Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gilpin Art Studio Tour perfectly timed

To coincide with autumn colors of Gilpin By David Josselyn On Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21, the colors of autumn were shining in the Colorado sun as Gilpin Arts ran its annual Art Studio Tour. The Tour opens

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Timberline Fire Chief resigns

After being put on Administrative Leave last week By Staci McBrayer At the regularly scheduled Timberline Fire Protection District Meeting on September 17th, Board members received and accepted Chief Chris Jennings resignation. Prior to the meeting, Jennings was placed on … Continue reading

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Commissioners review Eye of Heart wildlife refuge

Gilpin County Business By Staci McBrayer The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners met on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at the Gilpin County Courthouse. Commissioner and Board Chair Gail Watson,

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Two brides for two brothers

Brides arrested during double wedding in Central By David Josselyn Friday, September 19, 2014, was a very special day. Not only were the aspen in full color-changing glory, but Roy and Janell Ince were celebrating the momentous occasion of

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There’s gold in them “thar” hills!

Miners’ Days in Nederland By Dave Gibson Like many municipalities in Colorado, Nederland owes its inception to mining. Beginning in 1859, with precious metals being extracted from the surrounding hills, it was a logical

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 28, 1984 What do you do if your child has swallowed a poisonous substance? What do you do if someone has collapsed from severe chest pain? What do you do if someone has been

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Black Hawk approves Mountain City leases and roofs

Council Meeting Business By Staci McBrayer The Black Hawk City Council met in the Council Chambers for their regularly scheduled meeting on September 10th, 2014. Mayor David Spellman, Aldermen Jim Johnson, Paul Bennett,

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No marijuana smoking clubs in Central City

Central City Council votes to ban smoking clubs in city limits By David Josselyn The Central City Council met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at roughly 7:02 which Mayor Ron Engels referred to as “a little … Continue reading

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Looking for community champions

Saws and Slaws help Gilpin neighbors with fire mitigation By Patty Unruh Coal Creek Canyon Saws and Slaws volunteers helped Gilpinites in the Wheeler and Mt. Meadow subdivisions with fire mitigation on Saturday, September 13. More than a dozen

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School board hears presentation from language arts students

STAR test results reviewed By Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education held its meeting September 15. All members were present: President Craig Holmes, Brook Ramsey, Charlotte Taylor, Kersten Armstrong,

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