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Gilpin Eagles kickoff football season

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Against the Sargent High School Farmers By Gary King The Gilpin Eagles football team played its first game during the Colorado lockdown. The Eagles will play six games in the regular season. Due to the shortened season, the Colorado High School Activities Asso... More »

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Football returns to Gilpin County High School

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Friday, October 9th at 6 pm By Gary King The Gilpin County High School Eagles are scheduled to play their first football game of the season Friday, October 9th at 6:00 pm on the Eagle’s home field against the Sargent Farmers of Monte Vista, Colorado. The schoo... More »

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Fourth of July in the 1890’s

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Celebrating from Central City to Georgetown By Mary Peery 1890 was a good year for the mining towns. Populations increased. Shops and saloons were busy. This resulted in more fees paid to the town’s coffers, giving town leaders the ability to fund large Fourth... More »

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60 of the best hikes within 60 miles

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New Book Highlights Golden Gate Canyon State Park as a Top Hiking Destination By Ryan Jacobson In her new book, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder (June 2020, Menasha Ridge Press), local area author Mindy Sink features her choices for the area’s 60 b... More »

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Tips to avoid lonely nights on the sofa

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Or being the star of a viral video as boating season starts By Darcy Mount  There are two things you should not learn from a spouse or significant other…canoeing and trailer backing. I know there are many other examples, but these are my observations from my c... More »

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Gilpin Eagles’ basketball players recognized

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The Mile High 2A All-District Basketball Team Awards by District Coaches By Gary King The Gilpin County girls’ basketball team was selected as the surprise “Girls’ Team of the Year” by the Mile High 2A All-District coaches. The Lady Eagles ended their season w... More »