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Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
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TeamWorks concludes third season

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Four years ago Dennon Jones was hired to be part of a newly formed collaboration between the Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club and TEENS, Inc. He is now ...
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Crash ignites two Jeeps

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It looked like a gladiator event between machines. On Saturday evening, August 9, a white Jeep with a soft top carrying four passengers left its northbound ...
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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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Central City Police Department Turns 150

  Teri Metallo, Central City.     This year marks the one hundred and fiftieth year of Central City’s Law Enforcement history. To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary, ...
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August First Friday features authors

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     The First Friday event of every month changes and grows with the seasons. Last Friday, August 1, was a full-blown summer day and late afternoon visitors ...
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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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The Other Side of the Buds, Beers, and Burgers Festival

Marnie M. Copeland, Certified Prevention Specialist II; Peak to Peak Prevention Coalition Director; Prevention Coordinator, TEENS, Inc.    I am the Director of the Peak to Peak Prevention ...