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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. ...
Pirate Day

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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Diversions : John Denver – The First Rap Musician

Mark Cohen, Peak to Peak. I am 56 years old. I like 60s and 70s rock and old, twangy country. I don’t like rap. I’ve always associated rap with thumping loudspeakers, inner city ...
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Learning the easy way

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The auto crash in front of the Gilpin High School was a grim scene, fraught with the horrific images of injured teens and crumpled metal. But it wasn’t ...
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BoCo begins compost campaign at green boxes

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was an “only in Ned” moment. As residents entered the Boulder County Transfer Station on Ridge Road, bringing in their garbage and recyclables, they ...
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Wayde Scott Hodgson October 11, 1959 – April 9, 2015

Wayde (Scott) Hodgson was born October 11, 1959 in Boulder, Colorado and resided in the beautiful mountains of Gilpin County where he loved to be with his wife Michele (Patti) Hodgson ...
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