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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 ...
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Living Well, Dying Well

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Many who knew Dave Felkley saw him as a mentor, a man who figured out how to live well and how to die well. Dave was a man who purposely kept life simple, ...
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Boulder County Section 8 openings

Jim Williams, Boulder.  On June 16 and 17, 2015, Boulder County will accept applications for distribution of available Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for the first time since 2008. ...
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Business Short Takes : Welcoming new interns

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. On Saturday afternoon, the past year interns said goodbye to Peak to Peak Counseling as four new interns were introduced to the community at an open house ...
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Summer Socks and Sandwiches

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC. It all started with the idea that some children and teens might be able to use extra food. Kids who receive free or reduced lunch at school won’t get ...
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Business Short Takes : Peak Radiance

         Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. A new service has moved into the Columbine Family Wellness Center and this one is just in time for Valentine’s Day. How about a waxing ...
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The Most Difficult Thing

Hansen Wendlandt, Pastor, NCPC. I worked at various summer camps for many years, with churches, sports camps, and Boy Scouts. Generally those were great jobs for me—especially as ...
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Teen marijuana use discussed

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Almost 150 people gathered in the Nederland Community Center Auditorium last Wednesday night to hear educator/comedian Ray Lozano speak about the myths and ...