Monthly Archives: October 2017

In “hawk heaven” with birds of prey

HawkQuest brings its Classroom-in-the-Wild to Gilpin County by Patty Unruh Many of us have seen a hawk perched in the top of a tall pine, or we’ve been startled by an owl that has swooped in front of our windshield. … Continue reading

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Power at the net for Lady Eagles

Gilpin football squad edges past Rangely by Patty Unruh Volleyball vs. Rangely Deer Trail was little competition for Gilpin’s varsity volleyball team last week, as the Lady Eagles soared over their opponents 3-0 in a home non-conference match on October … Continue reading

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Creepy Crawling through the night

In Central City October 27th & 28th By Jaclyn Schrock You can play your own version of Clue and “who done it” if you dare to walk the sidewalks at night in Central City as part of the 9th Annual … Continue reading

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Last night’s hurricane

Teller & Van Deren Block blown Down – The New York store Crushed and its Inmates Buried in the Ruins – The Cry of Fire at Midnight – Rushing of the Winds and the People – Digging out the Victims … Continue reading

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Recreational Sport Shooting Management Project

Forest Service Open Houses Scheduled The Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership (Partnership) is hosting open houses in four counties (Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Larimer) to present alternative maps for the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Recreational … Continue reading

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What a hoot!

Central City’s Great Pumpkin Patch By Barbara Thielemann Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin Patch entered Central City’s “Big-T” parking lot with the big winds. Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm, volunteers from the Central City Fire Department Foundation and … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – October 30, 1987 Water, water everywhere—in various containers from plastic gallon jugs to bathtubs. The water shutoff, scheduled for Monday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., which was to affect Eureka, Main, Spring, … Continue reading

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Gilpin’s FB team makes hay with Hayden in 38-0 victory

Lady Eagles meet with disappointment on the court by Patty Unruh Football Win v. Hayden Gilpin Eagle fans held on through a bitingly cold, blustery October 14th afternoon to cheer their team to a 38-0 conference win over the Hayden … Continue reading

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Black Hawk’s Gregory Street Project

Taking Shape to be User-Friendly By Pam Deck The Gregory Street thoroughfare has been in the state of flux for 158 years. It is a primary artery joining two incredible and historic cities, Black Hawk and Central City. According to … Continue reading

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Active kids learn better

Physical activity and mindfulness in the classroom by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 17, at 7:00 p.m.

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