Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties
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Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties

$136,117 in grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Colorado DENVER Nine Certified Local Government communities in Colorado will receive $136,117 in grants for historic preservation projects. History Colorado awards CLG grants to community projects that have high public benefit, urgency, and a strong focus on historic preservation. These grants enable local governments to … Continue reading

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Gilpin Library conducts artist-in-residence search

GILPIN COUNTY Gilpin County Public Library is pleased to announce its next search for an artist to be featured in our tenth annual Artist-in-Residence program.  The library is accepting letters of application from artists of all kinds for the 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program.  Artists’ letters should describe themselves and their experience in a particular art form … Continue reading

“Erosion” exhibit highlights photographer’s connection with nature
Arts

“Erosion” exhibit highlights photographer’s connection with nature

By Jennifer Pund GILPIN COUNTY Nature has always held a “strong place” in Les Barstow’s heart. The award-winning photographer says it “opens a window to the Divine” and leaves him “full of inspiration and wonder.” Nature’s “invitation to explore” is something he’s incorporated into his photography from the beginning. See how his images “evoke the … Continue reading

Local travel agent focuses on beach vacations, all-inclusive cruises
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Local travel agent focuses on beach vacations, all-inclusive cruises

By Jennifer Pund GILPIN COUNTY Kerri Aungst believes rich memories create a rich life and travel is how to make these memories. The Gilpin County-based travel agent and her business Beaches Etc specializes in beach destinations around the world and all-inclusive cruises, which are the perfect cure for cabin fever and Colorado’s winter or the … Continue reading