Tag Archives: Mining

St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption

Central City’s Guardian Angel celebrates their Quasquicentennial 1892-2017 This article appears here as originally written and published without changes or editing. It was originally published in the Weekly Register-Call’s Volume XXXI, No. 24, on November 25, 1892. St. Mary of … Continue reading

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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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Light pollution not welcome in Central City  

The end of recycling and other issues at Council Meeting By David Josselyn The Central City Council met for a budget work session on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 5:00 pm to go over the bulk of the proposed 2018 … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – December 4, 1987 Santa Claus had as much fun as the children who were elated to tell him all about their Christmas wishes at the annual Christmases Remembered Festival, December 27, 28, and 29. Santa Claus … Continue reading

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An extraordinary man

And His Extraordinary 53 GMC Pickup By Randy Beaudette Recent data shows that, marriages last an average eight years¹, home ownership last an average twelve years², and car ownership lasts a record average of six years, two months³. Owning a … Continue reading

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Local DAR group spotlighted in “American Spirit” magazine

Mountain Rendezvous Chapter gives back to our community by Patty Unruh Our Gilpin County first responders do a great deal to keep this community safe and running smoothly. Many of them are volunteers and are our friends and neighbors. With … Continue reading

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – November 27, 1987 Christmases remembered in November! The holiday season begins in grand style, starting today in Central City, and will continue throughout the weekend. One of the highlights of this year’s Christmases Remembered Festival is … 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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Commissioners approve contracts for courthouse renovations

New Gilpin County Community Development Director Stephen Strohminger By Jaclyn Schrock There are just two more Gilpin County Commissioners meetings in December to wrap up the 2017 business for our mountain community. However, due to some painting, and re-flooring work, … Continue reading

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