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Gilpin County Sheriff’s Report August

On August 11, a deputy conducted a traffic stop. The driver was found to be driving on a suspending license. He was issued a summons and given a courtesy ride to his residence. On August ...
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Tech Trends: Windows 10 Advice

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  A few weeks ago, I asked Chris about Windows 10. Should I upgrade right away, or wait awhile?  What should I tell our customers and readers of the blog? His ...
The Mountain Bike team
Nederland has joined the Colorado High School Cycling League and will race against 70 other teams from around the state. There will be four high school races before the state championship in Eagle, Colorado.  Back row, from left: Coach Greg Guevara, Coach Mark Mabbett, Brannen Schrader, Brandon Schreiner, Jose Garcia-Upczak, Chris Francis, Jacob DeLong, and  Coach Scott Sanders. Front row, from left: Eve Colton, Oliver Vernon, Michael Crapsey, Tom Shankey, Matt McGregor, Hunter Harless, Hatcher Edmonson, Parker Newby, Quinn Boutot, and Coach Sean Boutot.

NMSHS mountain bikers unite

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Thousands of plains people scramble over our mountain bike trails every summer, searching for the perfect high-altitude Rocky Mountain experience of ascending ...
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Fatal accident driver faces vehicular homicide charge

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  Kelley Wiggins, 37, the driver of the 1997 Pontiac Firebird that was involved in a rollover accident that killed one person and injured four others, ...
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NES begins with a peal

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  At first it seemed like chaos. The buses lumbered in, the students clambered out, clutching armfuls of bags, leaning forward against the weight of the packs ...
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Tech trends: How to spot an email scam

Gail Eddy, Nederland. The scammers are getting better and better. The text of the email looks legit; the email address looks legit; the graphics are professional. How can you tell when ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : A mountain of books

Larry Grieco, Librarian.    It’s time for a mid-year retrospective and so we looked back at some of the “oldest new books” on the new non-fiction shelf. We discovered some gems ...
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Wild weed walk in the woods

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  This is the time of year when the mountain meadows and forests are their most fragrant and flowerful. Blooms have just passed their peak, with many already ...
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Common Consumption Areas become common

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  During its regular meeting on Wednesday, August 12, the Black Hawk City Council heard requests for two Common Consumption Areas and for two liquor licenses. On ...