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August First Friday features authors

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     The First Friday event of every month changes and grows with the seasons. Last Friday, August 1, was a full-blown summer day and late afternoon visitors ...
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Black Hawk, Gilpin County sue for more gaming dollars

Lynn Hirshman, Gilpin County.     On June 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners—Buddy Schmalz, Gail Watson, and Connie McLain—“in their official capacities…and individually,” ...
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The Other Side of the Buds, Beers, and Burgers Festival

Marnie M. Copeland, Certified Prevention Specialist II; Peak to Peak Prevention Coalition Director; Prevention Coordinator, TEENS, Inc.    I am the Director of the Peak to Peak Prevention ...
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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 ...
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Mission: Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.         Last week, a group of young adults came to  Nederland on a mission trip to help local residents and non-profit organizations with some of their ...
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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 ...
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Writing their vision

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Six girls walked around the streets of Nederland, each of them armed with a notebook and a pen. They were on a mission to find out why boating is ...
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Back in the saddle again

  Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The third event in the Gilpin County Buckle Series Gymkhana was a good example of how much a horse and rider can improve in the span of three ...