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30 Years Ago – February 18, 1983   A volcano, a steam engine, an automatic dog feeder and “Herman,” a large poster displaying the human skeleton, were just a few of the projects displayed at the Re-1 Science Fair last week. Sometime between midnight Thursday a... More »

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30 Years Ago – February 4, 1983   Gilpin County has again made national news – in the Wall Street Journal, no less – but this time it isn’t a gold mine, or an opera, or Lou Bunch Day, or the tourists that have caused the attention. It’s Gilpin’s own residents.... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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30 Years Ago – February 4, 1983   Gilpin County has again made national news – in the Wall Street Journal, no less – but this time it isn’t a gold mine, or an opera, or Lou Bunch Day, or the tourists that have caused the attention. It’s Gilpin’s own residents.... More »

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30 Years Ago – January 28, 1983   It took only a few seconds before Judge Winston Wolvington in District Court for the charges to be dismissed against Steven Lee Bradley. Bradley was charged with the first degree murder of David Harden Dockery whose body was f... More »

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30 Years Ago – January 21, 1983   The route over Rollins Pass, one of Colorado’s most scenic mountain passes, has been closed now for over three years and it looks like it will remain closed a while longer. The road was closed in 1979 because of a cave-in in t... More »

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30 Years Ago – January 14, 1983   Monday morning, shortly after reports that the Gilpin RE-1 gym roof was making a lot of noise, a section about 20 feet wide, from the eave to the peak, was ripped off by the wind. Fred Meyers, school superintendent, dismissed ... More »

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The Squeaky Wheel By Bart Dawkins Publisher’s Note: This column is being reprinted per request of the family of the late Bart Dawkins, who used to be the City Attorney for Central City and also wrote a column for the Weekly Register-Call. We thought our reader... More »

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30 Years Ago – January 7, 1983   Nearly two weeks after the Blizzard of ’82, the snow remains and continues to plague Gilpin’s various road departments. Cold temperatures have frustrated the weak attempts of the sun to melt the icy mounds of snow. This week, j... More »