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Nature center: wildflowers, hikes & crafts

By Jacqueline, 05/25/2016, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve offers a full slate of programs for the summer including the popular Wildflower Festival on June 12. Purchase native plants and enjoy a wildflower hike around the Forest Loop and the Meadow Loop that is free of bikes, dogs and horses. Crafts and activity stations will be offered for the smaller kids and everyone will enjoy the center’s dynamic displays, presentations and discussions.

Black Hat in Kittredge voted #1 steak house

By Jacqueline, 07/05/2016, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Black Hat Restaurant owner Dave Rodriguez has grown Black Hat Cattle Co. in Kittredge to be named by the number one restaurant in the Denver area.

Step away from your Smart Phone!

By Jacqueline, 01/05/2016, Categories: Advice, Health+Wellness, Today

Tips to unplug. Being at everyone’s beck and call or being aware of everyone else’s life can take a toll on your happiness. People are beginning to see and feel the negative effects of always being connected. Here are some reasons to unplug.

Just Get Started!

By Jacqueline, 02/24/2016, Categories: Advice, Health+Wellness, Today

Here’s the creed Peter Twist, one of the top fitness presenters, who recently battled Stage 4 Nasopharyngeal cancer lives by; “Life is short…LIVE EVERY DAY. Today I will GIVE everything I have, what I keep inside I will lose forever.” Powerful words to live by.

Jean Lambert: Conifer history buff

By Jacqueline, 01/27/2016, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

During Jean and husband Bill’s years in Conifer, she would learn more than most about her family’s past generations. Jean would discover that she is a direct descendent to Daniel Boone and that her family tree includes names like President John Adams and Miles Standish.

Did you know that chimney sweeps are lucky?

By Jacqueline, 01/28/2016, Categories: Advice, Health+Wellness, Today

Since chimney and fireplaces require annual maintenance to ensure they are safe to use the chimney sweep has always been a necessary profession, and a lucky one at that! In fact, sweeps’ luck is so coveted that they have been honored guests at countless weddings, including that of Queen Elizabeth.

You can give Hope for Animals

By Jacqueline, 02/24/2016, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Hope for Animals is a small dog rescue that might be new to you, however, it got its started in Clear Creek County in 1996 and was then known as Clear Creek County Animal Rescue League. For nearly 20 years it rescued abandoned, abused, neglected, injured and homeless animals, as well as rescuing precious lives from kill shelters and puppy mills.

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