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A ducky day for Evergreen as annual derby sends 7,500 plastic fowl down Bear Creek

Collective chants of “drop the ducks!” could likely be heard for miles as everyone in downtown Evergreen cheered in anticipation of the big duck drop of 2022.
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Section of Evergreen Lake North Trail fixed after collapse
A portion of the Evergreen Lake North Trail has collapsed, and Evergreen Park & Recreation District workers have cordoned off the area while it fixes the problem.

Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen dedicates new gym facility

The Den is ready for Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen students and the community to use.

Morrison Briefs

Board discusses Ciderfest, parking, police department and more.

Middle-school camp keeps athletes active during summer

Six area middle-schoolers have learned their own strength literally and figuratively as they participated in a strength and speed camp last month at the Marshdale fields.

Soggy dogs for a good cause: Dog wash fundraiser benefits Evergreen Animal Protection League

Sarge the husky eyed the plastic pool in front of him suspiciously. Twenty seconds later, hesitation forgotten, he was lying underneath a mountain of suds as volunteers reminded him what a good boy …

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Sheriff's calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty. 
Studies look at what causes the AC unit to use so much energy.

Researchers figured out why air conditioners consume so much energy

This just in from the laboratory: When it comes to the air conditioner chugging away in the window, it’s not the heat — but the humidity that’s causing it to work overtime. An analysis by …
Heavy rain means the chance of driving through a puddle or two. Such was the case Aug. 16 near Santa Fe Drive and West Mississippi Avenue. The heavy rain was a continuation of monsoon rain from Aug. 15. Some areas of town got 3 inches of rain. The rain gauge at the airport measured 0.1 of an inch.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include …
Teams play cornhole in the semi-finals during the Blue Spruce Kiwanis’ Toss for a Cause cornhole tournament on Aug. 13.

Cornhole tournament brings more than 60 teams out for a good cause

Take a bunch of bean bags, boards with a hole in them and people willing to compete, and you have the second annual Toss for a Cause cornhole tournament.
The crowd gets into the music at ConiferFest, dancing and singing along to the music.

ConiferFest provides something for everyone

The field behind Our Lady of the Pines was the place to be on Aug. 13 as rockin’ bands entertained hundreds at the third annual ConiferFest.
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