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The True Story of Dock Ellis

Mark Cohen, Nederland.  Dock Ellis was a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the early 1970’s. A black man himself, he was outspoken on matters of race. He made no secret of his ...
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Losing your beloved

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  We’ve all seen the posters, the posts, and the call for help to find the lost pup or kitty, or here in the mountains, even horses and goats!  Some find ...
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Central City Alderman : February Meeting Wrap-up

Janet Perry, Central City.  At the February 16th Central City Alderman meeting, new Alderman Jeff Aiken was sworn into office by Central City Attorney Marcus McAskin. During the Public ...
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Homelessness and our community

Dear Editor, It’s that time of year again when the talk around town starts to turn to the seasonal return of the transients (campers, travelers, etc.) and all the problems they seem ...
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Eldora Mountain Resort donates to Clothing Closet

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Last Thursday, a couple of Eldora Mountain Resort cars pulled into the Nederland Community Center parking lot in front of the West Wing. Kristi Vendetti, ...
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Black Hawk Police Reports

On 2/22/16 Officers were dispatched to the Ameristar Casino, on the report of a counterfeit bill. The bill was seized and placed into evidence at the police department. On 02/22/16 ...
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Central City Signs on for Law Enforcement Assistance with Gilpin County

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County.  At a Special Council Meeting on Friday, February 26, 2016, a Resolution for a Memoradum of Understanding (MOU)  between the City of Central (City) ...
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Find it all in Peaceful Valley

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  A horseback ride in the Rocky mountains, followed by some hot tubbing, and a soup and salad bar lunch. A swim in a pool that has a view of aspens ...
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VOTE NO on a $5 MILLION DOLLAR BLANK CHECK

Dear Editor, Business and property owners are being asked to approve a $5 million debt authorization for a list of more than a dozen poorly defined and un-budgeted “improvements” ...