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Community building by bicycle

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Mike Horgan bicycle racers sped through town in their team colors on Sunday, leaving rainbow streams and dust in their wake. Their gear was tight and aerodynamic; ...
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Mountain MidLife meets

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  As we settle into our midlife years, we recognize that many of our contacts with mountain people in our age range are often business transactions or brief ...
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Born on the Fourth

As a nephew of Uncle Sam, or a niece of Aunt Samantha, the sign of Cancer is a relative of families everywhere. Cancer is the sign of the mother, the motherland, and mother earth. The ...
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Undefeated Champs fall to Misfits

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In a stunning upset in the Gilpin County Adult Co-Ed Softball League last week, the long-time champions, the Champs, who have been undefeated this summer, ...
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Centennial Bank land donation

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It isn’t a very big piece of land. Maybe enough for a few benches, a place to sit near the creek; a picnic table or two; flowers; an umbrella—and ...
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Today’s Green Technology

Brian Alers CPG, Nederland.  In many ways, Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are the silent providers of today’s green technology. The REEs are a forgotten set of 17 related metals from ...
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NFPD douses car fire

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. They were coming up Boulder Canyon Saturday afternoon before the heat of the day began to cool down in the canyon shadows, when the driver of the vehicle ...
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Mike Horgan race : An uphill challenge

  Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Around 8 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 241 bicyclists began the long uphill trek from Boulder to Peterson Lake at Eldora Mountain Resort. It is one of the ...