calf and young elk

Left behind, making friends

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Last fall, when it was time to round up the Reynolds Ranch Open Space herd of cattle on Magnolia Road, one obstinate black calf chose not to go along ...
art bruce

Art, demos bring in the crowd

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The art community in Nederland is fast creating a hands-on local event for people interested in trying various mediums and techniques, guided by artists. ...
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Naturally Speaking: “Rain, Rain Go Away”

Dave Hallock, Eldora. Mother Nature has not been making things easy on many of her creatures this spring. The abundant moisture has, well, put a damper on the normal cycles and activities ...
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Living Well, Dying Well

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Many who knew Dave Felkley saw him as a mentor, a man who figured out how to live well and how to die well. Dave was a man who purposely kept life simple, ...
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Structure fire caused by candle

  Barbara Lawlor, Wondervu. A fire ignited by a candle in a wood shed next to a Wondervu home destroyed most of the building. What was left standing sustained smoke and water damage. Coal ...
eighth orchestra

Eighth graders move up to high school

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Eighth grade students don’t have far to go when they leave middle school. In fact, their journey is just as long as one hallway. At Nederland Middle Senior ...
fifth grade flutes

Sending them off in style

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. They’re leaving home. The Nederland Elementary School students are leaving the nest, moving on up to the west side of town, to the Nederland Middle School—or, ...
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NHS alumni on NCAA champion rowing team

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Nederland’s Rose Filer, a junior at the University of Washington and a member of the Huskies Women’s Crew, placed fourth in the NCAA National Championship ...