Monthly Archives: October 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 4, 1983 Two Gap Road residents were arraigned in County Court Tuesday on charges of theft. The two were apprehended by Rollinsville resident and Gilpin County Commissioner Jerry

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Changes in voting in Colorado

International Observer from Azerbaijan By Staci McBrayer Gilpin County’s election process was observed on an international level this year. Azerbaijani native Tural Ahmad is an intern with the U.S. Department of State. His month

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Timberline Board reviews construction bids

Stations 7 and 8 Construction and Repairs By Patty Unruh The Timberline Fire Protection District Board met at 8:30 a.m. on October 29, 2013 in a special meeting held at Station 3, 660 Highway 46. Fire Chief Chris Jennings, Board

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Trick or Treat! It’s the Halloween Carnival at Gilpin County School

Goodies and games to please all the boys and ghouls By Patty Unruh It was a “frightfully” good time at the annual carnival and Trick or Treat Street October 25 at Gilpin County School. An alien from outer space would … Continue reading

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Candidates for school board express vision for education

Forum lets public hear goals By Patty Unruh Candidates for the Board of Education of Gilpin County School RE-1 District addressed the public in a question-and-answer forum on Wednesday, October 23 in the school

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Obama-Care navigation

Gilpin County Health Coverage Guide By Roger Baker The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has certainly been fraught with problems, but even in tiny Gilpin County there is ongoing activity to make the process for signing up for the

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Wisdom shows understanding that results in our behavior

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson In Ephesians 1:17-19, Paul prays for the believers, and the things that he prays for us are of the utmost importance. Paul’s first prayer, and notice that it is a continual prayer, is

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What it means to hit rock bottom

Part 2 – Life Coaching Continued By Dr. Mike Brooks I woke up one morning ready for the day and I called Dave, the manager of a fitness center that I was a part owner of and scheduled a business … Continue reading

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Deadlines, terrorists, murder, and captured reporters…

This week at the Gilpin Library by Larry Grieco, Librarian Sandra Brown’s thrillers never disappoint. Her newest one, Deadline, is about a journalist hot on the trail of two domestic terrorists who have eluded capture for decades.

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Gilpin fall sports wrap-up

Volleyball and football summaries By Patty Unruh Volleyball The Gilpin County Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team won 3-0 against Denver Waldorf on October 22 in a home playoff match. Set scores were 25/18, 25/16, and 25/16.

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