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Gilpin boys head into districts

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In the past week, the Gilpin High School boys hammered Denver Academy and then lost their match with the Longmont Christian Warriors. Last Wednesday, ...
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Senior Scene : Mead : the Oldest Wine

Serene Karplus, Nederland.   The theory is that some guy thousands of years ago probably stumbled across a beehive that had fallen into the rain-soaked hollow of a tree trunk. When ...
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Marijuana grow proposed

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.   A Gilpin County resident asked the County to allow a retail marijuana growing facility during a regular meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County ...
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EMR working with Ned non-profits

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Eldora Mountain Resort throws three parties a year for its employees, a time for workers to socialize and a time for the administrative staff to show their ...
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Astrology : Valentine

Aquarius started February with Candlemas, the half-way mark in the calendar between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Now the bearer of electric energy shares his romantic ...
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Dads and daughters dance night away

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   After they huddled out of the cold and hustled through the door of the Gilpin County Recreation Center, the young girls emerged from their ...
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Their story begins with a pick up

Barbara Lawlor,  Nederland.  Ressa Lively and Mark Smith had been flirting with each other for about a month, he more than her. It was the fall of 1983. Ressa worked as a waitress ...
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Orange triumphs in Number 50

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   After a month of hype, after weeks of being afraid to even think about Super Bowl two years ago, Bronco fans raised the Crush bar this past weekend. ...
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Happy Birthday to Richard Brautigan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Every year on January 30, Gilpin Library Director Larry Grieco celebrates Richard Brautigan’s birthday with a poetry reading session at the library. ...
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