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New exhibits on display at Gilpin History Museum

By Jennifer Pund
The Gilpin Historical Society invites the public to explore two new exhibits on display at the Gilpin Museum until Labor Day. 551 more words


5 Ways to be Heart Healthy

When I stepped into the Gilpin County Public Health building for a Cardiac Risk Assessment, I had no idea what to expect. “I’m perfectly healthy…what am I doing here?” My doubts subsided as Holly, Gilpin County Public Health’s new administrative assistant, greeted me with a bright smile and directed me down the hall to the right. 587 more words


Former El Paso County Sheriff Turns Himself In

GILPIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The former El Paso County Sheriff has turned himself in to authorities. Terry Maketa has been indicted by Arapahoe County on charges that include kidnapping and extortion. 234 more words


The Hidden Life of Used Medical Equipment

Last time I was in a doctor’s office, I needed a sling for my shoulder. He stepped out of the office, and moments later walked back in with a brand-new sling, still in the package. 952 more words


Man Guilty Of Killing Neighbor's Dog Because It Came Onto His Property

GILPIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A man accused of shooting and killing his neighbor’s dog has been found guilty by a jury in Gilpin County. 122 more words


Rural school buildings no longer have community use

Historic rural schoolhouses can be found all over Colorado, including most Front Range mountain towns. Several of them have been lovingly restored and have found new ways to serve the public. 427 more words

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COVER STORY: Options for gaming in Gilpin continue to grow, diversify

Ever since the gold rush days of the 1800s, people have been coming to Gilpin County to strike it rich. Today, they test their luck at more than 20 casinos in Black Hawk and Central City, where slots, poker, craps and roulette are the main attraction. 1,321 more words

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