Monthly Archives: May 2017

Graduates of the Gilpin Class of 2017 spread their wings

Eagles hold commencement exercises by Patty Unruh Gilpin County High School’s Class of 2017 reached the end of twelve years of hard work and got a piece of paper to show for it. A very important piece of paper – … Continue reading

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Gilpin H.S. graduates awarded $398,850 in scholarships

Capping ceremony a new tradition by Patty Unruh Gilpin County High School seniors received an estimated $398,850 in scholarships at an awards ceremony on Wednesday evening, May 17. The Booster Club had provided a banquet for the occasion and decorated … Continue reading

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Diane Rittenhouse remembered…

June 8, 1946 – May 17, 2017 Selma Diane Rittenhouse, 70 of Black Hawk, Colorado died peacefully at home on May 17, 2017. Diane was born on June 8, 1946 to Norman and Mildred Blake. She graduated from Gilpin County … Continue reading

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Summer in the Rockies Art Exhibit

Central City Showcase Gallery By David Josselyn The art of youth is packed away to make room for the Showcase Gallery’s “Summer in the Rockies” exhibit featuring three diverse local artists; Kathy Banich in photography, Robyn Thayer in texturized oils … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Henry Villard

To the Pike’s Peak Country in 1859 – Part 4 of 4 THE GOLD PROPECTS In opening this chapter—probably the most interesting to your readers—I will say that I shall not presume to express any ultimate opinion as to the … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – May 29, 1987 Jonlee Anderle is the valedictorian of the 1987 Gilpin County RE-1 graduating class. Shane Shields is the class salutatorian. The two students lead their class through graduation exercises at the school on May … Continue reading

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Congratulations 2017 Nederland HS Grads

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Congratulations 2017 Nederland HS Grads

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Hunting cagy high country turkeys

Do you have the skill and patience? By Randy Beaudette Turkey hunting is growing in popularity and in Colorado, exceptional hunting opportunities are offered for two sub species during two separate seasons – the Merriam, which are native to Colorado, … Continue reading

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Mabel “Midge” Norville remembered

June 29, 1935 – April 30, 2017 Mabel “Midge” Norville, 81, left us on April 30, 2017, with her family and friends by her side in Bozeman, Montana.

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