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Go-Kart racing at a young age

      Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Dillon Archer couldn’t tie his shoes when he was five years old but had already begun making hundreds of decisions in a second while zooming ...
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Local a finalist for district court judge

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder. When Hon. D.D. Mallard retires from his position as the 20th Judicial District Court judge on August 1, Nederland resident Elizabeth Brodsky could be taking ...
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Summertime horses in the hills

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. Besides walking into meadows and forests of our mountain neighborhoods, there is no better way to experience Colorado than on the back of a horse. Not ...
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Times, they are a-changin’

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC.  When my maternal grandparents were young adults in rural New Jersey, they brought their children to the local Catholic parish and school. That whole ...
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Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
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Gilpin County News : Better services in the works

Roger Baker, Gilpin County Manager.  While Gilpin County may not undertake promotional events and street fairs like our two cities, that doesn’t at all mean the County Commissioners ...
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Read in Ned: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Melissa Freeman, NCL, Technology Services Librarian. Haruki Murakami is a postmodern Japanese writer who is frequently described as being a surrealist and melancholic. Fans of Kurt ...
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The June Nederland Police Reports

On June 2, a driver’s license was dropped off at the Nederland Town Hall and then brought in to the Nederland Police Department. A letter was sent to the address telling the owner ...
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Nederland July 4th Fireworks & Festival, a thank you to YOU

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  People talk about how America is losing its community feel; how people aren’t helping one another as in years past; that we don’t lend a hand in times ...