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County Corner: How to get roads fixed

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  The wet weather has certainly kept our woods wonderfully green and lush here in Gilpin County—no fire bans for a while in our forests!—but ...
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Champs and Acers tied for lead

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. After 20 games in the Gilpin County Co-ed Softball Leagues, the top two teams are the Champs and the Acers, with four games and no losses apiece. The ...
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Juried Exhibition treats viewers

Barbara Lawlor, Central City. It was the first time that Magnolia Road artist Marilyn Pinaud had won an award in the Gilpin Arts Annual Juried Exhibition in Central City. The 69th Gilpin ...
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Softball season starts

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. In the evening, as the day cool down and thunderstorms roll into a darkening sky, the summer sounds of softball are heard over Weber and Elk fields across ...
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The Escape Pod

Kevin Patrick McCarthy, Peak to Peak. After my parents split, my father and I got together on alternate weekends. At first, this was great. We fished, played cards, and built things ...
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Mission groups assist in Ned cleanup

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Alamogordo, New Mexico is flat and hot. Nederland is in the mountains and cool. In the past month, Ned residents have been griping about the wet weather, ...
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Diversions : Thoughts on Being the Old Man

Mark Cohen, Nederland.  “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished ...
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Buckle Series starts 4th year

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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Spy, alien, and lawyer

Larry Grieco, Librarian. British writer Matthew Parker has published an excellent account of the years Ian Fleming spent in Jamaica, and the relationship between that island in the ...