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First Evergreen Lake Concert sees hundreds come out for annual event

There’s no better way to spend a summer Wednesday evening in Evergreen than at the first Evergreen Lake Concert of the season.
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CORE Electric installs camera to help detect wildfires

The 360-degree view at 10,000 feet at the top of Conifer Mountain is spectacular.

County bike plan advocates for more, safer access for bicyclists

As bicyclists across the metro area participated in Bike to Work Day this week, Jefferson County is working to make the bicycling experience better for those riding on roads in the unincorporated parts of the county.

9th annual Staunton State Park Marmot Fest brings kids closer to nature

Marmot sock puppets. A marmot scavenger hunt. In fact, if you can put the word “marmot” in front of it, you’ll probably find it at Staunton State Park’s ninth annual Marmot Fest.

Bailey Days unfazed by wet weather

Part old-west town, part live music venue and part street fair, there’s something at Bailey Days for everyone.

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Neighbors in Mountain Park Homes and Independence Heights hope the county will improve Trinchera Trail so that it is passable by vehicles, especially in a wildfire evacuation.

Development briefs

Residents want Trinchera Trail improvements, Residents concerned about rezoning proposal in El Rancho, Other rezoning approvals
Abortion rights supporters of all ages attend a June 27 rally at the State Capitol.

Hundreds rally for reproductive rights in Denver

Horns honked and drivers waved in solidarity as hundreds gathered at the State Capitol in Denver on June 27.
Rendering of the new app.

"Everything Evergreen" hitting the app store in July

The Evergreen Chamber of Commerce is launching a new app in coming weeks that will help visitors and locals alike find all the information they need to enjoy Evergreen to the fullest. 
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The Rocky Mountain Literary Festival will be from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Genesee.

Annual literary festival planned on Oct. 15 in Genesee

Book lovers: It’s time to plan for the eighth annual Rocky Mountain Literary Festival.
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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. 
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