4 legged flood survivors

Flood survivors Even though the record-breaking flood of 2013 devastated much of Estes Park, the local elk herd seemed unperturbed last weekend as they lounged around the golf course. ...
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Enchantment on new trail

Barbara Lawlor A force of nature, the power of water, caused many cancellations, postponements and changes of venue for many events that were scheduled for September. Among them was ...
Gilpin County voting changes—vote early on Saturday!

Gilpin County voting changes—vote early on Saturday!

Lynn Hirshman Gilpin County Colleen Stewart, Clerk and Recorder for Gilpin County, is looking forward to breaking in her brand-new “vote center” rooms in the basement of the Old ...
Mining caffeine at high altitude

Mining caffeine at high altitude

Barbara Lawlor The Cholua Brothers struck it rich and they can’t wait to tell the world about their Mother Lode. Colorado is legendary for its mining tales, some of which are ...
Ned Lions screens young eyes

Ned Lions screens young eyes

Barbara Lawlor Little Bear Pre-school student Autumn Roberts, 4, sat on a stool facing the camera. She was somber, staring straight into the lens which happened to be a smiley face. ...
2013 epic flood disaster recovery

NCC: site of Disaster Recovery Center

Barbara Lawlor The epic flood of 2013 was a devastating weather event that destroyed homes, roads, bridges and lives in Boulder and Larimer Counties. Fortunately, Nederland and Gilpin ...
Nederland BOT Accepts Starburst Award

Nederland BOT Accepts Starburst Award

Pam North – Nederland The Nederland Board of Trustees (BOT) met on Tues. evening, Oct. 15, 2013. Mayor Joe Gierlach, Mayor pro tem Kevin Mueller, and Trustees Peter Fiori, Randy ...
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Communities Together

My mother recalled her teen years in England in World War II as a time of hardship and close community. She lived in town, but worked hard in the fields harvesting crops and pulling ...