About Town - June 26, 2014

Another week gone by, it is now summer and plenty hot. The river seems to be staying in its banks, and it is now time to celebrate the 38th annual Good Old Days. Thanks to Dave and Marissa, and whoever came forth to get a carnival for our celebration, and to those that organized the Flood Recovery 5K Run, which

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About Town - June 19, 2014

FATHER’S DAY 
We know you all honored your fathers and grandfather last Sunday; going to church with him, taking him out to eat, a box of chocolates, etc. As we think of our fathers, we think of someone that “brings home the

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Finding Fossils Close to Home

I moved to Colorado from Texas right out of college when I was hired to teach in Jefferson County. I stood awestruck at the sight of Red Rocks Amphitheater from the playground of Bear Creek Elementary. Amazed, I listened to my second graders talk about collecting arrowheads at nearby Soda Lakes. Our favorite unit included dinosaurs and a field trip to the Natural History Museum in Denver. That was a long time ago.

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About Town - June 12, 2014

Another week gone by with a nice rain or two. The river seems to be holding in its banks.  There are sandbags along the banks at Third and Fourth Avenue, but the water hasn’t gotten that far up yet. There is a little over 1000 cfs of runoff in the river now, and during the flood there was 30,000! Wow. We are truly lucky to be alive!

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