homeless

Homelessness and our community

Dear Editor, It’s that time of year again when the talk around town starts to turn to the seasonal return of the transients (campers, travelers, etc.) and all the problems they seem ...
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Black Hawk Police Reports

On 2/22/16 Officers were dispatched to the Ameristar Casino, on the report of a counterfeit bill. The bill was seized and placed into evidence at the police department. On 02/22/16 ...
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Gilpin students organize fundraiser

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It’s good to know that elementary school students are concerned about the animals of our world who are in danger of becoming extinct. But more than ...

FOR YOUR HEALTH : Changing guidelines label more people as diabetic

Trudy Lieberman, Peak to Peak.  A few months ago came some alarming health news.  “Diabetes nation? Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes,” screamed a Los Angeles Times ...
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TECH TRENDS : How-To Books

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  Like a lot of our customers, I try to figure things out for myself before I call in outside support and training.  That is doubly true for learning new software ...
Criminal in handcuffs

Black Hawk Police Reports

On 2/15/16 at approximately 0240 hours, an officer responded to 401 Main Street (Isle Casino) on the report of intoxicated male patron who grabbed a cocktail waitresses buttocks. An ...
Criminal in handcuffs

Gilpin County Sheriff’s Reports

On 2-13-16 at approximately 0900 hours, a deputy responded to a residence for a deceased party.  The party was confirmed as being deceased.  The Gilpin County Coroner responded and ...
books

Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Librarian.  Every once in a while I stand scanning the new shelf to remind myself what biographies we’ve recently added. A particular name will catch my eye and I’ll ...
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Grief support speaker inspires Rotarians

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Thursday, the Gilpin County Rotary Club met at the Isle of Capris for lunch and to listen to guest speaker Amanda Mahoney, MA, co-founder ...
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