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It’s Your Turn : Fifth Grade Poetry

Dark Silhouette of Shadows By Aiden Castleberry, 5th Grade All darkness is born to light and all dark power comes from the bright for the light will be welly restrained thou who brings ...
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It’s Your Turn : Living on the Mountain

Springtime in the Rockies. Perplexed by the bird feeder full of seeds hanging out of his reach, this large black bear took a comfortable seat and contemplated if there was a way to ...
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Handwriting Without Tears

Barbara J, Thielemann, Gilpin County.  An AVID tutor in Gilpin County Middle School classes made an observation of the various handwriting skills of Su Henry’s 7th and 8th grade ...
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It’s Your Turn : An Excerpt from Cardinal Sin

by Alexandra Armitage (Available on amazon) 1957 Cardinal, Colorado “Enough of this damn thing!” LeRoy shouted when the drill bit bound up and jammed. “Wrong tool for the job.” ...
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It’s Your Turn

THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE They say music is the Universal Language. True, music can speak to all. There are so many ways it touches us, And language barriers fall. Music can reflect ...
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Everybody’s Reading It!

My name is PFC Thomas Bolt. I attended NMSHS and graduated in 2014. I’ve been deployed with the 1st Cavalry out of Fort Hood TX to South Korea. I’ve spent about 2 months in country ...

Science fundamentals for climate change

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   It is important to understand the atmospheric science fundamentals in order to follow the greenhouse effect in trapping the extra infrared heat radiation ...
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Living on the Mountain : DoJoe on the DownLow

Chantal Knapp, Boulder County.  On Saturday, April 23, the 15th anniversary of the DoJoe memorial tribute was celebrated under Colorado signature blue skies at Arapahoe Ranch Cabins ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  As is more and more common these days, a best-selling author dies and his or her work is carried on by another writer. When Stieg Larsson died, the renowned ...
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