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The blessed gift of motherhood

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. For many women, becoming a mother is a natural part of being a female, of growing up and starting a family, ready or not. For others, becoming a mother doesn’t ...
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The concrete storm of April 17, 2015

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. It was as if the weather gods had dispersed Portland cement into the moisture clouds that slogged over the mountains Thursday morning and spewed sheets ...
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Business Short Takes : Peak Radiance

         Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. A new service has moved into the Columbine Family Wellness Center and this one is just in time for Valentine’s Day. How about a waxing ...
Sock It To Em

Gearing-up in Springtime at the Nederland Food Pantry

Susan Elizabeth Lee, Sock It To Em President, and Mayor Joe Gierlach packing socks in Denver. I met Susan Elizabeth Lee when she was kicking off the Sock It To Em Workday campaign ...
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First Fitness Place fundraiser feast a hit

     Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. When present and former mountain residents heard that Jeff Muskatt was bringing back some of Neapolitan’s original favorite dishes, tickets for ...
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Last run of the season

Barbara Lawlor. Nederland. Eldora Mountain Resort lift operator Tim Lahey strummed his ukelele as skiers and snowboarders scurried to grab one more ride up the hill before the Lift ...
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Alice installed at Wild Bear Wonderland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Pulling aside the curtains to the back room of the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, one enters a strange new world. No, it is not a display of foxes or ...
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Gold Hill benefit : Chili beans and dancing beings

Barbara Lawlor, Gold Hill.  The sound of a fiddle, the spicy aroma of chili, and the stomping of feet on a wood floor drifted out of the third story of the Colorado Mountain Ranch ...
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How to survive and thrive Middle School

 Kristi Venditti, Nederland. About thirty Nederland area parents gathered last Wednesday night for the High Performance Parenting workshop.  Many of the parents have students who ...
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