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Despite ceremony's snowy weather, Evergreen graduates' futures are sunny

Evergreen High School’s Class of 2022 has adapted to a lot of craziness over the past four years. So, Mother Nature gave the 227 graduates a final exam on resiliency and adaptability during May 20’s graduation ceremony at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
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New EFR board members promise transparency, accountability
The three new members of the Evergreen Fire/Rescue board of directors plus the new board president vow to bring more transparency to the board and the department, provide more avenues of communication with constituents and firefighters and improve the department’s culture.
Newby named to Elk Creek Fire board
The luck of the draw had a special meaning for two candidates running for the Elk Creek Fire Protection District board of directors.

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.

EFR learns about issues with lease at former Mountain Market property

Evergreen Fire/Rescue is trying to solve an issue with a tenant’s lease in the former Evergreen Mountain Market, especially since the department plans to demolish the building late this year to make way for a new Station 1.

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.

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.

Conifer High School senior Paul DeStefano started his graduation speech on May 21 the same way he started the morning announcements he made over the loudspeaker for the last year, “Good morning Conifer!”

Congratulations, Lobos!

Conifer High School seniors gathered May 21 in the gymnasium for graduation.
A plane drops fire retardant on the Chatridge 2 wildfire in Douglas County in 2020.

1 million Colorado buildings are threatened by wildfire

Colorado faces the largest increase in homes and businesses threatened by wildfire of any state in the nation with nearly 1 million properties — two-fifths of all those in the state — already …
Participants conclude the Four Corners Prayer Run on Feb. 27 in Bluff, UT. Runners and walkers, many of Native descent participated in a relay-style run measuring a total of 232 miles through four states. The Prayer Run was organized to spread awareness of Indigenous women, men and elderly who face violence or go missing.

State to have office to investigate cases of murdered, missing Indigenous people

Colorado will form an office to bolster the state’s ability to investigate missing and murdered Indigenous people after an intensely negotiated bill passed in the final days of the state’s 2022 …
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Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain …

Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.
Creekside Cellars

Three patios to check out in Evergreen

With the weather warming up, patio dining is once again in season. These three restaurants in Evergreen boast patio views, unique food and local drinks.
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