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Trail planned through Meyer Ranch property

The Conifer Area Council and Jeffco Open Space want to preserve a piece of Conifer history. The two organizations are working to create a trail that will go through the Meyer Ranch house property …
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EFR looking for more office space Evergreen Fire/Rescue is looking for more office space for both its paid staff and volunteers. As the department grows its paid staff, especially in community …

Wildfire preparedness a top priority for sheriff candidates

The two candidates wanting to be the next Jefferson County sheriff — and its countywide fire marshal — agree that preparing for wildfire is important, especially in the Evergreen and Conifer area.

Bears are foraging for food before hibernation

With September comes the fall colors, pumpkin spice — and bears foraging for food before hibernating.

Evergreen's Church of the Hills welcomes new pastor

For new Church of the Hills pastor Richard Aylor, Evergreen is the perfect place to be.

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Members of the Evergreen poms team in blue and middle schoolers who attended a clinic to learn to be a pom, wearing white, prepare to practice a routine before the Evergreen boys soccer team game on Sept. 30 against D’Evelyn. The teams tied 0-0.

Dancing together: Evergreen poms host clinic for middle schoolers

Take the Evergreen High School fight song, add in the school’s poms team and 12 middle school students, plus a dance routine, and you get a special performance at the boys soccer game on Sept. 30.
The Evergreen Park & Recreation board has put plans for a dog park on 36 acres east of Fillius Park on hold for now.

Dog park plans on hold

The Evergreen Park & Recreation District is putting the brakes on a proposal to put an off-leash dog park on 36 acres east of Fillius Park.
These were some of the sculptures up for bid during the Sculpture Evergreen fundraising event. Sculpture Evergreen and Center for the Arts Evergreen will merge on Jan. 1.

Sculpture Evergreen, CAE to combine forces

Sculpture Evergreen and Center for the Arts Evergreen are merging.
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‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of …
People take a ride in a photo from The Patch, a farm in Elbert County that puts on fall festivities. The farm sits near the Town of Elizabeth.

Fall festivals abound in metro Denver counties for 2022

Dustin Smith and his wife grew up spending time at their grandparents’ farms, but many years later, Smith’s kids weren’t getting that same experience. So the Smiths opened The Patch, a farm in Elbert County that puts on fall festivities.
A buck rests in the grass in Morrison in November 2021.

September Wildlife Photo Page: Deer

In honor of Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s 125th anniversary this year, the Clear Creek Courant and the Canyon Courier 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 September, the mountain newspapers are celebrating deer.
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