minilibrary

Take one, leave one

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On Saturday morning, Nederland Community Library Director Neli van Buskirk put the finishing touches on her new library project, The Little Free Library ...
alpaca

Meet the cuddlies in person

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. This Saturday and Sunday, September 27-28, the Alpaca Owners Association, Inc., is holding its annual National Alpaca Farm Days celebrations. The Double ...
hartman award

Gilpin Sheriff’s Office gets awards

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County. On Saturday, September 13, 2014, Sheriff Bruce Hartman accepted a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition presented by Congressman Ed Perlmutter. ...
DOZER SHOVEL AND KIDS

Nederland miners hit pay dirt

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  At every event there is a defining moment: one brief incident that will stand out in the minds and hearts of spectators long after the event is over. The ...
books

Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Laurell K. Hamilton writes charming novels of the supernatural. They are charming because of her main characters, and supernatural because of the powers her ...
Dog Body Language

Mountain Critters : Dog Body Language

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. I was attending a Festival this past weekend where dogs were allowed and found it awesome to watch so many dogs getting along perfectly, while others required ...
ice

Climate Conversations : Climate change? Or “just” weather?

Clyde Burnett, Rolinsville. Front Range residents may very well wonder: Was last year’s September Front Range “1000-year,” “biblical” flood an early indication of human-caused ...
beer and girl

Second Oktober Fest a bash for all

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. This could be the start of something big. Last year the community Oktober Fest came and went in a blur of freezing, wet weather. People warmed their ...