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Celebrating 40 years, all year long

The Mountain-Ear celebrates 40 years in print and some of the businesses that have helped us get there! Janet Perry, Peak to Peak.   4TheLuvOfDogz specializes in mobile canine massage, ...

Taking out blackwood

Barbara Lawlor Nederland The work crew walked out of the blackened forest, the spears of charred pines piercing the deep blue sky behind them. Their hard hats hung from their hands, ...

Second Street celebrates opening

John Scarffe Nederland Three businesses on Nederland’s Second Street celebrated the street’s opening on Sunday afternoon, October 23, 2016. Second Street was closed for several ...

New roof slated for City Hall

John Scarffe Black Hawk The Black Hawk City Council entertained a bid for roof replacement at the City Hall and the Hidden Valley Water Treatment Plant during a regular meeting on Wednesday, ...

TECH TRENDS: Text to speech punctuation

Gail Eddy Nederland I’ve been using my phone’s speech to text feature more and more.  I use the feature to compose emails, send text messages, and search on my phone’s internet ...

Marketing Fee sunsets

Janet Perry Central City The October 4, 2016 Central City Alderman meeting was called to order by Mayor Engels at 7:06 p.m. in City Hall’s Council Chambers.   Mayor pro tem Kathy ...

This week’s movie is “Queen of Katwe”

  This week’s movie is “Queen of Katwe” (Based on a true story!!! Family Movie!!! This one will get Oscar Nominations!!!) “Queen of Katwe” is the colorful ...

TECH TRENDS: What to do with your Samsung Galaxy Note 7

If you have a Galaxy Note 7, right now is the time to turn it off and bring it back to the store.  Why? Here’s an excerpt from an October 9th story in CNET: “Samsung’s ...

TECH TRENDS 20 Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows (plus 1 bonus!)

Two weeks ago our blog was about some of the shortcuts you can use with your Windows Logo key.  This week, I’ve got some more basic keyboard shortcuts. The Control (aka Ctrl) is ...
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