book review

A Life at High Altitude—a mountain saga

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    Local author Brian O’Donnell’s book, A Life at High Altitude, is not what it appears to be at first glance. On the cover of the book a giant ...
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Frank W. Irwin: February 5, 1925 – January 16, 2015

Frank Willis Irwin, age 89, passed away Friday, January 16, at Boulder Community Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Frank was a friendly, gentle man who was well known in the ...
astrology

Mountain Spirit Astrology : The Dawning of the Sign of Aquarius

Karen Anderson. The starry sing-along has begun. The signs are harmonizing about the dawning of the sign of Aquarius. The start of an Aquarian Age occurs every 26,000 years, but we’ve ...
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Coach Jones cheered at Bronco game

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland, January 15, 2015.  It was great season for Nederland High School’s return to 8-man football. And it was a great season for Aaron Jones, Ned’s ...
librarian

Ned Library hires new director

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jay Mann takes cello lessons because, he says, he likes the instrument’s voice. Being able to take cello lessons as well as ski, hike, and be involved ...
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Housing Task Force, 2014 year-end report

Atashnaa Medicine Shield, Community Liaison. Since the introduction of the Affordable Senior & Workforce Housing Initiative to the Board of Trustees in 2013 by Atashnaa Medicine ...
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Bitter sweet farewells

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. 2014 was filled with the loss of many beloved friends, family, and well-known local residents. In some cases, the loss was sudden and tragic; in others, ...
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2014 in retrospect

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  As years go, 2014 was fairly benign—no major disasters (although a couple of explosive hash oil fires could have been); no devastating floods, just ...