Golden Eagle

Boulder Canyon’s Blob Rock and Bitty Buttress climbing areas reopen

BOULDER, Colo. – The U.S. Forest Service has reopened the Blob Rock and Bitty Buttress climbing areas in Boulder Canyon which have been closed since Feb. 1 to protect golden eagles ...
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Lake Isabelle repair and helicopter traffic, near Brainard Lake Area

BOULDER, Colo. – Work on Lake Isabelle, located west of the Brainard Lake Recreation Area (BLRA), could start as early as July 30 and last until the end of September. Lefthand Ditch ...
nederland

Naturally Speaking

“Odds and Ends” Dave Hallock Eldora This spring’s moisture had me thinking that we would be safe from fire danger until after the July monsoons, but nature threw a curve ...
Entrepreneur

Nederland Entrepreneur

Ryan Lewis Martin Nederland Alvin Mites, Nederland entrepreneur and fungi enthusiast, is turning his attention to the problems of sludge disposal and fire mitigation that plague ...
Muttley

Finding a home for Muttley

Barbara Lawlor Nederland His long journey had finally come to an end. Wayne Sobas left Florida about three weeks ago, driving his dark green Chevy Malibu with a new engine. He was ...
Shredder

Out with the old

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Kayla Evans pulled three bags out of her Forerunner and said, “Look at this,” holding a black ledger, “every single check that my mom wrote ...
Gilpin Softball

Players, Bobtail tie for first

Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County Being on top of the Gilpin County Adult Coed Softball League is like being number one in a ski race midway through the start list: you could slide to second, ...
miners days

Grand Marshal returns to childhood

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Each year, a grand marshal leads the Old Timers’ Day Parade. Jeanette Smith who has traditionally chosen the person who would have this honor is an old timer ...