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Naturally Speaking: “That’s Pretty Swift”

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  As their name implies, “swifts” are fast-flying birds. In fact, they are considered to have the swiftest flight among small birds. They probably ...
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Graceful art in the roots

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Almost everyone is born with a gift. Finding one’s gift is the hard part. Some people spend their whole life trying to figure out what they are ...
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Diabetes & Your Pet

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Amazingly, approximately one in 400 dogs and cats get diabetes, with most dogs being Type-1 and cats being Type-2.  Initial symptoms are weight loss, and ...
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Swan song for Fair organizer

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  For the past 21 years, Vicki Nemec of Gilpin County has been involved in the County’s annual Fair, the crown jewel of events at the end of the ...
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Fair skies, delicious fare: Gilpin does it again

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Polar Gas expands in Gilpin

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County. Last Wednesday, August 12, Commissioner Linda Isenhart posted this notice on Facebook: “For Gilpin County Residents: Public meeting TONIGHT … re: Polar ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : An estate, a ship, and forgiveness

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Stuart Woods has written nearly 30 “Stone Barrington” novels over a long and successful career. His latest is called Insatiable Appetites, and has the ...
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TFPD welcomes community; promotes firefighters

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The Timberline Fire Protection District held its monthly barbecue and board meeting, open to the public, at Station 8 at the intersection of Hwy 46 ...
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Climate conversations: Earth—The Operator’s Manual

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County.  The 3-part video series, “Earth—The Operator’s Manual,” sponsored by the National Science Foundation and hosted by Professor Richard Alley of ...