Monthly Archives: June 2017

Stills in the Hills 2017

Gilpin County Isn’t the Only Thing Aging Around Here… By David Josselyn The fifth annual Stills in the Hills event rocked Central City on Saturday, June 24, 2017, drawing large crowds of thirsty folks looking to sample alcoholic indulgences. It … Continue reading

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Meet the candidate finalists

For position of Gilpin County Manager By Jaclyn Morrow Meet the proposed candidates for the position of Gilpin County Manager. On April 25, 2017 Rodger Baker retired from his position as County Manager. The vacancy prompted 37 applicants to seek the … Continue reading

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Central City Opera’s production of Così fan tutte

Strong ensemble cast featured in Mozart’s comedic opera about love, deceit, and fidelity By Janet Braccio Central City Opera continues its 2017 summer festival with the opening of a new production of Così fan tutte, Mozart’s comedic opera about love, … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – July 3, 1987 This week commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Weekly Register-Call. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper in Colorado. For over a century, it has served the people and interests of Gilpin County. … Continue reading

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Cruising Main in the 43rd annual Madam Lou Bunch Day celebration

Brass bed races draw hundreds of spectators by Patty Unruh The sweetest set of wheels in town last Saturday was a flashy little red job. No, not a Corvette or a T-Bird. This racy two-seater boasted a set of springs … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Fishing Derby

Fun for the entire family By Randy Beaudette What better way to enjoy Father’s Day than to participate in the annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby at the William C. Russel Park and Pond. The event this year was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Flat is where it’s at

Water World’s Belly Flop Splashdown by Dave Gibson “Yes, it hurts for a minute, yet the glory lasts a lifetime!” So says shallow water stunt diver Darren Taylor a.k.a. “Professor Splash” of Colorado who began his career diving at Casa … Continue reading

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Timberline Fire Protection District expands its borders

Board Meeting Business by Pam Deck The Board Meeting for TFPD was called to order at 7:01 pm by President Chip Smith. It was a positive and full agenda with much good news for the residents of Gilpin and Boulder … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Oliver & Sarah J. Feay

Colorado Pioneers By Maggie Magoffin Oliver Feay was born February 22, 1838 in Fayette, County, Pennsylvania. His family relocated to Iowa in 1850. In 1859, he set out for Colorado to seek his fortune in the Pikes Peak Gold Rush. … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – June 26, 1987 Minerva walked out of the Teller House in Central City on June 20, but apparently not on her own. Minerva, a historic, priceless 40-pound bronze statue, placed at the bottom of the staircase … Continue reading

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