Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spending a day with chimpanzees in the wild

Forest chimp trekking in Uganda’s Kibale National Park by Dave Gibson At the turn of the 20th century, there are estimated to have been one million chimpanzees living in the wild. Today, about 200,000 remain across equatorial Africa, scattered from

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An irrational superhero battle

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie review By David Josselyn DC Comics has officially launched their canonical movie universe with the recent release of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In all appearances, DC is following in the

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Janice Jones remembered…

1944 – March 23, 2016 Janice Jones passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver.

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A tailing tale of salting a gold mine, and Aunt Mac goes to jail!

By Maggie Magoffin From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter (1910-1996). Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter.

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Middle school youth qualify for state wrestling championship  

Gilpin’s Mike Wenholz wins first place at regionals by Patty Unruh The 2016 Colorado Middle School Regional Tournament was held at the National Western Events Center in Denver on Saturday, March 26. Mountain schools were well

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – April 4, 1986 Bill Lorenz was elected mayor or the city of Black Hawk in the municipal election on April 1. He defeated Randy Lara 52 votes to 31 votes, or 59.6 percent to 40.4 percent. … Continue reading

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Violet Aandres remembered…

July 14, 1943 – March 27, 2016   Violet Roberta Jean Aandres Schrock Duebel ended her three-year struggle with cancer last Sunday, March 27,

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“Risen” film rises above the mediocrity of Christian movies

Movie Review By David Josselyn “Risen” is an unabashedly Christian movie with an intended Christian, or at least curious about the faith, audience. As many Christians can tell you, much of what is produced in

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Clear Creek Canyon Park nearing completion

Peak to Plains Trail built on 140 year old railroad bed Clear Creek Canyon Park is unto its own in the Open Space system, fit for nature lovers and railroad history buffs, who appreciate vestiges of a 140-year-old narrow-gauge bed

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We’re on the verge of losing our nation

4,200 turn out for Franklin Graham’s Decision America Rally at the Capitol by Patty Unruh Franklin Graham, the CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, appealed to a crowd estimated at 4,200 on Tuesday, March 15, that … Continue reading

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