avalanche area

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 ...
climate change

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 ...
BearCarrot

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 ...
dying well

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 ...