Chipeta Park improvements granted

John Scarffe, Nederland.  The Nederland Public Works Department asked the Nederland Board of Trustees to approve a grant request for improvements to Chipeta Park during a regular meeting ...

Planting bulbs for indoor bloom

Irene Shonle, Gilpin County.  Although it’s probably too late to plant bulbs outside for spring bloom up here in the mountains, you can still plant them for indoor bloom. Even better, ...

Conifer seed bugs

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension Gilpin County As the days cool and we head into fall, many creatures seek to take refuge in our warm homes including mice, cluster flies, and other ...

New Magnolia Trail System draft release

John Scarffe, Boulder Boulder and Gilpin counties could be getting a new 44-mile non-motorized trail system across 6,000 acres. On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the United States Forest ...

A Moose is a moose of course

A Moose is a moose of course Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Who needs a straw? A mama moose blew bubbles in a pond near Mud Lake on Saturday afternoon, much to the delight of a crowd ...

Reservoir water breaches spillway

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  At 4 a.m Sunday, May 29, Barker Reservoir’s water oozed over the dam spillway, just a little splash at first, then a trickle, then a flow, and ...

Ready, set, plant

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. At last. The official mountain garden season begins, the first week of June, beyond the last hard frost, time to pick up those pansies, petunias, and perennials ...

Colorado Water Catchment

Colorado ‘Water Catchment’ bill allows for rain barrels at  private residences Janet Perry, Denver. Water rights in Colorado are based upon prior appropriation and senior water ...

Naturally Speaking : Got Snow?

Dave Hallock, Eldora.  Last month’s snowstorm came 95 years after the benchmark storm for our area, which occurred on April 14 and 15, 1921. A total of 95 inches of snow was recorded ...
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