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Cold end to a warm day

After a fun day in the sun in the Nederland area, a group of visitors returned to the vehicle to find it was way low on gas. They decided that if they could roll it to a more level ...
Nedfest

Mike Torpie, “Michigan Mike” – August 9, 1968 – November 24, 2011

Friends, family and the community are mourning the loss of Mr. Mike Torpie, also known as “Michigan Mike.” Mr. Torpie was a well known figure involved deeply in the Colorado ...
Nederland Waste Water

Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Len’s Excavating began clearing the site for the new wastewater treatment plant on Monday. The project will finish in December 2012.
Icelanticpic

Local children meld skiing and art to create Icelantic phenomenon
Daniel Vardamis

Local children meld skiing and art to create Icelantic phenomenon
Daniel Vardamis Nederland   A lot of small, boutique ski companies are out there, but only one that has been ...
swimming

Gilpin County offers winter swimming in the mountains

Gilpin County offers winter swimming in the mountains Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County Four-year-old Faith Ramsey glided up to the side of the pool, her elbows beached on the edge. The ...
vollyball

Eagles leave fantastic season

Eagles leave fantastic season Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County The Gilpin County Eagles Volleyball Team ended its amazing 2011 ride to Regionals on Saturday. They hosted the Regional competition ...
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 ...