James dewalt

The man behind the camera

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Almost every day James DeWalt posts a photograph on the Facebook page NedHeads. It is usually a landscape shot during his walks at Caribou Ranch or Barker ...
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There’s an animal in the bed

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. During these winter nights, I have many a friend who shares the bed with their beloved four pawed companion(s), little—or in some cases, not so little—furry ...
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Mountain Spirit Astrology : Brainiac

Karen Anderson.     The geniac brainiac denizen of the zodiac, Aquarius, is sitting in the center of the stars.  The Sun is joined by Mercury, the symbol of communications, also ...
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Eagle boys ousted in overtime

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It was all going so well. The Gilpin High School boys basketball team was on top of their game in the first half Friday night against the Belleview Christian ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Paris is the place for love, and who better to write a love story set in Paris than a young Parisian. Nicolas Barreau studied at the Sorbonne and then began ...
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Nederland Trustees approve noxious weed plan

Alexander Armani-Munn, Nederland.  The Nederland Board of Trustees approved the Nederland Noxious Weed Management Plan and an ordinance for administration of the plan at their January ...
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Cabin Fever Festival features avalanche safety

Irene Shonle. Director, CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Avalanches kill between 25 and 50 people per year in the US, and far more are caught in avalanches. Not surprisingly, Colorado ...
Animal Abuse What to do

Animal abuse: what to do?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. When I was visiting the State of Virginia, I read that their Attorney General had just created the nation’s first attorney general’s Animal Law Unit. ...