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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 ...
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Bee Safe Neighborhoods

Greg Wilson, Nederland. Thinking about spring gardens already? Here’s more food for thought. Can we protect pollinators in the mountains?  Nature needs our awareness and support. ...
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Amazing Grace: A Mountain Mama’s journey with eczema

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak. Grace was born a healthy 7 pounds and 1 ounce on October 1, 2012. Her parents, Doug and Steph, could not have been more proud of their new baby. But at 3 ...
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TEENS, Inc. takes on Neder-Nederland

Stephen LeFaiver, TEENS, Inc. TEENS, Inc. has taken on the responsibility to oversee and coordinate Nederland’s longest standing road race.  TEENS, Inc. approached Jen Lavely, the ...
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Barber, hairdresser, spa open in Ned

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Nederland businesses have learned that diversity of goods and services is necessary to be successful in this small, busy summer / quiet winter community. ...
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Black Mold & Sick Building Syndrome

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak. The “Great Flood” of 2013 prompted waves of concern over black mold finding a foothold in the nooks and crannies of flooded homes. Standard remediation ...