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Students relive Gold Hill history

 Barbara Lawlor, Gold Hill. Last Friday a cloud descended on Gold Hill. The Colorado Mountain Ranch loomed dark and eerie through the mist, but none of  the 103 students spread over ...
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Glimpses of Past & Present : John H. Gregory, Man behind the mystery

Pam North, Central City.  He was the man who started it all – the one who discovered gold in the gulch between what are now the cities of Black Hawk and Central City. Yet surprisingly ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Good old Danielle Steel just keeps rolling along. In yet another new novel, A Perfect Life, she explores the lives of a mother, her blind daughter, and ...
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3rd Annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour

Virginia Unseld, Gilpin County.     Gilpin County artists are in the final stretch of finishing mosaics, firing pots, pouring candles, polishing jewelry, framing paintings, welding ...
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Read in Ned: News from your library

Amy Carrill, Peak to Peak.     The Nederland Community Library recently acquired a wonderful new non-fiction book by James Nestor, entitled Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and ...
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NedFest fun a family affair

         Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     The 16th annual NedFest was another step in the evolution of this phenomenal musical event. Young adults, old hippies, and families ...
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Glimpses of Past and Present: 
The Canyon Corridor

Pam North, Nederland.     Residents living in the Nederland area and mid-to-north Gilpin County usually are frequent travelers to Boulder, and many take the canyon highway route ...
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Relax with NedFest

In 1973, when a small group of Nederland residents heard there was going to be no Olde Time Fiddle Contest, they went to Mayor Doctor—yup, that was his name—to ask why and he said ...