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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 ...
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Smiths reunite for Old Timers’

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Mike and Jeanette Smith and their six children and their families will be the 2014 Nederland Grand Marshal Family in the Old Timers’ Parade ...
Turkey's a-coming

Turkey’s a-coming

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is two weeks from today, November 28. It is a family time: moms, dads, aunts, uncles, all the cousins, grandparents, ex-spouses, soon-to-be ...
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Planetmind, Ching join forces

Barbara Lawlor         At the beginning of last week, Dave Hardy and Tanya Bokat of Planetmind collaborated with Greg Ching of Aspen Meadows House Concerts to create a musical event ...
1,000 Year Flood hits Front Range

1,000 Year Flood hits Front Range

Barbara Lawlor Peak to Peak On Sunday, Sept. 8, it began to rain. The Neder-Nederland ran under portentous skies, but it wasn’t until later in the evening that the moisture quickened ...
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Gilpin County Fair Rodeo results and info

Sun shines on Gilpin County Fair Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County Ever since the first Gilpin County Fair, organizers have crossed their fingers, offered up prayers and hoped they ...
Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys

15th Annual NedFest

Barbara Lawlor Nederland This is the second year Ned Fest has been produced by the Peak to Peak Music Education Association, which has carried on Nederland’s largest music event ...
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The Mountain Ear

“And in the naked light I saw, Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never shared. And ...