Runners take on the Divide 100 race
Only four people finished Colorado’s highest 100-mile race, the Divide 100, which featured nearly 29,000 feet of vertical gain and an average altitude of 11,500 feet.
Views from Clear Creek County's Silverdale Trailhead
Silverdale Trailhead near Georgetown is an access point to multiple beautiful hiking trails for all skill levels. 
Free beer for a 5k
Free beer is strong enough of a carrot to run a 5k in Idaho Springs.

Idaho Springs reaches settlement for use-of-force incident

The City of Idaho Springs has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with Michael Clark, an Idaho Springs resident who filed a federal lawsuit against the city and members of the Idaho Springs Police Department for events that took place on May 30, 2021. 

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Community Voices

Let the Arvada Center light the way to holiday cheer

Finding the right way to spend a night out during the holiday season is a tale as old as time. While there is no shortage of overtly holiday-themed activities to select from, maybe you’re in the …

Column: Public land — a true blessing

At every Thanksgiving dinner, my family asks everyone around the table to say what they’re grateful for.

Column: An update from Clear Creek County Board of Education

Two elections ago, the voters of Clear Creek County passed a historic bond measure, infusing dollars into each of our schools and laying the groundwork for our transition to expeditionary learning.

Community Voices: Skate park

The proposed new Sports Center and Skate Park design sent out by the Rec District shows keeping one baseball field on the west, which has the wrong orientation with the sun in the batter’s eyes (which is dangerous) and is seldom used, and converting the other baseball field to the east to Skate Board Park on the north along the road, tennis courts, playground and basketball court.
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