Barker Dam

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Eight men died constructing Barker Dam. A random lightning bolt in a sudden summer storm ignited dynamite charges set to blast a channel for the sides of ...

Ned Victory Gardens part 2

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  “Everyone in the mountains can grow at least a little of their own food up here,” says Wendy Monroe. Putting their energy behind their beliefs, she ...

Ned Victory Gardens

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Mountain residents recall a brief interruption to our food supply when roads were destroyed during the 2013 flood. We were fortunate that trucks found ...

Nederland Area Seniors : February Events

Serene Karplus, Nederland. Luncheon Programs Conversation Café: This monthly circle meets 12:45pm-2:00pm to share wisdom and experience on a variety of topics—a great opportunity ...

Historical Perspective

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  This month we enter a new era in American politics.   With the inauguration of the new President, we face unknown adventures ahead. Appreciating our ...

Senior Scene : Year in Review 2016

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Nederland Area Seniors celebrated its Twentieth Anniversary as a nonprofit this year. Dozens of seniors, some traveling in from other states, attended our ...

New Year Intentions

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  New Year’s Resolutions are broken and swept away as quickly as the glass ornaments the cat knocked off the tree. So, why make them? We continuously grow ...

Holiday Meals and Market Thanks

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Thank you to the entire mountain community of all ages for supporting local artisans and nonprofits at the huge Holiday Mountain Market last weekend. This ...

Holiday Mountain Market Thanks

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Last week we thanked the hundreds of shoppers who shopped local at the Holiday Mountain Market and supported the microbusiness artisans/crafters and a handful ...
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