Monthly Archives: November 2015

Katniss Everdeen’s story concludes in Mockingjay, Part 2

Movie review By David Josselyn The final chapter has hit the movie theaters in the unexpected hit, The Hunger Games, adapted from the Young Adult novels by Suzanne Collins. The movie series began in 2012

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Colorado Newspapers: A History & Inventory, 1859-2000

Helping to fill the knowledge gap – Book Review By Garrett Ray In 1978, the board of the Colorado Press Association agreed that someone ought to write a history of the association to mark the CPA’s 100th birthday. Marshall Sprague, … Continue reading

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The Gilpin and Clear Creek District Railway

A tailing tale By Maggie Magoffin This week’s Tailing Tale comes from Bruce Jones of Gilpin County. Bruce shared with me the story of the Gilpin Railway Company.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 29, 1985 Warm temperatures and blue skies brought an abundance of construction workers outside at Gilpin County School Monday. Construction of the new elementary and

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Wrestlers continue to exceed expectations!

Gilpin County Youth Wrestling at Brush HS In the halls and gyms of Brush High School last Saturday you could hear coaches and parents from all over Colorado saying “Those Gilpin kids are tough!” For us, that is the

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Gale Moore remembered…

January 5, 1950 – November 13, 2015 Gale A. (Moose) Moore, was raised in Central City, Colorado, and was a Viet-Nam veteran. Beloved friend of many, he loved Central, City, his friends, family, and his country – he will be … Continue reading

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Andy Erickson remembered…

September 30, 1937 – June 26, 2015 Andy A. Erickson was born on September 30, 1937 at Grover, CO and passed away at his home in Denver, Colorado June 26, 2015. Erickson graduated in three years from Gilpin

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Mountain Predators win Carnation Bowl Championship

Mountain Area Midget Football Association by Gary King On Saturday, October 14 the Mountain Predators beat the Alameda Pirates 14 to 12 to win the JMFA, 7th Grade, D2, Carnation Bowl championship. Gilpin County representatives on

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A tailing tale of Thanksgiving

It wasn’t always a holiday By Maggie Magoffin The holiday of Thanksgiving is based on the 1621 feast in Plymouth. However for many years it was not an annual celebration or holiday. Thanksgiving was celebrated on sporadic

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 22, 1985 The Gilpin County RE-1 school board reached a $10,000 settlement agreement with the school’s former librarian, Carolyn Hansen, on November 14. Hansen was the school

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