Monthly Archives: October 2014

Quest for the perfect pumpkin

Obtaining the full shopping experience at Cottonwood Farm by Dave Gibson Before carving a Halloween jack-o’-lantern, a suitable pumpkin must be obtained. Not just any pumpkin will do for the special task, but one that is of the correct size, … Continue reading

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Halloween trouble for kids

Who Party Too Hard By Eric Granof As we quickly approach Halloween, one of the most popular holidays of the year, many young college kids are scrambling for the perfect costume and making big plans for that big blow-out of … Continue reading

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Gilpin veteran’s services and affordable senior housing

Gilpin Commissioners By Staci McBrayer The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners met on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the Gilpin County Courthouse. Commissioner Buddy Schmalz, Commissioner Connie McLain,

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Budget talks continue for Central City

Council Considers Additional Parkway Access with Taxes By David Josselyn The Central City Council and staff met for a budget work session on Tuesday, October. All members of the Council were present along with City Manager Daniel Miera,

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Gilpin Eagles dominate homecoming opponents

Football team soars over Justice; volleyball team bests Nederland By Patty Unruh Football Game The Gilpin County High School football team overwhelmed Justice Phoenix (Lafayette) 60-20 in the Eagles’ homecoming game on Saturday, October 18. The Eagles’ record stands at … Continue reading

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Gilpin County School’s 2014 homecoming

Students celebrate with parade, football game, dance By Patty Unruh Gilpin County School celebrated its 2014 homecoming Saturday, October 18, beginning with a parade at 10 a.m. through Central City and Black Hawk. The students and the

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – October 26, 1984 By Esther Campbell: The thermometer on the porch reads 20 degrees and there is a snowy mist over the gulch. Winter is early for another season, the gray crowned rosy

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TFPD Board works on 2015 budget

Draft shows potential $107,000 deficit By Patty Unruh The Timberline Fire Protection District (TFPD) Board had its regular meeting October 15 at Station 3, 660 Highway 46. Members present were President Jim Crawford,

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Black Hawk and Business Improvement 2015 budgets

Retail pot shop coming By Staci McBrayer The Black Hawk City Council met in the Council Chambers for their regularly scheduled meeting on October 8th, 2014. Mayor David Spellman, Aldermen Jim Johnson,

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Dostal Alley beer beats the odds… again!

With silver medal at the 28th annual Great American Beer Festival By Dave Thomas and Buddy Schmalz The 28th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) was held at the Colorado Convention Center October 2-4, 2014. The world’s largest commercial beer … Continue reading

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