Naturally Speaking : Got Snow?

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  Last month’s snowstorm came 95 years after the benchmark storm for our area, which occurred on April 14 and 15, 1921. A total of 95 inches of snow was recorded ...

Climate Conversations : METHANE POLLUTION

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Ben Franklin’s 1774 letter describing the emission of “flammable air” from the mud in ponds in PA and NJ inspired the identification of methane, ...

For Your Health : Depression or anxiety

When Spring doesn’t bring sunshine: supporting a loved one with depression or anxiety Shannon Gwash, Peak to Peak.  Spring has (sort of) sprung here in Colorado. And although Spring ...

Gilpin Library Artists-In-Residence

Larry Grieco, Gilpin County.  The 2016 Artists-in-Residence were selected by the Gilpin County Public Library, and yes, there are two of them. Heather Carr and Danea Fidler, a team ...

For your Health : Parenting

Shannon L. Gwash, Peak to Peak.  As May is Mental Health Month, I thought it would be an appropriate time for me to share a little of my own experience. Parenting is hard. Parenting ...

Sheriff’s Office will patrol Central City

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office presented an addendum to a memorandum of understanding for covering Central City police duties during the regular ...

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 ...
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