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El Rancho restaurant to reopen
El Rancho restaurant is reopening. Denver restaurateurs Frank and Jacqueline Bonanno, who own 10 restaurants in the Denver area, will operate the historic restaurant that closed abruptly last summer.

285 Corridor road projects move forward

The Colorado Department of Transportation is continuing to plan improvements to U.S. 285 between at Kings Valley and in Bailey to improve safety, especially considering the number of accidents, some of them fatal, at the two locations.

Broadcasting the news: Bergen Valley fifth graders tell stories, build confidence

Broadcast journalists-in-training have been working at Bergen Valley Elementary School, creating the Bergen Broadcast to inform The Bergens community about school news.

Lighthart named Manager of the Year

David Lighthart, the manager of the Evergreen Metro District, says he’s not much for awards.

Evergreen Park & Recreation District briefs

Zamboni ready for ice, Historic warming hut to be used and more

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Smartwatches are calling 911 from the slopes

Clear Creek County 911 dispatchers are getting increased calls from the ski slopes, but not from people in distress — rather, their watches are calling for help when the owner takes a tumble. 

Mount Evans name change to Mount Blue Sky moves to governor's office for final approval

The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board moved to make an official recommendation to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis to change the name of Mount Evans to Mount Blue Sky. 

Four foothills dance studios join forces to present 'The Nutcracker'

For four dance studios in Evergreen and Conifer, there's been a bright side to the pandemic.
Life

Take a hop, skip and a jump into the city for Lindy Hop

In 1928, two Black dancers in a dance marathon in Harlem — George Snowden and Mattie Purnell — broke away from each other to throw in some solo freestyling. With that, they started the process of creating one of the most popular swing dances ever: Lindy Hop.

November Wildlife Photo Page: Bobcats, Pikas, Turkeys & More

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. For November, the mountain newspapers are celebrating bison, bobcats, pikas and any Colorado wildlife that hasn't been previously featured.

Foothills holiday news briefs

Holiday happenings in the foothills
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