In memory of Mike

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 ...
lots of wine

A sparkling, delicious affair

     Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On a dusty parking lot, under a tent, a group of elegantly dressed—some of them—Nederland residents clinked glasses of wine and nibbled on fancy ...
straight up

Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
Eriophyid mite on aspen P1080102

What’s wrong with these leaves?

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.     Have you been seeing some odd-looking leaves on trees and shrubs lately? Are you wondering what’s going on with them? Let’s ...
TOM AND AUDIENCE

Ghosts in these hills

   Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Every now and then when the wind groans through the pine trees and shrieks around the corners of the house, it is easy to imagine creatures long ...
books

Read in Ned: Music

 Amy Carrill, Peak to Peak.     The Nederland Community Library is hosting a fun, free event for the entire community. On Saturday, August 16th at 5:00 p.m., the musical group Standard ...
cem crawl

Tombstones tell new old tales

Linda Jones, Gilpin County.      On Saturday, August 23, the pioneers buried in the Knights of Pythias cemetery above Central City will share their tales of life on earth in the ...
helping-hands

Reward yourself by volunteering

There are many opportunities available to those who open themselves to volunteering time for different causes and events. Putting even a little of your energy each day toward giving ...