Monthly Archives: February 2015

Visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden  

Free Attendance Day on Saturday, March 7th by Dave Gibson As soon as the last spike was driven completing the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, in 1869, it represented a monumental technological

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Gilpin’s Lady Eagles bound for District championship

Team defeats Jim Elliot Christian 38-29 in semifinals By Patty Unruh Semifinal Match with Jim Elliot In a hot Class A District 8 battle rife with turnovers, the Gilpin High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Jim Elliot Christian (Englewood) … Continue reading

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Gilpin boys hustle, but fall short

Season had its ups and downs By George Snyder The Gilpin boys’ basketball team hustled hard, but fell just short of their goals in their last two games of the season. The Eagles took league champion Denver Waldorf to overtime

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A tailing tale  

The Bummer Gang and Judge Lynch By Maggie Magoffin Born from the Pikes Peak Gold Rush, by the late 1850’s, Denver soon became a city rampant with boozers, losers, and petty thieving. Clothing disappeared from local

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Timberline FPD mulls over construction projects  

Potential changes at Rollinsville and Pinecliffe stations By Patty Unruh The Timberline Fire Protection District Board (TFPD) held its monthly meeting on February 18 at Station 3. Members present were Jim Crawford, Rick Wenzel,

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – March 1, 1985   Congratulations to Bonnie and George Merchant, recipients of the Gilpin County Chamber of Commerce’s 1984 Outstanding Community Service Award. The Merchants,

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School Board learns about Internet safety and anti-bullying efforts  

Wind damage repair update By Patty Unruh   The Gilpin County Board of Education met on February 17, 2015. Members present were Brook Ramsey, Charlotte Taylor, Kersten Armstrong, and Craig Holmes (via telephone);

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Historical status sought for City Hall as local landmark  

Black Hawk City Council Meeting By Matthew Carter The Black Hawk City Council met in the Council Chambers for their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015. In attendance were Mayor David Spellman,

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Central City goals for a better city and brighter future  

Work session with the Business Improvement District Board By David Josselyn The Central City Council and City Staff met for a work session with the Central City Business Improvement District on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. All council

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Volunteering and video game design with Bob Ellis  

Video Game Design Club at the Nederland Library By Geneva Mixon The Nederland Community Library (NCL) relies heavily on a committed community of volunteers to help with circulation and to assist with programming and special events.

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