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Breaking News : Road closed due to rollover accident

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, a Pioneer Sand & Gravel  semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of gravel went out of control on a switchback just south ...
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Nederland Miners’ Days set for September 20 and 21

Emmit Hoyl, Nederland.   Once a year Nederland celebrates its humble beginnings and history with its Miners’ Days Celebration. For two days Nederland comes alive again as real miners, ...
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August Nederland Police Reports

On August 2, two Nederland officers drove past the Nederland Visitors’ Center and noticed a man sitting on the bench and drinking from a clear bottle that appeared to contain ...
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Mountain Spirit Astrology : Summer’s End

Karen Anderson, Peak to Peak.  Virgo is the sign that provides the transition from summer into fall. Gemini, the sign in June, is playful and light-hearted, July’s Cancer honors ...
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Facing the challenge

    Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become the rage of the summer, escalating in mid-August. All over the country people are pouring buckets of ...
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Senior Scene : Fall Play

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Summer slipped past like a kid sliding into home base. High mountain wildflowers graced our meadows with hottest pink paintbrush, elephant heads, and asters. ...
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Columbine health care alive and well

Thirty-six years ago, a trailer pulling a double wide modular building lumbered up the canyon to Nederland where it became the first health clinic in the area. It was a time to celebrate. ...
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Gilpin Commissioners address MFHC closing

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.  On September 8, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their third meeting to discuss how to provide interim services in light of the fact that Mountain ...