Tag Archives: Black Hawk

Hunting cagy high country turkeys

Do you have the skill and patience? By Randy Beaudette Turkey hunting is growing in popularity and in Colorado, exceptional hunting opportunities are offered for two sub species during two separate seasons – the Merriam, which are native to Colorado, … Continue reading

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Mabel “Midge” Norville remembered

June 29, 1935 – April 30, 2017 Mabel “Midge” Norville, 81, left us on April 30, 2017, with her family and friends by her side in Bozeman, Montana.

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Gilpin baseball team runs past Clear Creek in tournament contest

Jack Ball to run in Colorado State Track & Field Meet by Patty Unruh Eagles v. Golddiggers Baseball The Gilpin High School Eagles varsity baseball team surprised the Clear Creek Golddiggers of Evergreen with a come-from-behind 12-8 tournament win on … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Henry Villard

To the Pike’s Peak Country in 1859 – Part 3 By Maggie Magoffin To give your readers an idea of what gold-hunters have been subjected to while crossing the great plains I subjoin the following blood-congealing narrative of the adventures … Continue reading

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What will the Timberline FPD Inclusion Election mean?

Public Forum for Residents and Board Meeting by Pam Deck Timberline FPD hosted a public forum for residents on May 15. Chief Paul Ondr explained the need for this upcoming inclusion election. Currently, Timberline covers approximately 125 square miles in … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – May 22, 1987 Engine #71 had its boiler fired up for the first time in 50 years on May 15. The steam test proved to be successful, much to the delight of many people in attendance. … Continue reading

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Gilpin County School showcases its artists and musicians

Secondary School Spring Art and Music Festival By Patty Unruh Gilpin County middle and high school students presented the 2017 Spring Art and Music Festival on Wednesday, May 3, treating family members and friends to beauty for the eyes and … Continue reading

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Little notes in a great big song

The Peak to Peak Chorale Performs Woody Guthrie By David Josselyn Local talent in rural Gilpin County can be beautiful as our sunsets or sometimes like a diamond in the rough. This last weekend, May 5 through May 7, the … Continue reading

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Balancing recreation with historic preservation

ATV Parking and Staging Area near Central City Cemeteries by Pam Deck For many years, use of OHV (Off-Highway Vehicles) has been growing. It’s fun to ride dirt-bikes and ATV’s and explore Central City’s beautiful landscape west of town. But … Continue reading

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Save a life and save your home

Free CSU Extension Classes By Jaclyn Morrow If you took a second, I am pretty sure you could think of someone who was saved with CPR. I think of my dad. Our family had a cabin in Aspen Springs for … Continue reading

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