Tag Archives: Colorado History

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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Turning back the pages

30 years ago – February 12, 1988 Former Central City alderman Frank Macri will be charged with failure to pay $4,000 in sales tax to the City of Central. The announcement was made at the Wednesday work session of the … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of William Gilpin

Colorado Pioneer By Maggie Magoffin Early explorer, Nathanial Hill, described William Gilpin as, “…he knows almost everything, but he is the most impractical man I ever knew. When driving, he talks incessantly. Part of the time he is talking to … Continue reading

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Eagles have tough sledding against the Huskies and Timberwolves

Varsity basketball teams bow to Union Colony and Highland by Patty Unruh Both the Gilpin H.S. varsity boys’ and girls’ hoops squads faced defeat this past week at home and away as they battled the Highland Huskies of Ault and … Continue reading

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UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival

Screaming Vikings invade Golden by Dave Gibson In Norse mythology, Ullr was the son of grain goddess Sif and stepson of the thunder god Thor. Part of pre-Christian Germanic religion that was passed down orally through sagas, many details had … Continue reading

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Canyon Casino to build parking garage in Black Hawk

Verizon to install new cell tower at I-70 Hidden Valley waterplant By Jaclyn Schrock Black Hawk City Council met at 3 pm on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in their chambers upstairs at 211 Church Street, Black Hawk, CO. The traditional … Continue reading

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Gilpin wrestlers grapple with a busy home week

Eagles’ team hosts triangular and invitational by Patty Unruh Gilpin Invitational Gilpin High School’s gym was a hive of activity on Saturday, January 27, as the Eagles hosted several teams at a wrestling invitational. Turnout was good, and grapplers persevered … Continue reading

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