Water barrels will soon be legal

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  On April 1, 2016, the Colorado legislature passed a game-changing bill that will allow people (finally) to be able to collect ...

Diversions : How to Fight a Bear

Mark Cohen, Peak to Peak.  Editor’s Note: With the return of warm weather to the Peak-to-Peak area, the bears are out in abundance. Area residents must know what to do in a bear ...

Central City Alderman meet

Janet Perry, Central City.  During the Public Forum part of the meeting, Alison Hickok shared her support of Ordinance 16-01, stating that the ordinance would be in the best interest ...

April Black Hawk Police

Criminal hands locked in handcuffs. Close-up view On 4/1 an officer responded to the Isle Casino (401 Main Street). It was reported that a kidnapping/assault had occurred. Case is open ...

Motherhood : A work in progress

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Their wish is your command. From the very first moment a mother lays eyes on her child, she becomes a willing recipient of sleepless nights, random demands, ...

Control ordinance includes at large, noisy dogs

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  An ordinance for controlling loose and noisy dogs was unleashed before the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners during a regular meeting on Tuesday, ...

Mayor, Aldermen swear oaths

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  Mayor David Spellman and three aldermen took their oath of office for new terms during the Black Hawk City Council regular meeting on Wednesday, April 13, ...

Read in Ned: Insiders and Outsiders

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  Insider (from Wikipedia): “A member of any group of people of limited number and generally restricted access. The term is used in the context of secret, ...

Living on the Mountain

Welcome to “It’s Your Turn”. This is the only completely reader written issue each year. The Mountain-Ear welcomes your submissions every week, but once per year we ...
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