Chickens: a Ned area majority

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Maude is still a splendid lady, a lovely arch to her neck, a black, sleek, silky coat of feathers, a righteous gleam in her copper/brown eyes and even, ...

Gilpin school presents an evening of music

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.   An evening of music   The Gilpin County Elementary School Spring Art and Music Festival was held Thursday, May 5th. The music was held in ...

It’s Your Turn : Living on the Mountain

Springtime in the Rockies. Perplexed by the bird feeder full of seeds hanging out of his reach, this large black bear took a comfortable seat and contemplated if there was a way to ...

Handwriting Without Tears

Barbara J, Thielemann, Gilpin County.  An AVID tutor in Gilpin County Middle School classes made an observation of the various handwriting skills of Su Henry’s 7th and 8th grade ...

Training Your Pup

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  When I was growing up, I learned from my folks the power of positive training and how this interaction provides a great foundation of communication and ...

Science fundamentals for climate change

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   It is important to understand the atmospheric science fundamentals in order to follow the greenhouse effect in trapping the extra infrared heat radiation ...

Emergency preparations flood Gilpin County

John Scarffe, Gilpin County. The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office presented an emergency preparedness guide and a proposal for communicating it to County residents during a regular ...

Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  As is more and more common these days, a best-selling author dies and his or her work is carried on by another writer. When Stieg Larsson died, the renowned ...

Water barrels will soon be legal

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  On April 1, 2016, the Colorado legislature passed a game-changing bill that will allow people (finally) to be able to collect ...
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