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Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
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Gilpin County News : Better services in the works

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  While Gilpin County may not undertake promotional events and street fairs like our two cities, that doesn’t at all mean the County Commissioners ...
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Acers, Champs tied for first

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Looking spiffy in their new jerseys, the AC Plumbing Acers moved up in the Gilpin County Parks and Recreation Adult Coed Softball standings, ending ...
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Nederland July 4th Fireworks & Festival, a thank you to YOU

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  People talk about how America is losing its community feel; how people aren’t helping one another as in years past; that we don’t lend a hand in times ...
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Central City vets celebrate the Fourth

Lynn Hirshman, Black Hawk.  On Thursday, July 2, KYGT, The Goat—the community radio station in Idaho Springs, received an odd email request: “I need some help. My name is John ...
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Ned’s Mikaela is next Boulder County Rodeo Queen

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Many little girls dream of someday being a rodeo queen—of galloping into an arena packed with thousands of people, of proudly carrying the flag streaming ...
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West Mag a shooting area option; Gilpin cuts possible sites

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  In the next month, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sports Shooting Management Partnership will host three open houses regarding identifying possible ...
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Spectacular Fourth of July across the peak to peak

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Community building by bicycle

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Mike Horgan bicycle racers sped through town in their team colors on Sunday, leaving rainbow streams and dust in their wake. Their gear was tight and aerodynamic; ...