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Creating the right environment to survive wildfire

It’s time to start mitigating your property — even if it’s starting with the little things — and to do it now.
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Fire extinguished on Nob Hill in the El Rancho area
Evergreen and Foothills firefighters quickly doused a grass fire in the El Rancho area May 11 that burned less than a quarter acre.
I-70 to be paved this summer from Chief Hosa to Floyd Hill
If temperatures are getting warmer, it must mean construction season is here.

Evergreen library patrons want traditional, natural space

Patrons of the Evergreen library want the place to continue its natural, traditional feel with some updates including changes to the teen and children’s areas.

Evergreen, Ralston Valley heading into girls soccer playoffs

ARVADA — There was one guarantee May 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex … Evergreen’s girls soccer team would be bringing the Class 4A Jeffco League plaque home for the …

Rosalie pendant unveiled at Evergreen Gallery

An angel has arrived in Evergreen — the Evergreen Angel, that is.

Kittredge residents hope animosity subsides over Bear Creek shore ownership

One thing is true regarding the dispute over access to Bear Creek at Kittredge Park: It has divided the community with hurt feelings on both sides.

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Matthew Cotter

Ninety-six year sentence for man who shot Fort Lupton police officer

GREELEY -- The man who shot a Fort Lupton Police Department sergeant two years ago drew a 96-year prison sentence. Weld County District Court Judge Vincente Vigil pronounced sentence for …
This year’s legislative session saw two bills that would protect and assist residents, like those in Golden Hills Mobile Home Park in Golden. One created a $35 million revolving loan that would help park residents organize and purchase their communities. The other set to stabilize lot rents. That bill, although it provides other important protections, was gutted.

Legislation a ‘gutted’ win for mobile home park residents

When HB22-1287 passed earlier this year, mobile home park residents thought they garnered an important win. And they did. Sorta.
Nicci Jay helps to set up one of the vendor tables at the small makers market.

Small makers gather for market in downtown Evergreen

Multiple areas of the foothills communities were represented at Sweet Hayden’s small makers market on May 12.
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Field day participants play with colorful parachutes at field day on the athletic field at Clear Creek Middle/High School.

King-Murphy, Carlson students join for Field Day at CCHS

Controlled, fun chaos best describes the annual field day for King-Murphy and Carlson elementary school students.
Pandora Erlandson, left, and Beth Riser have been inducted into the Mountain Area Women in Business Hall of Fame along with Alexa Cowley (not pictured). Inductees are lauded for their contributions in business and the community.

3 inducted into Women in Business Hall of Fame

It takes more than business acumen to be inducted into the Mountain Area Women in Business Hall of Fame.
Sherry Predaina, regent of the Mountain Rendezvous chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, listens as Dr. John Witwer thanks the organization for presenting him with Medal of Honor.

Witwer receives DAR's Medal of Honor

Dr. John Price Witwer is everything the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor should be.
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