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After making history, Clear Creek soccer prepares for playoffs

The Clear Creek girls soccer team's final game of the 2022 regular season was a loss and a win simultaneously.

Students enjoy annual fishing trip at Georgetown Lake

Field trips at Georgetown Community School are the reel deal.

CCHS spring musical a snapping good time

They're creepy and they're kooky. Mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky. The Clear Creek per-form-ers.

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A vehicle has a proof of purchase tag visible while parked at Summit Lake, which is along the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, on July 22.

Clear Creek News Briefs

Mount Evans scheduled to reopen May 27; Clear Creek is purchasing a fourth RoundAbout bus

I-70 to be paved this summer from Chief Hosa to Floyd Hill

If temperatures are getting warmer, it must mean construction season is here.
Idaho Springs will have a residents-only soft opening for Virginia Canyon Mountain Park on May 21, the same day as the city's annual clean-up day.

Idaho Springs Briefs

City hosting clean-up day, VCMP soft opening May 21; Greenway project will close Riverside Drive May 13
Teachers and supporters stand outside Carlson Elementary School chanting slogans and greeting students on May 16 during a walk-in calling for fair pay.

Clear Creek teachers ask for higher pay

Clear Creek educators let school district officials know on Monday morning that they wanted a professional, living wage when they staged a walk-in to show solidarity.
This year’s legislative session saw two bills that would protect and assist residents, like those in Golden Hills Mobile Home Park in Golden. One created a $35 million revolving loan that would help park residents organize and purchase their communities. The other set to stabilize lot rents. That bill, although it provides other important protections, was gutted.

Legislation a ‘gutted’ win for mobile home park residents

When HB22-1287 passed earlier this year, mobile home park residents thought they garnered an important win. And they did. Sorta.
Field day participants play with colorful parachutes at field day on the athletic field at Clear Creek Middle/High School.

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.
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Coming Attractions

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
Coming Attractions

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …
A show at the Olde Town Pickin' Parlor at the first Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival.

Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to return to Olde Town Arvada after two-year layoff

The world’s only festival focusing on archtop guitars is returning to Arvada after a two-year COVID-19-induced layoff, with the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to come to Olde Town from …
Community Voices
Michael Norton

Column: Listening for the voice of grace

So many of you enjoyed the quote I used last week, I thought I would begin this one with another of his quotes, “Graciousness is more than good manners. It is more than courtesy. It is the …

Moral Clarity at ‘High Noon’

I am drawn to stories in which the protagonist is internally conflicted about themself or how to proceed through a fog of chaos when the right course of action is not readily clear and available.

Democrats, GOP joining to bring early cancer detection to older Americans

Breaking down needless financial barriers to early-stage detection of cancer is a critical front in the war on cancer — and essential to the success of President Biden’s “Moonshot” to end cancer as we know it.
Coming Attractions

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in …
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