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Pressure to be the Perfect Girl

Ann Sherman, Nederland.  The room at Nederland Middle School filled with dads, moms, and daughters aged 9 -14 years – all eager to focus on the lives of young women in 2015.  Although ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Some of you will remember the fifties better than you remember the sixties. Those adolescent days conjure up memories that are often clearer than the ones ...
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Tech Trends : When Were They Invented?

Gail Eddy, Nederland.   Have you ever wondered when different components of the modern computer were invented?  Me too! Mouse – The mouse was invented in 1964 by Doug Engelbart ...
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Gilpin County Sheriff Reports

On 11/2/15 at approximately 0047 hours deputies conducted a DUI investigation during a traffic stop in north county and arrested the driver. End of report. On 11/2/15 at approximately ...
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Read in Ned: Fates and Furies

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.  I picked up Lauren Groff’s new book Fates and Furies after hearing an intriguing interview with the author on NPR. Fates and Furies is partly about ...
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William Allen Stone, III

William Allen Stone, III, known to all of his friends simply as “Stone” died from cancer.  He is survived by his three children, April Michele Stone, Rosemary Stone-Dougherty and ...
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MOUNTAIN SPIRIT ASTROLOGY : Sagittarius

Karen Anderson, Nederland. What would you like to learn? Sagittarius symbolizes all of the knowledge that our society and civilization encompasses. Perhaps you would like to learn ...
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Black Hawk annexes Quartz Valley

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  The Black Hawk City Council reviewed the city’s three-mile plan and then heard proposals to annex 11 properties in the Quartz Valley and Maryland Mountain ...
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Tech Trends : Is it time to upgrade your SmartPhone?

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  If it’s time for you to upgrade your SmartPhone, you might be wondering which one is best.  There’s no secret that I’ve only used iPhones, starting with ...
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