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Central City Council gets jazzed

Central City Council gets jazzed /John Scarffe/ Central City/ After a lengthy discussion, The Central City Council approved funding for the Colorado Economic Development Council during ...
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Last Shot named in syndicated cartoon

Last Shot named in syndicated cartoon written by Barbara Lawlor: Gilpin County - When a customer told Roy Stewart, owner of Roy’s Last Shot, that he was a syndicated cartoonist ...
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United Power Board Election

Elisabeth Grove, Peak to Peak United Power annually elects roughly 1/3 of its 11-member board. There are four seats open in 2014. Many of the Mountain-Ear’s readers are in the United ...
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High Country Chili warms 300

Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County For years, the High County Auxiliary has held its annual Chili Dinner/Silent Auction fundraiser at Station 11 on the Peak to Peak Highway and did well. ...
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Forest Service starts new clear cut

BOULDER, Colo. – The Boulder Ranger District of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland will begin cutting trees near Lump Gulch Road, Peakview ...
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Climb makes debut run—sort of

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak The small group gathered in Rollinsville reached for the hot coffee or the hot chocolate and wrapped their hands around the cup like hanging on to lifeline. ...
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Central City manager resigns

John Scarffe, Central City City Manager Allan Lanning submitted a letter of resignation to the City of Central City Council during its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 18, in the ...
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Central City Council moves fast on Parkway study

John Scarffe, Central City The Central City Council heard a proposal for a speed study on the Central City Parkway during its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 4, in the City Hall. ...