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Facing the challenge

    Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become the rage of the summer, escalating in mid-August. All over the country people are pouring buckets of ...
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Eagles VB team flies high

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Thursday, September 4, the Gilpin Eagles volleyball team traveled to Deer Trail and after losing the first game, came up with a three-game win ...
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Students relive Gold Hill history

 Barbara Lawlor, Gold Hill. Last Friday a cloud descended on Gold Hill. The Colorado Mountain Ranch loomed dark and eerie through the mist, but none of  the 103 students spread over ...
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Restorative Justice in Nederland

Andrea Bianchi, Restorative Justice Coordinator, TEENS, Inc.   Last October, the Town of Nederland, in partnership with TEENS, Inc., received a Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, ...
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Panthers stampede Mustangs

HappinessNederland HighSchool football coach Aaron Jones and player Noah Ridnell share a happy moment after Saturday’s victory over the Mustangs. Coach Jones was named the BoCo ...
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Gilpin Commissioners address MFHC closing

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.  On September 8, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their third meeting to discuss how to provide interim services in light of the fact that Mountain ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.   Good old Danielle Steel just keeps rolling along. In yet another new novel, A Perfect Life, she explores the lives of a mother, her blind daughter, and ...
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Adult Medicaid Dental Benefit now available

Jeanne Nicholson, Colorado State Senator.     As of 2011, Colorado was one of ten states in the United States that did not offer adults oral health benefits under Medicaid. Many ...