Features http://www.canyoncourier.com/features/todaysfeatures en His will is finding a way http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/his-will-finding-way <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-tommybabb13-cb-041316.jpg" alt="Tom Babb and his mom, Christa, look at a jade plant he started and named Juno in his room at Craig Hospital. The Evergreen 19-year-old was paralyzed last December when a wave knocked him over in Hawaii." title="Tom Babb and his mom, Christa, look at a jade plant he started and named Juno in his room at Craig Hospital. The Evergreen 19-year-old was paralyzed last December when a wave knocked him over in Hawaii." align="left" hspace="6" width="122" height="85" /><p> <strong>DENVER &mdash;</strong><span> Delightful. Determined. Competitive. Funny.</span></p> <p> Those terms are used by the staff at Craig Hospital to describe Tom Babb, the Evergreen 19-year-old who was paralyzed in a freak accident while on a family vacation in Hawaii last December.</p> Voice of Hiwan Homestead kept past alive http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/voice-hiwan-homestead-kept-past-alive <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-johnsteinle01-cb-042016_0.jpg" alt="John Steinle, director of the Hiwan Homestead Museum, is retiring." title="John Steinle, director of the Hiwan Homestead Museum, is retiring." align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">After nearly 22 years at the helm of the Hiwan Homestead Museum, John Steinle is ending his career as the unofficial history spokesman for Evergreen and moving on to retirement and possibly a sideline as the author of a history book about Evergreen. His last day on the job will be April 29.</span></p> <p> Meghan Vickers, who has worked at the museum for 12 years, will continue as program coordinator. No replacement for Steinle had been named as of press time.</p> These eggs are all they’re cracked up to be http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/these-eggs-are-all-they%E2%80%99re-cracked-be <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-artoftheegg02-cb-042716.jpg" alt="“Kingsbury” by Mia Wehrlen took first place in the professional category in the Art of the Egg judging." title="“Kingsbury” by Mia Wehrlen took first place in the professional category in the Art of the Egg judging." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Among the oil paintings and equine photography at Main Street Fine Art and Shadow Mountain Gallery last Thursday were rows of boldly decorated duck-size ceramic eggs and their many egghead admirers.</span></p> AEDs helping hearts beat the odds http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/aeds-helping-hearts-beat-odds <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-aed02-cb-041316.jpg" alt="Dee Patterson, Evergreen High School resource officer, and Dale Kistner, a Wulf Recreation Center employee, hold an AED they used to save a person’s life." title="Dee Patterson, Evergreen High School resource officer, and Dale Kistner, a Wulf Recreation Center employee, hold an AED they used to save a person’s life." align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Call it a case of being in the right place at the right time &mdash; with the right training.</span></p> <p> In January, Doug Parce, a volunteer captain with Inter-Canyon Fire, was going through security at JFK International Airport in New York on a business trip to Europe when another passenger told a TSA agent that somebody wasn&rsquo;t well.</p> <p> Parce saw the man, who was sitting on a bench where passengers put their shoes back on.</p> New yoga format has participants up in the air http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/new-yoga-format-has-participants-air <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-airealyoga01-cb-032416.jpg" alt="Paula Dong instructs Alice Debloois, left, on how to suspend inverted in the hammock with Anna Timmons, middle, and Debra Boring, right, during a class at AIReal Yoga " title="Paula Dong instructs Alice Debloois, left, on how to suspend inverted in the hammock with Anna Timmons, middle, and Debra Boring, right, during a class at AIReal Yoga " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Yoga students are going to flip &mdash; literally and figuratively &mdash; over aerial yoga now being offered at Inspired Fitness.</p> <p> Called AIReal Yoga, the classes provide students with additional support as they negotiate the poses and stretches. Rebecca Kirschner, the owner of Inspired Fitness and an AIReal Yoga instructor, has been offering the classes for about a month, and she says they&rsquo;re getting rave reviews.</p> Genealogy group reunites local woman with mom, siblings http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/genealogy-group-reunites-local-woman-mom-siblings-0 <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-familyfinders02-cb-040616.jpg" alt="Leslie del Cueto of Indian Hills has found three family members with help from Friday Family Finders." title="Leslie del Cueto of Indian Hills has found three family members with help from Friday Family Finders." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Leslie del Cueto of Indian Hills walked into the Evergreen Library to pick up some DVDs on March 25 and wandered into a gathering of the Friday Family Finders group of the Mountain Genealogists Society. &nbsp;</span></p> <p> Del Cueto summoned the courage to ask them to help find three members of her immediate family, including a mother, half sister and half brother. She told the group she hadn&rsquo;t seen or heard from them in 50 years, and that she had cancer and had a limited amount of time to say hello and then goodbye.</p> Wilmot kids collect cuddly comfort for those in need http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/wilmot-kids-collect-cuddly-comfort-those-need <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-stuffedanimaldonation01-cb-040616.jpg" alt="Wilmot Elementary fourth-grader Logan Gwaltney, left, carries teddy bears into the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building with his brother Evan, a fifth-grader. " title="Wilmot Elementary fourth-grader Logan Gwaltney, left, carries teddy bears into the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building with his brother Evan, a fifth-grader. " align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> Evergreen Fire/Rescue keeps care packages with blankets and stuffed animals in its ambulances for children who are involved in accidents or fires.</p> <p> Now the fire department has 220 stuffed animals of all sizes, shapes and colors to put into the care packages &mdash; thanks to Wilmot Elementary fourth-grader Logan Gwaltney. Logan conducted a stuffed-animal drive to collect new or gently used toys last week at the school.</p> Coalition emerges to provide overnight shelter for homeless http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/coalition-emerges-provide-overnight-shelter-homeless <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">A coalition of religious and charitable groups is joining forces to provide overnight shelter for the homeless in the Evergreen area from October through April, beginning in the fall.</span></p> <p> Under the name SWEEPS &mdash; which stands for Severe Weather Emergency? Evergreen Provides Shelter &mdash; the program will operate only on nights when the temperature is forecast to be 20 degrees or lower.&nbsp;</p>