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Mountains slammed with mashed potatoes

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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Popular female authors

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  Danielle Steel, a little bit like MacDonald’s Hamburgers, just keeps racking up the millions—she now has over 650 million copies of her novels sold, and ...
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Eagles soar into world of Narnia

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  One of the goals of a theater production is to transport the audience into another world, a world in which other people solve problems not our own; ...
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Mountain Spirit Astrology : Destiny

Ineluctable fate is defined in astrology by the point of destiny, symbolized by the head of the dragon. The past is seen as the dragon’s tale. The head of the matter shows us where ...
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Marijuana excise tax grows again

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of placing an excise tax for marijuana grow operations on the November ballot again ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  The new Tami Hoag mystery, The Bitter Season centers on Minneapolis Detective Nikki Liska, newly assigned to the cold case squad. She is unhappy and bored. ...
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Centennial Bank bought by Heartland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Last Wednesday, Centennial Bank employee Carrie Lake painstakingly poked lollipops into a bowl, layer by layer, symmetrical, with candy orbs level on the ...
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Alcohol Awareness Month – Start of the Season of Celebration

Dear Editor, April is Alcohol Awareness Month. April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Established in 1987, AAM was founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence ...
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A Cat’s Life

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  The age old debate by several mountain cat companions continues, do I let my mountain cat explore the great outdoors and risk becoming an appetizer, or ...
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