Monthly Archives: January 2016

24 wrestlers bring home the tournament hardware!

Gilpin County Youth Wrestlers By Peter Morgan 27 of our Gilpin County Youth Wrestlers were competing last Saturday at Bennett High School in the Metro League Region 1 Tournament for a chance to finish in the Top 8, take

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Turning back the pages

30 years ago – January 31, 1986 Sunday and Monday, firefighters were busy putting out two fires that occurred in Gilpin County. On Sunday, the Central City Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire

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Firefighters honored and year ends with zero deficit

Timberline FPD Meeting by Heather Worrell The Board of Directors for the Timberline Fire Protection District called their regular meeting to order at 7:14 pm at Station Seven at 14908 Highway 119. Member-at-large Chip Smith

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A tailing tale of “those damn twins again”

Life in the Early Days By Maggie Magoffin (From: Life in the Early Days by James K. Ramstetter. Permission of use given by Mary Ramstetter). I spent my early childhood either in Golden or out in the country not far from

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Gilpin basketball action versus Shining Mountain, plus wrestling highlights

Basketball funds raised to benefit Torin Perret by Patty Unruh The Gilpin gym was the scene of fierce basketball battles between the Eagles and the Shining Mountain Waldorf (Boulder) Lions on Tuesday evening, January 26. The varsity

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Eagles fly past Jim Elliot and Clear Creek

Boys’ Basketball Season Record Now 7-2 By George Snyder The Gilpin boys’ basketball team had their best week of the 2016 season with two hard fought wins – one over league opponent Jim Elliot 68-54, and the other over long-time

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – January 24, 1986 The Gilpin County School wrestling team has won three out of four dual meets, according to Coach Jack Curtis. The team has defeated Peyton, South Park and, Faith Baptist, but

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A Tailing Tale about our young lives with donkeys

Life in the Early Days By Maggie Magoffin (From: Life in the Early Days by James K. Ramstetter. Permission of use given by Mary Ramstetter). Much of our young life was spent with donkeys. We used them from the time

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Parking and lighting discussion in Central City

Council deliberates Black Hawk’s parking proposal By David Josselyn The Central City Staff and Council met for a small community appreciation night and State of the City address by Mayor Engels followed by a regular Council Meeting on

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Demolishing non-historic structures as part of rehabilitation

Black Hawk City Council by Heather Worrell The Black Hawk City Council held their first regular meeting of the year on January 13. Mayor David Spellman called the meeting to order at 3 pm. All Council Alderman were

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