NES begins on Thursday

   Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On Sunday afternoon, August 16, Nederland Elementary School children and their parents partied at the Carousel of Happiness. The Back to School party ...

The maligned brown recluse and other spider misconceptions

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  There are few critters out there that inspire as much fear as spiders – the brown recluse spider in particular. The internet ...

Tech trends: Cell phone spots along the Peak to Peak

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  We frequently drive along the Peak to Peak Highway. Usually I know I should just keep my phone tucked away because it’s not going to work. But sometimes, you ...

NMSHS admin shifts

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The new Home of the Panthers sign in the Nederland Visitor’s Center parking lot symbolizes the burgeoning pride and partnership that has evolved in ...

The Good and the Ugly

Hanson Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC.  One of my favorite podcasts is Boulder’s own E-town. Two performers play a few songs and often discuss social justice, environmentalism, or how art ...

Summer scrimmage

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Last week, Nederland High School football players hosted a Fairview High School Football Camp. Fairview’s huge team took over the Ned field to learn or ...

Motorcycle, ATV accidents keep responders busy

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  Emergency responders in the Gilpin / Nederland area were kept busy last weekend putting out campfires and responding to accidents. Reports of a few ...

Enraptured kids meet reptiles

    Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  They crawled and slithered, flicked their tongues, and stared at the children who stared back at them, either in awe, fear, or giggles. At first ...

George Giggey, Magnolia homesteader—July 31, 1931 – August 4, 2015

  The Giggey family, Boulder County.  George Giggey has long been a friendly fixture on Magnolia Road, where he would be seen on a daily basis, driving his favorite Chevy or Jeep ...
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