Monthly Archives: August 2016

Happy trails to you from the Gilpin County Fair!

Old favorites and new attractions featured the best in rural entertainment by Patty Unruh Hundreds of young and young-at-heart turned out for the 24th annual Gilpin County Fair August 20-21 at the fairgrounds complex. The event showcased familiar favorites and … Continue reading

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Rollinsville residents concerned about long-term campers

Gilpin Commissioners review employee requests, financial reports, and zoning changes By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Commissioners meeting was called to order at the Gilpin County Courthouse August 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. with Commissioners Madam Chair Linda Isenhart, Buddy … Continue reading

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Sandy Hoffman remembered…RIP

August 22, 1941 – August 19, 2016 The world became a much duller place last week, when Sandy Hoffman was found dead at his home in Missouri Flats. He had been in poor health for many months and was just a … Continue reading

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Timberline plans to retain Chief Levy with new flex schedule

August 17th Board Meeting By Randy Beaudette The Timberline Board of Directors called to order their regularly scheduled meeting August 17, 2016 promptly at 7:08 p.m. at Timberline Station 8, 4611 Smith Hill Road.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 29, 1986 Charlie Jones and Merlin Olson were in Central City this week shooting “The American Frontier,” a series for PBS television. The shows will be five to six minute fillers, Jones said.

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How fast can you go on the Central City Parkway?

That’s up to you and your car’s ability! By Aaron Storms Billed by promoter PIT Rally as the “Fastest Road in the Rockies,” drivers and spectators gathered on Sunday, August 14th to see who had what it took to turn … Continue reading

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5th Annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour

Meet the Artists Preview Night on Thursday September 8th By Sahari McCormick   The 5th Annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour will happen Saturday and Sunday September 17-18, 2016, 11 am-5 pm, with a Meet the Artists Preview Night on Thursday … Continue reading

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Clarity of Vision 2020 – a four-year strategic plan for Gilpin School

New faces in the hallways by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education held its first regular meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Tuesday, August 16, at 7:00 p.m. All board members were present: Craig Holmes,

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 22, 1986 Throughout the streets of Central City jazz music of several varieties echoed from local businesses. It was a three day event for the 10th annual Central City Jazz Festival held last weekend.

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Gilpin dog owners need to license furry friends by September 15th

Commissioners recognize Summer Lunch Program initiators By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Commissioners meeting was called to order at the Gilpin County Courthouse August 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. with Commissioners Madam Chair Linda Isenhart,

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