Food Pantry elves to the rescue

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The children peeked around the corner of the entry into the toy room, hardly able to believe that they were allowed to pick out one or two of the toys, ...

Firefighters fought huge 2016 battles

          Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  It was one of the hottest mountain summers on record, a condition that puts fire emergency teams on alert. Nederland Fire Protection District ...

New dentist aspires to one-stop business

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Nederland’s new dentist Dr. Jonathan Smith says he will not pass the buck, will not refer patients to other specialty dentists if he doesn’t ...

Let the light shine throughout town

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Energy drains and how to fix them

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.  Our lingering warm fall weather just dramatically shifted to winter. This probably means we have all been stoking our fires and ...

History of mining

The Legacy of Metal Mining in the Nederland Region Brian Alers, CPG, Nederland.  Part 3c: The First Lode Gold Discovery, Continued.  The improvised bar at the saloon in Arapahoe (near ...

Lady Eagles bring down Cats

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It was a close, hard-played game, but the Gilpin Eagles’ prevailed against the North Park Wildcats, 33-22.   The game began with a Wildcat ...

Eagles lose despite awesome effort

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  It was a heartbreaker.   It was a non-stop action, tremendous competition.   It came so close to being a first win of the season, but in the ...

Celebrating the Darkest Day of the Year

Jill Dreves, Nederland.  It is that time of year again, when many birds have flown to warmer climates, when the bears are hunkered into a deep slumber and when the Gray Squirrel is ...
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