Building log fences

Building log fences

Barbara Lawlor Boulder County Barbed wire is ugly and it hurts. Pine logs are lovely and they smell good. Last weekend, Eagle Scout Chris Miller and a dozen of his closest friends ...
Share in the magic of the mountains

The First Friday Art Tour Committee

Share in the magic of the mountains Nederland Nederland’s December First Friday Art Tour is a festive way to start your holiday season. On Friday, December 6th, from 5-9 p.m., the ...
Man for all seasons deve felkley

Man for all seasons

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Dave Felkley’s favorite time of the year is summer, fall, winter and spring and all the days or weeks in between each of them. In other words, he loves ...
senior scene

Turkey-free Thanksgiving?

Before Christmas in 1862, Paul Lindstrom drove his horse team through snow and ice from Empire to Denver to buy supplies for the holidays. At a time when flour was forty cents a pound, ...
Great American Smokeout

Get support for quitting during the Great American Smokeout

Christie Preston Gilpin county The Gilpin County Tobacco Education Program invites residents to quit for a day or quit for life during this year’s Great American Smokeout, November ...

Fun Facts – Colorado’s Wild Weather

by Pam North The coming of winter to our mountains has the effect of turning its residents’ thoughts to the weather. No state boasts a greater variety of weather and climate ...
Turkey's a-coming

Turkey’s a-coming

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is two weeks from today, November 28. It is a family time: moms, dads, aunts, uncles, all the cousins, grandparents, ex-spouses, soon-to-be ...
Coal Creek Canyon opens

Coal Creek Canyon opens

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek It’s been almost two months since the 2013 flood destroyed much of lower Coal Creek Canyon, stranding residents and ripping apart the bridges that gave ...