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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 ...
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Gilpin Mitigation Grant

Emmit Hoyl, Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Grant Coordinator.     Trees are falling in Gilpin County as homeowners mitigate their property to the risks of wildfire! The Gilpin Wildfire ...
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Meet the Press : John Clower

John was born in Philadelphia in the mid-20th century, though he moved to the Fort Worth, Texas suburbs as a young boy. He earned a B.B.A. in Accounting at UT Arlington, and worked ...

Gilpin County to help train fire districts

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.     During its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 22, the Gilpin County Commissioners approved the use of the County Fair Grounds for a multi-agency training ...