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Girl Scouts partner with Food Pantry

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Gardeners love to experiment, see what seeds or plants grow best in certain conditions. At altitude, the research is more challenging. That’s what makes ...
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MADD panels aim to halt drunk driving

John Scarffe, Denver.   Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) presented a Victim Impact Panel at Brentwood United Methodist Church in Denver on March 28, 2016. MADD is a nonprofit ...
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Quality Care in the Fresh, Clean Air

Linda Martin, Director of Wee Creekers.   Ever wonder if high quality child care could ever be a reality in a rural mountain setting? Well, Coal Creek Canyon is lucky enough to boast ...
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Sustainability key to Mayor Joe Gierlach’s service

John Scarffe, Nederland.  Outgoing Nederland Mayor Joe Gierlach counts himself in the company of two other term-limited mayors who served three terms, Gierlach said during a March ...
Graduating with pride
Benjamin Tarasewicz graduated from Fairview HIgh school this year and is now speaking to schools and communities about how he has learned to adapt his autistic communication disabilities into a chance to create understanding in the community. His family has a cabin in Eldora and he will be speaking at the Nederland Community Library on May 4. It will be a great opportunity to meet an accomplished speaker who advocates for understanding the disorder.

Autistic speaker shares journey at NCL

Working as a team Malva Tarasewicz and her son Benjamin have worked hard all of his life, developing a plan that helps children, students and adults develop techniques to help them ...
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Topher Donahue gained from EPA experience

John Scarffe, Nederland.  Topher Donahue served on the Nederland Board of Trustees from 2014 to 2016. He responded to a questionnaire from The Mountain-Ear about his time on the Board. Donahue ...
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Mountains slammed with mashed potatoes

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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Popular female authors

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  Danielle Steel, a little bit like MacDonald’s Hamburgers, just keeps racking up the millions—she now has over 650 million copies of her novels sold, and ...
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Senior Scene : Pet Care

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  We love our pets.  For some of us, they are our most reliable companion and best listener. We share deep bonds with our furry or feathered friends and ...
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