Monthly Archives: April 2017

Monster Trucks rev up the fans

At the Budweiser Events Center by Dave Gibson In what began as an off-road enthusiast’s obsession taken to the next level in the late 70s, monster trucks are now part of American consciousness and vernacular. The term “monster truck” was … Continue reading

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Black Hawk honors Fire Captain Martschinske

Private Social Club Permits Available for Legal Marijuana Consumption By Randy Beaudette The bell was rung by Black Hawk Fire Captain Kevin Martschinske and his wife and Daisy to announce the regular meeting of the Black Hawk City Council. The … Continue reading

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Gilpin High School salutes its winter athletic teams

Accomplishments in basketball, wrestling, and cheerleading by Patty Unruh The Gilpin High School Winter Athletic Awards program was held on Wednesday, April 5, in the Gilpin school auditorium. Athletic Director Jeff Schuessler and all coaches thanked multiple individuals, organizations, and … Continue reading

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Iceland: A landscape photographer’s dream

Traveling the world By Emma Berg Alas, I am no landscape photographer. Thankfully, the scenery in Iceland is beautiful enough to make up for my talents. Dad and I arrived at Keflavik International Airport for a week long adventure in … Continue reading

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In memory of Lela White Green

November 15, 1919 – March 28, 2017 Lela White Green died on March 28, 2017 at Aria Park Assisted Living in Lakewood, Colorado. Lela was born on November 15, 1919 to Paul Revere and Anna Lee White the second of … Continue reading

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Valedictorian Rachel Schmalz advises, “Do the right thing”

Senior leader a standout in academics and athletics by Patty Unruh Gilpin High School’s Class of 2017 will be graduating in just a few weeks and embarking on a new chapter of their lives. I had the privilege of sitting … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – April 17, 1987 Children on a Gilpin County School bus were not injured in an accident on Monday. The bus was hit head-on by a pickup truck on County Road #4 in the Apex Valley area. … Continue reading

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Living lightly – save energy and money

Mountain Living By Dr. Irene Shonle April is the month of Earth Day – a month in which many people look to figure out ways to lighten their footprint on the planet.

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Central City Fire Department future discussed

Council meets for work session and regular meeting By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met for a work session to consider options for the future of the Central City Fire Department. The Fire Department has one paid … Continue reading

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New Central City Council member

Tuesday, April 4th Election Results By David Josselyn While Gilpin County relaxed in the relative quiet of fresh falling snow, Central City finalized an election for a vacant Council seat. In a domino falling fashion, Mayor Ron Engels was elected … Continue reading

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