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2014 in retrospect

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  As years go, 2014 was fairly benign—no major disasters (although a couple of explosive hash oil fires could have been); no devastating floods, just ...
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Support Nederland Community Center plan

Dear Editor, We are writing to draw readers’ attention to the January 6, 2015 Nederland Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting; at which trustees will decide whether to approve the proposed ...
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George Snyder defies death; lives for Gilpin basketball

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Last August, George Snyder of Gilpin County went to the hospital to have his right knee repaired. It had been giving him pain for years. When he was released ...
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Making ice for the holidays

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The elves arrived around 7:30 p.m. all last week, turning on the lights at the Ned Rink, shoveling any new or stuck-at-the-edges snow, hauling out the hoses ...
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Missing child found in neighbors home

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The call came in around 11:40  last Wednesday morning, December 17. A three-year-old girl had disappeared from her home on Blue Spruce off of Ridge Road. ...
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Christmas tree of knowledge

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was a labor of love. The Nederland Community Library elves rolled up their sleeves and went to work last week, creating a most appropriate holiday tree ...
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Dark humor infiltrates fall plays

   Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Four lovely young women in skinny jeans and bright red lipstick stood or sat on the Nederland Middle Senior High School stage on Saturday night. They ...
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Stagestop enjoys Hot Spell

  Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. The old Stage Stop Loft in Rollinsville had its timbers shaken last Friday night as Gary Harrabye, Gilpin School music teacher, and his band Hot Spell ...