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  • Ice Melt Barrel makes weekend splashdown

    It withstood biting winds and subzero temperatures, remained steadfast in the face of two vicious attacks, but, alas, had no defense against the gentle kiss of spring. Last weekend, the Mountain Foothills Rotary Ice Melt Barrel went maritime.

    To find out exactly when, Rotary officials joined experts from Evergreen Fire/Rescue and the Jefferson County Bomb Squad at Evergreen Lake on Monday morning, April 7, on a joint mission to retrieve the bright blue derelict and consult its space-age chronometer.

  • County commissioners OK controversial TV tower on Mount Morrison

    Foothills residents put up a spirited defense, but after a three-hour hearing, Jefferson County commissioners on April 1 gave public television stations the OK to build a 135-foot, high-definition TV antenna array on top of Mount Morrison above Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

  • County OKs TV tower on Mount Morrison

     Foothills residents put up a spirited defense, but after a three-hour hearing, Jefferson County commissioners on April 1 gave  public television stations the OK to build a 135-foot, high-definition TV antenna array on top of Mount Morrison above Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

  • Good Samaritan aids victim of Floyd Hill rollover

    The minivan driver who crashed on Floyd Hill last weekend can thank his lucky stars — and one anonymous guardian angel — that he survived the horrific ordeal.

  • El Rancho residents leery of housing proposal

    When the folks hoping to build a workforce housing complex at El Rancho met with folks already living there, nobody went home satisfied.

  • Troutdale residents blast housing proposal

    That development remains a contentious subject in Evergreen was confirmed during a community meeting at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday evening, March 25.

  • The sole of Main Street

    Few businesses anywhere survive to celebrate a 30th anniversary, much less in the same location. Evergreen Boot & Shoe Service has done both.

    “We turned 30 on Oct. 10,” says Steve Repaz, the shop’s owner, sole craftsman, chief cook and bottle washer. “And I would never want to move. This location has become traditional in downtown Evergreen.”

  • Wuts^w/txtng?

    Once upon a time, adolescents were plagued by the thought of being grounded by their parents. Nowadays, it seems the worst possible punishment a parent can give is to take away their teenager’s cell phone.

  • Diabetes fund-raiser a true local gem

    Indeed, unless your precious trinket gets sucked into the garbage disposal or falls under a steamroller (it could happen), its value will last as long as its sparkle. Catch a few minutes of Antiques Road Show sometime if you don’t believe it.

  • 'Cigarette Bandit' pleads guilty

    A second participant in a theft ring dubbed by law enforcement as the “Cigarette Bandits” appeared April 1 in court and pled guilty. Eugenia Isabel Duran, 24, pled guilty to theft, a class three felony, and was sentenced to five years probation. Duran was ordered to pay $47,589 in restitution.