Category Archives: Education

Journalist uncovers glittering legacy in GOLD!

Madness Murder and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies  By Angela Zbornik Award-winning investigative writer Ian Neligh takes a look at the phenomenon of gold, the treasure hunters, both modern and historic, and brings them to life in a detailed and sharp narrative, GOLD! … Continue reading

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Saluting those who answered the call of duty

Gilpin County School pays tribute to our community’s veterans by Patty Unruh Gilpin County military veterans were honored with a tribute on Thursday morning, November 9, at Gilpin County School. Community members, students, administration, and active duty military personnel gathered … Continue reading

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Turkey Shoot fun for kids

Christian Outdoor Fellowship of America By Randy Beaudette As the sun rose on the 2017 edition of Veteran’s Day, volunteers and youngsters gathered for the annual COFA Turkey Shoot. The event was held for the second year at the Colorado … Continue reading

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It’s Charlotte Taylor Recognition Month

Taylor retires as long-time member of the Gilpin Board of Education by Patty Unruh Charlotte Taylor has helped steer the ship of the Gilpin County RE-1 school district for the past eight years as a vital member of the school … Continue reading

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Veterans who need support

Isle of Capri Casino supports No Soldier Left Behind By Pam Deck This week we honor our Veterans – men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting our country.  Many of these soldiers come back to their homes … Continue reading

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Sport shooting on Forest Service land

Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership Project By Randy Beaudette On November 6, the Gilpin County Community Center was the site of an event that may shape the future sport shooting on federally owned property in Gilpin County. … Continue reading

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Chemistry students identify “mystery” substances

School board member Charlotte Taylor honored for service by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met on Tuesday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. Craig Holmes, Brook Ramsey, Charlotte Taylor, and Steve Boulter were the Board members present; Kersten … Continue reading

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The new face of hunters

Not your grandpa’s big burly man profile anymore By Randy Beaudette In the not so distant past, burly men with their equally burly buddies set out to their favorite hunting grounds to pursue whatever species of quarry they had a … Continue reading

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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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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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