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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

Breaking the mold - 10 new sculptures in Evergeen

Art invaded Evergreen in a good way on June 5 as the nonprofit Sculpture Evergreen installed six new sculptures in downtown Evergreen, three in Bergen Park and one at the post office. The annual …
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Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
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The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on …
Sarah Lamont of Evergreen watches as her daughters, Maeve, 4, and Logan, 11, begin drawing at the children’s craft booth at Center for the Arts Evergreen’s Day of the Arts on June 5.

Art for all in Evergreen

Saturday was a convergence of the arts in many of its forms. Day of the Arts combined visual and performing arts in a fun-filled day for kids and adults alike. Center for the Arts Evergreen hosted …

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. …

Visitors to Crystal Onago's garage sale sit on some of the chairs she was trying to sell Saturday morning.

Another man's treasure

Those looking for great deals this weekend didn't have to travel far. For some Georgetown residents, they were just across the street. On Saturday, Georgetown hosted a town-wide yard sale day. About …
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The Arapahoe County Fair returns this summer, filled with down-home fun and rides.

Best. Summer. Ever.

Did your funnel cake intake stay at zero last year? Has it been a while since you’ve danced in anything but pajamas? If you’re among the millions ready to shed some pent-up energy as the summer …

Check It Out for May

The Clear Creek County Library District empowers our community through literacy, human connection, and equal access to resources. Connect with a librarian today to learn more! Idaho Springs Public …
A group of friends pose for a photo along a trail in Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks.

Mount-aining social distance on trails

With many Denver metro counties moving to “level clear” and Colorado ending its statewide mask mandate, the era of coronavirus restrictions seems to be coming to a close. Nevertheless, local …
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Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year …

Tiny Town has its own post office, although it does not accept large packages.

Big reopening for Tiny Town

Tiny Town has survived floods and encroaching fires. Lucky for area children, it has also survived COVID-19. The diminutive municipality opens for the year at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 29. After sitting …
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From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …
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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
Ann Macari Healey

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s …
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House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more …

A huge scary hungry black bear sniffing curiously, looking around a parked car on a road for a way to get inside for food.

Trash-eating bears have shorter lifespans

If you are a “Stardew Valley” farmer, there are serious reasons why you want to be tucked into bed before the clock strikes 2 a.m. The late-working little farmers are assessed big fines and …
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