Hessie Trail 02

No Car Needed to access the Continential Divide

The Nederland Park-N-Ride is the new pick-up and drop-off location for the summer shuttle to the Hessie trailhead. The Hessie Trailhead has been one of the most popular access points ...
gymkhana blonde and black

Buckle Series starts 4th year

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mine shaft michael

Volunteers right mining artifact

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The leaning headframe in front of the Magnuson Hotel may have been picturesque in an Old West ghost-town sort of way, but it was nearing the falling-over ...
books

Gilpin Library Footnotes : Spy, alien, and lawyer

Larry Grieco, Librarian. British writer Matthew Parker has published an excellent account of the years Ian Fleming spent in Jamaica, and the relationship between that island in the ...
hummingbird

Natural nectar for hummingbirds

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Would it be summer in the mountains without the trills and flashes of color and motion of hummingbirds? We are blessed with many ...
calf and young elk

Left behind, making friends

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Last fall, when it was time to round up the Reynolds Ranch Open Space herd of cattle on Magnolia Road, one obstinate black calf chose not to go along ...
art bruce

Art, demos bring in the crowd

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The art community in Nederland is fast creating a hands-on local event for people interested in trying various mediums and techniques, guided by artists. ...
police reports

Gilpin Sheriff – Long Arm of the Law

On Monday, May 18, a Gilpin County deputy responded to the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat on a report of a suspicious person.  A name, phone number, and license plate were retrieved.  Investigation ...
baby

Naturally Speaking: “Rain, Rain Go Away”

Dave Hallock, Eldora. Mother Nature has not been making things easy on many of her creatures this spring. The abundant moisture has, well, put a damper on the normal cycles and activities ...
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