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Firewise Cleanup Checklist

Randy Lee, Nederland Firewise Action Committee. Did you ever wonder where the “Firewise” in the Nederland “Firewise Town Cleanup” came from? In 2013, the Town decided to seek ...
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Spring Wildfire Preparedness and a Challenge

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Even though we just got a beautifully wet spring snow, it’s time to think about getting ready for fire season. This early moisture ...
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Free Branch Disposal and Spring Cleaning

Ryan Ludlow, Boulder County. The Nederland Community Forestry Sort Yard is now open for the season. You can drop off branches, logs, cut grass, raked up pine needles and noxious weeds ...
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Forest health projects make communities resilient to wildfire

K. Reid Armstrong, U.S. Forest Service. Why did you cut trees that were green and healthy? Why did you cut so many trees in this one area? What about the animals that are living in ...
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Artist Demos and Art Auction at Art at the Center reception

   Annie Thayer and Tracy Brewer, Nederland. The spring reception for Art at the Center on May 28 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. will feature artist demos AND a silent auction. The reception ...
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Wildfire preparedness

Rick Dirr, Nederland Fire Chief.  Wildfire preparedness is a bit like eating an elephant.  Likely, you worked mitigating trees, getting rid of beetle kill, low limbing the trees close ...
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Nederland Police Department reports for April

On March 15, the NPD received a cold sexual assault case report from the Lafayette Police Department in which the 18-year-old victim says the crime occurred at a party in Nederland. ...
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Saws and Slaws: Award-winning work that builds community

CB Bassity, Peak to Peak. Sawzin-who? Saws and Slaws—it’s short for chainsaws and coleslaws, the defining features of a Saws and Slaws event. Once a month, if the weather ...
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Carousel of Happiness Celebrates Birthday Memorial Day Weekend

Carol Rowe, Nederland. “Don’t delay joy!” With that thought in mind, the public is invited to join in the fifth birthday celebration of Nederland’s Carousel of Happiness, the ...