fire on the hill

July Anniversaries: Important reminder to prepare for wildfires

Jerome DeFelice, Denver. This month marks two key wildfire anniversaries which serve as an important reminder that families need to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their ...
GUNS ON BACK

Shooting area : Public meeting July 24, 2014

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder and Gilpin Counties.     Two weekends ago, a Denver family headed down the US Forest Road 359 in the Winiger Ridge Campground Area seeking a serene, scenic ...
inoperable vehicles

Trustees talk inoperable vehicles

John Scarffe, Nederland.     The Town of Nederland Board of Trustees discussed possible Town code changes for inoperable vehicles during the regular meeting on Tuesday, July 1. ...
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Trustees express concerns about marijuana, beer festival

  John Scarffe, Nederland.     Zephyr Adventures of Boulder proposed a new food, beer, marijuana, and music festival to the Town of Nederland Board of Trustees during the regular ...
justin

Local teen picked for movie part

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Okay, it’s only one line—but Justin Thunder Hart figures it’s better than nothing. Actually a lot better. And playing Geek 2 is better ...
Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

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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Mountain Critters : Cat Veggies

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     I’ve written several articles about what dogs can eat—fruits, vegetables, and how best to prepare those; this week I thought I’d write about ...