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After 42 years, Smith retires

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  When Ray Willis and Mark Smith were toddlers growing up in Nederland, they would play together in a sand box, making their Tonka Toy trucks move piles from ...
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Art for all, all for art

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  We all have it in us. That desire to create, to make something beautiful or thought provoking, pleasing to the eye, or even jolting to the brain. We all ...
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Peak-to-Peak 4th of July fun

Janet Perry, Peak to Peak.     Allenspark has a fun 4th of July Parade scheduled and the best place to view it is along the Highway 7 Business Route between the Post Office and Ferncliff.  ...
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Peak to Peak Soccer season starts

Marni Siegal, Nederland.  Peak to Peak Youth Soccer (Peak Soccer), a Teens Inc. Recreational Program, is heading into its 18th year.  The 2016 season will start the week of August ...
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Summertime running

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. They sat in the lush green grass of Chipeta Park, stretching their legs, enjoying the sunshine and chatting about anything and everything that popped into ...
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Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with your dog

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  On August 25, 2016 our National Park Service will celebrate 100 years of “engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation ...
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New TFPD board takes over

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  In the empty bays of Timberline Fire Protection District, Station 4, on Magnolia Road, the new board of directors greeted neighbors, offered them burgers, ...
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Schneider’s legacy lives in Ned

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Rob Schneider loved to tell people that only good luck had saved him from going down with the Andrea Doria on July 25, 1956. He was heading to the United ...
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MTPA receives resurface grant

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   It would stand to reason that the tennis court closest to the entrance would get the most wear. In the case of the Nederland Tennis Court, the east court ...
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