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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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Mission: Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.         Last week, a group of young adults came to  Nederland on a mission trip to help local residents and non-profit organizations with some of their ...
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Tebo buys shopping center

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     We have several Hollywood images of what happens when a successful developer takes over a small town business center. There is Bedford Falls, in ...
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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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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Gilpin Library.  I hope everyone’s summer is going as well as ours is here at the library. It seems like the Summer Reading Program just started, but in fact it’s ...
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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 ...
Amazing chemical reaction
Summer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last Tuesday after six weeks of fun activities.

Reading fun indoors and out

Amazing chemical reactionSummer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last ...
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Old Timers whoop it up

                Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Years ago, back in the 40s, 50s and 60s, Nederland’s teens knew how to have a good ...