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Mission: Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.         Last week, a group of young adults came to  Nederland on a mission trip to help local residents and non-profit organizations with some of their ...
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Meet the Press : Lynn Hirshman

I published my first essay when I was 12. True, it was just in my school’s monthly newsletter, but my teacher had mentioned that she needed something about November, and I complied, ...
Letters

“Bigfoot” still smiling

Dear Editor,   Hi, BIGfoot here… Well… At the home of my son, Doug, and his wife Jean, under Hospice care while cancer is trying to take over. Pain control is the goal ...
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Tebo buys shopping center

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     We have several Hollywood images of what happens when a successful developer takes over a small town business center. There is Bedford Falls, in ...
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Independence Day in Rollinsville

Barbara Lawlor, Rollinsville.     With one gun in his holster and another one jammed into his pocket, Rollinsville Mayor Tim Underwood greeted a bunch of local residents on Saturday, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Gilpin Library.  I hope everyone’s summer is going as well as ours is here at the library. It seems like the Summer Reading Program just started, but in fact it’s ...
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Last Shot feeds food bank

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     A steady flow of guests lined up at the buffet at Roy’s Last Shot on Saturday afternoon, July 26, filling their plates and then the donation ...
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Senior Scene : Stories

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     We love stories. We listen to them over and over. We tell them at parties and meals with friends. We add details and dramatize them with music, theater, ...
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Ants, Bees, and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     When I was teaching agility one day and talking with a student, out of the blue I heard buzz, buzz—and then wham, was stung in my arm pit. The little ...