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Lynn Hirshman, Black Hawk.  Many of our readers will remember Ken Ladouceur, who was superintendent of Gilpin Schools from 2001-2009. Some may even remember that he and his wife, Marlene, ...
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Central City vets celebrate the Fourth

Lynn Hirshman, Black Hawk.  On Thursday, July 2, KYGT, The Goat—the community radio station in Idaho Springs, received an odd email request: “I need some help. My name is John ...
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Central City Council finalizes leases

Lynn Hirshman, Central City. The Central City Council passed two ordinances at their meeting on May 5. The first involved minor revisions to the Council’s Rules of Procedure, proposed ...
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Central City Clerk, election vindicated

Lynn Hirshman, Central City. On October 6, Robert Fejeran and Brad Snedeker filed a lawsuit challenging some of the official election practices of the City of Central, and of the actions ...
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Central City Manager settles in

Lynn Hirshman, Central City. On Thursday, October 2, Central City Manager Daniel Miera was inducted into the Peak to Peak Rotary Club – only the latest step on his road to becoming ...
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Sunday politics in Gilpin

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County. Sunday, September 28, started out beautiful, with locals as well as many, many visitors on Gilpin roads enjoying the spectacular aspen color. Nonetheless, ...

Sheriff/Assessor Forum mostly polite

  Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County. Last Sunday, the 21st, was a beautiful day, tempting for the leaf peepers and those on their way to Nederland for Miners’ Days. There was also a Bronco ...
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Gilpin Commissioners address MFHC closing

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.  On September 8, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their third meeting to discuss how to provide interim services in light of the fact that Mountain ...