Monthly Archives: March 2017

Town Hall meeting with State Rep KC Becker

Gilpin Community Center hosts Dr. Camarata supporters By Aaron Storms Playing to a full house on Sunday afternoon, State Representative KC Becker addressed multiple issues affecting Gilpin County and Boulder County residents ranging from Black Hawk and Central City to … Continue reading

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Art flourishes in Gilpin youth

GCAA Showcases Student’s Work in Gallery By David Josselyn A new exhibit is up and running in the Showcase Gallery of Central City and it is without question uniquely special; the artists are all students from Gilpin School. The Gilpin … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Parks & Recreation Director to retire

Kathi Lambert served for 13 years by Patty Unruh Folks are treated like family at the Gilpin County Community Center (GCCC). You get warm smiles when you come in the door. It’s a place where everybody knows your name. There … Continue reading

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Researching the history of your house

Or other favorite buildings in Central City By Barbara Thielemann The Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation has prepared a very helpful document to assist historic researchers find vital information of old buildings. An owner of a historic house or … Continue reading

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A “tailing” tale of T. F. Van Wagenen

A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Many thanks to Mary Ramstetter of Golden Gate Canyon for this week’s column. From Theodore Francis Van Wagenen’s Master’s thesis from Colorado School of Mines.Van Wagenen was a young kid from back east. With … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – April 3, 1987 Despite opposition by the land owner and the City Council of Black Hawk, the emergency cleanup of the Gregory Incline and Tailings site began this week. It is the first site targeted for … Continue reading

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Congressional Medal of Honor – enough said

Honoring our Veterans by Chris Reder “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty.” March 25, a day set aside to honor our nation’s most decorated war heroes, Medal of Honor … Continue reading

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Beautiful or Beastly?

Beauty and the Beast movie review By David Josselyn The third of what promises to be a long line of “live” action films based on animated originals recently opened, but is it worth your time spending money on a story … Continue reading

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Gilpin track and baseball roundup

Girls’ track places at Early Bird Invitational by Patty Unruh First Track Meet of Season Gilpin County High School’s track and field athletes started their season with the Early Bird Invitational at Thornton on March 15. The Eagles girls placed … Continue reading

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Nederland HS Pirates team competing in Colorado Regional Robotics Competition

FIRST – For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology By Michele Martin Nederland MSHS has four high schoolers that make up the team this year. Middle schoolers can help, they just can’t compete. The schedule and location of the event … Continue reading

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