Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...

Gilpin County News : Better services in the works

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  While Gilpin County may not undertake promotional events and street fairs like our two cities, that doesn’t at all mean the County Commissioners ...

Read in Ned: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Melissa Freeman, NCL, Technology Services Librarian. Haruki Murakami is a postmodern Japanese writer who is frequently described as being a surrealist and melancholic. Fans of Kurt ...

Acers, Champs tied for first

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Looking spiffy in their new jerseys, the AC Plumbing Acers moved up in the Gilpin County Parks and Recreation Adult Coed Softball standings, ending ...

The June Nederland Police Reports

On June 2, a driver’s license was dropped off at the Nederland Town Hall and then brought in to the Nederland Police Department. A letter was sent to the address telling the owner ...

Nederland July 4th Fireworks & Festival, a thank you to YOU

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  People talk about how America is losing its community feel; how people aren’t helping one another as in years past; that we don’t lend a hand in times ...

Summer Events

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  The frenzy of summer is in full swing as we race around to visit all our short-lived wildflower friends and catch the narrow window of mountain hiking before ...

Conversations with Mullein

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak.  Overlooked, undervalued and even criminalized – is that any way to treat such a soft, unassuming and generous plant? Mullein grows everywhere along the ...

Mountain Spirit Astrology : New Moon Child

The new moon child experiences the new moon in Cancer on Wednesday, the 15th, on the 23rd day of the Sun’s visit to the sign. Cancer has brought Summer into the world and organized ...
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