colorado bluegrass

NedFest fun a family affair

         Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     The 16th annual NedFest was another step in the evolution of this phenomenal musical event. Young adults, old hippies, and families ...
no weed

Location sinks beer, pot festival

John Scarffe, Nederland. At the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, August 19, they heard strong opposition to a proposed Buds, Burgers, and Beers festival. Fourteen Nederland ...
Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Glimpses of Past and Present: 
The Canyon Corridor

Pam North, Nederland.     Residents living in the Nederland area and mid-to-north Gilpin County usually are frequent travelers to Boulder, and many take the canyon highway route ...
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Black Hawk Council approve more sign plans

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  At their regular meeting on August 13, the Black Hawk City Council received two requests for comprehensive sign plans, a fire and police pension plan, and ...
town hall

BOT looks at “inoperable vehicles”

John Scarffe, Nederland. At their regular meeting on August 19, the Town of Nederland Board of Trustees approved revisions to the Town Code regarding inoperable vehicles. Town Administrator ...
In memory of Mike

Relax with NedFest

In 1973, when a small group of Nederland residents heard there was going to be no Olde Time Fiddle Contest, they went to Mayor Doctor—yup, that was his name—to ask why and he said ...
lots of wine

A sparkling, delicious affair

     Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On a dusty parking lot, under a tent, a group of elegantly dressed—some of them—Nederland residents clinked glasses of wine and nibbled on fancy ...
straight up

Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
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What’s wrong with these leaves?

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.     Have you been seeing some odd-looking leaves on trees and shrubs lately? Are you wondering what’s going on with them? Let’s ...