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Cement truck rolls near Rollinsville

Barbara Lawlor Rollinsville It didn’t take long for the Everist Materials cement truck to lean going around the switchback south of Rollinsville, and then give into gravity and roll ...
Social Dogs

Adding a dog or cat to your family?

Deb D’Andrea Nederland There are numerous reasons to add a dog or cat into your family pack, from companionship to protection to life circumstances. If you ask people how they chose ...
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Apex Fire

Fire at Apex about ½ acre. Firefighters from Central City, Timberline, Black Hawk, CSFS, USFS, Colorado State Parks, and Clear Creek responded. About 45 personnel in all. Probably ...
LOS

Leftover Salmon – Special Event

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Major Brand Pet Foods Recalled Due To Salmonella

On May 4, 2012, Diamond Pet Foods expanded a pet food recall due to possible salmonella contamination. More than a dozen people in several states may have been infected due to contact ...
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Rabbit the First

By Scott Harrison It was an inglorious beginning. I glued together wooden boards for the body and head. I used 4 by 4 inch pieces of Douglas fir for the long ears. It was the first ...
Gilpin County

Preserving Gilpin’s past

Lynn Hirshman Central City Gilpin County’s Clerk & Recorder, Colleen Stewart, is working hard to preserve the County’s — and the State’s — earliest records. Stewart asked ...
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A Bucket of Bolts

by Jackie Jones To tell you about a bucket of bolts I need to tell you a little bit about my dad. My dad was an incurable dreamer and he was always looking for a way to make a buck. ...