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Creating the right environment to survive wildfire

It’s time to start mitigating your property — even if it’s starting with the little things — and to do it now.
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Fire extinguished on Nob Hill in the El Rancho area
Evergreen and Foothills firefighters quickly doused a grass fire in the El Rancho area May 11 that burned less than a quarter acre.
I-70 to be paved this summer from Chief Hosa to Floyd Hill
If temperatures are getting warmer, it must mean construction season is here.

Evergreen library patrons want traditional, natural space

Patrons of the Evergreen library want the place to continue its natural, traditional feel with some updates including changes to the teen and children’s areas.

Evergreen, Ralston Valley heading into girls soccer playoffs

ARVADA — There was one guarantee May 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex … Evergreen’s girls soccer team would be bringing the Class 4A Jeffco League plaque home for the …

Rosalie pendant unveiled at Evergreen Gallery

An angel has arrived in Evergreen — the Evergreen Angel, that is.

Kittredge residents hope animosity subsides over Bear Creek shore ownership

One thing is true regarding the dispute over access to Bear Creek at Kittredge Park: It has divided the community with hurt feelings on both sides.

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When will COVID vaccines be approved for young kids?

In his practice as a pediatrician, Dr. Sean O’Leary gets a lot of calls from worried parents. And, lately, one kind of call has begun to stand out. “The parents I hear from are the ones who are …
The pride flag flies.

The number of LGBTQ foster kids is on the rise

Diamond Kobylinski spent almost his entire childhood in foster homes, from age 2 to 17. The worst, though, was when one set of foster parents changed their mind about adopting him after Kobylinski …
Area emergency personnel who fought the Marshall Fire called the scene apocalyptic with flames 40 feet high and embers flying everywhere in 100 mph winds.

Democrats abandon pursuit of wildfire building code

A contentious effort to set stiffer construction standards for homes built in wildfire-prone parts of Colorado was abandoned as the 2022 lawmaking term came to a close with too many other proposals …
Life
Nicci Jay helps to set up one of the vendor tables at the small makers market.

Small makers gather for market in downtown Evergreen

Multiple areas of the foothills communities were represented at Sweet Hayden’s small makers market on May 12.
Field day participants play with colorful parachutes at field day on the athletic field at Clear Creek Middle/High School.

King-Murphy, Carlson students join for Field Day at CCHS

Controlled, fun chaos best describes the annual field day for King-Murphy and Carlson elementary school students.
Pandora Erlandson, left, and Beth Riser have been inducted into the Mountain Area Women in Business Hall of Fame along with Alexa Cowley (not pictured). Inductees are lauded for their contributions in business and the community.

3 inducted into Women in Business Hall of Fame

It takes more than business acumen to be inducted into the Mountain Area Women in Business Hall of Fame.
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