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D-Day: 71 years ago

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. On June 6, 1944—71 years ago—Western Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy during Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious invasion to ever ...
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Fourmile residents prepared

     Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Veruska Trask tossed and turned, unable to sleep on Friday night. As rain pummeled her windows, the long time Fourmile resident couldn’t help ...
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Learning the easy way

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The auto crash in front of the Gilpin High School was a grim scene, fraught with the horrific images of injured teens and crumpled metal. But it wasn’t ...
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BoCo begins compost campaign at green boxes

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was an “only in Ned” moment. As residents entered the Boulder County Transfer Station on Ridge Road, bringing in their garbage and recyclables, they ...
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Over $11,000 raised for earthquake victims

Barbara Lawlor, Nederand. Although everyone in their family lost their homes in last week’s earthquake in Nepal, Resham Gurung and Lok Malla are grateful that their relatives survived ...
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Raising money for the pantry

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. While Arn Current of the Slopeslide band sang and played the guitar, his parents Chris and Dave Current danced to the familiar sound. Chris is the director ...
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Dillon Developers launches concrete recycling

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It won’t be long now. The Nederland community has almost grown accustomed to the mounds of gravel in the shopping center parking lot, the massive broken ...
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The blessed gift of motherhood

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. For many women, becoming a mother is a natural part of being a female, of growing up and starting a family, ready or not. For others, becoming a mother doesn’t ...