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Thanking vets: Carousel style

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The moment of silence revealed sounds not usually heard. As the Carousel of Happiness animals glided around and around, slowly, very slowly, the group of ...
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Moving on to first grade

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Even kindergartners get to graduate. Last Friday, May 20, the Nederland Elementary School morning and afternoon kindergartners, 38 of them, celebrated ...
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For those who gave all

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  A gust of wind unfurled the American flag, spreading it flat against the Gilpin County sky that was pillowed with white clouds. The flag was half-mast. ...
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Seniors showered with accolades, awards, scholarships

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On Wednesday, May 18, the Nederland Middle Senior High School graduating seniors were presented with academic awards and scholarships for their educational ...
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A flower for their favorite

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. A shoulder to cry on. An ear that really listens. Eyes that look deeper than the surface. A heart that unconditionally loves. A mind that is open. A teacher ...
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Quentin Stevens Miller August 20, 1983 to May 10, 2016

Quentin Stevens Miller was born August 20, 1983, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and died May 10, 2016, in Paris, Texas, at the age of 32.  Despite dying far too young, Quentin lived a ...
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Senior Eagles flip their tassels

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It is such a quick and simple gesture. Graduating seniors, once they have received their diplomas, are asked to move the tassels on their graduation ...
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Gail Katherine Skinner

Gail Katherine Skinner of Boulder, CO died on May 4, 2016 at home.  She was 68.  She was born on January 10, 1948 in San Francisco, CA. She graduated from the University of California, ...
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Congratulations Chinook West Graduates

Well done! The Senior Class of Chinook West High School will honor their graduates on Friday, May 20th. This is the largest class to graduate to date! Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditPinterestTumblrPocketLinkedInEmail