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Glimpses of past and present : Talking tungsten

Courtesy of the Denver Public Library Pam North, Nederland.     Until 1900, it was still referred to contemptuously as “that damned black iron.” It littered the mountain ...
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Read in Ned

Amy Carrill, Nederland.     Every generation a certain number of children are naturally drawn to science with wide-eyed wonder. Something about those elucidated mysteries resonates ...
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Irish blessing for Wild Bear

This Sunday, the Nederland Community Presbyterian Church is hosting Lough Key, an Irish/Celtic group as part of The Nederland Summer Concert Series, Music in the Mountains. The local ...
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Read In Ned : Try the library

Emilia Van Buskirk, Nederland.     So, it’s the middle of summer break. It’s hot, boring, and you have a whole day ahead of you. School doesn’t start for forever, and vacation ...
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My Fair Lady in Allenspark

 Elizabeth Skinner, Allenspark.      Allenspark Performing Arts Company proudly presents Lerner and  Loewe’s My Fair Lady, the classic story about a Cockney flower girl ...
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Glimpses of Past and Present

Staging an opera: behind the scenes Pam North, Central City.     Bringing each year’s opera offerings from initial concepts to brilliant realities is a complicated process, ...
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High Peaks survives high winds

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    An outdoor event in Nederland is always a risky proposition. We have surprise weather: buckets of hail, drenching downpours, summer snow, and even ...
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Colorado 4th of July

Where to see Fireworks locally:   BLACK HAWK – “Boomtown” fireworks begin at 9 p.m.,  launched from two locations. The Boom Town Band performs 4-8 p.m. in Stroehle Square, ...