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The gift of warmth

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland Imagine skating hard for about 10 solid minutes, adrenalin pumping, sweating with the heat of competition and then stopping and sitting on a cold bench, an ...
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This week’s movie is The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ...
Roll-over accident involving propane tanker closes Boulder Canyon

Roll-over accident involving propane tanker closes Boulder Canyon

Boulder County Barbara Lawlor On Monday, about 11a.m., a 4,000 gallon diesel truck lost control and rolled onto its side at the 32 mile-maker of Boulder Canyon. The driver ...
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Cold temps bless Eldora

Barbara Lawlor Eldora Last week, Rob Linde, Eldora Mountain Resort spokesman, said that three days of below-freezing temperatures were needed to open on time. Four days before opening, ...
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County Corner, October 24, 2013

By Roger Baker Ever since the much-debated 2000 presidential election and the subsequent passage of the Help America Vote Act, it seems like every election operates under a new set ...