Monthly Archives: June 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – July 1, 1983   Tuesday, following two days of steady rain combined with a record spring run-off, North Clear Creek flowed out of its channel along Apex Road, flooding several wooded areas. County road crews have … Continue reading

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Terry Joseph Schmaltz – in loving memory

October 19, 1950 – June 15, 2013  Terry J. Schmaltz, 62, of Black Hawk, Colorado passed peacefully into the arms of angels the late evening of June 15, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer in Denver, CO. Terry lived … Continue reading

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Thanks to County Attorney Petrock for many years of guidance

County Management By Roger Baker The agenda for the Gilpin County Commissioners’ meeting this week was deliberately light, as we generally try to keep it when one of the Commissioners is expected to be absent. But those of us who … Continue reading

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Reverend’s Ridge – local beauty, lodgings, and lore

Campground named for Methodist minister By Patty Unruh Even though Colorado abounds in natural beauty, few of us are blessed to live near a state park. Here in Gilpin County, though, we residents have Golden Gate Canyon State Park right … Continue reading

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Remember way back when?

Oldies but goodies By Sharon Perea Our Peachy Keen Lingo Long-Gone! Does the present generation leave you speechless because you’re not sure their spoken words are part of the English language? Well, look back at the expressions and words we … Continue reading

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Say “Cheese!”

Workshops help budding photographers get that great shot By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Library presented the first installment of its 2013 Artists-in-Residence program on June 22 with Photographers-in-Residence John & Julie Black. Nine people attended the workshop conducted by … Continue reading

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Faith-fueled power at work

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Hebrews 11:1: “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” This is faith-fueled power at work. Only faith has this kind of power because faith … Continue reading

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Miners’ Days in Nederland moving to September

Nederland Area Historical Society PRESS RELEASE – The decision has been made. Miners’ Days 2013, sponsored by the Nederland Area Historical Society, will move from July 27, 28 to September 21, and 22. After much soul searching and debate, the … Continue reading

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The Art of Forgiveness – Part 2

Life Coaching By Dr. Mike Brooks What does forgiving someone do for me? There are many benefits when we forgive someone that has hurt us. Once you let go of the anger and bitterness, healing starts to take place. You … Continue reading

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Garden pests bugging you? Extension Office has the answers!

Workshop shows residents how to deal with pesky critters By Patty Unruh The CSU Extension Office conducted a workshop June 22 to help mountain gardeners learn to deal with pests that may be destroying their gardens. Irene Shonle, CEO director/agent, … Continue reading

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