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Gilpin resident opens travel agency

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   This is the time of year when we long for sun, sand and sea; when the winter seems unending, even though it is just beginning in earnest. We ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   One of the more interesting, but lesser known stories in the history of American politics is that of Eleanor Roosevelt and her first cousin, Alice Roosevelt ...
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International Wine in the bookshelves

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   Spain was located near the juvenile book section. A bowl of succulent ceviche, blackberries and cheesecake teased the appetite and a 2012 Antano Crianza ...
For Your Health

FOR YOUR HEALTH : What’s your vision?

Shannon Gwash, Peak to Peak.  Focus on your best self in 2016. Many of us set New Year’s resolutions at the start of the year. Goals such as “lose 15 pounds,” “be more patient,” ...
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CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS : The laws of nature

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Temperature is the measure of the heat energy in the environment. The average global temperature increase towards the arbitrary 2oC limit has been the ...
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NYHA hosts area teams at The Rink

   Aaron Jones, Nederland.   The Nederland Youth Hockey Association hosted a weekend of heated youth hockey action at The RINK this past Friday and Saturday, taking advantage ...
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Burr, its cold outside

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.   Now that winter is settling in, it’s good to keep in mind that our beloved dogs need some protection from the cold and snow; and some planning on our ...
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TECH TRENDS : A Snow Day is perfect to organize your files

Gail Eddy, Peak to Peak.   With the beautiful weather outside, it’s hard to concentrate on getting any work done.  The view from the deck outside of my home office is breathtaking, ...
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Skiers have one more race before state

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Alpine Ski team competed at the Beaver Creek giant slalom meet last Friday and are holding their own placing in the top five. The Nederland ...
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