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Explosion, fire destroy Gilpin home

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Quick action by a neighbor saved a Gilpin County man when his home erupted in flames Sunday morning. Ryan Erickson was inside his Chalet Drive ...
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Nederland’s “Magic of the Mountains”

The Holiday Lighting Ceremony at Town Hall On Friday, December 5th, at 5:30pm outside our centrally located Town Hall, Mayor Gierlach and his elf assistants will conduct the second tree ...
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Boulder B-Cycle – Gazillion Reasons Why the Nederland EcoPass is So Cool – Part 5

B-cycle station at 29th Street I took the opportunity to try out Boulder B-cycle as part of the “Gazillion Reasons Why the Nederland EcoPass is So Cool” program series.   The ...
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Rotary seeks Nederland members

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. About 40 people gathered at the Pioneer Inn last Thursday night, enjoying the restaurant’s famous artichoke dip and quesadillas. Most of the attendees ...
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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”, ...