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Today's News

  • Evergreen High students find career paths at Warren Tech

    Students at Evergreen High School are making decisions about future professions while taking courses at Warren Tech, the career and technical high school for Jeffco Public Schools. 

    Evergreen High senior Morgan Hays is developing a device to remove carbon dioxide from space stations in a class she’s taking at Warren Tech.

    When astronauts are in their sleeping quarters in space stations, the levels of carbon dioxide rise, Morgan explained.

  • New director revamping downtown business organization

    “We’re going through a rebranding process,” said Linda Castle, the new director of the Evergreen Downtown Business Association.

    The organization is updating its website and making efforts to increase membership, she said.

    “It is my desire to get everything organized,” said Castle, who began serving in the position in January.

  • Evergreen wins second straight 4A state girls swimming title

    THORNTON — The practice hours were countless. Morning practices, afternoon practices, two-a-days. They added up. They also paid off in spades for the Evergreen Lady Cougars.

  • Pine 'hostage situation' now being investigated as false-reporting case

    A reported hostage situation in Pine last Friday is now being investigated as a felony false-reporting case and a possible incidence of “swatting” — when people call in fake reports to try to elicit a heavy law enforcement response.

  • Passive Cougars struggling to find wins

    LAKEWOOD — Aggression is defined as an offensive action or attack. It’s also something that the Evergreen Cougars’ wrestling team is sorely lacking, head coach Lane Williams said Feb. 7 at the Bear Creek Pre-Regional tournament.

    “We’re not attacking enough. The guys are lethargic and not moving on their feet, and no one is getting takedowns,” Williams said.

  • Sports briefs

    GIRLS GOLF
    Evergreen searching for players for the 2015 season
    The Evergreen High School girls golf team is looking for additional players for the upcoming 2015 spring season.

    Any girls from Evergreen High, Rocky Mountain Academy and/or Clear Creek High School are welcome to join. 

    Practice starts Feb. 23. There will be a parent/player meeting prior to the start of practice.

  • EHS foursome ink letters of intent

    Brianna Curtis was scared to make the call. The Evergreen High senior and Colorado Rush girls soccer player had torn her right MCL after verbally committing to play for the University of Arkansas.  She wasn’t sure what this would do for that recruitment or her collegiate future.

  • Evergreen three-peats in 4A Jeffco

    ARVADA — Coach Jeanne Godaire couldn’t have asked for a better birthday present than the one her Evergreen Lady Cougars gave her Feb. 7. Behind five victories and 27 finalists, the Lady Cougars captured a third consecutive 4A Jeffco League girls swimming championship at the George J. Meyers Pool. Evergreen finished with 530 points, outdistancing a gamed Valor Christian squad, which finished with 450 points.

    “It’s just a great day. I’m really excited for everybody,” Godaire said.

  • Center for the Arts exhibit will show the love for local artists

    Love is indeed a many splendored thing. At Center for the Arts Evergreen’s 11th annual members show, the theme of love will be interpreted in many ways, but above all will demonstrate local artists’ love of their crafts.

    In recent years, CAE has curated a spring member show without a theme — leaving the subject matter of the works up to the artists.

  • Staffers from now-defunct Journey Church raising funds online

    The former pastor and some staffers of a now-defunct Conifer church are soliciting donations online to produce a documentary and a book, after the church left behind thousands of dollars in debt locally.

    The group is working on the documentary project in conjunction with a book being written by Michael Cheshire, who led Journey Community Church until the congregation disbanded in 2014, according to spokesman Cortland Coffey.  

    The online effort for the documentary had raised $1,290 of its $5,500 goal as of Feb. 7.