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Today's News

  • Evergreen dominates Jefferson

    LAKEWOOD — The Evergreen girls soccer game against Jefferson on March 20 got cut short by 20 minutes.

    No, the lights didn’t go out and no, the weather didn’t force the game to be called.

  • Cougars fall to Rebels

    LAKEWOOD- It’s the little things in sports that mean a lot.

    Columbine did all the little things right in its boys lacrosse game against Evergreen on March 20 at Trailblazer Stadium.

  • Bar set high for golfers

    Evergreen’s girls golf team set the bar pretty high for itself entering the 2008 season.

    The Cougars ended 2007 strong, not only winning the Class 4A Jeffco Metro League title, but also taking second at the 4A state tournament.

  • 3 candidates throw hats in EPRD ring

    On May 6, folks living in the Evergreen Parks and Recreation District will be in an enviable position. They’ll be asked to select replacements for two outgoing EPRD board members from a field of three qualified contenders.

  • Evergreen Country Day's new home to be state of the art

    If most schoolchildren spend their spring days dreaming of summer, most of the children at Evergreen Country Day School will spend the coming summer days dreaming of fall.

  • Finding the light

    Craig Zablocki was 24 when a door slammed shut in his life, shutting out the light and leaving him lost in darkness.

    Darkness had been a realm outside of Craig’s experience. By every measurable standard, the Zablocki family was a typical, happy American family.

  • Local liquor stores nabbed in ID sting

    Just in time for the festive spring break season, two Evergreen liquor stores were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office sting operation conducted March 19 and 20.

    The sheriff’s directed operations unit performed compliance checks at 38 liquor-licensed businesses countywide, sending under-age buyers in to try their luck. Of 38 establishments tested, 20 sold booze to the young scouts, a noncompliance rate of 52 percent.

  • Local liquor stores nabbed in ID sting

    Just in time for the festive spring break season, two Evergreen liquor stores were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office sting operation conducted March 19 and 20.

  • Building creates wall between neighbors

    Veronica Weins knew her neighbor in Columbine Hills was building a garage, but she didn’t know it was going to be a featureless, metal industrial box almost two stories tall and nearly as big as a house. So instead of a view of rooftops and treetops, as of November Weins has gazed at a very different vista. “It’s just so big that’s all we look at. It’s like a big wall there, and we used to be able to see way over to the next street,” said Weins, a retired corporate legal assistant in her 70s. Weins and her husband, Bob, live at 6319 W.

  • What has 5 years at war cost us?

    Hannah Hayes

    It’s hard to wrap your mind around $720 million a day, and $500,000 per minute.

    After five years, the Iraq war is much more than a titanic financial burden. Civilian deaths are over 1 million, another challenging number, but these are lives, mostly of women and children. Iraq now has 5 million internally displaced people and refugees.