BOT looks at building codes

John Scarffe, Nederland.     During the BOT meeting on Tuesday, July 15, the Board asked Town staff to categorize building code updates into those that are “slam dunks” and those ...
Beginning his second century
Doc Lawrence Maurer turned 100 years old on Tuesday, July 29. He celebrated the event with his family on the porch of his Boulder home. Maurer was the only doctor Nederland had for many years.

Doc Maurer celebrates 100 years

Beginning his second century Doc Lawrence Maurer turned 100 years old on Tuesday, July 29. He celebrated the event with his family on the porch of his Boulder home. Maurer was the only ...
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Residents take aim at shooting range sites

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Over 100 people packed into the Gilpin County Recreation Center meeting room last Thursday night, July 24, to offer their comments on the proposed ...
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Mountain Critters : Mosquitoes, Us and our Pets

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     For those of us who are outside with our pets, we have recently seen an increase in the mosquito population. This is no fun for us or our pets. The ...
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Celebrating all carousels

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     There are all kinds of carousels in history. Most of them feature the rearing horses with flared nostrils and white rimmed eyes. Some stray from ...
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Mayor’s daughter: 9-year-old entrepreneur

 Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Aspen Gierlach, 9, is the founder of a business that was launched in Nederland about a week ago. Not only is Aspen a poised, self-confident entrepreneur, ...
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The magic goes ’round and ’round

Glimpses of Past and Present Photo by Barbara Lawlor Pam North, Nederland.     Nothing is more evocative of childhood and fantasy than the carousel, with its brightly colored and ...
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Shooting area : Public meeting July 24, 2014

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder and Gilpin Counties.     Two weekends ago, a Denver family headed down the US Forest Road 359 in the Winiger Ridge Campground Area seeking a serene, scenic ...