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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 ...
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Fourmile residents prepared

     Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Veruska Trask tossed and turned, unable to sleep on Friday night. As rain pummeled her windows, the long time Fourmile resident couldn’t help ...
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Side effects of legal marijuana

     Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. When recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, communities could only guess at how they would be impacted by the change in their culture. ...
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Read in Ned: A love of reading

Geneva Mixon, Nederland. Some folks are lucky. They are born knowing what they want to do, and they have the skills, passion, and drive to accomplish their dreams. I have always had ...
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Climate Conversations: Ozone

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak. Our atmospheric pressure and temperature decreases with altitude in the troposphere until at about 40,000 ft. It is a cold trap for the maximum altitude ...