Monthly Archives: July 2015

Gilpin ballot boxes a good idea for multiple locations  

But County Attorney says process was flawed and should have been planned better by Heather Worrell The regular Board of County Commissioners meeting began at 9 am on July 28, 2015 at the Gilpin County Courthouse in Central City.

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Is Pixels worth your time and price of admission?

An arcade game nostalgic trip movie review By David Josselyn Happy Madison Productions, along with Columbia Pictures and 1492 Pictures, produced an 80s nostalgic movie, Pixels; casting several big name stars like Adam Sandler, Kevin James,

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A Tailing Tale

Of Bill Lorenz and the Black Forest Inn By Maggie Magoffin In 1936, while Adolf Hitler terrorized Europe, Wilhelm “Bill” Lorenz was born in Mainz, Germany. Bill’s father owned three taverns, and by the time Bill was seven-years-old he

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Turning Back the Pages  

30 years ago – August 2, 1985 Gilpin County School got its septic system permits Wednesday from the County Commissioners. The Commissioners’ vote was unanimous, although there were some

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Man of La Mancha – Sir Don Quixote and fighting windmills  

At Central City Opera through August 9th By Aaron Storms Central City Opera continues its 2015 Summer Festival with the opening of the Tony award-winning musical Man of La Mancha in the intimate and historic 550-seat Central City Opera House.

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“God has given me a second chance”

Local resident struck by lightning; wife saves his life by Patty Unruh Few of us go from living our quiet, ordinary lives one day to being the subjects of national media attention the next. Yet that is just what happened … Continue reading

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Racing on the Central City Parkway with PIT Rally

The Fastest Mountain in the Rockies! By Aaron Storms Being an automotive race fan, I was looking forward to the second annual PIT Rally on Saturday, July 18th to be held on the beautiful 8.25 mile winding mountain Central City

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A tailing tale

Of the Gettysburg of the West By Maggie Magoffin Six weeks after Colorado became a territory, the Civil war began. The majority of Denver’s citizens, who had emigrated west from northern states, were loyal to the Union.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – July 26, 1985 By Esther Campbell: This summer I decided to keep the sunflower seed feeder full to see which birds would stay around. It has attracted a flock of pine siskins. These small

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A Tailing Tale

 Of St. James Methodist Church 156th Anniversary This past Sunday I had the pleasure of joining with the congregation of St. James Methodist Church to celebrate their 156th Anniversary. Members and guests were invited

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