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Turkey-free Thanksgiving?

Before Christmas in 1862, Paul Lindstrom drove his horse team through snow and ice from Empire to Denver to buy supplies for the holidays. At a time when flour was forty cents a pound, ...
Great American Smokeout

Get support for quitting during the Great American Smokeout

Christie Preston Gilpin county The Gilpin County Tobacco Education Program invites residents to quit for a day or quit for life during this year’s Great American Smokeout, November ...
Turkey's a-coming

Turkey’s a-coming

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is two weeks from today, November 28. It is a family time: moms, dads, aunts, uncles, all the cousins, grandparents, ex-spouses, soon-to-be ...
Coal Creek Canyon opens

Coal Creek Canyon opens

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek It’s been almost two months since the 2013 flood destroyed much of lower Coal Creek Canyon, stranding residents and ripping apart the bridges that gave ...
The man who quit money

The man who quit money

Amy Carrill In 2000 Daniel Suelo quit money. He left his last $30 in a phone booth and simply walked away. Though his decision may seem abrupt, his entire life had been leading to ...
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BOT looks at developing EcoLab

Pam North – Nederland At the Tuesday evening, November 5, meeting of the Nederland Board of Trustees (BOT), all members of the Board were present. A resolution was approved appointing ...
Gilpin County government

Gilpin County Corner, November 7, 2013

By Roger Baker Halloween was indeed a scary night for those of us in Gilpin County government, since that’s when we found out that the County has been rejected for Individual Assistance ...
Greenwich Village

GILPIN LIBRARY FOOTNOTES

By Larry Grieco, Librarian After fourteen years Helen Fielding returns to her “Bridget Jones” series with the third installment, Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy. Bridget is middle-aged ...