Monthly Archives: February 2018

“Raptor” Rivalry

Eagles defeat Falcons 50-44 in final home basketball thriller by Patty Unruh It was a clash of talons at the Gilpin High School gym Monday night, as the Eagles basketball teams emerged victorious from league battles with the Front Range … Continue reading

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Community supported agriculture in Gilpin County

Access to fresh, wholesome, and healthy food By Arwen Ek Last Saturday morning, over 300 pounds of produce was delivered to the High Country Professional Building where volunteers brought the produce inside, and quickly started sorting, cleaning, and counting. By … Continue reading

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Papas and bambinas – that’s amore!

Gilpin’s Father Daughter Dance 2018 By David Josselyn For many years, although no one could tell me when it started, Gilpin County has hosted a father and daughter dance in true Valentine’s Day fashion.

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Injured skier rescued on Rollins Pass

By Gilpin County Sheriff, Gilpin Ambulance, Timberline, Alpine Rescue, and Rocky Mountain Rescue teams A 35-year-old man was rescued Sunday, February 4, after being injured while backcountry skiing. The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office, Gilpin Ambulance Authority, Timberline Fire Protection District, … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – February 19, 1988 Two of the four students from Gilpin County RE-1 School were awarded with superior ratings at the State Speech Festival, February 4, 5, and 6, at Smokey Hill High School in Aurora. The … Continue reading

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Remembering Stuart Wyatt

April 28, 1960 – February 4, 2018 Central City resident Stuart Jennings Wyatt fell back into the arms of his creator and guided back to heavens this past Sunday the 4th of February. Stu was loved by everyone who met … Continue reading

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Central City Council at odds over fresh fruit

Budgetary Magic for Fire Department Bubble Building By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on February 6, 2018 for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. The Council heard a presentation from Live … Continue reading

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Gilpin County School abuzz at 2018 spelling bee

Jiselle Osteboe blasts through the competition to win top prize by Patty Unruh Fifth grader Jiselle Osteboe was the queen bee at Gilpin County School’s annual spell-down on Thursday, February 1, in the school auditorium. Jiselle bored through five rounds … Continue reading

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Gilpin license and permit fee revenues double in 2017

Historic map of Territory of Colorado to be displayed in Commissioners room By Randy Beaudette A crack of the gavel promptly at 9:00 am by Chairman Ron Engels signified the start of another Gilpin County Board of Commissioners meeting February … Continue reading

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Eagles win on the road

H.S. basketball action roundup by Patty Unruh Boys’ and girls’ varsity teams from Gilpin County High School enjoyed several wins last week as they traveled to Denver, Nederland, and Fairplay. Gilpin’s boys now have a 7-8 overall record, including a … Continue reading

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