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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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Peak-to-Peak 4th of July fun

Janet Perry, Peak to Peak.     Allenspark has a fun 4th of July Parade scheduled and the best place to view it is along the Highway 7 Business Route between the Post Office and Ferncliff.  ...
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New TFPD board takes over

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  In the empty bays of Timberline Fire Protection District, Station 4, on Magnolia Road, the new board of directors greeted neighbors, offered them burgers, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes: Compelling true stories of music and politics

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  In 2015 Alexander McCall Smith published his sixteenth installment in the “No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” series. It was called The Woman Who Walked ...
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May Gilpin County police reports

On May 2, 2016 a Deputy assisted the Black Hawk Police Department with an intoxicated subject at the Gilpin County Jail.   Also on May 2, 2016 a deputy was contacted by the driver ...
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Black Hawk expands welcomes EAGLESmart Convenience Store

Rebecca Blondo, Black Hawk.   The City of Black Hawk is happy to welcome a much needed amenity to town. Situated next door to the Black Hawk Post Office on Clear Creek Street, residents ...