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Riding high - CCHS’ Project Bike Tech teaches bike maintenance

If experience is the best teacher, then the Project Bike Tech program at Clear Creek High School is creating bike-savvy geniuses. Project Bike Tech is a national program that creates a school …
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Conifer is Colorado’s new population center
Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.

Conifer class teaches how to let go with watercolors

If you like painting along with Bob Ross, you’ll love learning watercolors with artist Lynette Boyer.

AT&T places antennas in cupolas on Buchanan Park Rec Center roof

The Buchanan Park Rec Center has three garden-shed looking structures on its roof — all to improve internet service.

It’s Ice Melt Barrel guessing time in Evergreen

The Ice Melt Barrel is now gracing the ice at Evergreen Lake, so it’s time to guess when the barrel will touch the water.

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Angry patients setting the mood for doctors

Staffing shortages, health care professional burnout and vaccine hostility are just a few of the challenges doctors are facing in today’s health climate, even in local areas like Conifer.

A dog-park proposal

An Evergreen man wants to light a fire under Jefferson County to bring a dog park back to Evergreen. Geof Erdahl sent a video recently to Jeffco commissioners with a suggestion to put a dog park in …
People put Evergreen Animal Protective League donations into a jar at the thrift shop in honor of actress Betty White’s 100th birthday.

Showing love for Betty White

The foothills' pet shelters were the recipients of the public's love for actress Betty White when they received thousands of dollars in donations on Jan. 17, which would have been White's 100th birthday.
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Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great …
Eric Martinez, right, and Shane Powell create coffee drinks together at Java Groove.

Coffee with your paper: Java Groove

For a latte with an extra shot of “heart,” Java Groove in Evergreen is a family-friendly cafe and coffee shop ready to serve everyone. 
A bull elk, center, guards his harem during the Sept. 2017 rut in Rocky Mountain National Park.

January Wildlife Photo Page: Elk

In honor of Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s 125th anniversary this year, the Clear Creek Courant will have a monthly photo page celebrating the state’s amazing wildlife and parks. Each page will celebrate a different local animal or group of animals, including fun facts provided by CPW. For January, the Courant is celebrating Colorado’s elk population.
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