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Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman who recently traveled to Africa

The omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday. “The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says local Colorado health chief

His local public-health department has issued another mask-wearing mandate for two metro-Denver counties with nearly 1.2 million people. Even so, John Douglas doesn't hesitate to admit that masks … more

Thanksgiving lunch for Evergreen seniors

CA 1201 Thanksgiving lunch1 From left, Kin Schilling, Trusan Comstock and Francesca Arniotes fill cups with butternut squash soup to start the Seniors4Success Thanksgiving lunch for seniors on Nov. … more

Ewing found competent to stand trial

In August, an Arapahoe County jury found Alex Ewing, 61, guilty of the 1984 Aurora killings of Bruce, Debra and Melissa Bennett.  Ewing was also scheduled to stand trial in Jefferson County for the … more

Colorado Mountain Club continues its climb

The mountains, so ever-present and prominent to the west of the metro area, can be both inviting and imposing. But for anyone wanting to know more about all they have to offer, there is a place where … more

An affinity for airplanes: Evergreen’s Chet Peek remembers serving in World War II, restoring planes and more

He’s a mechanical engineer, an authority on vintage aircraft, a professor, an author and a family man. Yet, when Chester “Chet” Peek talks about the most exciting time in his 101-year life, he … more

Taking on the Explorers Grand Slam

Lara Daniel has her eyes set on the Explorers Grand Slam. The Conifer resident, who took up mountaineering in 2015, has an arduous task of taking on what are known as the Seven Summits — Everest, … more

Sale of Casa Bonita complete

On Nov. 2, a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Casa Bonita to Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the animated “South Park” television series. The sale’s approval came just days after a … more

Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 hospitalizations now higher than it was at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic’s first wave in the state in spring 2020, health officials are again urging residents to wear masks in public. more

Evergreen comes up with clutch win vs. rival Conifer

The Evergreen Cougars football team closed out its regular season in dramatic fashion, winning the annual Mountain Bowl rivalry game by pulling out a 24-19 win against the tenatious Conifer … more

Littleton Museum is hopping for holidays

The Littleton Museum at 6028 S. Gallup St. will welcome adults and children now and through the holidays with exhibits inside and out on the farm: art, animals, “The Secret Life of Clothes” and … more

A holiday JAAMM that celebrates all arts

So often festival experiences are centered around a particular kind of creation - film, music, books, etc. The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies … more

County pride on high school's side

As you drive down Interstate 70 past Clear Creek High School, make sure to check out the colorful mural that graces the building's north wall. The colorful 12-foot by 13-foot mural depicts landmarks … more

Camp Christmas moves to Lakewood

Camp Christmas, a light-filled Holiday extravaganza, started in Aurora in 2019. Pandemic constraints forced creator Lonnie Hanzon to go virtual in 2020. But this year’s production, currently under … more

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District … more

Fan Expo Denver reunites fandoms for fun

When it was announced back in December that Pop Culture Classroom was cancelling the 2021 Denver Pop Culture Con, it appeared that it was going to be two full years before fans of all things comics, … more

Neighbors want Forest Hill Road improvements

Neighbors of the Forest Heights Lodge in Evergreen are less concerned about a proposal to turn the lodge property into 16 residential lots and more upset with what they called Jefferson County's lack … more

ELID dedicates its first project

Downtown Evergreen now has a river walk — or river ride if you’re a bicyclist — that allows safe access on Independence Trail from Highway 74 to Church of the Transfiguration. The project, … more

Watermedia exhibition is an artistic tribute

If you had ever been in Ruth Morehouse and David Schnarch’s house when they lived in Evergreen, it would have been apparent that they appreciate art. “There was art all over our house,” said … more

Leaders want more wildfire mitigation

A group of Evergreen Fire/Rescue community leaders told the fire board that they were frustrated by what they called a lack of progress on wildfire mitigation in the district. In addition, they asked … more
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