Monthly Archives: July 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – July 29, 1983   A high country fisherman was injured when he slipped on a snow bank on Rollins Pass last Friday. The Flight-for-Life helicopter from St. Anthony’s Hospital was called to

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Rollins Pass road and ATV parking at Central City

Gilpin County By Roger Baker A couple of meetings are taking place next week with significant implications for who will use our high country forests – and how.

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Amazing glaze – how sweet the sound

Pottery throwing class covers all the vases By Patty Unruh Throwing pottery calls for creativity and skill, as well as good aim. Actually, the folks who take classes at the Gilpin County Community Center don’t really hurl vases across the

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Peak to Peak Counseling introduces new staff

Please welcome Morley and Myerson to our community  PRESS RELEASE – After a successful year with Lynn Harnack as our first Naropa Counseling intern, Peak to Peak Counseling has accepted two new interns to provide

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Is your glass half full or half empty?

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson The world is made up of two kinds of people; the dreamers and the detractors. Dreamers look at the world as it is, and see new possibilities. Detractors look at the world and see

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For those of you who have given up – Part 2 of 2

Life Coaching By Dr. Mike Brooks If you feel you have lost hope and can’t continue waiting, what should you do? The tough part about waiting is when you don’t have a realistic game plan then it will become

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Orphan trains, crime thrillers, romance, college roommates…

This week at the Gilpin Library by Larry Grieco, Librarian A skilled and masterful storyteller is at work in Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline. This poignant novel is about two women, seemingly as different as they can be, but

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Gunfighters on Main Street!

Were they in Central City? By Forrest Whitman Great pictures of Gunfighters in the Register-Call lately! I especially enjoyed the July 18 edition with the “wild bunch” in full color on the front page. These days newspapers from

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Keeping your pups cool this summer

Making Tails Wag Better by Deb D’Andrea Summer is here and I’ve seen packs of hot dogs everywhere. No not the kind you throw on the BBQ, but the furry four footed kind! To help keep your dog cool during … Continue reading

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Commissioners approve Gilpin County’s first Temporary Use Permit

Fire restrictions lifted, Broadband study By Lynn Volkens Gilpin County Commissioners Buddy Schmalz, Connie McLain and Gail Watson met July 23, 2013. They alpha tested the County’s new permitting procedure regarding special

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