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Lars Erik Wahlin 8-31-29 to 6-2-15

Lars Erik Wåhlin, a longtime resident of Boulder and Gilpin Counties, passed away June 2, 2015, at TRU Hospice Care Center in Louisville, CO. He was born August 31, 1929 in Malmö, ...
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Happy July 4th

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Wow, I can’t believe it’s July 4th already!  This year is flying by and summer has been a hot one for sure.  As with any holiday, it can be hard on ...
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County Corner: Gilpin tax “burden”

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager. We recently received an email from a company called SmartAsset entitled “Study Finds Low Tax Burden in Gilpin County,” which of course seemed ...
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Champs remain on top

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. As of Thursday, June 18, the Champs are undefeated—the top of the Gilpin County Adult Co-ed Softball League. They are after their third championship, ...
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Father’s Day fishing at Russell Park

   Barbara Lawlor, Central City. A small ripple where the line entered the water became a small splash as one of the 1,000 trout bit the lure at the William C. Russell fishing pond ...
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Bawdy ladies and Dapper Dans

Barbara Lawlor, Central City. There is something heart-warming about scantily clothed women twisting and shaking in the middle of the street; about couples hopping onto a bed and then ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Mafia, misgivings, and murder

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  A new novel by multiple-award-winning author Dennis Lehane is always a reason to rejoice. His latest book is World Gone By, and tells the story of a former ...
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Plants for People: Amazing aspens help humans

Pam Sherman, Gold Hill. In this new series, Plants for People, we’ll explore how humans have used the wild plants around us in the mountains for food, drink, medicine, furniture, ...