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Tents, RVs pack area campgrounds

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The Memorial Day weekend has evolved from the traditional decorating of gravestones with American flags and honoring the military men and women who lost ...
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Bus parking woes

Janet Perry, Central City.  In each Alderman Council meeting, once the meeting is called to order and roll is taken, the council recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The Consent Agenda ...
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For those who gave all

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  A gust of wind unfurled the American flag, spreading it flat against the Gilpin County sky that was pillowed with white clouds. The flag was half-mast. ...
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Protect Yourself & Your Business Against Fraud & Financial Loss

Susan Schneider, Banking Center Manager, Centennial Bank and Trust.  If you are concerned about identity theft and the potential for financial losses as a result, you have lots of ...
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Sixty-nine Years and Counting

  Becky Lucas, Gilpin County.    The oldest continuously running annual juried art show in Colorado is right here in Gilpin County. Gilpin Arts in Central City began hosting this ...
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Senior Eagles flip their tassels

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It is such a quick and simple gesture. Graduating seniors, once they have received their diplomas, are asked to move the tassels on their graduation ...
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Gilpin County Fair : New coordinator, events, rides, attractions, more

Heather Pearce, Gilpin County.  Mark your calendars and get excited for the 24th annual Gilpin County Fair, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20-21. The event welcomes a new Fair Coordinator ...
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Naturally Speaking : Got Snow?

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  Last month’s snowstorm came 95 years after the benchmark storm for our area, which occurred on April 14 and 15, 1921. A total of 95 inches of snow was recorded ...
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Climate Conversations : METHANE POLLUTION

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Ben Franklin’s 1774 letter describing the emission of “flammable air” from the mud in ponds in PA and NJ inspired the identification of methane, ...