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Naturally Speaking :Upper Limits

Dave Hallock, Eldora.     The ground was full of moisture going into this year’s growing season. Last September’s heavy rains filled the aquifers. The above-average snowpack ...
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Saws and Slaws spreads to Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     After a successful Saws and Slaws summer mostly in the Big Springs area, the group has once again been asked to help out in a neighborhood: this ...
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Black Hawk Council approve more sign plans

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  At their regular meeting on August 13, the Black Hawk City Council received two requests for comprehensive sign plans, a fire and police pension plan, and ...
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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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Timberline Volunteer Recruitment & Open House

Jennifer Hinderman, Gilpin County. What if No One Answered the Call? A snow storm breaks out unexpectedly in the Timberline District. A fireplace causes a home to catch fire. Cars ...
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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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Gilpin County Sheriff’s Report July 21,2014 –August 4,2014

On July 22,, a deputy completed 2 Certified VIN Inspections. On July 22, an adult male was reported by Union Pacific Railroad as trespassing on one of their trains.  The adult male ...