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County Corner: How to get roads fixed

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  The wet weather has certainly kept our woods wonderfully green and lush here in Gilpin County—no fire bans for a while in our forests!—but ...
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Champs and Acers tied for lead

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. After 20 games in the Gilpin County Co-ed Softball Leagues, the top two teams are the Champs and the Acers, with four games and no losses apiece. The ...
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Sandwiches and Socks program serves lunch

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jake from Omaha, Nebraska, studied literature in college in Lincoln, earning a degree in English. At the age of 25, he chose to take his words on a road ...
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Climate conversations: Melting ice and extreme precipitation

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Much of the increased trapped heat energy of the atmospheric greenhouse effect is melting the snow and ice of our mountain glaciers, the polar ice caps, ...
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Panther Open Gym all summer

Jen Lavely, Nederland. Greetings Sports Fans! Announcing even more ways to stay active and have fun this summer – Open Gym at NMSHS. Staffed by Nederland MSHS school coaches ...
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Juried Exhibition treats viewers

Barbara Lawlor, Central City. It was the first time that Magnolia Road artist Marilyn Pinaud had won an award in the Gilpin Arts Annual Juried Exhibition in Central City. The 69th Gilpin ...
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Softball season starts

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. In the evening, as the day cool down and thunderstorms roll into a darkening sky, the summer sounds of softball are heard over Weber and Elk fields across ...
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The Escape Pod

Kevin Patrick McCarthy, Peak to Peak. After my parents split, my father and I got together on alternate weekends. At first, this was great. We fished, played cards, and built things ...