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Gilpin County Sheriff’s Report August

On August 11, a deputy conducted a traffic stop. The driver was found to be driving on a suspending license. He was issued a summons and given a courtesy ride to his residence. On August ...
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Tech Trends: Windows 10 Advice

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  A few weeks ago, I asked Chris about Windows 10. Should I upgrade right away, or wait awhile?  What should I tell our customers and readers of the blog? His ...
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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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Naturally Speaking: “That’s Pretty Swift”

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  As their name implies, “swifts” are fast-flying birds. In fact, they are considered to have the swiftest flight among small birds. They probably ...
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Diabetes & Your Pet

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Amazingly, approximately one in 400 dogs and cats get diabetes, with most dogs being Type-1 and cats being Type-2.  Initial symptoms are weight loss, and ...