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Diversions : The Best Thing I Ever Said

Mark Cohen, Nederland.  Welcome to the inaugural edition of my new column, Diversions. Just as Seinfeld was famously a TV show about nothing, Diversions could be a column about anything. ...
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County Corner with Roger Baker

Among the agenda items at the Tuesday, February 10, meeting of the Gilpin County Commissioners will be the slightly delayed adoption of the Commissioners’ Goals and Objectives for ...
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Bee Safe Neighborhoods

Greg Wilson, Nederland. Thinking about spring gardens already? Here’s more food for thought. Can we protect pollinators in the mountains?  Nature needs our awareness and support. ...
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Housing Task Force, 2014 year-end report

Atashnaa Medicine Shield, Community Liaison. Since the introduction of the Affordable Senior & Workforce Housing Initiative to the Board of Trustees in 2013 by Atashnaa Medicine ...
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Bitter sweet farewells

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. 2014 was filled with the loss of many beloved friends, family, and well-known local residents. In some cases, the loss was sudden and tragic; in others, ...
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2014 in retrospect

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  As years go, 2014 was fairly benign—no major disasters (although a couple of explosive hash oil fires could have been); no devastating floods, just ...
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Support Nederland Community Center plan

Dear Editor, We are writing to draw readers’ attention to the January 6, 2015 Nederland Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting; at which trustees will decide whether to approve the proposed ...
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Making ice for the holidays

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The elves arrived around 7:30 p.m. all last week, turning on the lights at the Ned Rink, shoveling any new or stuck-at-the-edges snow, hauling out the hoses ...