bell and glasser

Bell returns to NES

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Last Thursday, the first day of school, before classes resumed, the entire Nederland Elementary School body gathered in the parking lot to welcome ...
ice

More on climate change

I was gratified to read Climate Change notes by Chuck Edelstein and Pete Kuntz. The subject needs more attention and discussion; I hope there may be a continuing dialogue. There are ...
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Fuel reduction to begin in Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     At the beginning of last Thursday’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board meeting at the Nederland Community Center, board member Randy ...
colorado bluegrass

NedFest fun a family affair

         Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     The 16th annual NedFest was another step in the evolution of this phenomenal musical event. Young adults, old hippies, and families ...
no weed

Location sinks beer, pot festival

John Scarffe, Nederland. At the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, August 19, they heard strong opposition to a proposed Buds, Burgers, and Beers festival. Fourteen Nederland ...
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Glimpses of Past and Present: 
The Canyon Corridor

Pam North, Nederland.     Residents living in the Nederland area and mid-to-north Gilpin County usually are frequent travelers to Boulder, and many take the canyon highway route ...
lots of wine

A sparkling, delicious affair

     Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On a dusty parking lot, under a tent, a group of elegantly dressed—some of them—Nederland residents clinked glasses of wine and nibbled on fancy ...
straight up

Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...