nederland

Naturally Speaking

“Odds and Ends” Dave Hallock Eldora This spring’s moisture had me thinking that we would be safe from fire danger until after the July monsoons, but nature threw a curve ...
Gilpin Softball

Players, Bobtail tie for first

Barbara Lawlor Gilpin County Being on top of the Gilpin County Adult Coed Softball League is like being number one in a ski race midway through the start list: you could slide to second, ...
windfarm surreal

This Week’s Weather

By John McGinley Upper High Shifts To West; Brings A Drier Week Weak northwesterly flow aloft brought on by a shift of the upper level high to the west, kept wet monsoon air at bay. ...
Rocky Grass Stage

41st Annual Rocky Grass in Lyons

This year there is an interesting juxtaposition between the Rockygrass Bluegrass Festival, which begins Friday, and last month’s Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The prestigious ...
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County Corner

Roger Baker Gilpin County The large and diverse crowd at the recreational sport shooting management open house last ThursdaySquaw Mountain Fire Lookout night, July 11, at the Gilpin ...
Deb's dog bear

Lost pups

Deb D’Andrea 4TheLuvOfDogz Nederland, CO We’ve all seen the posters, the posts, and the call for help to find the lost pup or kitty. Some find their way home shortly, just having ...
Bob Barker Brass Band

Barker’s Brass Band two decades old

Barbara Lawlor Nederland You can hear them before you see them — the big bass drum, boom da da boom; the tuba, oompapa; the trumpet, the flute, the clarinet, the French horn ...
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Barber opening bright with belly laughs

Barbara Lawlor Central City Opening night of the Central City Opera season is always a festival for the senses, and Saturday’s opening production of the Barber of Seville offered ...