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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 ...
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Eagles fall to Lady Cats

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The Gilpin High School Eagles put up a good fight Thursday, December 18, in their home game against the North Park Lady Cats, but lost 31-39. They began ...
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Missing child found in neighbors home

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The call came in around 11:40  last Wednesday morning, December 17. A three-year-old girl had disappeared from her home on Blue Spruce off of Ridge Road. ...
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A Christmas reunion

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. For a dog, traveling by air, locked in a crate in the belly of a jet plane with no idea of where you are going, is a traumatic experience. Two weeks ago, ...
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Christmas tree of knowledge

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was a labor of love. The Nederland Community Library elves rolled up their sleeves and went to work last week, creating a most appropriate holiday tree ...
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Black Friday, downtown Ned style

      Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Except for the wind, Black Friday in Nederland was almost balmy; the icy temperatures of the preceding week just a rapidly-melting memory. Crowds ...