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The Mountain Ear

“And in the naked light I saw, Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never shared. And ...
Black hawk, CO fireworks

Black Hawk fireworks a go, for now

Linda Detroy Black Hawk City and fire officials in Black Hawk expect to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show set to music, but they say that could change at any moment. ...
The Mountains in the Spring Time

Our New Parks & Recreation Section

Our new Parks and Recreation section, available only online, will keep you updated on everything you need to know about the trails, roads, lakes, and streams out here in the mountains. ...
Firefightrs 5/2/2013

Firefighters are heroes

Heroes on the Timberline team Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County When the tone goes out to Timberline firefighters, they rush to the scene of a fire, an accident, a health emergency. While ...

Artist Jim Velnosky

On Feb. 9, 2012, Gilpin County artist Jim Velnosky hung his paintings in the Nederland Community Library. His pine trees silhouetted by moonlight, his sunsets, his stark, naked aspen ...