book review

A Life at High Altitude—a mountain saga

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    Local author Brian O’Donnell’s book, A Life at High Altitude, is not what it appears to be at first glance. On the cover of the book a giant ...
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Bitter sweet farewells

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. 2014 was filled with the loss of many beloved friends, family, and well-known local residents. In some cases, the loss was sudden and tragic; in others, ...
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George Snyder defies death; lives for Gilpin basketball

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Last August, George Snyder of Gilpin County went to the hospital to have his right knee repaired. It had been giving him pain for years. When he was released ...
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Eagles fall to Lady Cats

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The Gilpin High School Eagles put up a good fight Thursday, December 18, in their home game against the North Park Lady Cats, but lost 31-39. They began ...
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Robert “Bob” Shannon – July 19, 1950 – November 25, 2014

Bob Shannon, 64, resident of Rollinsville, Colorado for six years, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital after surgery, with his wife ...
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Explosion, fire destroy Gilpin home

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Quick action by a neighbor saved a Gilpin County man when his home erupted in flames Sunday morning. Ryan Erickson was inside his Chalet Drive ...
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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. ...