Monthly Archives: October 2015

Historic headstones at Bald Mountain Cemetery get TLC

Gilpin County engages crew for restoration and reinstallation by Patty Unruh Part of Gilpin County’s valued history is found in the stillness of a forest cemetery above Nevadaville. About 600 pioneers from the 1800’s and early 1900’s have their final … Continue reading

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Class reunions for the modern ages

Are they still relevant? By Greg Merritt As so often happens when one is taking a shower, my mind started to wander into those far reaches of conciseness that people’s mind tend to travel when enveloped by the

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A tailing tale of Captain Ozie Waters

By Maggie Magoffin Many thanks to Bruce and Janice Jones of Gilpin County for providing information on Captain Ozie Waters. Back in the day, Janice delivered the Denver Post in Gilpin County

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 1, 1985 Joel Anderle and Brent Price were named September employees of the month by the Colorado Department of Highways and have been nominated for employees of the year

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Haunted by ghostly issues, Creepy Crawl still delivers a good chill

Spooky Walking Tour of Central City’s Historic People and Places By David Josselyn For several years, Central City and the Business Improvement District have put on a walking tour of historic places accompanied by disturbing stories from the past called

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GHS blitzes Nederland 38-18 in homecoming football victory

Eagles first in state in total yards and rushing for 8-man teams by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County High School football squad rolled over the Nederland Panthers 38-18 on homecoming night, October 16. With the win, Gilpin’s Eagles own a … Continue reading

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A tailing tale of Emmy Wilson and the Glory Hole Tavern

By Maggie Magoffin This tale of Emmy Wilson and the Glory Hole Tavern comes from an article written by David Forsyth and published in the 2005 Winter edition of Colorado Heritage magazine.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – October 25, 1985 Suspected LSD worth an estimated $200,000 was confiscated from an alleged laboratory at a Gilpin County house on South Beaver Creek Road last Friday. According to Gilpin

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Saints go marching in to defeat Eagles in football

Gilpin volleyball has one win, one loss by Patty Unruh Football Round-Up Gilpin High School’s football athletes lost to the Vail Christian Saints 48-16 on Saturday, October 10, in a home conference match-up. The Saints marched into the end zone … Continue reading

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Ernie Wright remembered…

Long-time Editor of the Weekly Register-Call Ernest Allen Wright, 83, passed away peacefully after his battle with cancer on Oct 8, 2015. He is survived by his children Cathye Allen and Kevin (Lorri) Wright; grandchildren

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