West Mag a shooting area option; Gilpin cuts possible sites

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  In the next month, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sports Shooting Management Partnership will host three open houses regarding identifying possible ...

Plants for People: Amazing aspens help humans

Pam Sherman, Gold Hill. In this new series, Plants for People, we’ll explore how humans have used the wild plants around us in the mountains for food, drink, medicine, furniture, ...

Forest Festival fundraiser

Barbara Lawlor, Eldora. Next Tuesday night, June 23, Nederland will be the lucky recipients of a concert consisting of local musicians who are well-known nationally. Vince Herman of ...

Climber injured in Canyon fall

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Nederland Fire Protection District, Rocky Mountain Rescue, and Nederland Police Department responded to a report of a fallen climber on the north side ...

Natural nectar for hummingbirds

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Would it be summer in the mountains without the trills and flashes of color and motion of hummingbirds? We are blessed with many ...

The concrete storm of April 17, 2015

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. It was as if the weather gods had dispersed Portland cement into the moisture clouds that slogged over the mountains Thursday morning and spewed sheets ...

Alice installed at Wild Bear Wonderland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Pulling aside the curtains to the back room of the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, one enters a strange new world. No, it is not a display of foxes or ...

The man behind the camera

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Almost every day James DeWalt posts a photograph on the Facebook page NedHeads. It is usually a landscape shot during his walks at Caribou Ranch or Barker ...

Leaping Leaf-Peeper

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