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The gift of warmth

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland Imagine skating hard for about 10 solid minutes, adrenalin pumping, sweating with the heat of competition and then stopping and sitting on a cold bench, an ...
the Christmas Spenser

GILPIN LIBRARY FOOTNOTES

Larry Grieco, Librarian With Christmas looming around the corner, it seems like perfect timing for “the perfect book.” When Robert B. Parker died at his writing desk on January ...
Man for all seasons deve felkley

Man for all seasons

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Dave Felkley’s favorite time of the year is summer, fall, winter and spring and all the days or weeks in between each of them. In other words, he loves ...
senior scene

Turkey-free Thanksgiving?

Before Christmas in 1862, Paul Lindstrom drove his horse team through snow and ice from Empire to Denver to buy supplies for the holidays. At a time when flour was forty cents a pound, ...
Turkey's a-coming

Turkey’s a-coming

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is two weeks from today, November 28. It is a family time: moms, dads, aunts, uncles, all the cousins, grandparents, ex-spouses, soon-to-be ...
Coal Creek Canyon opens

Coal Creek Canyon opens

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek It’s been almost two months since the 2013 flood destroyed much of lower Coal Creek Canyon, stranding residents and ripping apart the bridges that gave ...
Depth of Field exhibit opens at Showcase Gallery

Depth of Field exhibit opens at Showcase Gallery

John Scarffe Central City Two artists specializing in photography opened an exhibit called Depth of Field at the Showcase Gallery above the Visitor’s Center in Central City. Greg ...
Pilates comes to Nederland

Pilates comes to Nederland

Babara Lawlor Local mountain therapists offer many kinds of alternative healing: the relaxing, let-it-happen-to-you massage, the stick-it-to-you acupuncture, laser treatments and ...