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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   One of the more interesting, but lesser known stories in the history of American politics is that of Eleanor Roosevelt and her first cousin, Alice Roosevelt ...
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Harriet Hansen 6/27/24 – 1/26/16

Harriett Hansen of Denver, CO left this world on January 26, 2016 at the age of 92, at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. The youngest of 6 children, she was born  on June ...
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Murdock, Maldonado take first places

Pete Morgan, Gilpin County.   Last Sunday Gilpin County Youth Wrestling athletes attended the Metro League Championships held at UNC in Greeley. Gilpin brought 22 wrestlers who had ...
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Gilpin boys head into districts

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In the past week, the Gilpin High School boys hammered Denver Academy and then lost their match with the Longmont Christian Warriors. Last Wednesday, ...
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Senior Scene : Mead : the Oldest Wine

Serene Karplus, Nederland.   The theory is that some guy thousands of years ago probably stumbled across a beehive that had fallen into the rain-soaked hollow of a tree trunk. When ...
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Marijuana grow proposed

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.   A Gilpin County resident asked the County to allow a retail marijuana growing facility during a regular meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County ...
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Dads and daughters dance night away

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   After they huddled out of the cold and hustled through the door of the Gilpin County Recreation Center, the young girls emerged from their ...
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Happy Birthday to Richard Brautigan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Every year on January 30, Gilpin Library Director Larry Grieco celebrates Richard Brautigan’s birthday with a poetry reading session at the library. ...
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Black Hawk Police Reports

On 1/24/2016 Officers responded to 101 Gregory Street (Z Casino) on report of a fraudulent identification was used. A report was taken regarding the incident. On 1/24/16 an officer ...
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