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County Corner: Gilpin tax “burden”

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager. We recently received an email from a company called SmartAsset entitled “Study Finds Low Tax Burden in Gilpin County,” which of course seemed ...
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Ridding Nederland of noxious weeds

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Debbie Davenport grabbed the stem of the stubborn scentless chamomile and pulled firmly, plucking the plant out by the root. The weed is a prolific seed ...
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Champs remain on top

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. As of Thursday, June 18, the Champs are undefeated—the top of the Gilpin County Adult Co-ed Softball League. They are after their third championship, ...
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Read in Ned: Learning to love e-books

Melissa Freeman, Nederland. I think the first digital book that I “turned the pages of” was Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls. I only chose it because Amazon offers out-of-copyright ...
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Father’s Day fishing at Russell Park

   Barbara Lawlor, Central City. A small ripple where the line entered the water became a small splash as one of the 1,000 trout bit the lure at the William C. Russell fishing pond ...
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Bawdy ladies and Dapper Dans

Barbara Lawlor, Central City. There is something heart-warming about scantily clothed women twisting and shaking in the middle of the street; about couples hopping onto a bed and then ...
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Nederland, EPA to host workshop on future development

Alexander Armani-Munn, Nederland. The Town of Nederland will be addressing the issue of affordable housing with assistance from a team of professional consultants led by the Environmental ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes : Mafia, misgivings, and murder

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  A new novel by multiple-award-winning author Dennis Lehane is always a reason to rejoice. His latest book is World Gone By, and tells the story of a former ...