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Dear Editors and Readers, I have lived in Gilpin County for 12 years and have owned The Shop in Nederland since 2013. I also work at Clinica Family Health People’s Clinic in Boulder. ...

How to beat cabin fever – local experts best advice

Arwen Ek, Nederland.  I recently asked some of the local, holistic practitioners in our area to weigh in on the phenomenon of Cabin Fever, Winter Blues, and Seasonal Affective Disorder ...

Ned Victory Gardens part 2

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  “Everyone in the mountains can grow at least a little of their own food up here,” says Wendy Monroe. Putting their energy behind their beliefs, she ...

Dr. Camarata forced to stop Medicaid care

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Last Friday, February 24, Dr. Mike Camarata of the Columbine Family Health Center in Nederland received word from the Colorado Community Health Alliance ...

A New Doc in Town

Arwen Ek, Nederland.  For years, the Peak to Peak community has relied on one doctor – Dr. Camarata – to care for every fever, injury, and bothersome symptom that mountain folk ...

Health Fair Fundraiser

    Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   A young man stretched out on a massage table, his eyes closed, a slight smile curving at the corner of his mouth. At another table, a young woman ...

Joining human services resources

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  You could get just about anything you needed at the Nederland Community Center Saturday morning. Needed to have a blood workup, see if your cholesterol ...

Little People, Big Hearts

Arwen Ek, Nederland. “I fell in love with Ned immediately. From the very first moment I have been greeted with acceptance and love. I knew that this community was special…that ...

Heart Healthy in Gilpin County

Arwen Ek, Gilpin County.  When I stepped into the Gilpin County Public Health building for a Cardiac Risk Assessment, I had no idea what to expect. “I’m perfectly healthy…what ...
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