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Falls Prevention Week

I fall a lot. It is embarrassing, as I am the mountain-based teacher of the national A Matter of Balance falls prevention classes, which I have facilitated at three locations in the ...
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Weatherize Now

Summer is over. Labor Day officially marks the end of the season, regardless of the equinox. One month from now our aspen trees will be bare. In less than two months we will incur our ...
Gilpin Library Footnotes

Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian Gilpin County We start in the sixteenth century this week for a medieval mystery from the pen of James Forrester. In “The Roots of Betrayal,” Catholic herald ...
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Gilpin County Senior Program

September 2013 Events Sept. 2, Happy Labor Day, Closed. Sept. 3, Grocery Shopping at Bergen Park Wal-Mart. Sept. 4, Free Exercise Class at 11:15 a.m., Social Time Lunch at 12:15 p.m. Sept. ...
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15th Annual NedFest

Barbara Lawlor Nederland This is the second year Ned Fest has been produced by the Peak to Peak Music Education Association, which has carried on Nederland’s largest music event ...
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The Mountain Ear

“And in the naked light I saw, Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never shared. And ...
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Old Timers’ picnic a hoot

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Nederland Old Timers’ Day Grand Marshal Bobbie Childers grinned shyly at her former classmates who were yelling at her to sing their favorite old-time song. ...
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Finding a home for Muttley

Barbara Lawlor Nederland His long journey had finally come to an end. Wayne Sobas left Florida about three weeks ago, driving his dark green Chevy Malibu with a new engine. He was ...