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Today's News

  • PCSD superintendent leaving for job in Fremont County

    Platte Canyon Superintendent Brenda Krage has accepted a job as the new superintendent of the Florence-Penrose School District in Fremont County and will vacate her position with Platte Canyon Schools at the end of July.

    Announced to district staff Tuesday morning, Krage’s upcoming departure from Platte Canyon was made official Monday night after a unanimous vote by the Florence-Penrose school board during its regular meeting.

  • Long case lingers on with no end in sight

    March 10 marked 100 days since 17-year old Maggie Long was found murdered at her family’s home off County Road 43 in Bailey and despite a significant number of tips from the public, investigators are no closer to knowing who killed the Platte Canyon High School senior.

  • EHS beats South in second straight title game

    DENVER — As the clock wound down at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday and Evergreen senior Baylee Galan-Browne dribbled the ball into the corner of the court, she couldn’t contain her excitement. When the final buzzer sounded, she jumped up and down out of pure joy.

    The Cougars had defeated Pueblo South 46-38 in the final game for the second year in a row to become state champions.

  • Back-to-back: Cougars secure second straight 4A title

    For the past three years, winning hasn't just been a trend for the Evergreen girls basketball team. It's been a way of life.

    On Saturday afternoon at the Denver Coliseum, the Cougars amplified that theme as they secured the 4A state title for the second year in a row, defeating Pueblo South in the championship once more, 46-38.

    The state victory comes after the Cougars won a very competitive Jeffco league, a feat they couldn't achieve last year.

  • Cougars outhit Lobos in season-opening victory

    LAKEWOOD — Throughout much of the offseason, the Evergreen baseball team had worked to maintain its success coming off last year’s state title game run. 

    On Thursday at All-Star Park, that hard work paid off when the Cougars downed their mountain rivals, Conifer, 14-4 in five innings.

    With 15 hits, their bats were hot the whole game.

  • Evergreen chamber honors residents during annual celebration

    Evergreen residents who give back to the community were honored recently by the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual Honoree Celebration.

    The winners are determined by a multi-pronged vetting process that includes online voting, nominee interviews and voting by a committee.

    Leader of 2017

    Eric Gill, owner of Bear Paw Rentals in downtown Evergreen, was named Leader of 2017 for his volunteerism with many organizations for 20 years.

  • Serving up some serious competition

    Badminton at Evergreen High School is definitely not a genteel sport.

    In fact, volleys between the doubles teams playing for the school championship on March 7 were fast and furious. Seniors Konrad LaDow and Charlie Wetzel won 2-1 at the 30-minute tournament and will move on to the Colorado State Badminton Association tournament in April.

    Evergreen has won the state tournament for the past two

    years.

    The duo beat seniors Jack Patterson and Brendan Maus for the title, a medal and bragging rights.

  • ‘Pippin’ at EHS teaches life lessons while entertaining audiences

    Evergreen High School’s production of the musical “Pippin” will take viewers through a journey to find their own corner of the sky, as the lead character sings.

    The show, which will be performed this weekend, has Prince Pippin, son of King Charlemagne, dealing with peer pressure and trying to decide what to do with his life.

  • Former RMAE leader given jail time, probation for felony theft

    A former Parent Teacher Organization president at Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $54,000 from the school, a class 4 felony.

    On March 2, Kelly Ann Breuer, 51, of Evergreen was sentenced to 90 days in jail and four years supervised probation. She was also ordered to pay $59,535 in restitution.

    Breuer was investigated by the Department of Revenue for misusing the organization’s and school’s funds to buy personal items across almost three years, which included her time as president of the PTO board.

  • Pair of locals receive citizens award for saving boy’s life

    A Conifer teen and a young man from Evergreen received the Sheriff’s Office Citizen Citation of Merit for preventing a teenage boy from committing suicide last summer.

    Luke Schultz, 24, and Ellie Hislop, 15, a sophomore at Conifer High School, were recognized at the Sheriff’s annual award ceremony on March 1.

    The award honored Hislop and Schultz for stopping the teen from jumping off a bridge along Evergreen Parkway last August, as the two tried to talk him down before Schultz pulled him off the railing and Hislop helped hold him down.