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  • Jazz festival offers variety of musical flavors from Dixieland to swing

      Jazz lovers who enjoy traditional sounds with a New Orleans flavor and swing beat have a musical feast from which to choose at this year’s Evergreen Jazz Festival.

     

    “It’s all traditional jazz: swing, ragtime, blues and boogie-woogie,” says Jim Reiners, promoter of the event. 

  • Jazz festival offers variety of musical flavors from Dixieland to swing

      Jazz lovers who enjoy traditional sounds with a New Orleans flavor and swing beat have a musical feast from which to choose at this year’s Evergreen Jazz Festival.

     

    “It’s all traditional jazz: swing, ragtime, blues and boogie-woogie,” says Jim Reiners, promoter of the event. 

  • Kittredge bridge project creates southbound detour

    The Myers Gulch Road bridge in Kittredge will be stronger and wider after an ongoing project is completed by the end of September. 

     

    The scope of work includes removing and replacing the outer concrete girders with wider twin-T supports. The bridge also is being expanded from 32 feet to 37 feet to improve its shoulders and guardrails and to meet safety standards.

    Technology Constructors of Arvada is the general contractor selected for the project administered by the Jeffco Transportation and Engineering Division.

  • Tiny bubbles in the lake make fish happy, water fine

    Tiny bubbles rising to the surface of Evergreen Lake are improving water quality, along with the lives of fish living in the lake.

    Released through a recently installed aeration system, the champagne-like bubbles form through compressed air pumped to the bottom of the lake and diffused. When the water mixes with the air, levels of dissolved oxygen increase in the lake — making the environment healthier for aquatic life.

  • Tiny bubbles in the lake make fish happy, water fine

    Tiny bubbles rising to the surface of Evergreen Lake are improving water quality, along with the lives of fish living in the lake.

    Released through a recently installed aeration system, the champagne-like bubbles form through compressed air pumped to the bottom of the lake and diffused. When the water mixes with the air, levels of dissolved oxygen increase in the lake — making the environment healthier for aquatic life.

  • Tiny bubbles in the lake make fish happy, water fine

    Tiny bubbles rising to the surface of Evergreen Lake are improving water quality, along with the lives of fish living in the lake.

    Released through a recently installed aeration system, the champagne-like bubbles form through compressed air pumped to the bottom of the lake and diffused. When the water mixes with the air, levels of dissolved oxygen increase in the lake — making the environment healthier for aquatic life.

  • Former Evergreen man faces sentencing for unlawful sexual contact

    A former Evergreen resident found guilty of unlawful sexual contact involving an at-risk adult is facing a possible 18-month prison sentence.

    Ronald Ruhoff, 73, was charged with having inappropriate physical contact with a 29-year-old woman whom he met while working as a van driver for an area organization, according to a Jefferson County arrest affidavit.

  • Fire destroys home on Bear Mountain

     A couple and their dog escaped uninjured from a house fire on Bear Mountain early Thursday, but the home was destroyed.

  • Public should be able to trust trustees

    If you can’t trust a public trustee with the public’s trust, whom can you trust?

  • Reader reports rare sighting of rose-breasted grosbeak

    A phone call from a reader of this column on Thursday, July 12, brought some exciting news. The call was from Susan Pellegrini, who lives out Brook Forest Drive. She was calling to tell me she had seen her first rose-breasted grosbeak at her feeder. It was an adult male, not all that unusual in itself, but it was the date that excited me.