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Mountain Spirit Astrology : Brainiac

Karen Anderson.     The geniac brainiac denizen of the zodiac, Aquarius, is sitting in the center of the stars.  The Sun is joined by Mercury, the symbol of communications, also ...
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Eagle boys ousted in overtime

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It was all going so well. The Gilpin High School boys basketball team was on top of their game in the first half Friday night against the Belleview Christian ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Paris is the place for love, and who better to write a love story set in Paris than a young Parisian. Nicolas Barreau studied at the Sorbonne and then began ...
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Cabin Fever Festival features avalanche safety

Irene Shonle. Director, CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Avalanches kill between 25 and 50 people per year in the US, and far more are caught in avalanches. Not surprisingly, Colorado ...
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Animal abuse: what to do?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. When I was visiting the State of Virginia, I read that their Attorney General had just created the nation’s first attorney general’s Animal Law Unit. ...
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Gilpin girls grab 2 wins

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The Gilpin High School Eagles girls’ basketball team prevailed over the Mustangs and the Warriors, adding two victories to their record, 4-7. On Thursday, ...
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NES celebrates winter

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Winter is often the season to dread: getting stuck in snow; wearing many pounds of jackets and boots, cabin fever, a world of black, white and gray. But ...
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Panthers take second, third at Beaver Creek

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The Nederland High School alpine ski team traveled to Beaver Creek last Thursday, January 15,  to compete in their second giant slalom state qualifier of ...
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Playing on home ice

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It is always fun to go back to the rink where you were once a young, inexperienced skater to show former players that you are now among the nation’s ...