Monthly Archives: September 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 30, 1983 The Central City-Black Hawk Cable Committee met with representative of Custom Cable Systems Inc. and Clear Creek Television on Tuesday. Both companies made proposals to

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Lady Eagles volleyball summary

Gilpin smashes Denver Waldorf 3-0 By Patty Unruh Match with Denver Waldorf The Lady Eagles varsity team defeated Denver Waldorf away on September 20 in conference play. Set scores were 25/21, 25/18, and 25/11. The team has a 5-3 record … Continue reading

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Lloyd Stace Williams remembered…

February 29, 1972 – September 20, 2013 Lloyd Stace Williams, of Central City, CO, passed away on Friday, September 20th. He was born in Black Hawk, CO on February 29, 1972 to Lloyd and LesLee Williams, both

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Scholarship Dinner to assist Gilpin graduates

Gilpin County Education Foundation By Sarah Swanson Last Saturday, September 21, the Gilpin County Education Foundation held its 3rd Annual Scholarship Dinner at the Isle of Capri Casino. The dinner included nearly 50

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Gilpin is the mountain transportation corridor after the recent flooding and closing of canyon roads

Gilpin County By Roger Baker The snow that appeared on the high mountain peaks this past week reminds us here in the High Country that with just a few degrees difference in temperature the heavy rains of

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The sovereignty of God and responsibility of man

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Last week, we entered into spiritual basic training as we began to dig into our training manual – Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus. In the first three verses of that letter, we

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And a’one, and a’two, and a’three … it’s Oktoberfest!

Central City goes Bavarian By Patty Unruh Ja, ja! Central City donned its Alpine hats and lederhosen as it wrapped up a season of street festivals with Oktoberfest September 21. Patrons were entertained with sprightly

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Nick Ferguson, a Director with US Airways

Gilpin Graduate and Navy Officer By Terrel Ferguson Many of our community knew Nick Ferguson, who graduated from Gilpin County High School on May 27, 1983. Following graduation, he obtained a management job with a

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Teen concert pianist, affair with teacher, deeply disturbed teen, and ditching own wedding…

This week at the Gilpin Library by Larry Grieco, Librarian Recently I had the pleasure of meeting several authors at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago. The Public Programs Office of ALA offers a

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The guns of Gilpin

The impact of guns during the mining days By Forrest Whitman There were a variety of guns around the mining camps and mining towns along the Front Range. Gilpin County was typical of how each new type of gun affected … Continue reading

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