Woman saves dog; rescuers save both

 Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  It was supposed to be a peaceful day at the Hessie waterfalls. The two women were looking for mushrooms last Wednesday, July 15, which have popped ...

Irate residents demand answers

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On Monday night, July 20, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership hosted an open house at the Nederland Community Center. ...

Nepal school teaches English

Lynn Hirshman, Black Hawk.  Many of our readers will remember Ken Ladouceur, who was superintendent of Gilpin Schools from 2001-2009. Some may even remember that he and his wife, Marlene, ...

Climate Conversations: Experts speak

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Many television viewers rely on the Weather Channel for complete local and national weather information. Their prompt warnings of violent storms and precautionary ...

Gilpin County Library Director Named to National Award Committee

Elisabeth Grove, Nederland.  Vailey Oehlke, President of the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has appointed Larry Grieco, director ...

Sewage alternatives presented to Trustees

John Scarffe, Nederland.  The Nederland Board of Trustees heard the results of a Biosolids Feasibility Study for the Nederland Wastewater Treatment Facility during the regular meeting ...

Black Hawk historic mining properties

Melissa Greiner, Black Hawk.  The City of Black Hawk recently announced it has purchased the most historically significant and celebrated gold mining properties in the State of Colorado. ...

Ned police invite community to party

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On the first Tuesday in August, the  4th, towns all over the country will simultaneously  celebrate National Night Out, a community-police awareness event. Known ...

Bringing nature’s beauty to library

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  He walks into the wilderness seeking the moment when a vista opens up before him, a landscape that he captures on canvas. Studying the light and the ...
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