a winter in the house we were building, we were going to need more than the 2-wheel drive truck we had. That fall, Dad brought home “The Jeep.” We just called it The Jee... More »

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Gilpin commissioners approve Tolland Ranch Trail

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No masks at County Transfer Station; free Rec Center access for seniors By Jaclyn Schrock The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) had their bi-monthly meeting June 15, 2021, beginning at 9 am and closing to go into executive session at 12:36. In... More »

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Combating car theft in Black Hawk

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Victims of abuse can seek help from PorchLight By Randy Beaudette Black Hawk City Council held their regular meeting on June 9, 2021 to discuss a memorandum of Understanding with the PorchLight Family Justice Center, a grant to purchase automatic license reade... More »