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Rockies first in league; Champs win tourney

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The last of Gilpin County’s  Co-ed Softball League competition was a humdinger. Upsets and turnarounds, extra inning wins, frustration, ...
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Timberline Volunteer Recruitment & Open House

Jennifer Hinderman, Gilpin County. What if No One Answered the Call? A snow storm breaks out unexpectedly in the Timberline District. A fireplace causes a home to catch fire. Cars ...
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Crash ignites two Jeeps

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It looked like a gladiator event between machines. On Saturday evening, August 9, a white Jeep with a soft top carrying four passengers left its northbound ...
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Timberline Fire Protection District adds two new stations

Barbara Lawlor, Rollinsville.     Gleaming red in the sunshine, two of Timberline Fire Protection District’s new engines hung out at the entrance to Station Number 9, a proud ...
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Black Hawk, Gilpin County sue for more gaming dollars

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.     On June 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners—Buddy Schmalz, Gail Watson, and Connie McLain—“in their official capacities…and individually,” ...
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Independence Day in Rollinsville

Barbara Lawlor, Rollinsville.     With one gun in his holster and another one jammed into his pocket, Rollinsville Mayor Tim Underwood greeted a bunch of local residents on Saturday, ...
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Last Shot feeds food bank

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     A steady flow of guests lined up at the buffet at Roy’s Last Shot on Saturday afternoon, July 26, filling their plates and then the donation ...
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Big, bad, and pricey

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     On Monday afternoon, July 7, the Gilpin County Fairground hosted one of the biggest deals in the thrills and spills sport of bull riding. One ...