Monthly Archives: January 2018

Golden Gate Canyon history

From those who were there By Jaclyn Schrock Living history walked and talked in Golden Gate Canyon’s Grange Community Center, Friday evening, January 19, 2018. The 6:30 pm start time was happily delayed for the History of Golden Gate Canyon … Continue reading

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Gilpin Justice Center in hot water

Commissioners to close Community pool By Jaclyn Schrock As Old County Courthouse renovations continue, Gilpin County’s Board of County Commissioners are meeting temporarily in Central City Hall. Present at the 2nd meeting of 2018, on Tuesday, January 23, were District … Continue reading

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Bennie Laubhan remembered

November 16, 1934 – January 16, 2018 Bennie Laubhan, Jr., a long-time resident of Russell Gulch, died January 16, 2018 in Colorado Springs, following a prolonged battle with cancer. Bennie was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on November 16, 1934, … Continue reading

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Gilpin wrestlers conquer at Kiowa tournament

High School Grappling Action By Sarah Trujillo After weeks of hard work and dedication, the Gilpin County High School wrestling team left Kiowa High School with one of the most successful meets known to Gilpin County. The wrestlers taking on … Continue reading

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Colorado’s county clerks face unique challenges this year

Winter conference in Colorado Springs By Lynn Bartels Colorado’s county clerks are bracing for major changes this year, from mailing primary ballots to unaffiliated voters for the first time ever to revamping the Motor Vehicle operations their offices handle.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago- January 29, 1988 Monday, Monday, it all began. The story of the neglected historic hose cart appearing in last week’s Weekly Register-Call caused some controversy and irritation. According to Muriel Paul, board member of the Gilpin County … Continue reading

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Canyon Casino to receive new historic signage

City Council Meeting Short and Sweet By Jaclyn Schrock The old church bell rang at 3 pm from 211 Church Street, Black Hawk, CO rung by JJ Garcia, General Manager of the Lodge Casino to launch the first Black Hawk … Continue reading

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Eagles cage the Lions in 58-43 boys’ basketball win

Gilpin girls boxed out by Lions and CCA Bulldogs by Patty Unruh Boys’ Varsity Action Gilpin’s varsity hoops athletes scored a second season home win on Tuesday, January 9, when they defeated the Lyons Lions 58-43 in a conference battle. … Continue reading

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Jim Chase remembered

October 8, 1918 – January 7, 2018 James (Jim) A. Chase passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018. Jim was born in Central City, Colorado on October 8, 1918 to Anna and James Chase. Anna died when Jim was a newborn in … Continue reading

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Middle school students recognized for athletic achievements

Cheerleading, boys’ and girls’ basketball seasons recapped by Patty Unruh Gilpin County Middle School athletes were awarded for their progress this past season in basketball and cheerleading at a winter banquet and awards program on

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