Today's News

  • Bipartisan effort toes admirable line

    Democrats took control of the Colorado Senate by a narrow 18-17 margin after the 2000 election. Republicans maintained control of the House and the governor’s office. When incoming Senate President Stan Matsunaka spoke at the annual pre-legislative forum sponsored by the Colorado Press Association that year, he announced that because he didn’t believe a split legislature could agree on a plan, the Senate wouldn’t try to pass a bill to establish congressional districts for the next 10 years and the issue would be passed onto the courts.

  • A little style can be worthwhile

    Even more beauty is coming to our mountain community. Visual merchandiser Leezl Gnatovich will be opening a new store in the new year. Her aim is to create a rich sensory experience that will invigorate your shopping. There will be a touch of nostalgia thrown in.

  • Kinnikinnick, and winter in the woods

    Reprinted from Dec. 19, 2007


    Winter seems to have settled in with a fairly stable blanket of white. However, it is not too deep for walking in most of our area, and all but the back roads are fairly passable. This makes it possible for most anyone to get out to see what winter has in store.

  • Sheriff's Calls

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  • Richard receives master of science in mechanical engineering

    Philip D. Richard Jr., son of Philip and Lois Richard, received his master of science in mechanical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Richard graduated from Evergreen High School in 2001 and graduated from Colorado School of Mines in 2005 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Richard is lead production engineer at Precise Cast in Commerce City. Philip Sr. and Lois owned and operated Mountain Pharmacy in Evergreen for 25 years and will be returning to Evergreen to retire in two years.

  • Year in review: Top 10 sports stories

    2010 saw many things, from the Evergreen football team making a rare state playoff appearance to individual state titles in gymnastics and skiing to a domininating run by the cross country team. The following is a list of the Canyon Courier’s Top 10 sports stories for the past year:

  • The right stuff: Local artist finds inner satisfaction in the intricacies of taxidermy

    Ever since he was 8 years old and tried to stretch the skin of a squirrel on a board, Brad Haddix has been attracted to the ancient art of taxidermy.

  • A look back at 2010


    Military tribute becomes reality

    A sturdy, rustic monument to military personnel was dedicated to the sounds of taps, bagpipes and a rifle salute on Nov. 13 in the presence of 350 community members, veterans and several Gold Star families, who recently lost young men at war.

    The Veterans and Service Members Commemorative Walk is the first such monument to be established in the Evergreen community.

  • Evergreen, Conifer libraries to be closed Mondays

    The Evergreen Public Library and the Conifer Library are closing on Mondays beginning Jan. 3 as part of a system-wide effort to cut $3 million in expenses through 2012.

    The Evergreen library currently is open seven days a week. The hours will remain the same for the remainder of the week.

    The online library will continue to be open 24 hours a day, and library book drops will also be open to accept return materials. The Traveling Children's Library will continue its regular schedule.

  • A cool take on an ancient sport


    Combine golf clubs, tennis balls and a frozen lake, and what do you get?

    Blue Spruce Kiwanis and Evergreen Park and Rec are hoping to launch a new winter tradition beginning with the first Ice Golf Tournament at 11 a.m. Jan. 23 on Evergreen Lake.

    Blue Spruce Kiwanis is producing the contest, which benefits the Evergreen Park and Recreation Special Needs Program and the Blue Spruce Kiwanis Foundation. The goal is to raise enough money to start an Aktion Club in Evergreen for developmentally disabled adults, said Kim Herfurt, Kiwanis president.