Their story begins with a pick up

Barbara Lawlor,  Nederland.  Ressa Lively and Mark Smith had been flirting with each other for about a month, he more than her. It was the fall of 1983. Ressa worked as a waitress ...

Orange triumphs in Number 50

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   After a month of hype, after weeks of being afraid to even think about Super Bowl two years ago, Bronco fans raised the Crush bar this past weekend. ...

Black Hawk Police Reports

On 1/25/16 a report was taken of a stolen jacket from the Saratoga Casino, 101 Main Street. The case is active, still under investigation. On 1/25/16, an officer was dispatched to the ...

Happy Birthday to Richard Brautigan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   Every year on January 30, Gilpin Library Director Larry Grieco celebrates Richard Brautigan’s birthday with a poetry reading session at the library. ...

Read in Ned : Jean Foss

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.” ~Mitch Albom The Nederland Community Library and the entire Nederland community are mourning the ...

A Palm Grows in Nederland?

Mark Cohen, Nederland.   The time has come. Let’s face it – Nederland winters are long and brutal. A little wind in October can make for a cozy evening, but by the time May rolls ...

Jean Foss 1/1/39 – 2/6/16

Marian Jean Wolf Foss, known as Jean to family and friends, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Boulder, CO.  She was 77 years old. Jean was born in Sheffield, Alabama on ...

Top houseplant myths

Irene Shonle. Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.   With the world frozen outside, we can still enjoy the comfort of green and growing things inside.  Houseplants can be such ...

Eagles come back after loss

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  The Shining Mountain Lions have an 11-2 win record and are now seventh in the state. Last Tuesday, Jan 26, they pounced into Eagle territory and demonstrated ...
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