2015-0125_High Expectations-NEDERLAND

Parenting is Difficult

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, Nederland Community Presbyterian Church. I know a few Christians who don’t let their children watch movies. Those poor kids will never see Footloose, wherein ...
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Milestones

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It has been a couple of weeks since Miles Pancoast, 18, returned to Nederland. Life for him and his family has settled into a routine of physical therapy, ...
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They deserve it

Over 20 years ago a group of Nederland community members got together and decided that there were people in town who should be recognized for their extraordinary efforts toward making ...
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A Dozen of the Most Influential People in Tomorrow’s Society

Nederland MSHS Counselor, Aly Shambo and Mayor Joe Gierlach pass out certificates as students sign the book. This week was the Nederland MS/HS National Honor Society dinner and induction ...
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Housing as a Moral Issue

Hansen Wendlandt, Nederland Community Presbyterian Church. The data says that Nederland has a housing shortage. Some people say it’s a public crisis. The stories I hear make it sound ...
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Wounded Without Weapons: Documenting first-responder PTSD

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. You’re driving up Boulder Canyon, eager to get home, when you round a curve and see a line of cars stopped in the road. It’s hot and you are in ...
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The man behind the camera

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Almost every day James DeWalt posts a photograph on the Facebook page NedHeads. It is usually a landscape shot during his walks at Caribou Ranch or Barker ...
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Diversions : The Best Thing I Ever Said

Mark Cohen, Nederland.  Welcome to the inaugural edition of my new column, Diversions. Just as Seinfeld was famously a TV show about nothing, Diversions could be a column about anything. ...
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Eagle boys ousted in overtime

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It was all going so well. The Gilpin High School boys basketball team was on top of their game in the first half Friday night against the Belleview Christian ...