Monthly Archives: November 2013

Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 11, 1983   The Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department is getting a brand new fire truck. At a meeting Tuesday night, the City Council of Black Hawk agreed to spend $68,000 for a

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Timberline FPD Board continues consideration of station work

Driveway repair bids and construction on Stations 7 and 8 By Patty Unruh Timberline Fire Protection District Board met November 4. All members were present. Following the public portion of the meeting, the Board went into executive session to

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Solving Obama-Care

And Our Medical Insurance Crisis By Glenn Mollette Everybody needs medical insurance. Without it you are headed for the poor house or a shorter life.

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Gilpin School Board thanks member Rusty Hardy for years of service

Members hear preliminary audit report By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met November 4. Members present were President Craig Holmes, Brook Ramsey, Charlotte Taylor, Kersten Armstrong, and Rusty

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No FEMA assistance for Gilpin County

We’re on our own in Gilpin it seems By Roger Baker Halloween was indeed a scary night for those of us in Gilpin County government, since that’s when we found out that the County has been rejected for Individual Assistance … Continue reading

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Does church really matter?

Pastor’s Pulpit By Pastor Tom Davidson Today I want to ask this question: Does church really matter? It’s not about attending church. It’s about church. The question isn’t whether church attendance matters, but

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What it means to hit rock bottom

Part 3 – Life Coaching Continued By Dr. Mike Brooks When I lost my health, that’s when my downfall started to happen. Believe me, when that’s gone, you know it. I couldn’t work for several weeks, so earning an income … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones, Greenwich Village, witches, and magic coins…

This week at the Gilpin Library by Larry Grieco, Librarian After fourteen years Helen Fielding returns to her “Bridget Jones” series with the third installment, Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy. Bridget is middle-aged now, and a

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Hunting big game with your spouse

And making it home alive! By Staci McBrayer   In my family, there is a certain time of the year that one should never have a wedding, birthday party, or funeral for that matter: hunting season. Depending on who has … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Wildfire Mitigation Grant

Funding available to help in reducing wildfire property loss By Emmit Hoyle Timberline Fire Protection District, Gilpin County, and CSU Extension have joined together in a proactive effort to help Gilpin residents reduce the risk of property loss

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