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Apex Fire

Fire at Apex about ½ acre. Firefighters from Central City, Timberline, Black Hawk, CSFS, USFS, Colorado State Parks, and Clear Creek responded. About 45 personnel in all. Probably ...
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Major Brand Pet Foods Recalled Due To Salmonella

On May 4, 2012, Diamond Pet Foods expanded a pet food recall due to possible salmonella contamination. More than a dozen people in several states may have been infected due to contact ...
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Rabbit the First

By Scott Harrison It was an inglorious beginning. I glued together wooden boards for the body and head. I used 4 by 4 inch pieces of Douglas fir for the long ears. It was the first ...
Gilpin County

Preserving Gilpin’s past

Lynn Hirshman Central City Gilpin County’s Clerk & Recorder, Colleen Stewart, is working hard to preserve the County’s — and the State’s — earliest records. Stewart asked ...
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A Bucket of Bolts

by Jackie Jones To tell you about a bucket of bolts I need to tell you a little bit about my dad. My dad was an incurable dreamer and he was always looking for a way to make a buck. ...
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Groomed dogs look, feel, smell great

Barbara Lawlor Nederland   It’s not just about fashion. It’s about health. Some people would scoff at the notion of having a mountain dog professionally groomed, brushed, bathed, ...
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Nederland’s own Elephant Revival hasn’t been around for a while

The last local show the roots quintet played was an E-Town live radio show at the Boulder Theatre on Feb. 12. This radio show will be aired from April 26 to April 30 on local ...
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Night Owl

Naturally Speaking “Night Owl” Our hardest to find resident bird is the boreal owl. These little balls of feathers are about 10 inches high and weigh less than five ounces. They ...