Monthly Archives: November 2016

“STEM” – it’s not just part of a plant!

Gilpin students display scientific learning at annual school fair by Patty Unruh Dozens of innovative projects filled Gilpin County School’s old gymnasium last Thursday, November 17, for the annual science fair. More accurately, this year’s event was a STEM fair, … Continue reading

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South Gilpin County property owners are not included in any fire district and don’t pay for protection

Insurance industry doesn’t recognize informal coverage by CCFD as viable solution By Randy Beaudette For years elected officials have provided a disservice to the residents of the south portion of Gilpin County. Property owners have not been part of any … Continue reading

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A tailing tale of Captain Ira Austin

Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin A descendent of Irish and English Ancestry, Ira Austin was born May 30, 1807 in Bristol, Ontario County, New York. A native of Western New York, his father Levi Austin was a farmer by occupation … Continue reading

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Timberline to identify and notify 700 property owners of need to be included in coverage district

Fire station make-overs, coverage discussion for “No Man’s Land” By Randy Beaudette Timberline Board of Directors called to order their regularly scheduled meeting November 16, 2016 promptly at 7:00 p.m. at Timberline Station 7, 14908 Colorado Highway 119.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 28, 1986 Street caroling, dramatic readings of holiday stories, and the annual Festival of Lights are three of the featured events planned for this year’s Christmases Remembered festival.

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Gilpin County Youth Wrestlers

Building experience from the ground up By Pete Morgan Gilpin County Youth Wrestling had another good outing against very tough competition on Saturday, November 19, at Fort Lupton High School, reported Coach Pete Morgan.

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Veterans Day honors our nation’s finest

American Legion Post 166 holds observance at Veterans Memorial by Patty Unruh Members of the American Legion Cody Thomas Post 166 observed a Veterans Day ceremony at the Gilpin County Veterans Memorial outside of the Gilpin County Community Center on … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Senior Living hosts dinner, silent auction, and talent show

Second annual event raises $4,000 for affordable housing by Patty Unruh Gilpin County people definitely have talent, whether it is in music, drama, culinary arts, or generosity. These talents were all displayed at the Gilpin County Senior Living (GCSL) fundraiser … Continue reading

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Mountain Predators win back-to-back Carnation Bowl Championships

Mountain Area Midget Football by Gary King Blake Boulter, Nolan Lindberg, and Stephen King represent Gilpin County on the 8th grade Mountain Predators football team. The team is managed by Lisa Boulter of Gilpin County and has been coached by … Continue reading

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Amos Clark remembered…

1927 – 2016 Amos Barnes Clark, Jr., 89, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016. He was born in Denver, Colorado to Amos Barnes Clark and Leah Florence Laird. He was the grandson to George Morgan Laird, publisher of the Weekly … Continue reading

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