Presidents, commissioners up for election

  John Scarffe, Gilpin and Boulder counties.  The November 8, 2016, elections provided voters in Gilpin and Boulder counties an astounding number of candidates and constitutional ...

Ned victorious in last game

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  In the last game of the season, the Nederland Panthers hosted the Del Norte Tigers and won the big cat fight on their home field, 52 -7.  Because they ...

Discount electric car purchase program

Barb Halpin, Boulder.  Boulder  County and its municipalities are providing another reason to purchase an electric vehicle. The program, Benefits Boulder County, is back by popular ...

Nederland Community Library November events

Local Scientists Caring for Our Earth Series In partnership with the local non-profit Our Sacred Earth, the Nederland Community Library is hosting a local scientist series this fall. ...

Celebrating 40 years, all year long

The Mountain-Ear celebrates 40 years in print and some of the businesses that have helped us get there! Janet Perry, Peak to Peak.   4TheLuvOfDogz specializes in mobile canine massage, ...

Thanks from the kids

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  This past summer has been a child’s nightmare come true: a raging fire that destroyed homes of people they knew; an evacuation of many of their friends, ...

Weekend of witches, weirdness

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  In Nederland, Halloween isn’t limited to October 31st. The creepy crawler critters and adorable fairies and furry creatures make a weekend of the children’s ...

Panthers slammed in second quarter

Barbara Lawlor Nederland The Nederland High School Panthers were outscored in the second quarter of their away game against the Rocky Mountain Lutheran Eagles on Friday night, and they ...

Taking out blackwood

Barbara Lawlor Nederland The work crew walked out of the blackened forest, the spears of charred pines piercing the deep blue sky behind them. Their hard hats hung from their hands, ...
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