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Today's News

  • Habitat for Humanity resale shop to close

    Evergreen bargain hunters will lose a treasured resource next month when the Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity resale emporium closes its doors for the last time.

  • 'Cabin Baby' mom a no-show at arraignment

    Summer Lynn Baker, whom Canyon Courier readers will remember gave birth in a waterless Kerr Gulch cabin last September and was subsequently arrested on felony charges, failed to appear for her arraignment on Monday.

  • Rec center remodel culminates with open house

    After more than eight months of screaming power tools, bewildering clutter and choking dust, the Evergreen Recreation Center is officially new and improved.

    “It’s just an open-ended open house,” explained Pat Callahan, deputy director of the Evergreen Park and Recreation District. “We just wanted to give everyone a chance to come in and look it over.”

  • EFPD board plans special Saturday meeting

    The Evergreen Fire Protection District board is planning a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at station No. 2 at 1802 Bergen Parkway.

    The meeting is being billed as a work session, followed by any matter that comes before the board, then an executive session.

  • Golden city attorney dies

    Jim Windholz, 65, longtime city attorney for Golden, Lafayette and Sheridan, died of a heart attack Jan. 1. Windholz, president of Boulder-based Windholz & Associates law firm, was in California to attend the funeral of his sister, Mary Beth Lind, who died on Christmas Day.

  • Does the death penalty prevent crime?

    Hannah Hayes

  • New fire chief named in Indian Hills

    The Indian Hills fire department has a new chief, but recommendations from a consultant who found a “climate of distrust” in the agency — as well as outdated procedural guidelines — have yet to be put into place.

    Chief D.J. Himstedt, who had served the agency for the last three years, was not retained in a 7-6 vote of the membership in December. Garnering the seven votes was Emery Carson, who was chief from January 1999 through December 2003.

  • Birds have several methods for surviving cold

    January arrived like a lion, with cold, blustery weather. The TV weathermen are promising five days of

    warmer weather, which will be most welcome. I am ready for some warmer weather, and I presume the wild creatures are, too.

  • Evergreen boys drop Jeffco tourney opener to D'Evelyn

    Evergreen’s boys basketball team returned to the court following the winter break with a 52-42 loss to D’Evelyn in the opening round of the Jefferson County tournament.

    The Cougars were unable to come all the way back from a 13-point first quarter deficit in falling to 5-4 on the season. The Jaguars improved to 6-3.

  • Farmers squeak past Cougars

    Coming back from break, Evergreen’s girls basketball team found one key element of its game missing Friday against Wheat Ridge.

    While the Cougars were stout defensively (forcing 25 turnovers) and strong on the glass (pulling down 32 rebounds), their offense was apparently still vacationing.