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 ...

Gilpin grapplers host hundreds

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GCEA meets scholarship goal

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Their goal was to raise $14,000. It was the fifth consecutive year that the Gilpin County Education Foundation gathered for a good time, a great ...

Planting bulbs for indoor bloom

Irene Shonle, Gilpin County.  Although it’s probably too late to plant bulbs outside for spring bloom up here in the mountains, you can still plant them for indoor bloom. Even better, ...

Mustangs end Eagles’ season

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin County Eagles football team ended their season with a 46-0 against the league champions, the West Grand Mustangs. Bucking and kicking, ...

October Black Hawk Police reports

On 10/1/16 at approximately 4:11 a.m. Officers responded to the Ameristar Casino parking garage on the report of an intoxicated female in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with an open ...

Presidents, commissioners up for election

  John Scarffe, Gilpin and Boulder counties.  The November 8, 2016, elections provided voters in Gilpin and Boulder counties an astounding number of candidates and constitutional ...
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