Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hitting the open road with big bikes and friends

Doing Guanella Pass, Kenosha Pass, Hoosier Pass, and Loveland Pass in a day by Aaron Storms With the fall colors so vivid in Gilpin County and the weather getting a little chill, some of the guys decided that it would … Continue reading

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The Art of Gilpin County

Sixteen artists open their studios to the public for one glorious weekend By David Josselyn The fourth annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour kicked off Saturday, September 19 for one beautiful fall weekend. Sixteen artists gave the public a chance to … Continue reading

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Randy (Matson) Markin remembered

February 27, 1957 – August 23, 2015 Randall Lee Markin, born Randy Lee Matson in Black Hawk, Colorado, February 27, 1957 to Joseph Carl Matson and Barbara June Kent. Randall was raised in Oregon where he

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 27, 1985 Jo Lasley, 14, is five feet tall and 92 pounds. Prior to Wednesday, she had a desire to play on the Gilpin County RE-1 School football team. When asked why she wanted to … Continue reading

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Honoring 9/11 First Responders in Black Hawk

116 Floors of Ameristar Casino is Highest Stair Climb in the World by Heather Worrell The City of Black Hawk 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held this past Friday, September 11 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa to benefit the … Continue reading

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Gymkhana equals equestrian fun for all

Fourth annual Gilpin Gymkhana Buckle Series results by Patty Unruh Folks having fun on horses – a great ending to summer 2015 as riders of all ages gathered for the final gymkhana competition of the season at the Gilpin County … Continue reading

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George Snyder honored for 50 years of service to the Masons

Central City Lodge #6 notes the red-letter occasion with a special ceremony by Patty Unruh Loyalty, commitment, and selfless service are rare qualities these days. Therefore, it was with great pleasure and pride that Central City’s Masonic Lodge #6 honored … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 20, 1985 The City of Central has been selected as one of four places for the filming of “Dream West,” a CBS, seven hour mini-series, produced by Sun Classics. “Dream West” is based on

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Eagles football gets a flying start with two wins

Gilpin Team knocks off Rocky Mt. Lutheran 52-6 by Patty Unruh Gilpin’s gridiron athletes triumphed 52-6 over rivals Rocky Mountain Lutheran (RML) of Northglenn in a league contest on Saturday, September 5. Fans came away elated at the

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Lady Eagles champs of Gilpin invitational volleyball tournament  

Tip Soroco in cliffhanger final match by Patty Unruh Gilpin County High School hosted its annual invitational volleyball tournament on Friday, September 4. It was the Lady Eagles varsity’s first time in years to win the tourney

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