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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 ...
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Gilpin Library

 Larry Greico, Gilpin County   Here’s a new twist on an old genre. When a massacre takes place on Star Island, and twelve of the most powerful people in the world are murdered, ...
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Gilpin women attacked by moose

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County On Sunday, May 18, at approximately 11:47 a.m., the Gilpin County dispatch center received a 911 call regarding a moose attacking two female Gilpin County ...
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Baseball returns to Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County This year the Gilpin High School baseball players, 11 of them, were part of the Clear Creek team, a combined effort in league play. But that will change ...