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Local kids learn about other faiths

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   After the regular service at the Nederland Community Presbyterian church, a group of young people met to learn about Buddhism. It might seem like a strange ...
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CWS shares the love : Valentine’s for Seniors and friends

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   Scissors and glue pens, hearts and flowers, magic markers and colored construction paper were strewn across the round table in the Nederland Community ...
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Being ready for anything

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   Prepare for a disruption of life as you know it, as well as for a disaster. It’s not just the earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires or floods that ...
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Avalanche safety suggestions

  Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.   Colorado has the most dangerous snowpack conditions in North America. The layers of snow are unstable causing more fatalities than in any other ...
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Paris Conference : Climate Update

Clyde Burnett, Paris.   The Paris conference was inspired by an increasing recognition of the environmental danger caused by the planet’s climate changes, and humanity’s need ...
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Campers abandon campfires, garbage

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Eldora orange water not toxic

Barbara Lawlor, Eldora.  On Monday afternoon, around 2 p.m. a hiker in the Eldora townsite noticed that Middle Boulder Creek had an orange, brown murky look to it and caused look to ...
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Wild weed walk in the woods

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  This is the time of year when the mountain meadows and forests are their most fragrant and flowerful. Blooms have just passed their peak, with many already ...
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Diabetes & Your Pet

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Amazingly, approximately one in 400 dogs and cats get diabetes, with most dogs being Type-1 and cats being Type-2.  Initial symptoms are weight loss, and ...