Politics, Homelessness, and Fire Safety

Hansen Wendlandt, Nederland.  Sometimes the political wrangling in Washington can seem like a distant theoretical battle. Especially when it comes to the smaller legislation, many ...

Roger Baker retires from Gilpin County

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Commissioners, at their regular meeting on February 28, 2017, received a letter of resignation from County Manager Roger Baker, announcing ...

Health care available

Dear Editors and Readers, I have lived in Gilpin County for 12 years and have owned The Shop in Nederland since 2013. I also work at Clinica Family Health People’s Clinic in Boulder. ...

Your furnace deserves a hot date

Hilliary Mites, HVACR Tech, Boulder.  It is the middle of winter, and if you’re the proud owner of a gas furnace, it may be the time to show some love to your hearth. Here are a ...

January Nederland Police

On Jan. 9, the Nederland Police Department received a report of shoplifting at a local shop. According to the witness three white males and one white female left the store and the clerk ...

TECH TRENDS: Tech terms decoded – CPU

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  Are you as confused as I sometimes am about common Tech Terms?  I’ve done some digging to see if I can help explain CPU in non-Tech terms.   Computer ...

Black Hawk Emergency Operations Center gets ready

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  Black Hawk City Council members toured the new R.A. Clark Emergency Operations Center at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The Aldermen expressed enthusiasm ...

Panther girls end season

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  After a season defined by playing with grit and good hearts, the Nederland girls’ basketball team ended their season with a playoff loss against the ...

Climate Conversations: Earth’s energy imbalance

Clyde Burnett, Boulder County.  Question: NOAA and NASA have stated that 2016 had the highest temperature for 137 years, but TV doesn’t mention global warming or climate change. ...
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