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CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS : Changes

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Our past benign climate was the result of our planet’s energy balance. Our heat radiation from the sun was just balanced by our heat energy loss to space. ...

Gilpin County Corner

Roger Baker, County Manager.   Writing this one week after the election, we can now think a little about how things went in Gilpin County, and what changes we can make to improve ...
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Naturally Speaking : Going, Going, Gone

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  A recent assessment of global wildlife numbers concluded that they had declined by over half since 1970. In other words, the world has just half as many animals ...
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Dave “Bigfoot” Felkley 9-11-1939 to 11-15-2014

David George Felkley, 75, a long-time resident of Nederland, died peacefully at his son’s home in Boulder County on November 15th, 2014. Dave, also known as “Bigfoot”, ...
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Senior Scene

Serene Karplus, Nederland. Defining Community. Geography is not enough. The fact that we all love the mountains and tolerate the wind is merely a start. Demographics are not enough. ...
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Amazing Grace: A Mountain Mama’s journey with eczema

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak. Grace was born a healthy 7 pounds and 1 ounce on October 1, 2012. Her parents, Doug and Steph, could not have been more proud of their new baby. But at 3 ...
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Dark humor infiltrates fall plays

   Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Four lovely young women in skinny jeans and bright red lipstick stood or sat on the Nederland Middle Senior High School stage on Saturday night. They ...
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Astrology

Saturn in Scorpio The Sun journeys through the zodiac in one year; stern Saturn in 29 years. The schoolmaster of the stars takes each sign into the school house for two and a half years. ...