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Facing the challenge

    Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become the rage of the summer, escalating in mid-August. All over the country people are pouring buckets of ...
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Eagles VB team flies high

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Thursday, September 4, the Gilpin Eagles volleyball team traveled to Deer Trail and after losing the first game, came up with a three-game win ...
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John Cutler with Cutler & Associates presented the Gilpin County Board of Commissioners with a positive annual financial report during the Board's meeting on September 2.

BOCC supports solar; opposes Amendment 68

John Scarffe, Gilpin County. During the Commissioners’ meeting of Tuesday, September 2, the Board directed staff to help United Power identify suitable land for solar sites totaling ...
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Columbine health care alive and well

Thirty-six years ago, a trailer pulling a double wide modular building lumbered up the canyon to Nederland where it became the first health clinic in the area. It was a time to celebrate. ...
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Gilpin Commissioners address MFHC closing

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.  On September 8, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their third meeting to discuss how to provide interim services in light of the fact that Mountain ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Good old Danielle Steel just keeps rolling along. In yet another new novel, A Perfect Life, she explores the lives of a mother, her blind daughter, and ...
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Adult Medicaid Dental Benefit now available

Jeanne Nicholson, Colorado State Senator.     As of 2011, Colorado was one of ten states in the United States that did not offer adults oral health benefits under Medicaid. Many ...
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Eagles lose to Eagles

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Eagles traveled to Rocky Mountain Lutheran on Saturday, August 30, and lost 8- 44. Chase Boulter scored the touchdown in the fourth ...