Marijuana excise tax grows again

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of placing an excise tax for marijuana grow operations on the November ballot again ...

Xcel sheds light on Dark Sky

John Scarffe, Nederland.   The Nederland Board of Trustees considered a plan to convert streetlights to LED technology with Xcel Energy during a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

So long, farewell for now

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Eldora rocks it during Retro Day

Barbara Lawlor, Eldora.  Chartreuse, turquoise and pink. It’s hard to imagine that these colors were actually in vogue back in the 70s and 80s, but a glance at the West Wing Smokehouse ...

Contacting YOU in an emergency!

Glenn M. Levy, Fire Chief. Timberline Fire Protection District.  In the vast majority of our incidents, it is you trying to get ahold of us. However, there are several incidents each ...

Three time derby winner

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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  The new Tami Hoag mystery, The Bitter Season centers on Minneapolis Detective Nikki Liska, newly assigned to the cold case squad. She is unhappy and bored. ...

Read in Ned: Libraries and Librarians

Celine Cooper, Nederland.   I came across a quote the other day that I’d like to share. It was written by author and columnist Caitlin Moran in an article about, you guessed it, ...

Shrek raises roof : Middle level students rock

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Middle Senior High School theater program has a guaranteed successful future in the next, at least, six years. When a large group of sixth, ...
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