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Softball season slides toward tourney

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. There will be a flurry of activity on the Gilpin County Adult Coed Softball League fields in the upcoming week as teams try to make up the plethora of ...
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Irate residents demand answers

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On Monday night, July 20, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership hosted an open house at the Nederland Community Center. ...
Larry Grieco

Gilpin County Library Director Named to National Award Committee

Elisabeth Grove, Nederland.  Vailey Oehlke, President of the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has appointed Larry Grieco, director ...
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Black Hawk historic mining properties

Melissa Greiner, Black Hawk.  The City of Black Hawk recently announced it has purchased the most historically significant and celebrated gold mining properties in the State of Colorado. ...
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Go-Kart racing at a young age

      Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Dillon Archer couldn’t tie his shoes when he was five years old but had already begun making hundreds of decisions in a second while zooming ...
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Summertime horses in the hills

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. Besides walking into meadows and forests of our mountain neighborhoods, there is no better way to experience Colorado than on the back of a horse. Not ...
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Times, they are a-changin’

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC.  When my maternal grandparents were young adults in rural New Jersey, they brought their children to the local Catholic parish and school. That whole ...
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Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
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Gilpin County News : Better services in the works

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  While Gilpin County may not undertake promotional events and street fairs like our two cities, that doesn’t at all mean the County Commissioners ...