Monthly Archives: April 2017

Gilpin County Players present “A Wrinkle in Time”

A story for everyone who has ever felt confused, alone, or overlooked by Patty Unruh A Wrinkle in Time, presented on April 20, 21, and 22 by the Gilpin County Players in the Gilpin School auditorium, was the culmination of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the history of Black Hawk

State of Colorado, County of Gilpin, City of Black Hawk Resolution No. 34-2017 – A resolution affirming the history of the John E. Dillingham lithograph entitled “View of Black Hawk Point,” the history of the official corporate seal of the … Continue reading

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Gilpin Eagles track squad races past previous school records

Jack Ball now 10th in state 2A standings in 800-meter run by Patty Unruh Gilpin High School’s track and field athletes continue to race past Gilpin’s previously-set records and reach personal bests at this season’s meets. They put in good showings … Continue reading

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Gilpin Elementary School’s Journey to Performance

2013/ 2014 School Year Summary By David S. MacKenzie, Ph.D., Superintendent This is the first of three articles summarizing Gilpin Elementary School’s Journey to Performance. This article summarizes the 2013/ 2014 school year and the academic achievement accomplishment by teachers … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Judge S. H. Bradley

A Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Nearly every nationality in the civilized world, and every phase of human character were represented among the early miners that found their way into the mountain-locked mining camps of Black Hawk and the portion … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – May 1, 1987 Work at the Gregory Incline and Tailings site in Black Hawk was completed this week. According to a Kemp-Hoffman employee, the job was finished Tuesday except for some grading. The Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Moving on…Nick Raez, Gilpin H.S. salutatorian

Heading for college is the next stop on the road to success by Patty Unruh As Albert Einstein said, “Life is like a riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Gilpin High School’s salutatorian takes this … Continue reading

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Gilpin boys’ track 4×400 team breaks school record

15-6 baseball victory over Rocky Mountain Lutheran by Patty Unruh Max Marr Spartan Classic It was a beautiful day in Berthoud on Saturday, April 15 for the non-conference Max Marr Spartan Classic Meet. Gilpin High School’s track athletes did a … Continue reading

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The big one that didn’t get away

Lake Granby Lake Trout by Dave Gibson Bernie Keefe has been guiding fishing trips in the Granby area for twenty years. Well-known and respected, he knows the best spots and techniques to land big fish on Lake Granby better than … Continue reading

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Eggstra! Eggstra! Read all about it!

Annual Easter egg hunts hosted by Gilpin County Community Center and Lady Elks by Patty Unruh GCCC Hunt and Egg Diving Dozens of eggs-cited kids and their parents hopped over to the Gilpin County Community Center (GCCC) on Wednesday evening, … Continue reading

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