Monthly Archives: May 2015

Remember our military this week

On our Memorial Day Holiday By Glenn Mollette One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. … Continue reading

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New Transportation Enterprise for Central City

Council approves Central City Transportation Enterprise and Fund By David Josselyn The Central City Council and City Staff met for a regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:05 pm. All council members were present. Also in attendance … Continue reading

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Timberline FPD undergoing some changes

Chief Reorganizing Department and Helping Board Meet 2015 Zero Deficit Budget Goals by Heather Worrell The Timberline Fire Protection District Board of Directors called their meeting to order at 7 pm and then started with the Pledge of Allegiance and … Continue reading

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A tailing tale

 Of the Musgrove-Franklin Gang By Maggie Magoffin November 25, 1868 – Wrapped in the chilly darkness of night, Sam Dougan stands in the back doorway of the Jack Hill Saloon. Dougan, a member of the Musgrove-Franklin Gang,

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – May 31, 1985 Members of the Screaming Arrow Patrol recently spent a fun-filled weekend at the Diamond Jubilee Camporee. The camporee, held at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood,

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Gilpin HS Graduation

Class of 2015 by Heather Worrell Commencement ceremonies were completed for the Class of 2015 at Gilpin County High School last Saturday, May 16th. It was a momentous occasion filled with

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Prioritizing Gaming Impact Grant applications

Gilpin County to take ownership of Belvidere Theatre by end of May by Heather Worrell The Gilpin County Commissioner’s meeting was called to order at 9 am on May 19, 2015 at the Old Courthouse in Central City. All Commissioners … Continue reading

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Black Hawk employees’ health and dental plans

Council Passes Insurance Plans by Heather Worrell The Black Hawk City Council met at the Council Chambers at 211 Church Street on May 13, 2015 for their regularly scheduled meeting. There was a special meeting that started at

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74th Annual George A. Jackson “Sowbelly” Dinner

Clear Creek-Gilpin County Metal Mining Association by Heather Worrell The 74th Annual George A. Jackson “Sowbelly” Dinner occurred on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Elks Lodge in Idaho Springs. This event was put on to benefit the Clear Creek-

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A tailing tale

Of Winks Lodge of Lincoln Hills By Maggie Magoffin During the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan was at its height of power in Colorado. In the election of 1924, the Klan won control of the Colorado House of Representatives and … Continue reading

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