good joining hands

   Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The first day of school. When the students returned to Nederland High School they were greeted by a gauntlet of teachers and students who welcomed ...
bell and glasser

Bell returns to NES

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Last Thursday, the first day of school, before classes resumed, the entire Nederland Elementary School body gathered in the parking lot to welcome ...
lots of wine

A sparkling, delicious affair

     Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On a dusty parking lot, under a tent, a group of elegantly dressed—some of them—Nederland residents clinked glasses of wine and nibbled on fancy ...
straight up

Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
HT owners

Happy Trails changes hands

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     It seems like karma, or destiny, or just a series of fortunate events, that brought Nick Morgan and Casey Kalista together…which led to their purchasing ...
books

Senior Scene : Stories

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     We love stories. We listen to them over and over. We tell them at parties and meals with friends. We add details and dramatize them with music, theater, ...
Tiki Bee Sting

Ants, Bees, and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     When I was teaching agility one day and talking with a student, out of the blue I heard buzz, buzz—and then wham, was stung in my arm pit. The little ...
Amazing chemical reaction
Summer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last Tuesday after six weeks of fun activities.

Reading fun indoors and out

Amazing chemical reactionSummer Reading Program coordinator Geneva Mixon mixed some magic ingredients and created frothing foam to the delight of the students. The program ended last ...