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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 ...
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Central City Police Department Turns 150

  Teri Metallo, Central City.     This year marks the one hundred and fiftieth year of Central City’s Law Enforcement history. To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary, ...
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Gilpin County Corner

Roger Baker, County Manager.     The Tuesday meeting of the Board of County Commissioners was (as is often the case) somewhat at cross purposes with the lengthy work session that ...
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Black Hawk City Council approves Police Annex

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.     The Black Hawk City Council approved a resolution modifying the City’s building permit fees during its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 23, at 3 ...
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Black Hawk, Gilpin County sue for more gaming dollars

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.     On June 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners—Buddy Schmalz, Gail Watson, and Connie McLain—“in their official capacities…and individually,” ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Gilpin Library.  I hope everyone’s summer is going as well as ours is here at the library. It seems like the Summer Reading Program just started, but in fact it’s ...
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Last Shot feeds food bank

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     A steady flow of guests lined up at the buffet at Roy’s Last Shot on Saturday afternoon, July 26, filling their plates and then the donation ...
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Back in the saddle again

  Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The third event in the Gilpin County Buckle Series Gymkhana was a good example of how much a horse and rider can improve in the span of three ...