Category Archives: News

The Colorado Classic

Pro Cycling returns to Colorado by Dave Gibson From the years 2011 through 2015 the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Bicycle Race rolled through the mountains and brought Coloradoans a professional sport that has long been enjoyed in Europe with race … Continue reading

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Polis speaks at Gilpin County School District convocation

The Power of One By David MacKenzie, Superintendent Congressman Jared Polis spoke to all Gilpin County School District employees at Convocation on August 7, 2017 in the auditorium. Polis represents Colorado’s Second Congressional District, which includes Gilpin County.

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School Board gets down to business for the 2017-18 year

Unofficial student count shows increase over last year by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education was back in session this week after a summer break. The Board met on Tuesday, August 15, at 7:00 p.m. All members were … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 21, 1987 The month of August was declared to be the “jazziest month in Colorado.” Central City on August 14, 15, and 16 was declared as the “City of Jazz,” and indeed it was at … Continue reading

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Rollinsville woman convicted in domestic violence stabbing

Gilpin County – District Attorney’s Office PRESS RELEASE – A Gilpin County jury found a 55-year-old Rollinsville woman guilty in the stabbing of her ex-boyfriend, James Bynum, DOB: 8-22-53, at their home in January, 2017. According to testimony during the … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of a pioneer rescue

Colorado Pioneers By Maggie Magoffin This week’s “tailing tale” comes from Colorado Pioneers in Picture and Story written and published by Alice Polk Hill in 1915, Part III, Chapter VII, The Unwritten Law. Mr. Hugh Steele is a son of … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – August 14, 1987 The 11th Annual Central City Jazz Festival opened last night with a preview party. The festival continues throughout the weekend, featuring over 100 musicians in bands from the United States and Europe. The … Continue reading

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A total eclipse of the sun for the first time in our lifetime

August 21, CDOT encouraging eclipse watchers to be careful, plan ahead By Jared Fiel On Aug. 21, you will have a chance to see a total eclipse of the sun for the first time in our lifetime. And so will several … Continue reading

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Acers are the 2017 winners of the Tonya Putnam Memorial Tournament

Team triumphs 10-8 over the Champs by Patty Unruh The month of July concluded with a favorite pastime – the annual adult co-ed slow pitch softball league’s Tonya Putnam Memorial Tournament. As typical, the final showdown was between the Acers … Continue reading

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Gilpin rescinds temporary fire restrictions

Commissioners deal with $254 Million Dollar Lien Filed Against County By Jaclyn Morrow The previous regular meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners was on July 11, 2017 when the upstairs room in the old Courthouse on Eureka … Continue reading

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