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Spring Wildfire Preparedness and a Challenge

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Even though we just got a beautifully wet spring snow, it’s time to think about getting ready for fire season. This early moisture ...
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Free Branch Disposal and Spring Cleaning

Ryan Ludlow, Boulder County. The Nederland Community Forestry Sort Yard is now open for the season. You can drop off branches, logs, cut grass, raked up pine needles and noxious weeds ...
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Forest health projects make communities resilient to wildfire

K. Reid Armstrong, U.S. Forest Service. Why did you cut trees that were green and healthy? Why did you cut so many trees in this one area? What about the animals that are living in ...
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Same River, Different Times

Michael O’Neill, Emergency Preparedness Action Committee. Early on in his 1869 exploratory adventure down the Colorado River, John Wesley Powell lost one of his large boats, carrying ...
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County Corner : The broadband problem

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager. It’s not news to local residents, but as wonderful as life is in Gilpin County, it does come with a few challenges most folks—even mountain folks—don’t ...
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Artist Demos and Art Auction at Art at the Center reception

   Annie Thayer and Tracy Brewer, Nederland. The spring reception for Art at the Center on May 28 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. will feature artist demos AND a silent auction. The reception ...
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Wildfire preparedness

Rick Dirr, Nederland Fire Chief.  Wildfire preparedness is a bit like eating an elephant.  Likely, you worked mitigating trees, getting rid of beetle kill, low limbing the trees close ...
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Nederland Police Department reports for April

On March 15, the NPD received a cold sexual assault case report from the Lafayette Police Department in which the 18-year-old victim says the crime occurred at a party in Nederland. ...