Monthly Archives: August 2014

Great Central City Beer Fest

Hundreds clogged Main Street for free flowing brews By David Josselyn Main Street in Central City was blocked off to all but pedestrians for The Great Central City Beer Festival held on Saturday, August 23, 2014; and it’s a good … Continue reading

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Fore! Golfing for education

At the Gilpin County Education Foundation golf tournament By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Education Foundation (GCEF) held its ninth annual tournament August 22 at the Evergreen Golf Course to raise funds for the education needs of students

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Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Timberline FPD hosts volunteer recruitment open house By Patty Unruh “I have been a responder and have also been helped by responders.” “I am looking for experience that I’ll need as I go for my EMT training.” “I just moved … Continue reading

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Ahhh, the smell of BBQ in the morning…

Central City Masons Hold Pig Roast Benefit By David Josselyn Sunday, August 24th, the Central City Masonic Lodge #6 held their annual benefit fund raiser pig roast. Historian George Snyder said they were hoping to serve 1,500 people this

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Harold Bailey remembered…

February 11, 1947 –August 16, 2014 “Harold James Bailey, known to locals as just “Bailey,” passed away on Saturday, August 16 after a short illness. He was a resident of Black Hawk, Colorado until about five years

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Are you ready for some football?

Gilpin field sports a new look for Sanford game By Patty Unruh Gilpin High School’s head football coach, Craig Ball, relates that the team was geared up for the first game of the season. The team battled against Sanford this … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 31, 1984 The entry in the Central City -KHOW Gravity Grand Prix held last Saturday was just one of many in the Main Street contest. There were a number of odd vehicles and drivers that

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Guys and gals mosey on over to the 22nd annual Gilpin County Fair

First rodeo in six years a treat for all By Patty Unruh Let me tell y’all a story ‘bout the Gilpin County Fair. August 16th and 17th, everyone was there. At the Gilpin County Fairgrounds, it shore was lots of … Continue reading

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Monarch Casino Black Hawk completes first phase redesign

It’s all about the new! Monarch Casino Black Hawk, the wholly owned subsidiary of Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI) (the ”Company”), welcomed more than a hundred invited guests

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 24, 1984 There were 13 bands and five performers that participated in the eighth annual Central City Jazz Society in co-operation with the Central City Business Association and the

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