Category Archives: Community

Gilpin residents express concern over commercial marijuana grow operations

County Commissioners hear complaints of drone invasion of privacy By Jaclyn Morrow The effects of the monsoon with the windows shaded made the upstairs room quite pleasant for the Gilpin County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. The … Continue reading

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Check out the Gilpin History Museum

Open for the Summer by Pam Deck Overlooking the City of Central and Black Hawk stands a large stone building. At 228 1st High Street (appropriately named) is the Gilpin History Museum. This 3-story building is only open in the … Continue reading

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Shop the Nederland Farmers Market

For fresh local food by Dave Gibson On every second Sunday of the month, a farmers market is held at the Jeff Guercio Memorial Ball Field in Nederland next to Barker Reservoir. Take advantage of this convenient opportunity to stock … Continue reading

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People flocking to the Visitors Center of Central City

Now Open Every Day from 10-6 by Pam Deck People from all over the world come to the Visitor Center to see what this area is all about. This year some new “old” photos were added and categorized on its … Continue reading

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St. James Methodist Church celebrates 158th Anniversary

Sunday, July 9th By Jaclyn Morrow The 158th Anniversary and Homecoming Celebration was a joyous occasion for St. James United Methodist Church, 123 Eureka Street in Central City. The traditional yellow roses were in full bloom for the occasion and … Continue reading

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Eight things to like about Spider-Man

Movie Review By David Josselyn The Spider has come home to Marvel Studios after a long run with Sony Studios, in part due to the absolute disaster of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” So now, Marvel Studios, those putting out box-office … Continue reading

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“Pick a bouquet and throw it away”

Flower or weed? It’s not just in the eye of the beholder by Patty Unruh I’ve lived in the mountains for 20-plus years, but I still falter when it comes to telling the difference between real wildflowers and weeds. After … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – July 17, 1987 The 55th season of the Central City Opera Association started with a bang – compliments of a rather significant blast of dynamite. The season opened July 11, with the formal presentation of the … Continue reading

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Comic Con

At the Denver Convention Center by Dave Gibson For the last six years in Colorado, Halloween comes twice; once on October 31st and again during Denver’s Comic Con at the end of June. Of the hundred thousand or so guests … Continue reading

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Gregory Street Relocation Project to complete in September

Black Hawk Acquires Open Space Property; Awards Parking Structure Contract By Jaclyn Morrow Once past the construction zone with frequent single lane traffic this summer on Gregory Street, we continued uphill to 211 Church Street, where Black Hawk City Council … Continue reading

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