Commissioners sworn in, chair elected

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  Ron Engels was sworn in as a new commissioner, and Gail Watson was sworn in for her second term during a regular meeting of the Gilpin County Board of ...

Panther girls downed twice

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  In the past week, the Nederland Panthers girls’ basketball team lost two games. They played an away game on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 against the Twin ...

Panthers fighting for second win

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, the Nederland Panthers traveled to Twin Peaks Charter Academy where they lost to the Timberwolves, 32-56. Twin Peaks took ...

Alderman begin 2017 with new Mayor

Janet Perry, Central City.  The first Alderman Meeting of the new year was presided over by the newly sworn in Mayor Heider on January 3, 2017. Alderman Voorhies, Alderman Laratta ...

Where hubris meets narcissism

Dear Editor, In the recent press circus, oh, press conference, given by our president elect, Mr. Trump said he wouldn’t release his taxes.  Here’s what Trump said, “The public ...

Alpine girls take second

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Ondr begins year as chief

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Saturday, at the Timberline Fire Protection District awards ceremony, recently appointed chief Paul Ondr was a bit nervous before he got up to ...

Gilpin Library Director’s report

Michael Carlson, Gilpin County.  December signaled the end of another successful year here at the Library. We had a busy month that included eight different programs, ranging from ...

Stupid ways to die in the mountains

Irene Shonle, CSU Extension. Gilpin County.  While many people think that if you die in the mountains, it will come from causes like avalanches or car crashes, there are many other ...
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