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The Mountain Bike team
Nederland has joined the Colorado High School Cycling League and will race against 70 other teams from around the state. There will be four high school races before the state championship in Eagle, Colorado.  Back row, from left: Coach Greg Guevara, Coach Mark Mabbett, Brannen Schrader, Brandon Schreiner, Jose Garcia-Upczak, Chris Francis, Jacob DeLong, and  Coach Scott Sanders. Front row, from left: Eve Colton, Oliver Vernon, Michael Crapsey, Tom Shankey, Matt McGregor, Hunter Harless, Hatcher Edmonson, Parker Newby, Quinn Boutot, and Coach Sean Boutot.

NMSHS mountain bikers unite

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Thousands of plains people scramble over our mountain bike trails every summer, searching for the perfect high-altitude Rocky Mountain experience of ascending ...
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Fatal accident driver faces vehicular homicide charge

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  Kelley Wiggins, 37, the driver of the 1997 Pontiac Firebird that was involved in a rollover accident that killed one person and injured four others, ...
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NES begins with a peal

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  At first it seemed like chaos. The buses lumbered in, the students clambered out, clutching armfuls of bags, leaning forward against the weight of the packs ...
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Tech trends: How to spot an email scam

Gail Eddy, Nederland. The scammers are getting better and better. The text of the email looks legit; the email address looks legit; the graphics are professional. How can you tell when ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : A mountain of books

Larry Grieco, Librarian.    It’s time for a mid-year retrospective and so we looked back at some of the “oldest new books” on the new non-fiction shelf. We discovered some gems ...
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Common Consumption Areas become common

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  During its regular meeting on Wednesday, August 12, the Black Hawk City Council heard requests for two Common Consumption Areas and for two liquor licenses. On ...
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Read in Ned : Out Where the West Begins

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  One of the more pleasant duties for the Nederland Library staff is to keep up-to-date with our collection, particularly with the new book section, as those ...
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Gilpin County News : On mine remediation

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  A couple of very sad news reports in the last few weeks illustrate how difficult the mixed-use legacy of our Colorado mountains can be, and how ...
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Graceful art in the roots

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Almost everyone is born with a gift. Finding one’s gift is the hard part. Some people spend their whole life trying to figure out what they are ...
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Swan song for Fair organizer

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  For the past 21 years, Vicki Nemec of Gilpin County has been involved in the County’s annual Fair, the crown jewel of events at the end of the ...