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New ice team buries Bredo

Barbara Lawlor Nederland The pickup trucks rumbled up the washboard dirt road known as Doe Trail, or the road to the Frozen Dead Guy. In the bed of each truck was a large purple cooler ...
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Five Weird Sisters host first Nederland Witches’ Ball

Five Weird Sisters host first Nederland Witches’ Ball Celebrating Samhain during the full moon at Nederland’s Community Center NEDERLAND, COLORADO (October 14, 2012): The first ...
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Ski Season Around the Corner

Dan Vardamis Nederland Winter is almost upon us, and with it, we’ll resume the ski column for another season. It essentially stopped snowing last winter around March 1, so there ...
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Colorado’s Marijuana history; Keeping the Gold at home…

Janet Berry Denver Any political issue has a full spectrum of interests involved, affecting its outcome. There are obvious players and interests, but sometimes to find the behind-the-scenes ...
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Join the feel good community event

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is a little over a month away and families are already going back and forth about who is going where and bringing what. Imagine planning a dinner ...
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What’s that you say?

We hope what we read was not what you meant to write. Staff members of The Mountain-Ear love receiving letters to the editor. The letters to the editor section is an important forum ...
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BOT Meeting Highlights

BOT Meeting Highlights Pam North The Nederland Board of Trustees met on Oct. 16. Present were Mayor Joe Gierlach, Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Mueller, and Trustees Peter Fiori, Chris Perret, ...
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“Two red, two DOA” at Gilpin School demonstration “crash”

Lynn Hirshman Gilpin County “Two red, two DOA” was the ominous radio report heard over the public announcement system outside of the Gilpin School on Wednesday, Oct. 3.In front ...