greenland

Climate conversations: Melting ice and extreme precipitation

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Much of the increased trapped heat energy of the atmospheric greenhouse effect is melting the snow and ice of our mountain glaciers, the polar ice caps, ...
runners

Panther Open Gym all summer

Jen Lavely, Nederland. Greetings Sports Fans! Announcing even more ways to stay active and have fun this summer – Open Gym at NMSHS. Staffed by Nederland MSHS school coaches ...
fathers day

The Escape Pod

Kevin Patrick McCarthy, Peak to Peak. After my parents split, my father and I got together on alternate weekends. At first, this was great. We fished, played cards, and built things ...
centennial

Centennial Bank gives land to Town

John Scarffe, Nederland. The Town of Nederland Board of Trustees considered a resolution for a minor subdivision for Centennial Bank and a land donation to the town during their regular ...
Astrology

Distant Star Astrology : The Summer Solstice

The glorious golden gateway to the magnificent summer in the mountains occurs on Sunday, June the 21st. The Summer Solstice brings in the new season and astrologically is the beginning ...
chuck-cattails

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 ...
books

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 ...
hummingbird

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 ...