Monthly Archives: April 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – April 29, 1983 Record snowfalls plagued Colorado Sierra this winter. Despite the warming weather and dryer days recently, the subdivision remains covered with several feet of snow. The heavy snow load is believed to be the … Continue reading

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Gilpin’s got talent!

Community variety show at St. Paul’s By Patty Unruh Gilpin County’s third “almost annual” variety show was held April 19 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The event was not held last year but was presented each of the two previous … Continue reading

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Unusual animal safety for first responders

GCART Workshop Includes Some Unusual Guests By David Josselyn   The Gilpin County Animal Response Team, headed by Vicky Nemec, hosted a workshop for first responders to help develop handling skills for some unusual animals on Sunday, April 23rd. GCART … Continue reading

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Curiouser and curiouser!

Alice in Wonderland delights audiences with solid performance By Patty Unruh “I’ve often seen a cat without a grin, but I’ve never seen a grin without a cat.” Musical caterpillars, talking flowers, gryphons, flamingos for croquet mallets… “Alice” had plenty … Continue reading

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New superintendent steering the ship at Gilpin County School

David MacKenzie has student-centered philosophy By Patty Unruh Dr. David MacKenzie joined Gilpin County School as its new superintendent on April 1. The Gilpin position is MacKenzie’s first as a full-time superintendent.

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Commissioners approve annual Fire Operating Plan in preparation for wildfire season

Legislative and litigation updates, Distrainment Auction By Lynn Volkens Gilpin County Commissioners Buddy Schmalz, Connie McLain and Gail Watson met the morning of April 23, 2013. They began their meeting in preparation of this year’s wildfire season, and ended it … Continue reading

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Bock Beer Day is May 1st

Bock is Buck in Colorado By Dave Thomas Bock beer is a strong, dark lager beer style first brewed in the fourteenth century by the brewers in Einbeck, Germany. Einbeck brewers were actually civil servants, the only ones allowed by … Continue reading

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Oldies, but goodies

Seniors of Gilpin County By Sharon Perea Who are we? We’re called seniors after we reach 50 per AARP, 62+ per Social Security, 65 per Medicare, or 60 per our Gilpin County Senior Program. Restaurant employees give us a senior … Continue reading

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Monarch Hotel and Casino comes to Black Hawk

New casino and 22 story hotel tower By Lynn Volkens Black Hawk city officials and developers of a new casino/hotel tower complex plan to give Black Hawk an exciting new entrance for visitors traveling up south Highway 119. The new … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – April 22, 1983   At the continuation of the liquor license hearing for Marko Lah, the application was unanimously approved by the Black Hawk City Council. The Register-Call’s third annual short story contest was entered by … Continue reading

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