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Rising Sun show demonstrates horsemanship

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. At the end of the first summer camp session at the Rising Sun Ranch, the riders lined up and received their ribbons—their rewards for working hard ...
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High Peaks survives high winds

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    An outdoor event in Nederland is always a risky proposition. We have surprise weather: buckets of hail, drenching downpours, summer snow, and even ...
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Colorado 4th of July

Where to see Fireworks locally:   BLACK HAWK - “Boomtown” fireworks begin at 9 p.m.,  launched from two locations. The Boom Town Band performs 4-8 p.m. in Stroehle Square, ...
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NFPD seeking volunteers

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  As the summer heats up, so does the number of emergency calls, wildland fire calls, accidents and lost hikers, fallen climbers and the possibility ...
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GOCO completes Conservation Easement of Tolland Ranch

Barbara Lawlor, Tolland. Railroad tracks run through Rollinsville and follow South Boulder Creek to the townsite of Tolland, through green meadows and aspen groves, gradually ascending ...
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Boulder County Parks & Open Space July 2014 Hikes and Events

Wildflowers of Caribou Ranch. Saturday, July 5; 9a.m.-noon. Caribou Ranch Open Space; two miles north of Nederland on County Road 126. Volunteer naturalists will be available along ...
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Living with Wildlife : Moose on the loose

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.     As most people are aware, our moose population is burgeoning. Moose only have twins when habitat is good, and if you see ...
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Sandwiches and Socks, food and fun in park

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.         The guests strolled down the sidewalk into Chipeta Park, looking much like the campers and transients that they were, dressed for summer, but ...