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Gilpin Fair’s many contests feature friendly competitions

Heather Pearce, Gilpin County.  It’s time to plan, practice and prepare for the 2016 Gilpin County Fair contests. The 24th annual Fair, held at the Gilpin County Fairgrounds, 230 ...
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Public Hearing set for dog ordinance

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  The First Reading of a proposed new ordinance regarding dogs in Gilpin County came before the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners at a regular ...
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Acers still undefeated

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. As published in the print version July 7, 2016. With eight wins and no losses on their record, the Acers are out in front by three scores and show no signs ...
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Underdog Blue Sox outhit Champs

Blue Sox Back, left to right: Office Mike, Rob Zombie, Blue Hessner, Chuck Goodnow, Tall Chris Dettman and Megan Dettmann. Front, left to right: Amanda McDonald, Bobbi Goodnow, Lauren ...
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Gilpin initiates motorcycle signs

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Slow down and enjoy the ride! They come out in the summer, hitting the Peak to Peak highway, testing themselves, feeling the wind in their faces, the ...
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Acers take lead in softball season

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. As published in print June 23, 2016. This could be the year for the Acers. One of the longest lasting teams in the Gilpin County Recreation Center Co-ed ...
Fire Protection Petition
Russell Gulch Residents Forrest Anderson, left, and Ed De Cieco presented a petition signed by 37 people to the County Commissioners on June 14. They are concerned about fire protection.

Russell Gulch concerned about fire protection

Fire Protection PetitionRussell Gulch Residents Forrest Anderson, left, and Ed De Cieco presented a petition signed by 37 people to the County Commissioners on June 14. They are concerned ...
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Olympic runners train in Ned

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  You might see them running up and down on our mountain roads, looking like two teenagers training for their high school cross country team. They are both ...
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Gilpin Arts opens 69th year

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin Arts in Central City Juried Exhibition opened on June 4th and will be on display through August 7, 2016. Each year, the historic building ...
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