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Turning Back the Pages

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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 »

Gilpin Eagles boys’ basketball

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Versus Denver Waldorf and Vail Christian By George Snyder The Gilpin County boys’ basketball team got off on the wrong foot in 2013, losing 38-33 to Denver Waldorf and 76-18 to 3rd ranked Vail Christian. The losses left Gilpin with a 1-9 record on the season a... More »

Lady Eagles basketball round-up

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Great performances, but varsity no longer undefeated by Patty Unruh Match with Vail Christian Gilpin County School Lady Eagles fought hard, but suffered their first loss of the season 26-28 in a non-league bout against the Vail Christian Saints January 11. The... More »

Alford Sullivan remembered…

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December, 2012 Alford (Buddy) Sullivan 34, formerly of Rollinsville, Colorado died in a railroad accident recently in California. He is survived by his 6 year old son Ryun James, mother Linda McElroy of California, father Alford Sullivan of New York, brothers ... More »

Turning Back the Pages

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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 »

New Central appointments and ordinances

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Central City Council Meeting By Wes Isenhart Finances, appointments, year end reports and farewells were the order of business as the currently composed Central City Council met for the last time on December 18th with Mayor Engels presiding. All council member... More »

Lots of swearing by County Commissioners

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Gail Watson and Buddy Schmalz, 2013 appointments By Lynn Volkens It was the changing of the guard at the Gilpin County Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Newly elected District 3 Commissioner, Gail Watson, was sworn into office, as was Buddy S... More »

Thanks Gilpin County!

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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 »

Turning Back the Pages

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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 »