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Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written … more

Clear Creek County continues mask order, maintains Level Blue status

Regardless of what Colorado does in the next few weeks, Clear Creek County will maintain a mask mandate and Level Blue restrictions until May 31. The county commissioners, sitting as the County Board … more

Red Rocks Theatre Department wins award

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) has been selected by the Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) to be the recipient of the 2021 Bernice Joseph Award. The award, … more

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 … more

Breyda Spinner is not holding back

This spring, Breyda Spinner isn’t cheerleading at Clear Creek football games; she’s one of the players. And, in case football fans have missed her neon coral shoes and the dual braids lining the … more

Clear Creek County Police Blotter: Crime Calls from March 29-April 4

Monday, March 29 — Georgetown police received two complaints of unemployment fraud, both alleging that an unknown party attempted to file for unemployment benefits in the residents’ names. A … more

Clear Creek County Briefs

Mt. Evans Highway could open June 4 June 4 is the proposed date for reopening the highway from Echo Lake to the summit of Mount Evans, Colorado Department of Transportation representatives have … more

Rocking the baby - 18 learn the ins and outs of babysitting in six-hour class

There’s more to babysitting than simply playing with children — much more. That was the overriding lesson of a babysitting class on April 10 attended by 18 area would-be babysitters at the … more

I’ll figure out a good headline for this tomorrow...

Procrastination affects grades and is a waste of time. Some teens see no point in doing the project so they waste their time until the last minute which can lead to stress, depression, guilt, etc. … more

The right chemistry for Clear Creek students

Chemistry students at Clear Creek High School always are up for a challenge. The latest was to make a chemical reaction similar to the reaction that happens in a vehicle airbag. Not a huge reaction, … more

Miner Street businesses want summertime marketplace to have better branding, more events

After last summer’s successful market along Miner Street, Idaho Springs plans to close the street again to allow for pedestrian traffic, outdoor displays and seating areas. This summer, though, … more

June remains finish line for I-70 express lane project

Fingers crossed, all the heavy work on the Interstate 70 westbound express lane will be done in June. By then, all the work around Idaho Springs should be done and the lane should be open for a test … more

‘The 60 to 60 Success Plan for Life’

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to be a passenger in my friend’s Porsche 911 as he demonstrated how fast going from zero to 60 MPH in less than 3 seconds feels. And I will share with you … more

The sun comes up, and here we go again

The sun comes up right behind Sue and Andy’s house. At least that’s what it looks like from where I am. They live directly across the street and have an even better view than I do because … more

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,” … more

Cool dog meets hot dog

Parker the Snow Dog, the honorary mayor of Georgetown, and Georgetown Community School students enjoyed a "meat" and greet with the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile on April 7. There are six Wienermobiles … more

A minuscule difference: Evergreen gymnastics loses by 0.15 point to Chatfield

Fifteen-hundredths of a point. That is the spread between the Evergreen Cougars and Chatfield Chargers gymnastics teams on March 29 when the Cougars lost the dual home meet. But that’s OK … more

A gifted veterinarian and genuine humanitarian

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Dr. Tana Hetrick. Her contributions to the Evergreen community of animals, certainly, but their humans as well, are worthy of richly deserved … more

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 … more
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