Monthly Archives: February 2016

Gilpin Eagles win four in a row

Boys’ Basketball Team Finishes Third in League By George Snyder The Gilpin men’s basketball team capped their league season by winning three in a row over 5280 League opponents and a non-league game against North Park. The wins left

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Gilpin County Courthouse celebrates 116th birthday

In continuous use since dedication on February 22, 1900 By Eric Miller This past Monday the 22nd of February marked a somewhat special annual event that you may have missed. As we went about our business the Gilpin County Court … Continue reading

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Gilpin Lady Eagles grab final home game, playoff wins

Senior-parent appreciation night celebrated with smiles, tears, and hugs by Patty Unruh The Lady Eagles varsity basketball squad of Gilpin High School flew to victory over their opponents in two recent matches.

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Pros and cons of recreational marijuana in Gilpin County

County Commissioners Coffee with Residents by Randy Beaudette On Tuesday February 16, the Gilpin County Commissioners held an informal meeting at the Community Center to discuss recreational marijuana in Gilpin County.

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A tailing tale of our first ranch and wheat harvest

From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter (1910-1996). Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. During the late summer of 1917 there was much excitement in our family as we were moving to our first ranch. During … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – February 28, 1986 A visit to the Golden Gate Youth Camp on February 21 by state officials that was not announced to local officials or citizens has alarmed many mid-county residents and

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – February 21, 1986 Gilpin County Sheriff Rosetta Anderle will be seeking reelection to that office in this year’s election. She filed a candidate affidavit in the county clerk and recorder’s office

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A tailing tale of twins and dynamite

Life in the Early Days By Maggie Magoffin From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter (1910-1996). Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. We run out of wood It was late in January 1922. We had several … Continue reading

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“Heart Heroes” educate School Board during Congenital Heart Month

Third graders combine science and technology by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met on Tuesday, February 16. Only two of the five members, Craig Holmes and Charlotte Taylor, were present at 7:00 p.m., which meant

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North Clear Creek water treatment plant underway

Black Hawk Council Approves Mining Claim Swap By Randy Beaudette The regular meeting of the Black Hawk City Council was called to order on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. by Mayor Spellman.

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