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For the love for festivals … and rhubarb

The population of the town of Pine Grove grew nearly 10-fold on June 12 as locals and visitors gathered for the 33rd Rhubarb Festival. The historic town on Highway 126 south of Pine Junction usually …
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Developer sues Elk Creek Fire
The developer trying to build a controversial housing development behind Conifer Safeway is asking a judge to compel the Elk Creek Fire Protection District to sign a Fire Service Expansion Agreement …

Residents want more evacuation-route mitigation

About 20 Evergreen residents have asked the Evergreen Fire/Rescue board of directors to back off on saving money to build a new Station 1 and divert it instead to evacuation-route mitigation work. …

EFR selects F+D International to design, build new Station 1

The Evergreen Fire/Rescue board gave Fire Chief Mike Weege the go-ahead to negotiate a contract with F+D International based in Boulder to design and build a new Station 1. The fire board has not …

Joining together for veterans

Indian Hills overflowed with support for servicemen and servicewomen on June 12, when the Mountain Resource Center hosted its annual Veterans Rendezvous at Eudaimonia. The festive summertime event …

A passion for the arts

When Celia Sladek was looking for a way to meet people in Evergreen after she retired, she volunteered to join the Center for the Arts Evergreen board of directors. Little did she know that six years …

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Collaboration in Jeffco Schools’ summer programs

As the 2020-21 school year drew to a close, a number of community organizations were concerned that summer supports for students would need to be more robust than ever to give students who struggled …
Lutheran Medical Center President Grant Wicklund, second from left, joins a team of dignitaries, including Wheat Ridge Mayor Bud Starker, in breaking ground for the SCL Lutheran replacement hospital.

Work begins on Lutheran hospital's new location

Ground has been broken for the SCL Lutheran replacement hospital campus in Wheat Ridge. The new hospital will be located in the new Clear Creek Crossing development near I-70 and 44th Avenue. The …

$1.7 million grant to fight hunger in Jeffco

To help those who need a consistent food supply, Jefferson County is planning on giving a $1.7 million grant to help build a resilient food system. Community First Foundation (CFF) and Jefferson …
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Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, …
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Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
Eve, Claire and Jacob Goeke pose with the game they helped create, Canoosh.

Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own …
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