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Art for all in Evergreen

Saturday was a convergence of the arts in many of its forms. Day of the Arts combined visual and performing arts in a fun-filled day for kids and adults alike. Center for the Arts Evergreen hosted …
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Clear Creek officials recommend renaming local peak
The Clear Creek County commissioners have recommended that Squaw Mountain be renamed Mestaa'ėhehe Mountain. Dozens of Clear Creek residents, people of indigenous descent, Colorado residents and …

Breaking the mold - 10 new sculptures in Evergeen

Art invaded Evergreen in a good way on June 5 as the nonprofit Sculpture Evergreen installed six new sculptures in downtown Evergreen, three in Bergen Park and one at the post office. The annual …

Memorializing war heroes

Memorial Day's weather was a fitting backdrop to the somber recognition ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Buchanan Park. Nearly 200 people stood in the rain to honor servicemen and servicewomen …

Planning for the July 4 music festival

One down, one to go. The inaugural Memorial Day Music Festival in Evergreen was a success despite chilly, rainy weather, and now it's time to focus on the more established July 4 Music Festival. …

Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

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Lutheran Medical Center President Grant Wicklund, second from left, joins a team of dignitaries, including Wheat Ridge Mayor Bud Starker, in breaking ground for the SCL Lutheran replacement hospital.

Work begins on Lutheran hospital's new location

Ground has been broken for the SCL Lutheran replacement hospital campus in Wheat Ridge. The new hospital will be located in the new Clear Creek Crossing development near I-70 and 44th Avenue. The …

$1.7 million grant to fight hunger in Jeffco

To help those who need a consistent food supply, Jefferson County is planning on giving a $1.7 million grant to help build a resilient food system. Community First Foundation (CFF) and Jefferson …
SLASH Schedule for Jeffco mountain communities

Jeffco SLASH sites open through October

Jeffco Sustainable Lands and Safer Homes (SLASH) is hosting a summer-long program of collection sites where you can drop off tree debris and other organic material. The 2021 slash collection will be …
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Celia Sladek, center, holds her 2021 Arts Person of the Year Award while Center for the Arts Evergreen's Executive Director Lisa Nierenberg, left, and Sara Miller, senior director of exhibitions, education and marketing, laud her work for the organization.

A passion for the arts

When Celia Sladek was looking for a way to meet people in Evergreen after she retired, she volunteered to join the Center for the Arts Evergreen board of directors. Little did she know that six years …
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Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
Eve, Claire and Jacob Goeke pose with the game they helped create, Canoosh.

Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own …
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