Ned High seniors honored with a banquet

Nederland High School seniors were honored with a Senior Banquet on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. It was an evening where awards and scholarships were given to students. Seniors were acknowledged for their enthusiasm and dedication in different classes by their teachers. Student athletes were recognized for the sports they participated in. Seniors who will be wearing stoles and honor cords […]

Local National Forests announces new district ranger

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are excited to announce a new district ranger to lead the Boulder ranger district. Boulder District Ranger Kevin McLaughlin: McLaughlin will join the Boulder Ranger District on May 23, 2022. Having grown up in upstate New York, Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental science from SUNY Plattsburgh. He started […]

New Explorers move up to kindergarten

New Explorers Learning Center graduating class of 2022 celebrated with a skit “The Magical Toy Store” led by director Karen Campbell and assistant director, Lisa McCoy. They showed off their Spanish as taught by Ms Liz, with a presentation including greetings and information about themselves such as where they live, how old they are, their parent’s names, and their favorite […]

Ned Gravel builds on success of diversity and inclusivity

Ned Gravel, a Colorado gravel bike race that proactively encourages diversity and inclusion on the starting line, is proud to announce the race will return to Nederland, Colorado in summer of 2022. With race day scheduled for July 9, Ned Gravel offers courses designed for everyone, from the 20 mile beginner-friendly Silver Course, to the more challenging 40 mile Gold […]

Nederland High School Senior: Takira Weise

Takira Weise has been going to school in Nederland since she was 11, and since joining, she has loved the incredibly inclusive community that has formed in the town. When she attended Nederland Elementary, she remembers the carnival they put on every year, along with the community welcoming her with open arms. In 9th, 10th, and 12th grade, she joined […]

Nederland High School Senior: Benjamin Nichols

Benjamin Nichols has been a student in Nederland for his entire life. From attending multiple pre-K schools throughout the town to elementary and middle school, and now finally graduating as a senior from Nederland High School, has been a staple student in Nederland for all of his life. Throughout his school career, Ben has participated in an extensive collection of […]

Life in Nature: Waking up

As warmer temperatures make their way into the high country life begins to stir, and one of my favorite mountain critters begins to emerge more frequently from the deep sleep of winter, the yellow bellied marmot. Cousin to the portly prognosticators of the east, the famous groundhog (woodchuck, whistlepig, etc.), if you have spent much time in the hills of […]

June 2022 Hikes and Events

Astronomy: Seasons of Change Friday, June 10, 8:15-10:30 p.m. Near Lyons. Location provided when registering. Changing seasons mean changing skies. Learn how our orbit around the sun changes the constellations we see in the southern sky. Find out what you can see in the summer skies at a brief program followed by sky gazing with telescopes provided by the Longmont […]

Nederland Elementary celebrates spring carnival

Spring carnival comes to NES The Nederland Elementary School Carnival was full of games, food, music, learning, community and fun!          

Peak Parenting: Cultivating food love

Ask most kids where food comes from, and they’ll reply, “The grocery store.” While that’s not incorrect, parents know that’s only one of the many stops it takes to get delicious, nutritious food from the ground to hungry mouths. So how can we get kids to understand and appreciate where food comes from and the work it takes to get […]