Monthly Archives: July 2016

Central City Opera’s production of Tosca

Puccini’s dramatic opera of passion, seduction, and deceit runs through August 7 By Janet Braccio On July 16, 1932, Central City Opera Summer Festival, as it is known today, was launched with a performance of Alexandre Dumas’ Camille, starring Lillian … Continue reading

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It’s an Ocean Commotion!

Kids have a whale of an adventure at Vacation Bible School by Patty Unruh Elementary kids grabbed their snorkels and unrolled their beach towels at Ocean Commotion Vacation Bible School during the evenings of July 18-22 at Christ the King … Continue reading

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Don Mattivi Sr. remembered…

April 10, 1927 – July 14, 2016 Donald Vern Mattivi Sr. passed away Thursday, July 14th, 2016.

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Wild fires are the biggest threat to living in the mountains

From your Timberline Firefighters By Glenn Levy, Fire Chief As we sneak into the last week of July, it is my sincerest hope that all of you are enjoying summer in one of the most beautiful places on earth. For … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 1, 1986 A women’s prison will be opened in Gilpin County next year in spite of the opposition expressed by many locals. For several months, many Gilpinites have speculated about the possibility

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Central City and County deliberate Belvidere Theatre conditions  

Joint work session for Central and Gilpin By David Josselyn On Tuesday, July, 19, 2016, the Central City Council joined forces with the Gilpin County Commissioners to hash out a couple of items of mutual concern. The Central Council joined … Continue reading

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City of Black Hawk cuts the ribbon on new Employee Wellness Center

“Our hope and dream for a long time,” says City Clerk by Patty Unruh The City of Black Hawk proudly held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Employee Wellness Center on Wednesday, July 13. The Center is located at “The … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters remake not all that bad

Ivan Reitman film works well for this age By David Josselyn When the trailer first appeared for the new Ghostbusters film, it quickly earned the title “most hated trailer of 2016.” I think the biggest reason was confusion surround what … Continue reading

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“Larry the Librarian” will leave big shoes to fill

Retirement party held to honor Gilpin’s library director by Patty Unruh Larry Grieco, beloved library director of the Gilpin County Public Library for the past 16 years, has reached the retirement milestone. To celebrate, his many friends and fellow book-lovers

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Kelly Kerr remembered…

June 17, 1968 – July 13, 2016 Kelly Chris Kerr, age 48, of Black Hawk, Colorado died unexpectedly of a fatal heart attack at the family home on July 13, 2016. He was born June 17, 1968, in Ogallala, Nebraska

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