milk thistle illustration

In Defense of the Weeds

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak.      Ouch! You don’t have to pull so hard…Oh no! Not my beautiful blossoms…You’re not just going to throw that away, are you? Roots and all? If ...
mike jeanette and kids

Smiths reunite for Old Timers’

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Mike and Jeanette Smith and their six children and their families will be the 2014 Nederland Grand Marshal Family in the Old Timers’ Parade ...
Zodiac

Mountain Spirit Astrology

Roar! The sound of the lions of summer is heard in the background. On Tuesday the 22nd the Sun moves from home-loving Cancer into the sign of the animal who loves parties, Leo. Cancer, ...
Richard

High Peaks firefighter dies on rescue

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.     Dick Marchman, 66, was on a rescue mission on the Blue Lake Trail when he collapsed and died on Wednesday, July 9. Although he was with fellow ...
sisters and tomatoes

Fresh produce from Missouri

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Deep red tomatoes, big as grapefruit, firm yet juicy when sliced, packed with flavor. Graceful glowing yellow squash, stacked in a fiesta of curved ...
John

Meet the Press : John Scarffe

  Pinecliffe, Colorado, has been my home and my roots since birth. I have lived in many places in the State and the United States and have traveled all over the world, but Pinecliffe ...
felkley

Help our Bigfoot

Jill Dreves, Nederland.     Nederland  knows Bigfoot. He is our Santa Claus, our announcer at the 4th of July, the guy on snowshoes. For many years Bigfoot has taken our Wild Bears ...
Lough Key Band

Irish blessing for Wild Bear

This Sunday, the Nederland Community Presbyterian Church is hosting Lough Key, an Irish/Celtic group as part of The Nederland Summer Concert Series, Music in the Mountains. The local ...