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Big band flair at Evergreen’s Red Ram

Evergreen has been a destination for live-band enthusiasts for decades — and in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Red Ram in downtown Evergreen was the place to be. The Ram, modeled after the …
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A century of service
It’s a milestone the foothills doesn’t see too often: Olde’s Garage celebrated its 100th anniversary on Feb. 22. Herman Olde opened the station in 1921 in downtown Evergreen where Creekside …

Cougars take two out of three at Wheat Ridge quad

Gabe Benton is one of few words, so he let his wrestling do the talking for him on Feb. 18 at Wheat Ridge High School. His wrestling shouted loud and clear as the Evergreen senior went 3-for-3 with …

Boys wrestling rankings

MONUMENT -- Here are the latest boys wrestling rankings from On the Mat Magazine: Class 3A 113 pounds: 2. Daniel Soto, Jefferson. 18. Donovan Birmingham, Fort Lupton. 120 pounds: 12. Andrew …

Staying open to stay in business

While some restaurant owners hope Colorado’s 5-Star certification program will help them weather the COVID-19 storm, others are on the fence about whether it would be good for their eateries. …

Cougars hold on to exorcise Demons

Jackson Mott made it a point to slow down and focus on his breathing every time that he stepped to the charity stripe Friday night at Lo Hunter Gymnasium at Evergreen High School. The senior guard …

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Douglas County was considered to be under the worst possible dryness conditions — called “exceptional drought” — from Oct. 20 until Feb. 23, according to the United States Drought Monitor.

Douglas County prepares for likely tough wildfire, drought season

There may have been snow on the ground just days ago, but Douglas County is gearing up for a difficult wildfire and drought season around the corner. As the county begins its fifth month in some of …
Former Jeffco DA Pete Weir cuts the ribbon to officially open the Porchlight Family Justice Center in Lakewood.

”This is on behalf of all the survivors”

Cynthia Kornegey knows first-hand the many challenges faced by victims of domestic abuse. “When you are pregnant and you are pushed down the stairs, you don't know how to keep that secret in your …
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As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory …
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Olivia and Drew take on the Sledding Hill in South Jeffco.

Saturday sledding brings out smiles

No hours were spent in bumper-to-bumper freeway traffic to ride this hill. Families took advantage of good weekend weather and last week’s snow to have some fun at South Jeffco’s Sledding Hill …
The T. rex Experience will be on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver, through April 25. Along with animations, touchable bronze casts of SUE’s bones and a multimedia light show, the exhibit features an exact cast of SUE’s 40-foot-long skeleton.

SUE stomps back to Denver Museum of Nature & Science

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …

DMNS-funded research sheds light on rare dinosaur discovery

Researchers have discovered the first new partial skull of a Parasaurolophus dinosaur in 97 years. This happened during a recent dig funded by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in …
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