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Third time’s a special charm

Every year, the Evergreen Cougars graduate some of their better swimmers, and every year, they find a way to replenish the cupboards for another run at a state title. 2021 doesn’t look like it …
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Lake trail construction plans move forward
Plans to rebuild the north section of the Evergreen Lake trail are moving forward, with construction expected to start in November and be completed in summer 2022. In the meantime, the Evergreen Park …

Evergreen chamber honors those who make a difference

Volunteers and organizations still found ways to help the Evergreen community in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Four individuals and one nonprofit were honored last week as part of the Evergreen …

Upgrades planned for Beaver Ranch Park

Beaver Ranch Park will get a huge facelift. The trail system in the 450-acre park on Foxton Road in Conifer will go from 3.2 to 7.4 miles this year, and next year, the trailhead and amenities will be …

Yellow House remains closed permanently

The Seniors’ Resource Center site in Evergreen, which closed last spring at the start of the pandemic, will remain closed permanently, so the organization can focus on providing in-home care for …

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Jeffco lays out two-phased plan for return to normalcy

COVID-19 restrictions are about to get looser in Jeffco as the county charts what it hopes will be a path out of the pandemic and back to pre-COVID normalcy. On Tuesday, JCPH announced via its …

Jefferson County Good News Breakfast virtual event April 20

Annual Jeffco Good News Event Set for Tues., April 20, 2021 This year’s event will be virtual   JEFFERSON COUNTY, CO April 6, 2021 – Due to the ongoing risk of the …

ESSER money for Jeffco Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds were a hot topic during the April 8 Jeffco School Board meeting.  ESSER Funds are a $13.2 billion portion of the $30.75 billion …
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The Conifer Junction School, now known as the Little White Schoolhouse, near Easter.

Historian John Steinle takes a look at Conifer a century ago

In the 1920s, the Charleston was the dance rage, Calvin Coolidge was president for most of the decade, and Charles Lindbergh piloted the Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic. And Conifer was a …
Actor Gregory Peck and his wife Veronique are shown in 1965, part of an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum through July 18.

Museum celebrates elegant wardrobe, lifestyle

Charmeuse, jacquard, organza, surah are among the fabrics included in Denver Art Museum’s current exhibition of “Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck,” …
Carol and Tom Newsom of Evergreen have spent their lives as artist. Carol uses watercolors and Tom paints using the gouache painting technique.

Painting for the people: Art is in Evergreen’s Tom and Carol Newsom’s blood

It is likely that most residents here unknowingly have some of Carol and Tom Newsom’s artwork in their homes. If by some odd chance their art isn’t in your home, then you’ve seen …
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