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Summertime horses in the hills

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. Besides walking into meadows and forests of our mountain neighborhoods, there is no better way to experience Colorado than on the back of a horse. Not ...
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Times, they are a-changin’

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC.  When my maternal grandparents were young adults in rural New Jersey, they brought their children to the local Catholic parish and school. That whole ...
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Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
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Read in Ned: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Melissa Freeman, NCL, Technology Services Librarian. Haruki Murakami is a postmodern Japanese writer who is frequently described as being a surrealist and melancholic. Fans of Kurt ...
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Nederland July 4th Fireworks & Festival, a thank you to YOU

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  People talk about how America is losing its community feel; how people aren’t helping one another as in years past; that we don’t lend a hand in times ...
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Summer Events

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  The frenzy of summer is in full swing as we race around to visit all our short-lived wildflower friends and catch the narrow window of mountain hiking before ...
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Ned’s Mikaela is next Boulder County Rodeo Queen

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Many little girls dream of someday being a rodeo queen—of galloping into an arena packed with thousands of people, of proudly carrying the flag streaming ...
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Mountain summer riding

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Spectacular Fourth of July across the peak to peak

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