The 2015 Nederland High School Volleyball Team
Top, from left: Coach Brian Gioia, Breegan McClish, Jessica Gloe, Karen Sorokach, Mazie Pancoast, Bree Mendez, Hattie Bakke, Katie Jewell, and Coach Shelby Nation. Middle row, from left: Nicole Silva, Addie Jacoby, Brie Sineni, Chloe Lindstrom, Sofie Anderson, and Sara Dove. Bottom row, from left: Nikki Farris, Sam Malick, Destiny Beal, Nevaeh Lajudice, and Tobiah Nagle. Not pictured: Hanna Woods.

NHS netters begin promising season

The 2015 Nederland High School Volleyball TeamTop, from left: Coach Brian Gioia, Breegan McClish, Jessica Gloe, Karen Sorokach, Mazie Pancoast, Bree Mendez, Hattie Bakke, Katie Jewell, ...
The Mountain Bike team
Nederland has joined the Colorado High School Cycling League and will race against 70 other teams from around the state. There will be four high school races before the state championship in Eagle, Colorado.  Back row, from left: Coach Greg Guevara, Coach Mark Mabbett, Brannen Schrader, Brandon Schreiner, Jose Garcia-Upczak, Chris Francis, Jacob DeLong, and  Coach Scott Sanders. Front row, from left: Eve Colton, Oliver Vernon, Michael Crapsey, Tom Shankey, Matt McGregor, Hunter Harless, Hatcher Edmonson, Parker Newby, Quinn Boutot, and Coach Sean Boutot.

NMSHS mountain bikers unite

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Thousands of plains people scramble over our mountain bike trails every summer, searching for the perfect high-altitude Rocky Mountain experience of ascending ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : A mountain of books

Larry Grieco, Librarian.    It’s time for a mid-year retrospective and so we looked back at some of the “oldest new books” on the new non-fiction shelf. We discovered some gems ...
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Wild weed walk in the woods

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  This is the time of year when the mountain meadows and forests are their most fragrant and flowerful. Blooms have just passed their peak, with many already ...
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Read in Ned : Out Where the West Begins

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  One of the more pleasant duties for the Nederland Library staff is to keep up-to-date with our collection, particularly with the new book section, as those ...
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Naturally Speaking: “That’s Pretty Swift”

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  As their name implies, “swifts” are fast-flying birds. In fact, they are considered to have the swiftest flight among small birds. They probably ...
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Graceful art in the roots

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Almost everyone is born with a gift. Finding one’s gift is the hard part. Some people spend their whole life trying to figure out what they are ...
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Swan song for Fair organizer

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  For the past 21 years, Vicki Nemec of Gilpin County has been involved in the County’s annual Fair, the crown jewel of events at the end of the ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : An estate, a ship, and forgiveness

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Stuart Woods has written nearly 30 “Stone Barrington” novels over a long and successful career. His latest is called Insatiable Appetites, and has the ...