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Black Hawk Alderman re-elect themselves

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.   The Black Hawk City Council filled its four positions to be vacant in April and canceled the April elections during its regular meeting on Wednesday, February ...
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First Street takes menu to Stage Stop

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. They never had a chance to say goodbye. First Street Pub and Grill owners Lisa and Dan Plank, after 11 years of building a family of employees and customers ...
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DDA debt passed to voters

John Scarffe, Nederland.  During a special session at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at the Nederland Community Center, the Nederland Board of Trustees voted on whether to ...
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Nederland Police and Court Reports

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  In the past month, there have been 63 non-parking traffic summons issued. Nederland Police Officers are making an effort to make sure drivers slow down ...
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Nederland Mayoral and Trustee Candidates speak out

Mayoral Candidates: Kristopher Larsen & Chris Perret [NOTE: The Mountain-Ear has sent questionnaires to each candidate for Nederland Mayor and Board of Trustees. Stories about ...
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The Caribou Room opens Saturday

            New venue will change Ned’s music scene : The Caribou Room opens on Saturday Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   Purple and peacock blue lights dance on the stage ...
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Gilpin resident opens travel agency

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   This is the time of year when we long for sun, sand and sea; when the winter seems unending, even though it is just beginning in earnest. We ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   One of the more interesting, but lesser known stories in the history of American politics is that of Eleanor Roosevelt and her first cousin, Alice Roosevelt ...
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International Wine in the bookshelves

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   Spain was located near the juvenile book section. A bowl of succulent ceviche, blackberries and cheesecake teased the appetite and a 2012 Antano Crianza ...
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