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3rd Annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour

Virginia Unseld, Gilpin County.     Gilpin County artists are in the final stretch of finishing mosaics, firing pots, pouring candles, polishing jewelry, framing paintings, welding ...
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Gilpin County Corner

 Roger Baker, County Manager.   Now that it’s September (already) maybe we’ll get a couple of months—weeks?—of dry weather before the snow begins. It certainly has been one ...
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Roy’s is for sale

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Roy’s is for sale The sign on the outside of Roy’s Last Shot is a bad sign. It says the business is for sale. Roy and Barbara Stewart say ...
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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 ...