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Campfire ignites construction debris

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Nederland Fire Protection District and United States Forest Service firefighters were alerted to a wildland fire burning in the West Magnolia Camp ...
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Mayor’s daughter: 9-year-old entrepreneur

 Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Aspen Gierlach, 9, is the founder of a business that was launched in Nederland about a week ago. Not only is Aspen a poised, self-confident entrepreneur, ...
Photo by Barbara Lawlor

The magic goes ’round and ’round

Glimpses of Past and Present Photo by Barbara Lawlor Pam North, Nederland.     Nothing is more evocative of childhood and fantasy than the carousel, with its brightly colored and ...
HOSE ON ROOF

House fire under investigation

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Around 1 p.m. last Thursday, July 17, Mike Patrick Bruce and John German were in front of the hostel on Boulder Street when they noticed smoke coming ...
books

Read in Ned

Amy Carrill, Nederland.     Every generation a certain number of children are naturally drawn to science with wide-eyed wonder. Something about those elucidated mysteries resonates ...
milk thistle illustration

In Defense of the Weeds

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak.      Ouch! You don’t have to pull so hard…Oh no! Not my beautiful blossoms…You’re not just going to throw that away, are you? Roots and all? If ...
mike jeanette and kids

Smiths reunite for Old Timers’

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Mike and Jeanette Smith and their six children and their families will be the 2014 Nederland Grand Marshal Family in the Old Timers’ Parade ...
Zodiac

Mountain Spirit Astrology

Roar! The sound of the lions of summer is heard in the background. On Tuesday the 22nd the Sun moves from home-loving Cancer into the sign of the animal who loves parties, Leo. Cancer, ...