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Read in Ned: Survival guide for the college search

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland. If you’re among the new crop of high school students (and parents) with the college search looming darkly on the horizon, I highly recommend reading ...
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Plants for People: Amazing aspens help humans

Pam Sherman, Gold Hill. In this new series, Plants for People, we’ll explore how humans have used the wild plants around us in the mountains for food, drink, medicine, furniture, ...

Black Hawk Council

John Scarffe, Black Hawk. The Black Hawk City Council approved a resolution awarding the bid for the 2-inch mill and overlay of lower Miners’ Mesa Road to PLM Asphalt & Concrete, ...
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May Nederland Police Reports

On May 1, a woman came into the Nederland Police Department to report criminal mischief: the family vehicle’s sunroof had been damaged and she needed to report it for insurance purposes. ...
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Equipment vandalized

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. A brand new Skid-steer loader had its door/window shattered over the weekend and needed to be sent down below for repairs. The glass of the John Deere piece ...
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County Corner: How to get roads fixed

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  The wet weather has certainly kept our woods wonderfully green and lush here in Gilpin County—no fire bans for a while in our forests!—but ...
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Champs and Acers tied for lead

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. After 20 games in the Gilpin County Co-ed Softball Leagues, the top two teams are the Champs and the Acers, with four games and no losses apiece. The ...
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Sandwiches and Socks program serves lunch

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jake from Omaha, Nebraska, studied literature in college in Lincoln, earning a degree in English. At the age of 25, he chose to take his words on a road ...
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Climate conversations: Melting ice and extreme precipitation

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Much of the increased trapped heat energy of the atmospheric greenhouse effect is melting the snow and ice of our mountain glaciers, the polar ice caps, ...
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