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D-Day: 71 years ago

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. On June 6, 1944—71 years ago—Western Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy during Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious invasion to ever ...
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Can We Enhance the Nederland Community Storybook?

Darcy Kitching and Mayor Joe Gierlach reminisce the Nederland Community Storybook Back in January 2011, Vickie Berkley and Darcy Kitching collaborated with then-mayor Sumaya Abu-Haidar ...

Nederland Trustees approve bag fee

John Scarffe, Nederland. The Nederland Board of Trustees approved a proposal to reduce the use of bags in Nederland during the regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5. The item was initially ...
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Carousel of Happiness Celebrates Birthday Memorial Day Weekend

Carol Rowe, Nederland. “Don’t delay joy!” With that thought in mind, the public is invited to join in the fifth birthday celebration of Nederland’s Carousel of Happiness, the ...
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Fourmile residents prepared

     Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Veruska Trask tossed and turned, unable to sleep on Friday night. As rain pummeled her windows, the long time Fourmile resident couldn’t help ...
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The first rap song, revisited

Dear Editor, I could not agree more with my friend and great guy whom I’m proud to call a colleague, Mark Cohen.  As he rightly points out in his column, “Diversions: John Denver ...
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Side effects of legal marijuana

     Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. When recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, communities could only guess at how they would be impacted by the change in their culture. ...
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Read in Ned: A love of reading

Geneva Mixon, Nederland. Some folks are lucky. They are born knowing what they want to do, and they have the skills, passion, and drive to accomplish their dreams. I have always had ...
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Climate Conversations: Ozone

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak. Our atmospheric pressure and temperature decreases with altitude in the troposphere until at about 40,000 ft. It is a cold trap for the maximum altitude ...
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