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Town restores Bocce tourney

Barbara Lawlor, Gold Hill.     On the Saturday before the Fourth of July, a bunch of Gold Hill residents tried to shrug off the feeling that there was something they should be doing. ...
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Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
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Read in Ned: Music

 Amy Carrill, Peak to Peak.     The Nederland Community Library is hosting a fun, free event for the entire community. On Saturday, August 16th at 5:00 p.m., the musical group Standard ...
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Meet the Press : Pam North

Twenty-four years ago, I came from Austin, Texas to Colorado, fulfilling a dream I had had most of my life to return there. Denver was the first home I remembered as a little girl, ...
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Solution for climate change?

Dear Editor, Thanks for the excellent August 5th Read in Ned column which, after giving a number of good resources for information on global warming, concluded, “human survivability ...
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Rockies first in league; Champs win tourney

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The last of Gilpin County’s  Co-ed Softball League competition was a humdinger. Upsets and turnarounds, extra inning wins, frustration, ...
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Timberline Volunteer Recruitment & Open House

Jennifer Hinderman, Gilpin County. What if No One Answered the Call? A snow storm breaks out unexpectedly in the Timberline District. A fireplace causes a home to catch fire. Cars ...
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Crash ignites two Jeeps

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It looked like a gladiator event between machines. On Saturday evening, August 9, a white Jeep with a soft top carrying four passengers left its northbound ...