Monthly Archives: August 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 Years Ago – September 2, 1983   Arden Larson, president and majority stockholder of Saratoga, claims that, although no gold is yet ready for shipment to refinery, the last bugs have been worked out in a

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Timberline reallocates “contingency” fund per auditors’ recommendation

County Fair re-cap By Lynn Volkens Timberline Fire Protection District’s (TFPD) Board of Directors met at 7 p.m. on August 21, 2013. Directors Rick Wenzel, Jim Crawford and Paul Ondr attended in person. Kay

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Coordinating emergency response in the mountains

Gilpin County By Roger Baker The Gilpin County Commissioners don’t have special meetings very often, but they had one this past Friday.

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God is the giver of good gifts – enjoy them!

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson   James 1:17: “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

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Three days of fun and music

The NedFest version of Woodstock by Dave Gibson At Nederland’s own mini Woodstock last week, concert goers were treated to “three days of fun and music.” Even though the crowd didn’t chant “No Rain” when afternoon storms

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The Voice of Hope “Lost in a Blizzard”

4th in the Series of 5 – Life Coaching By Dr. Mike Brooks The storms of life were beginning to take shape and I had no idea what was only hours away could be my final hours of living. We … Continue reading

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Detectives, murder mysteries, and psychics…

This week at the Gilpin Library by Larry Grieco, Librarian J.K. Rowling writing under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith was perhaps the worst kept secret ever. Still, the result was the debut novel in a new hard-boiled detective series,

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Hitting the links for a good cause

Gilpin Education Foundation Golf Tournament By Patty Unruh The Gilpin Education Foundation held its eighth annual tournament at the Evergreen Golf Course August 23. The purpose of the friendly tournament was to raise funds for the

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Labor Day 2013 and our mining strike history

Did our local big union strikes benefit the workers? By Forrest Whitman Labor Unions have long claimed that they raised the standard of living for the American worker. Labor Day speeches make that point today. Economists tend to agree. They … Continue reading

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Trustees honor Dr. Elaine Schoelzel for contributions to Gilpin library

Annual Appreciation Barbeque By Lynn Volkens Members of the Gilpin County Public Library’s Board of Trustees hosted a barbeque on August 24, 2013. The Trustees hold the annual barbeque to show appreciation to the library staff and members of GCPL’s … Continue reading

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