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Breaking News : Road closed due to rollover accident

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, a Pioneer Sand & Gravel  semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of gravel went out of control on a switchback just south ...
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Nederland Miners’ Days set for September 20 and 21

Emmit Hoyl, Nederland.   Once a year Nederland celebrates its humble beginnings and history with its Miners’ Days Celebration. For two days Nederland comes alive again as real miners, ...
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August Nederland Police Reports

On August 2, two Nederland officers drove past the Nederland Visitors’ Center and noticed a man sitting on the bench and drinking from a clear bottle that appeared to contain ...
Very Sustainable
Connor Merrigan's Sustainability Action Plan received a lot of discussion but eventually was approved by the Nederland Board of Trustees at the September 2 meeting.

BOT approves Sustainability Action Plan

John Scarffe, Nederland. At the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, September 2, they received a resolution to adopt a Sustainability Action Plan. Town Administrator Alisha ...
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Mountain Spirit Astrology : Summer’s End

Karen Anderson, Peak to Peak.  Virgo is the sign that provides the transition from summer into fall. Gemini, the sign in June, is playful and light-hearted, July’s Cancer honors ...
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Mountain Critters : Why dogs eat grass

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  I’ve had several people come up to me and ask “Why does my dog eat grass?” While we can never really know without them telling us, we can speculate. ...
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Woodworker creates magic playground

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  On any given day all summer long, a flock of kids of all ages can be found perched on large logs in the front yard of the log cabin on Fourth Street. Sometimes ...
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Facing the challenge

    Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become the rage of the summer, escalating in mid-August. All over the country people are pouring buckets of ...