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Elevation Celebration: music, crafts, brews & fun

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

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, Today, Community

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 in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey & beyond!

By Jacqueline Scott, Categories: Today, Community

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.

  • Satsang Circle

    10:30am — 12:30pm

    We will open with a short pranayama pracitce followed by a silent sitting meditation with call an...

  • Candlelight Dinner Playhouse presents Peter Pan

    06:00pm — 10:00pm

    The high-flying Broadway musical about ‘the boy who refused to grow up’ will transport you into J...

  • Phamaly Theatre Company Announces Cast

    07:30pm — 10:00pm

    Phamaly Theatre Company reprises “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in celebration of...

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    07:30pm — 10:00pm

    Set against the steamy backdrop of New Orleans’ gritty French Quarter, Tennessee Williams’ 1947 P...

  • Evergreen Players presents Annie

    07:30pm — 10:00pm

    Gather the family and follow the popular comic strip heroine Little Orphan Annie and her dog Sand...

  • The Odd Couple at Miners Alley Playhouse

    07:30pm — 10:00pm

    This award-winning comedy is one of Neil Simon's funniest plays, and will leave you rolling in th...

  • Art Summer Camps

    09:00am — 05:00pm

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

  • Allen Birnbach Photo Exhibition

    05:00pm — 09:00pm

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

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