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Today's Features

  • Ashley R. Solum has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

    Solum is an air crew flight equipment journeyman assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The senior airman has served in the military for one year.

    She is the daughter of Phillip C. Solum and stepdaughter of Giner Solum of Hawley, Minn.

    Her mother, Patty Solum, lives in Evergreen.

  • By Burdette “Bud” Weare
    A hundred years ago, Colorado’s elk herd appeared to be following the fate of the bison. Locally, the Evergreen Elks outnumbered the Evergreen elk. And thereby hangs a tale.

  • Lindsey Marie Young and Spencer Hudson Brown are engaged to be married.

    Lindsey is the daughter of Kristie (Young) McGuire of Evergreen and Steve Young of Atlanta.  Spencer is the son of Cheryl Hastings of Evergreen and Dr. Mark Brown of Maine.  

    Lindsey is a 2002 Evergreen High School graduate and is employed with  The Steadman Clinic of Vail as a private operating room nurse. Spencer is a 1996 Evergreen High School graduate and is employed with NOVA guides in Vail as a back-country guide.

  • For as long as there have been cars trusty enough to chug up the mountains, artists have ventured around the Lariat Loop hoping to capture that elusive sunset reflecting in Bear Creek or the first aspen turning to gold near Buffalo Bill’s grave.

    The Lariat Loop is a 40-mile scenic circle developed in the 1920s to help Coloradans experience the mountains in proximity to Denver. To celebrate the anniversary of the Loop’s designation as a National Scenic Byway, on Oct. 17 the Loop’s Heritage Alliance will host the Lariat Loop Art Bistro.

  • Since its founding in 1972, the Evergreen Chorale has thrived under the tutelage of talented and dedicated artistic directors. With the retirement of longtime director Mike Weiker, the chorale has a new artistic director at the helm. Christine Gaudreau, who has lived a life filled with music, has taken over the reins of the chorale to continue the longstanding tradition of bringing beautiful music to Evergreen.

  • Editor’s note: Local paleoclimatologist Peter Link embarked on a trip to South America earlier this year with his trusty camera in hand. His account of the trip follows, accompanied by stunning photos.

    By Peter Link
    1It was January, the dead of winter — time to break for South America.
    And so, Scott from Shreveport, my brother Andy from Houston and I boarded an overnight flight to La Paz, Bolivia, 12,001 feet above sea level. OK for me, living at 8,100 feet; not so sanguine for Scott and Andy. They did survive.

  • Some meetings are just serendipitous. Such was the case when Steven Sonnen walked into a gallery in Santa Fe, N.M. Little did he know that the artist whose work he was admiring, Andrée Hudson, lived in his own hometown of Evergreen.
    “I couldn’t believe it when the gallery gave me her contact information. Andrée literally lives 10 minutes from my wife and me in Evergreen,” says Sonnen, the owner of Mirada Fine Art in Indian Hills.

  • The University of Colorado Buffs has honored Shaye Evans, an eighth-grader at Evergreen Middle School, for great attitude.
    Qwest, Fox Sports Network Rocky Mountain and CU have named Evans a 2010-11 Winning Attitude Award winner. Winners are selected from a pool of stories submitted by middle school students explaining how their winning attitude made a difference in their communities. Students are honored for their outstanding efforts in sportsmanship, community involvement and teamwork.

  • A Kittredge woman who dreams of being a full-time professional photographer is a contestant on a locally produced reality show testing six budding photographers in various artistic challenges.