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Milestones

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It has been a couple of weeks since Miles Pancoast, 18, returned to Nederland. Life for him and his family has settled into a routine of physical therapy, ...
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They deserve it

Over 20 years ago a group of Nederland community members got together and decided that there were people in town who should be recognized for their extraordinary efforts toward making ...
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Housing as a Moral Issue

Hansen Wendlandt, Nederland Community Presbyterian Church. The data says that Nederland has a housing shortage. Some people say it’s a public crisis. The stories I hear make it sound ...
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Local family gets wheels

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Michael Czeponis was a single dad with five children when the Flood of 2013 washed down Boulder Canyon taking his belongings and his home with it. Just when ...
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Wounded Without Weapons: Documenting first-responder PTSD

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. You’re driving up Boulder Canyon, eager to get home, when you round a curve and see a line of cars stopped in the road. It’s hot and you are in ...
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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 ...
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There’s an animal in the bed

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. During these winter nights, I have many a friend who shares the bed with their beloved four pawed companion(s), little—or in some cases, not so little—furry ...
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Panthers lose to Saints, beat Mustangs

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. The Nederland boys basketball team doesn’t give up. They play equally as hard from the beginning of a game to the end of it, even with a hefty score ...