Gilpin County awarded DOLA grants

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  Gilpin County has received grant funding for seven projects from the Local Gaming Impact Advisory Committee through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs ...

2017 budget expenditures exceed revenue

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  The Black Hawk City Council approved the 2017 city budget and set the mill levy during a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 3 p.m., at 211 ...

Extinguishing Central City fire?

Dear Readers, The potential of extinguishing Central City’s Fire Department has raised some flags across the community. I write to you not with a boo who story of how I was going ...

Alderman appoints Alternate to Historic Preservation Commission

Janet Perry, Central City.  The October 18, 2016 meeting of the Central City Aldermen was called to order by Mayor Ron Engels at 7:08 p.m. in the City Hall. Mayor pro tem Kathy Heider, ...

A tale of two Barb’s

Dear Readers,     We are blessed in this community by two amazing women.  These women have the collective institutional memory of several decades of Nederland’s growth and evolution ...

Cat Toilet Training

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Years ago, my friends decided they were going to train their Siamese cats to ‘do their business’ in the toilet. They chose their upstairs bathroom overlooking ...

Naturally Speaking : The summer that was

Dave Hallock, Eldora. This year’s growing season started out with high hopes of lushness, based on abundant late winter and early spring moisture, but Mother Nature had other plans. ...

TECH TRENDS: I’m addicted to my cell phone!

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  Does anyone else wonder if they spend too much time on their phone?  Too much time using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites?  I know ...

Read-in-Ned: A New Look at Addressing Climate Change

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.   The result of excessive hesitancy or avoidance to change prevents positive transformation for an individual  or an entire society. (from Facing ...
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