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Parenting in the age of cannabis

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Parents with middle school and high school children face challenges that pre-legal marijuana parents did not have. Now that marijuana is legal for adults, ...
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Summer Socks and Sandwiches

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC. It all started with the idea that some children and teens might be able to use extra food. Kids who receive free or reduced lunch at school won’t get ...
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D-Day: 71 years ago

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. On June 6, 1944—71 years ago—Western Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy during Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious invasion to ever ...
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Can We Enhance the Nederland Community Storybook?

Darcy Kitching and Mayor Joe Gierlach reminisce the Nederland Community Storybook Back in January 2011, Vickie Berkley and Darcy Kitching collaborated with then-mayor Sumaya Abu-Haidar ...

Nederland Trustees approve bag fee

John Scarffe, Nederland. The Nederland Board of Trustees approved a proposal to reduce the use of bags in Nederland during the regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5. The item was initially ...
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Fourmile residents prepared

     Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Veruska Trask tossed and turned, unable to sleep on Friday night. As rain pummeled her windows, the long time Fourmile resident couldn’t help ...
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Side effects of legal marijuana

     Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. When recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, communities could only guess at how they would be impacted by the change in their culture. ...
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Learning the easy way

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The auto crash in front of the Gilpin High School was a grim scene, fraught with the horrific images of injured teens and crumpled metal. But it wasn’t ...
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BoCo begins compost campaign at green boxes

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was an “only in Ned” moment. As residents entered the Boulder County Transfer Station on Ridge Road, bringing in their garbage and recyclables, they ...
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