TECH TRENDS: My Power Went Out

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  It’s spring here in Colorado and that means blown down or frozen power lines.  The power goes out at our home about once every four to six weeks in the winter ...

Sugar in Pet Food

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  We continue to read more in headlines about how sugar is bad for human consumption and how various forms of sugar have made it into many prepared foods ...

Are you protected?

Chief Paul Ondr, Peak to Peak.  As you watch the recent news coverage about many wildland fires and structure fires across Colorado, do you ever wonder if you are protected? It has ...

Central City Aldermen

Janet Perry, Central City.  Mayor Kathryn Heider, the first woman mayor of Central City, opened the March 7, 2017 Aldermen meeting at 7:00 p.m.  Alderman Judy Laratta, Alderman Jeff ...

Community Gardens

Irene Shonle CSU Extension, Gilpin County.  March brings the official start of spring, and with it, the rising desire for many people to get out and plant something. Some people plant ...

How to Use Solar Heat Collectors to Warm Your Live Work Space

Susan Bloomquist, Peak to Peak.   To obtain solar power, Photovoltaic Panels or PV’s are utilized, turning the brilliant rays of the sun into electricity. Solar Thermal works differently.   After ...

Gilpin County relinquishes hair for good cause

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Very Nice brews in Mid-County

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.    Very Nice Brewing requested a Special Use Review (SUR) for a brewing and tasting room in Braecher Park in mid-Gilpin County during a regular ...

Teen Tech Thursdays

Michael Carlson, Gilpin County.  February kicked off our “Teen Tech Thursdays”. We started with two teens at the first session and doubled that at the next session. Teens are historically ...
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