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Climate Conversations : Black Carbon

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County.  It is recognized that our planet’s energy balance could be improved rapidly by limiting the effects of pollutants with short atmospheric lifetimes, ...
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Ned Library hires new director

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jay Mann takes cello lessons because, he says, he likes the instrument’s voice. Being able to take cello lessons as well as ski, hike, and be involved ...
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Housing Task Force, 2014 year-end report

Atashnaa Medicine Shield, Community Liaison. Since the introduction of the Affordable Senior & Workforce Housing Initiative to the Board of Trustees in 2013 by Atashnaa Medicine ...
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Bitter sweet farewells

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. 2014 was filled with the loss of many beloved friends, family, and well-known local residents. In some cases, the loss was sudden and tragic; in others, ...
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2014 in retrospect

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  As years go, 2014 was fairly benign—no major disasters (although a couple of explosive hash oil fires could have been); no devastating floods, just ...
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Support Nederland Community Center plan

Dear Editor, We are writing to draw readers’ attention to the January 6, 2015 Nederland Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting; at which trustees will decide whether to approve the proposed ...
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George Snyder defies death; lives for Gilpin basketball

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Last August, George Snyder of Gilpin County went to the hospital to have his right knee repaired. It had been giving him pain for years. When he was released ...
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Making ice for the holidays

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The elves arrived around 7:30 p.m. all last week, turning on the lights at the Ned Rink, shoveling any new or stuck-at-the-edges snow, hauling out the hoses ...