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Left behind, making friends

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Last fall, when it was time to round up the Reynolds Ranch Open Space herd of cattle on Magnolia Road, one obstinate black calf chose not to go along ...
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Art, demos bring in the crowd

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The art community in Nederland is fast creating a hands-on local event for people interested in trying various mediums and techniques, guided by artists. ...
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Gilpin Sheriff – Long Arm of the Law

On Monday, May 18, a Gilpin County deputy responded to the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat on a report of a suspicious person.  A name, phone number, and license plate were retrieved.  Investigation ...
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Naturally Speaking: “Rain, Rain Go Away”

Dave Hallock, Eldora. Mother Nature has not been making things easy on many of her creatures this spring. The abundant moisture has, well, put a damper on the normal cycles and activities ...
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Living Well, Dying Well

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Many who knew Dave Felkley saw him as a mentor, a man who figured out how to live well and how to die well. Dave was a man who purposely kept life simple, ...
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Structure fire caused by candle

  Barbara Lawlor, Wondervu. A fire ignited by a candle in a wood shed next to a Wondervu home destroyed most of the building. What was left standing sustained smoke and water damage. Coal ...
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Southeast Asian students visit Nederland

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On Saturday, May 30, 21 Southeast Asian undergraduate scholars enjoyed a barbecue at Mark Smith and Randy Sachter’s home in Old Town Nederland. The following ...
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County Corner: Local and not-so-local employment

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager. I’ve heard the job fair the Black Hawk Business Improvement District held last Thursday down in Lakewood was a great success, but that it was held ...
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Boulder County Section 8 openings

Jim Williams, Boulder.  On June 16 and 17, 2015, Boulder County will accept applications for distribution of available Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for the first time since 2008. ...
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