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Nederland Celebrates 35 Years

The Mountain-Ear supporting local business

Hello Everyone! We at The Mountain-Ear are very excited to be embarking on our 35th year as the Voice of the Peak to Peak. One of our missions as a community newspaper is to connect ...
Frozen Dead Guy Days 2012

Macdonald buys Frozen Dead Guy Days

Macdonald buys Frozen Dead Guy Days Barbara Lawlor Nederland   It is only fitting. After coordinating the Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival for the last two years, Nederland resident ...
Gilpin County

County Corner by Roger Baker

Gilpin County County Corner, November 10, 2011 By Roger Baker   The Gilpin County Commissioners’ work session on Tuesday should have been a time of celebration—the long budget ...
gilpinelection

UNOFFICIAL Gilpin County Election Results

Unofficial Gilpin County Election Results Nov. 1, 2011   Total Number of Voters : 1,458 Precincts Reporting 7 of 8 = 87.50%   PROPOSITION 103 (STATUTORY)   YES: 517, ...
Ward Post Office

Concerned citizens write letter to State Officials regarding Post Office closing

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Concerned citizens of Ward, CO write letter to Senator Bennet, Udall and Congressman Polis: Re:  Docket 1386382-80481 Item Nbr:13 Page Nbr:1 On September 28, 2011 ...
Fire at St. Malo

Fire at Historic St. Malo

Fire at the Historic St. Malo causes up to a million in damage and takes firefighters from more than a dozen agencies to battle and contain.
Ward Post Office

Ward Blues Artist Protesting the Closing of Post Office

Ward Blues Artist Releases Video to Protest Closing of Post Office Please Uncle Sam, don´t take our Post Office away == it´s small town Americana == P:O. Box USA VIEW IT ON YOUTUBE ...
Mayor Gierlach using the Eye Phone

Every Now and Then, Being a Statutory Town Comes Up

Mayor Gierlach using the Eye Phone There are two types of municipalities in Colorado (Home Rule and Statutory) Home Rule municipalities have a little more flexibility regarding making ...