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There’s an animal in the bed

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. During these winter nights, I have many a friend who shares the bed with their beloved four pawed companion(s), little—or in some cases, not so little—furry ...
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Diversions : The Best Thing I Ever Said

Mark Cohen, Nederland.  Welcome to the inaugural edition of my new column, Diversions. Just as Seinfeld was famously a TV show about nothing, Diversions could be a column about anything. ...
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Cabin Fever Festival features avalanche safety

Irene Shonle. Director, CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Avalanches kill between 25 and 50 people per year in the US, and far more are caught in avalanches. Not surprisingly, Colorado ...
Animal Abuse What to do

Animal abuse: what to do?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. When I was visiting the State of Virginia, I read that their Attorney General had just created the nation’s first attorney general’s Animal Law Unit. ...
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Climate Conversations : Black Carbon

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County.  It is recognized that our planet’s energy balance could be improved rapidly by limiting the effects of pollutants with short atmospheric lifetimes, ...
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Boulder B-Cycle – Gazillion Reasons Why the Nederland EcoPass is So Cool – Part 5

B-cycle station at 29th Street I took the opportunity to try out Boulder B-cycle as part of the “Gazillion Reasons Why the Nederland EcoPass is So Cool” program series.   The ...
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CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS : Changes

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Our past benign climate was the result of our planet’s energy balance. Our heat radiation from the sun was just balanced by our heat energy loss to space. ...
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Naturally Speaking : Going, Going, Gone

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  A recent assessment of global wildlife numbers concluded that they had declined by over half since 1970. In other words, the world has just half as many animals ...