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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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CATS: spectacular performance

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Bravo! The Nederland Middle Senior High School performance of CATS opened to a full house and an extended standing ovation last Thursday night and every ...
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The Most Difficult Thing

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC. I worked at various summer camps for many years, with churches, sports camps, and Boy Scouts. Generally those were great jobs for me—especially as ...
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March Nederland Police Reports

On March 7, NPD officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a domestic dispute in progress. A man had called them saying he had locked himself in his bedroom and that a female ...
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Naturally Speaking : A Misunderstood Forest

Dave Hallock, Peak-to-Peak. Forests of lodgepole pine seem to get a bad rap from many people. Some consider them “biological deserts” while others fear their propensity to burn. ...
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Lovin’ Cup Community Kitchen becomes weekly event

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Bonnie Sundance walked through the door of the Deli, an eager smile on her face. She was greeted by the employees and volunteers behind the counter who handed ...
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Hirshman, Newman vie for UP board

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. Each year at this time, United Power members vote for its new or incumbent board members and this year’s race is heading into the April 13 deadline for ...
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Jason Morrison defies Niwot’s Curse

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Most of us have a Shangri-La, a place over the rainbow, an imagined paradise or an idyllic utopian place we dream of living in someday. Nederland Public Works ...
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Whistler’s returns to its roots

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Derek Dwyre has taken a long, circuitous journey to return to where he began 20 years ago, at the original Whistler’s Cafe of 1995. He and his wife ...