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Saws and Slaws: Award-winning work that builds community

CB Bassity, Peak to Peak. Sawzin-who? Saws and Slaws—it’s short for chainsaws and coleslaws, the defining features of a Saws and Slaws event. Once a month, if the weather ...
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Eagles dance out of high school

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. After the flowers were delivered to family and friends, Gilpin High School seniors swiveled in the aisles, faced the audience, donned sunglasses and burst ...
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D-Day: 71 years ago

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. On June 6, 1944—71 years ago—Western Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy during Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious invasion to ever ...
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Can We Enhance the Nederland Community Storybook?

Darcy Kitching and Mayor Joe Gierlach reminisce the Nederland Community Storybook Back in January 2011, Vickie Berkley and Darcy Kitching collaborated with then-mayor Sumaya Abu-Haidar ...

Nederland Trustees approve bag fee

John Scarffe, Nederland. The Nederland Board of Trustees approved a proposal to reduce the use of bags in Nederland during the regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5. The item was initially ...
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Carousel of Happiness Celebrates Birthday Memorial Day Weekend

Carol Rowe, Nederland. “Don’t delay joy!” With that thought in mind, the public is invited to join in the fifth birthday celebration of Nederland’s Carousel of Happiness, the ...
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Fourmile residents prepared

     Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Veruska Trask tossed and turned, unable to sleep on Friday night. As rain pummeled her windows, the long time Fourmile resident couldn’t help ...
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Side effects of legal marijuana

     Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. When recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, communities could only guess at how they would be impacted by the change in their culture. ...