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NHS number one at Winter Park

Barbara Lawlor, Winter Park. The Panthers’ boys’ and girls’ alpine teams both claimed first place in the Winter Park Slalom State Qualifier on Thursday, January 22. Coach ...
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Black Hawk City Council prohibits THC extraction

John Scarffe, Black Hawk. During its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 14, the Black Hawk City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting the use of flammable gas as a solvent in ...
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Gilpin outplays Burros

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The first Gilpin Eagles boys’ basketball game of 2015 was an edge-of-your-seat thriller last Saturday, January 10. Hosted by the Eagles, the close match ...
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Bee Safe Neighborhoods

Greg Wilson, Nederland. Thinking about spring gardens already? Here’s more food for thought. Can we protect pollinators in the mountains?  Nature needs our awareness and support. ...
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Ky Burt and Justin Evan Thompson in concert at Jamestown Mercantile January 29th, 2015

Ky Burt, Jamestown

.  Jamestown Mercantile and Sandalwood Cooperative presents an evening with Ky Burt and Justin Evan Thompson. The concert will consist of two sets by Ky, Justin, ...
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Art Neu, former Eldoran and Lt. Gov. of Iowa, dies January 2

Former Iowa Lt. Governor Arthur Neu of Carroll, a Republican who remained deeply involved in Iowa government for decades after he left the statehouse, died Friday, January 2, at Mercy ...
Theo Ertl

Theo Ertl: November 12, 1916 – January 6, 2015

Theo Ertl, family matriarch and Colorado pioneer descendant, died in her home on January 6, 2015 at the age of 98. A strong and independent woman, Theo lived alone for 40 years after ...
book review

A Life at High Altitude—a mountain saga

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    Local author Brian O’Donnell’s book, A Life at High Altitude, is not what it appears to be at first glance. On the cover of the book a giant ...