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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 ...
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NMS offers Interscholastic Athletics

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. For any high school to have a good basketball team it has to have a feeder program: a middle school team, a club team, or even an Interscholastic Athletics ...
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Nederland Trustees approve noxious weed plan

Alexander Armani-Munn, Nederland.  The Nederland Board of Trustees approved the Nederland Noxious Weed Management Plan and an ordinance for administration of the plan at their January ...
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Cabin Fever Festival features avalanche safety

Irene Shonle. Director, CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Avalanches kill between 25 and 50 people per year in the US, and far more are caught in avalanches. Not surprisingly, Colorado ...