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Mayor’s daughter: 9-year-old entrepreneur

 Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Aspen Gierlach, 9, is the founder of a business that was launched in Nederland about a week ago. Not only is Aspen a poised, self-confident entrepreneur, ...
Photo by Barbara Lawlor

The magic goes ’round and ’round

Glimpses of Past and Present Photo by Barbara Lawlor Pam North, Nederland.     Nothing is more evocative of childhood and fantasy than the carousel, with its brightly colored and ...
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Trustees express concerns about marijuana, beer festival

  John Scarffe, Nederland.     Zephyr Adventures of Boulder proposed a new food, beer, marijuana, and music festival to the Town of Nederland Board of Trustees during the regular ...
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Local teen picked for movie part

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Okay, it’s only one line—but Justin Thunder Hart figures it’s better than nothing. Actually a lot better. And playing Geek 2 is better ...
books

Read in Ned

Amy Carrill, Nederland.     Every generation a certain number of children are naturally drawn to science with wide-eyed wonder. Something about those elucidated mysteries resonates ...
milk thistle illustration

In Defense of the Weeds

Arwen Greer, Peak to Peak.      Ouch! You don’t have to pull so hard…Oh no! Not my beautiful blossoms…You’re not just going to throw that away, are you? Roots and all? If ...
mike jeanette and kids

Smiths reunite for Old Timers’

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Mike and Jeanette Smith and their six children and their families will be the 2014 Nederland Grand Marshal Family in the Old Timers’ Parade ...
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Fresh produce from Missouri

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Deep red tomatoes, big as grapefruit, firm yet juicy when sliced, packed with flavor. Graceful glowing yellow squash, stacked in a fiesta of curved ...