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Rotary seeks Nederland members

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. About 40 people gathered at the Pioneer Inn last Thursday night, enjoying the restaurant’s famous artichoke dip and quesadillas. Most of the attendees ...
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CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS : Changes

Clyde Burnett, Gilpin County. Our past benign climate was the result of our planet’s energy balance. Our heat radiation from the sun was just balanced by our heat energy loss to space. ...
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Naturally Speaking : Going, Going, Gone

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  A recent assessment of global wildlife numbers concluded that they had declined by over half since 1970. In other words, the world has just half as many animals ...
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Astrology

Saturn in Scorpio The Sun journeys through the zodiac in one year; stern Saturn in 29 years. The schoolmaster of the stars takes each sign into the school house for two and a half years. ...
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Stagestop enjoys Hot Spell

  Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. The old Stage Stop Loft in Rollinsville had its timbers shaken last Friday night as Gary Harrabye, Gilpin School music teacher, and his band Hot Spell ...
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Celebrating local veterans

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. About 40 veterans listened to the Gilpin County Elementary School thank them over and over again for serving their country. The annual Veteran’s ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Meg Wolitzer is an extraordinary writer whose fifth novel, The Interestings, has garnered high praise from the critics. This is the story of six friends who, ...
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Get your Christmas tree at Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Jennifer Churchill, Golden. Start a new family holiday tradition this year by cutting a native Christmas tree from a forest just 30 minutes from the Denver metropolitan area! The weekend ...