Monthly Archives: May 2013

Vacation safety tips – Part 1

Securing Your House By John Hough Memorial Day – the traditional start of the summer vacation season- will be here sooner than you think and the vacation season will be in full swing. Don’t allow your vacation to be ruined … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – June 3, 1983   The resignation of Gilpin Re-1 principal, Doug Rudig, was accepted by the school board. The board also accepted the resignation of music teacher Lon Huckaby as the varsity boys basketball coach. Huckaby … Continue reading

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Ticks and tick-borne diseases

This is the season By Irene Shonle Ticks…they rank very high up on the list of most people’s “least favorite animal.” And, we’re in the middle of tick season right now – it can start as early as March and … Continue reading

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Advanced Tactical Concealed Carry

Training Program offered by COFA PRESS RELEASE – This COFA sponsored program introduces attendees to the knowledge, skills, and attitude involved in safely, responsibly and effectively employing a concealed pistol for self-defense. This is an intensive advanced course, as the … Continue reading

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“Service above Self”

Interacting with Rotary members and youth By Patty Unruh Members of the Peak to Peak Rotary Club met with students from Gilpin County School’s Interact Club and their families the evening of May 21 at the Gilpin County Community Center. … Continue reading

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Remembering and supporting our military veterans

County Management By Roger Baker It’s always a good time to remember our military veterans here in Gilpin County, though certainly no time is more appropriate than Memorial Day.

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It’s possible to be sincerely wrong

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Faith is a common denominator. Everyone has faith. Faith is at the heart of life. You go to a doctor whose name you can’t pronounce. He gives you a prescription you can’t read. You … Continue reading

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Don’t provoke me!

Life Coaching By Dr. Mike Brooks I was six years old when our military family made the long drive from Fort Lewis, Washington to Fort Slocum, NY. My sister Deb had a knack for picking fights. My dad didn’t tolerate … Continue reading

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Possession and personal use of marijuana and accessories in Central City

Ignorance is no defense – it’s your responsibility to know the law By John Hough In the November 2012 election Colorado voters approved an amendment to the State Constitution that makes the personal possession, use and limited home-growing of small … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about it

Program at the Gilpin Library  PRESS RELEASE – The Gilpin County Public Library received a $4,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled … Continue reading

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