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Colfax gets more colorful

Hundreds made a stop at the Lamar Station Plaza for the third annual MuralFest on Aug. 12. The festival featured Bobby MaGee Lopez and Dan Toro adding to knew murals to the area, artistic vendors, performances from the Athena Project, and live …
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In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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Seeing the sights at the 2017 Jeffco Fair

The second year of the revamped Jeffco Fair & Festival was a success, as thousands of people attended to enjoy four days of attractions and special events. Festivities took place Aug. 10-13 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, and included 4-H …
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Brian Baker, a cyclist from Vail, races recreationally all over the state throughout the summer. “I like having something to train for,” he said. So for Baker, the Golden Gran Fondo is an ideal way to spend a Sunday. A cycling road race …
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