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Big band flair at Evergreen’s Red Ram

Evergreen has been a destination for live-band enthusiasts for decades — and in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Red Ram in downtown Evergreen was the place to be. The Ram, modeled after the …
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A century of service
It’s a milestone the foothills doesn’t see too often: Olde’s Garage celebrated its 100th anniversary on Feb. 22. Herman Olde opened the station in 1921 in downtown Evergreen where Creekside …

Cougars take two out of three at Wheat Ridge quad

Gabe Benton is one of few words, so he let his wrestling do the talking for him on Feb. 18 at Wheat Ridge High School. His wrestling shouted loud and clear as the Evergreen senior went 3-for-3 with …

CDOT opens survey for drivers who use I-70 corridor

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting a survey of recent travelers on the I-70 mountain corridor to the west of Denver. The purpose of this study is to understand drivers’ travel …

Staying open to stay in business

While some restaurant owners hope Colorado’s 5-Star certification program will help them weather the COVID-19 storm, others are on the fence about whether it would be good for their eateries. …

Cougars hold on to exorcise Demons

Jackson Mott made it a point to slow down and focus on his breathing every time that he stepped to the charity stripe Friday night at Lo Hunter Gymnasium at Evergreen High School. The senior guard …

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As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory …
Music teacher Aleaha Harkins and art teacher Pam Jackson, who both teach at Denver Green School Southeast Campus in Denver’s Virginia Vale neighborhood, pick up music instruments for student use during the 2020-2021 school year.

Providing the opportunity for every child to play a musical instrument

For years, students in the music program at the Denver Green School Southeast Campus in Denver’s Virginia Vale neighborhood had to share musical instruments because the school simply did not have …
Three-year-old Nevin Schulthess rides in style, enjoying a snow day in Castle Rock.

Heavy snow prompts school closures around Denver metro area

A winter storm that brought heavy snow the night of Feb. 24 made for a treacherous morning commute the next day, prompting school closures throughout the Denver metro area. The Douglas County …
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The T. rex Experience will be on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver, through April 25. Along with animations, touchable bronze casts of SUE’s bones and a multimedia light show, the exhibit features an exact cast of SUE’s 40-foot-long skeleton.

SUE stomps back to Denver Museum of Nature & Science

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …

DMNS-funded research sheds light on rare dinosaur discovery

Researchers have discovered the first new partial skull of a Parasaurolophus dinosaur in 97 years. This happened during a recent dig funded by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in …
Raya and Sisu from Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon.

Wheat Ridge alum in Tinseltown

Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, a tale about dragon magic, a world torn apart and the redeeming power of trust, comes to Disney+ March 5. And when the final credits roll, folks from Wheat Ridge …
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