Monthly Archives: September 2017

Gilpin football and volleyball roundup

Eagles crush Belleview Bruins 54-0 in football by Patty Unruh Gridiron Action The Gilpin High School football team smashed the Belleview (Westminster) Bruins 54-0 on September 23 on Belleview’s turf. The Eagles now sport a 3-1 overall record; the matchup … Continue reading

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Mark Spellman remembered…

August 1, 1958 – September 19, 2017 “Just because I’m leaving you now doesn’t mean I love you any less…” William Mark Spellman was born August 1, 1958, and passed on September 19, 2017, at the age of 59.

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CDOT to implement Hwy 6/40 bridge repair project at I-70

Gilpin Commissioners deal with full agenda By Randy Beaudette The Gilpin County Board of Commissioners Gail Watson, Linda Isenhart, and Ron Engels faced off with a full and varied agenda for the regular Commissioners meeting that took place on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Searching for a perfect project truck

You never know where the journey will take you By Randy Beaudette Sometimes events don’t always turn out the way that we think they should. Folks plan, but circumstances have a way of diverting us in an entirely different direction. … Continue reading

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Gilpin students get practical lesson on energy conservation

Drama stipend debate by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 19. Meetings usually begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.; however, no quorum was present on the 19th to transact business until 7:14 … Continue reading

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Nederland Skate Jam

Kickflips and tailslides by Dave Gibson About forty boarders paid a twenty dollar entry fee on Sunday, September 17th at the Ned Skatepark for a cool T-shirt and a chance show off their stuff.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – October 2, 1987 Considering shoplifting in Central City? Read this first: This is what happened on September 19, according to a police report filed by Officer Elmo Gatlin of the Central City Police Department. Joan Adams reportedly … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Hill Climb

Old time fun on Central City streets By Randy Beaudette This article is dedicated in memory of Mr. Roy Blake, a good man, a fine angler, a friend, and a fellow gearhead. We’ll miss you bro. The sound of roaring … Continue reading

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Black Hawk opens door for private social clubs

Council approves historical improvements and paving project By Jaclyn Morrow On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, the City of Black Hawk City Council rang the bell at 3:00 pm to start their regular meeting agenda at 211 Church Street.

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Historical replicas and marijuana issues debated

Central City Council Approves Gregory Street Paving Project By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with staff for a work session on the pending end of the marijuana licensing moratorium. The temporary suspension ends November 30, 2017 … Continue reading

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