Valentine Sweethearts

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   The annual symbol of romance, of sparks flying, of long-lasting love, of what poets say makes the world go round. It is a day to remember that first tender ...

Many thanks to Lawlor

Dear Editor,   This letter is long overdue.     Many, many thanks to Barbara Lawlor for her tireless work at The Mountain-Ear. For years we have appreciated her journalism ...

State of Central City addressed

John Scarffe, Central City. The city manager and aldermen of the City of Central presented the second annual State of the City at the Elks Lodge on Main Street on Tuesday, January 17, ...

A review of the Stage Stop

  Pine Apple, Rollinsville.  We braved cold icy roads in a blustering blizzard to partake in a few courses at the legendary Stage Stop in Rollinsville, just off Hwy 119.   Walls ...

Raising Screenagers

Ann Sherman, Nederland.   “Turn off your computer game and come help do the dishes!”  I hollered upstairs to my son.   “Quit playing around on your cellphone and try talking ...

Get your Financial House in order

Michael Carlson, Gilpin County.  Many of us welcome the New Year as a time for fresh starts, and rightly so: it’s a proven fact that the beginning of the year is one of the best ...

Gilpin Rec offers new hours

Jon Cain, Gilpin County.  Starting February 5, the Community Center will be open on Sundays! The Center will be open from 12-6, and the Pools will be open from 12-5:30. We are very ...

Gilpin Wrestling

Jeff Warner, Gilpin County.  As an athlete, Gilpin High School junior Josh Trujillo is progressing in leaps and bounds. So says coach Pete Morgan after Trujillo wrestled to near perfection ...

Gilpin girls drop two games

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  In the past week, the Gilpin Eagle girls played two away games and lost one in a third period stall and the other by a large margin.   On Tuesday, ...
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