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Hot Rod Hill Climb

Old time fun on Central City streets By Randy Beaudette This article is dedicated in memory of Mr. Roy Blake, a good man, a fine angler, a friend, and a fellow gearhead. We’ll miss you bro. The sound of roaring … Continue reading

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Black Hawk opens door for private social clubs

Council approves historical improvements and paving project By Jaclyn Morrow On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, the City of Black Hawk City Council rang the bell at 3:00 pm to start their regular meeting agenda at 211 Church Street.

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Historical replicas and marijuana issues debated

Central City Council Approves Gregory Street Paving Project By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with staff for a work session on the pending end of the marijuana licensing moratorium. The temporary suspension ends November 30, 2017 … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Jeanne Hostetler

Colorado History – Part II By Maggie Magoffin My grandparents were Henry A. and Vina S. Ramstetter. My Grandfather Henry’s parents homesteaded the Guy Hill Ranch, and what follows are some of my most treasured memories.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 25, 1987 This may be the last weekend to enjoy the excellent sight of the changing aspens. This year, colors of the aspen range from brilliant yellow to a warm orange and a deep red. … Continue reading

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Roy Blake remembered…

June 26th, 1956 – September 10th, 2017 Roy Dowell Blake was born at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado to Dowell and Nancy Blake. He was raised in Black Hawk, Colorado and went to school in Idaho Spring where he … Continue reading

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Stroehle House High Tea in Black Hawk

Learning about local history and the Stroehle family By Jaclyn Morrow Saturday, September 9th at 2:00 pm, the Stroehle House was open for the semi-annual High Tea. This historic home at 231 Chase Street in Black Hawk has been recently … Continue reading

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Predicting aspen colors

Mountain Living By Irene Shonle, Ph.D. Every day brings more aspen leaves turning, but predicting peak color and how good the show will be is always an imperfect science. We know why the leaves change: there is a decrease in … Continue reading

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A “tailing tale” of Jeanne Hostetler

Colorado History – Part I By Maggie Magoffin This next adventure in local Colorado history is from Jeanne Hostetler Ramstetter’s memoirs. My grandparents were Henry A. and Vina S. Ramstetter. My Grandfather Henry’s parents homesteaded the Guy Hill Ranch, and … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – September 18, 1987 First place went to High Country Volunteer Fire Department at Gilpin County’s annual Firemen’s Muster, held September 12, in Black Hawk. Competing in various events designed to test each department’s skill and speed … Continue reading

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