Monthly Archives: January 2015

American Sniper movie review  

Chris Kyle’s memoirs come to life on the big screen By David Josselyn Director Clint Eastwood (Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) set his sights on Chris Kyle’s story, but it was Bradley Cooper’s (American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook, The … Continue reading

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Gilpin girls’ basketball tops Alexander Dawson 35-23  

Lady Eagles shut out Jim Elliot By Patty Unruh Bout with Alexander Dawson The Gilpin County High School girls’ varsity basketball team clashed with the Alexander Dawson (AD) Mustangs of Lafayette, felling AD 35-23 in a home non-conference bout January … Continue reading

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$1.8 million in revenues received by Gilpin County in 2014

 Gilpin Commissioners Meeting By Matthew Carter The Gilpin Board of County Commissioners met on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at the Gilpin County Courthouse. In attendance were Commissioner Buddy Schmalz, Gail Watson, Commissioner Linda Isenhart,

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Deadly crash on Hwy 119 claims two lives  

Central City Man Hits Motorcycle PRESS RELEASE – Highway 119 just south of Black Hawk was the scene of a fatal collision on Sunday, January 25. According to Colorado State Trooper Nate Reid, a 1977 Jeep J-10

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Marijuana sales and production laws in Colorado  

A Gilpin County Perspective By Roger Baker With the Colorado legislature in session, our Commissioners, elected officials and department directors always keep one eye on prospective bills that might affect us, even as

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Legend of the Yellow Rose

A Tailing Tale By Maggie Magoffin Twenty-year-old Philip Penrose rode into Central City on an old mule named Daisy on an unusually warm day in June 1862. After months of traveling, he nearly burst with delight

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Mary Ann Cook remembered 

March 2, 1965 – January 16, 2015 Coal Creek Canyon resident Mary Ann (Cook) Barry passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 16, 2015. Mary Ann is survived by her husband Kevin Barry, also of Coal Creek

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Turning Back the Pages

  30 years ago – February 1, 1985 Sometimes it takes a serious problem to create a good time – such is the case with the county recreation center located at Clark Gym in Central City. The center provides

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Black Hawk Approves Land Swap for Future Reservoir    

City Council Meeting By Staci McBrayer The Black Hawk City Council met in the Council Chambers for their regularly scheduled meeting on January 14th, 2015. Mayor David Spellman, Aldermen Jim Johnson,

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Frank Irwin remembered  

February 5, 1925 – January 16, 2015 Frank Willis Irwin, age 89, passed away January 16, 2015 at Boulder Community Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. A full time resident of Nederland, Colorado

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