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Saws, Slaws: mitigation superstars

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Orange cones dotted the side of Big Springs Road on Saturday morning. The snarl of a chain saw ratcheted through the Barker Road trees as a low growl, dense ...
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Barker’s Brass Band two decades old

Barbara Lawlor Nederland You can hear them before you see them — the big bass drum, boom da da boom; the tuba, oompapa; the trumpet, the flute, the clarinet, the French horn ...
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New Moon Child

Karen Anderson – Nederland The perfect Cancer holiday arrives. The United States of America is born on the fourth of July. Cancer is the sign that signifies the archetype of ...
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Black Hawk fireworks a go, for now

Linda Detroy Black Hawk City and fire officials in Black Hawk expect to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show set to music, but they say that could change at any moment. ...
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Another Fire! Black Hills Fire Fighters Help

Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County On Wednesday, June 26, a smoke sighting in the remote area of Dakota Hill in Gilpin County sparked a gathering of resources worthy of a major wild ...
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Happy Fourth of July; Leave Fido home

Deb D’Andrea Nederland Wow, I can’t believe it’s already the Fourth of July. This holiday, as with most holidays, can be hard on pets traveling in the hot summer heat or even ...
Independence-Day

From Aging to Ageless: A New Declaration for All

Sondra Fields, Ph.D. Nederland The Summer Solstice has passed. Summer is officially here, and with it July’s festive commemorations of the day our forefathers signed into law protection ...
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Coal Creek Canyon Home Goes Up in Flames

Barbara Lawlor – Coal Creek Canyon By the time neighbors saw the smoke and flames, a Lillis Road home off Ranch Elsie Road in Jefferson County was well on its way to being destroyed ...