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Spectacular Fourth of July across the peak to peak

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books

Read in Ned: Not Stranger Than Fiction

Jay Mann, Nederland. When I recommend science fiction or fantasy books to patrons, I often get the response: “I don’t read those types of books.” Almost all kids love fantasy. ...
loquations

NMSHS recognized nationally for music education

Liz Evans, Nederland.  Nederland Middle Senior High School once again received the SupportMusic Merit Award from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education ...
REACH  campers

REACH Camp makes debut

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Sometimes a year of uncertainty and anxiety can evolve into a new world of confidence and comfort in a short period of time if given the right support and ...
jake smith handshake

Community building by bicycle

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Mike Horgan bicycle racers sped through town in their team colors on Sunday, leaving rainbow streams and dust in their wake. Their gear was tight and aerodynamic; ...
Boxing Day Buffet Lunch Christmas Tree and Log Fire

Mountain MidLife meets

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  As we settle into our midlife years, we recognize that many of our contacts with mountain people in our age range are often business transactions or brief ...
astrology

Born on the Fourth

As a nephew of Uncle Sam, or a niece of Aunt Samantha, the sign of Cancer is a relative of families everywhere. Cancer is the sign of the mother, the motherland, and mother earth. The ...
Softball the players

Undefeated Champs fall to Misfits

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In a stunning upset in the Gilpin County Adult Co-Ed Softball League last week, the long-time champions, the Champs, who have been undefeated this summer, ...