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Art Neu, former Eldoran and Lt. Gov. of Iowa, dies January 2

Former Iowa Lt. Governor Arthur Neu of Carroll, a Republican who remained deeply involved in Iowa government for decades after he left the statehouse, died Friday, January 2, at Mercy ...
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Theo Ertl: November 12, 1916 – January 6, 2015

Theo Ertl, family matriarch and Colorado pioneer descendant, died in her home on January 6, 2015 at the age of 98. A strong and independent woman, Theo lived alone for 40 years after ...
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A Life at High Altitude—a mountain saga

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    Local author Brian O’Donnell’s book, A Life at High Altitude, is not what it appears to be at first glance. On the cover of the book a giant ...
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Frank W. Irwin: February 5, 1925 – January 16, 2015

Frank Willis Irwin, age 89, passed away Friday, January 16, at Boulder Community Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Frank was a friendly, gentle man who was well known in the ...
astrology

Mountain Spirit Astrology : The Dawning of the Sign of Aquarius

Karen Anderson. The starry sing-along has begun. The signs are harmonizing about the dawning of the sign of Aquarius. The start of an Aquarian Age occurs every 26,000 years, but we’ve ...
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Coach Jones cheered at Bronco game

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland, January 15, 2015.  It was great season for Nederland High School’s return to 8-man football. And it was a great season for Aaron Jones, Ned’s ...
Black Carbon

Climate Conversations : Black Carbon

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County.  It is recognized that our planet’s energy balance could be improved rapidly by limiting the effects of pollutants with short atmospheric lifetimes, ...
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Ned Library hires new director

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jay Mann takes cello lessons because, he says, he likes the instrument’s voice. Being able to take cello lessons as well as ski, hike, and be involved ...