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Gilpin boys head into districts

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In the past week, the Gilpin High School boys hammered Denver Academy and then lost their match with the Longmont Christian Warriors. Last Wednesday, ...
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Senior Scene : Mead : the Oldest Wine

Serene Karplus, Nederland.   The theory is that some guy thousands of years ago probably stumbled across a beehive that had fallen into the rain-soaked hollow of a tree trunk. When ...
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Marijuana grow proposed

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.   A Gilpin County resident asked the County to allow a retail marijuana growing facility during a regular meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County ...
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Common consumption areas come and stay

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.   Another new Promotional Association and Common Consumption Area will come to Black Hawk, and five more will stay after the Black Hawk City Council regular ...
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Dads and daughters dance night away

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   After they huddled out of the cold and hustled through the door of the Gilpin County Recreation Center, the young girls emerged from their ...
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Orange triumphs in Number 50

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   After a month of hype, after weeks of being afraid to even think about Super Bowl two years ago, Bronco fans raised the Crush bar this past weekend. ...
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Black Hawk Police Reports

On 1/25/16 a report was taken of a stolen jacket from the Saratoga Casino, 101 Main Street. The case is active, still under investigation. On 1/25/16, an officer was dispatched to the ...
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Happy Birthday to Richard Brautigan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Every year on January 30, Gilpin Library Director Larry Grieco celebrates Richard Brautigan’s birthday with a poetry reading session at the library. ...
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Top houseplant myths

Irene Shonle. Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.   With the world frozen outside, we can still enjoy the comfort of green and growing things inside.  Houseplants can be such ...