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Chuck Pyle opens Eco Arts Concert Series : Saturday, June 20

Dawn Dennison, Nederland. Journeyman singer/ songwriter Chuck Pyle opens Nederland’s Eco Arts Lounge’s first season on June 20th at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the release of his new ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Spy, alien, and lawyer

Larry Grieco, Librarian. British writer Matthew Parker has published an excellent account of the years Ian Fleming spent in Jamaica, and the relationship between that island in the ...
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Natural nectar for hummingbirds

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Would it be summer in the mountains without the trills and flashes of color and motion of hummingbirds? We are blessed with many ...
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Gilpin Sheriff – Long Arm of the Law

On Monday, May 18, a Gilpin County deputy responded to the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat on a report of a suspicious person.  A name, phone number, and license plate were retrieved.  Investigation ...
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Naturally Speaking: “Rain, Rain Go Away”

Dave Hallock, Eldora. Mother Nature has not been making things easy on many of her creatures this spring. The abundant moisture has, well, put a damper on the normal cycles and activities ...
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County Corner: Local and not-so-local employment

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager. I’ve heard the job fair the Black Hawk Business Improvement District held last Thursday down in Lakewood was a great success, but that it was held ...
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Boulder County Section 8 openings

Jim Williams, Boulder.  On June 16 and 17, 2015, Boulder County will accept applications for distribution of available Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for the first time since 2008. ...
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Sending them off in style

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. They’re leaving home. The Nederland Elementary School students are leaving the nest, moving on up to the west side of town, to the Nederland Middle School—or, ...