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Elevation Celebration: music, crafts, brews & fun

By Jacqueline Scott, Categories: Family+Friends, Food+Dining, Community, Today

Conifer Chamber's Elevation 5K Run/Walk, street fair and music drew crowds July13.

Do you know if your water is safe?

By Jacqueline Scott, Categories: Food+Dining, Health+Wellness, Today

Our well that, years earlier when we bought our home had perfect water, had changed way down deep. It now contained alpha, beta, lead, radon, uranium, etc. The water had caused liver disease in our dogs.

Bravery facing flames, tough terrain

By Jacqueline Scott, Categories: In Print, Family+Friends, Health+Wellness, Community, Today

Raging flood water. Fierce flames. Through it all we have seen heroes in action, the fearless firefighters of Elk Creek Volunteer Fire Department. Their entire fire fighting staff—volunteers included—are Colorado certified firefighters. And their chief, Bill McLaughlin, stated, “This particular group of firefighters is the best I’ve ever encountered anywhere.”

Must-have gadgets designed to eliminate pet peeves

By Brian Ostrovsky, Categories: Arts+Entertainment

Companies are rolling out hot new technology to keep you connected, organized and entertained. Yet, many create pet peeves. Whether you are hanging out at home or travelling on vacation, here’s a round-up of tech gadget must-haves that get rid of top gadget pet peeves.

2013 BEST OF....winners in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey & beyond!

By Jacqueline Scott, Categories: Community, Today

Congratulations to the 2013 BEST OF... winners in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey & beyond! They were voted "best" by the readers of the Mountain Connection. Did you win? If not this year, maybe you will win next year.

Raising Kids is Easy - In a Music Video

By Brian Ostrovsky, Categories: Family, Community

When was the last time you saw a couple rap about parenting? It's probably been too long, don't miss your chance to make up for lost time and check out this music video by Blue Fish TV. It'll be the best 3-minutes of your... hour...

Add Healthy Fresh Produce to Family Dinners

By Brian Ostrovsky, Categories: Family, Food+Dining

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggests filling half of your plate with fruits and vegetables. While this may seem difficult, summer-fresh fruit from Chile provides for year round availability and daily use in a variety of healthful recipes.


  • StageDoor Theatre Summer Camp 2014

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 12:00pm

    MAKE ME A STAR! PERFORMING ARTS CAMP for 2nd-5th grades A wonderful opportunity for young actor...


  • Art Summer Camps

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 05:00pm

    Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) is your place for an "art"rageous summer! We have week-long s...


  • StageDoor Theatre Summer Camp 2014

    07/28/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

    MAKE ME A STAR! PERFORMING ARTS CAMP for 6th-8th grades Description: A wonderful opportunity for...


  • Allen Birnbach Photo Exhibition

    07/28/2014
    05:00pm — 09:00pm

    A Handful of Dust, images by noted photographer and documentary filmmaker Allen Birnbach, opens w...


  • StageDoor Theatre Summer Camp 2014

    07/25/2014
    09:00am — 12:00pm

    FRACTURED FAIRY TALES PERFORMING ARTS CAMP (2nd-5th grade) Description: Students learn and pract...


  • Art Summer Camps

    07/25/2014
    09:00am — 05:00pm

    Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) is your place for an "art"rageous summer! We have week-long s...


  • "Mimes, Masks, and Mayham"

    07/25/2014
    09:00am — 12:00pm

    In this one week workshop, elementary school children grades 2-5, will explore improvisation, pan...


  • StageDoor Theatre Summer Camp 2014

    07/25/2014
    09:00am — 12:00pm

    FAIRIES, GNOMES AND ELVES PERFORMING ARTS CAMP (Pre K-1st grade) Description: During this week w...


  • Abend Gallery presents the natural forces of David Shingler and Clyde Steadman from June 20 throu...


  • Exploration of a Medium: Watermedia

    07/25/2014
    10:00am — 05:00pm

    The Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) presents Exploration of a Medium: Watermedia. This is ano...


  • Abend Gallery - Three person show

    07/25/2014
    10:00am — 06:00pm

    Abend Gallery presents a vibrant three-person show featuring the energetic paintings of Jim Beckn...


  • "Vocal Workshop"

    07/25/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

    This one week workshop will help develop student's confidence in their voice and vocal performanc...


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