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August 2014 • Online Edition
 

PROFILE ONLINE: Check out our flipbook

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PUBLISHER:
Community – “You’ve got to work at it.”

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PEOPLE: Gardener's harvest reaches those without

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TRASH: Denver plots new waste pickup plan

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LETTERS: Transit, paving, climate change addressed

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SUMMER FUN: There’s still time to smile in the great outdoors

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Front Page News

THOUGH LABOR DAY IS CLOSE ON THE HORIZON, THERE IS STILL PLENTY OF SUMMER LEFT and loads of free and low-cost fun to fill days and nights in local parks and commercial districts. August festivities include Blues & Brews on South Pearl St., Park concerts by Denver Municipal Band, a final chapter of City Park Jazz, family-friendly free films at Fillmore Plaza, Infinity Park and other outdoor sites, Farmers Markets across south Denver, A Taste of Colorado in Civic Center Park, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, and much more. Above: The Boathouse Glow, by Mike Castorino – First Place, “Place” Category, Washington Park FANS 2014 Photo Contest.

 
Season’s Bountiful Harvest Nourishes Haves & Have Nots

by Eileen Abbattista

With summer-turning-autumn on the horizon and harvest time beginning its peak, farmers markets throughout the area are overflowing with nutritious bounty from Colorado gardens, orchards, ranches and fields.

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VOC Celebrates 30 Years Caring For Colorado Wild Places

 

MORE THAN 40 VOLUNTEERS HELPED TO RESTORE THE MT. BIERSTADT hiking trail July 13 & 14, as one of nine special volunteer events commemorating VOC’s 30th anniversary. Mt. Bierstadt is Colorado’s most popular 14’er, and heavy use has contributed to its degradation.

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