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Weather awareness and actions

Michael N. Chard, Director, Boulder Office of Emergency Management.     By now some of you may have seen the information from the NWS and the flash flood watch. I spent a good deal ...
Beginning his second century
Doc Lawrence Maurer turned 100 years old on Tuesday, July 29. He celebrated the event with his family on the porch of his Boulder home. Maurer was the only doctor Nederland had for many years.

Doc Maurer celebrates 100 years

Beginning his second century Doc Lawrence Maurer turned 100 years old on Tuesday, July 29. He celebrated the event with his family on the porch of his Boulder home. Maurer was the only ...
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Residents take aim at shooting range sites

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Over 100 people packed into the Gilpin County Recreation Center meeting room last Thursday night, July 24, to offer their comments on the proposed ...
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Celebrating all carousels

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     There are all kinds of carousels in history. Most of them feature the rearing horses with flared nostrils and white rimmed eyes. Some stray from ...
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Mid-County cycling shop stop

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Boulder has long been a mecca for mountain bikers. Happy Trails in Nederland gives mountain visitors a bike rental and repair haven. The Tin ...
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Mayor’s daughter: 9-year-old entrepreneur

 Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Aspen Gierlach, 9, is the founder of a business that was launched in Nederland about a week ago. Not only is Aspen a poised, self-confident entrepreneur, ...
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Underground Liquor: hints of mining history

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Binx Rugg didn’t even drink.   But Brady and Stephanie Kutcher wanted their liquor store in mid-Gilpin County to reflect the mining ...
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The magic goes ’round and ’round

Glimpses of Past and Present Photo by Barbara Lawlor Pam North, Nederland.     Nothing is more evocative of childhood and fantasy than the carousel, with its brightly colored and ...