tim and history

Independence Day in Rollinsville

Barbara Lawlor, Rollinsville.     With one gun in his holster and another one jammed into his pocket, Rollinsville Mayor Tim Underwood greeted a bunch of local residents on Saturday, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Gilpin Library.  I hope everyone’s summer is going as well as ours is here at the library. It seems like the Summer Reading Program just started, but in fact it’s ...
kevin and gail at Roys

Last Shot feeds food bank

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     A steady flow of guests lined up at the buffet at Roy’s Last Shot on Saturday afternoon, July 26, filling their plates and then the donation ...
books

Senior Scene : Stories

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     We love stories. We listen to them over and over. We tell them at parties and meals with friends. We add details and dramatize them with music, theater, ...
Tiki Bee Sting

Ants, Bees, and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     When I was teaching agility one day and talking with a student, out of the blue I heard buzz, buzz—and then wham, was stung in my arm pit. The little ...
Amazing chemical reaction
Summer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last Tuesday after six weeks of fun activities.

Reading fun indoors and out

Amazing chemical reactionSummer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last ...
books

Read in Ned: Global Climate Change?

Chuck Edelstein, Nederland.     Google “global warming” or “climate change” and be prepared to be overwhelmed. The former boasts 31,900,000 results, with the latter showing ...
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Old Timers whoop it up

                Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Years ago, back in the 40s, 50s and 60s, Nederland’s teens knew how to have a good ...
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Writing their vision

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Six girls walked around the streets of Nederland, each of them armed with a notebook and a pen. They were on a mission to find out why boating is ...