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Today's News

  • EChO sale tailored to crafters

    This Saturday, Evergreen Christian Outreach stretches its giving and inventive arms beyond usual boundaries with a trunk sale devoted to crafts.
    Recently its catchy slogan “All the Yarn You Could Ever Want” has been publicized throughout the area. The event will take place in EChO’s Resale Store parking lot in Evergreen North just south of the post office, and the store itself will man a booth. In addition, there will be resale store sales with coupons handed out during the day.

  • Disaster fund set for reboot by Chamber

    The September 2013 flood awakened the need for an emergency fund in Evergreen to aid victims of natural disaster.
    Bear Creek, which runs through Evergreen and eventually through Morrison, rose to more than 9 feet, threatening residents and businesses in its path. In light of this catastrophe, Beth Andersen, a local attorney and Evergreen Chamber of Commerce board member, jumped at the opportunity to begin a disaster fund and to implement several fund-raisers to initiate the process.

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  • Rabies in skunks on the rise in Jeffco

    Jeffco Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are reporting an increase in the number of confirmed cases of rabies in terrestrial animals in Jefferson County.
    As of Tuesday, Jeffco had 14 confirmed cases of rabies, according to the latest CDPHE data. All of the confirmed cases of rabies came from infected skunks.

  • Jeffco launches web-based, interactive financial transparency program

    Jefferson County last month launched a digital platform aimed at providing residents, elected officials and staff access to data about how the county is using taxpayer money.
    Powered by OpenGov, the platform transforms complex financial data into an interactive, digital format that enables better analysis and understanding of the county’s finances, according to a Jeffco news release. The design also makes it easier to explore how taxpayer money is collected and spent.

  • Hendrix finishes prep career at state

    Evergreen senior Seth Hendrix finished his prep career on Saturday at the class 4A state swim meet in Colorado Springs.
    Hendrix had a succeessful day on Friday during preliminary races. He finished fourth in the 200-yard freestyle, first in the 100-yard freestyle, and led Evergreen to a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relays.
    On Saturday, Hendrix opened with a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle event with a time of 1 minute, 39 seconds. Hendrix finished just three seconds behind the champion from Thompson Valley.

  • Conifer falls in semifinals

    LAFAYETTE — As his athletes got off the bus on May 17, Conifer head coach Paul Taylor became emotional and for a good reason.
    His Lobos had just been eliminated in the 4A state boys’ lacrosse state semifinals with a 17-4 loss against top-seeded Dawson. One-by-one, his seniors walked over and embraced in a hug along with words of encouragement.
    “This is the last time I’ll see some of these guys,” Taylor explained. “We’ve already had our banquet, and man, this is a special group.”

  • Evergreen reaches title game for first time since 1997

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools

    HIGHLANDS RANCH — Rocket shots from Evergreen’s Elise Adreon and Sofia Weiner in the first half May 20 were enough to send the Cougars to their first girls soccer state championship game in 20 years.
    No. 7 Evergreen took a 2-1 victory over No. 6 Windsor at Shea Stadium in the second 4A girls soccer state semifinal. The Cougars (12-6 record) now face rival D’Evelyn in the championship game at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

  • Evergreen combines for nine medals at state meet

    LAKEWOOD — Evergreen’s Weston Donati-Leach and Brandon Swenson stood side-by-side on the awards podium following the 800-meter race Sunday at Jeffco Stadium. The senior teammates nearly finished back-to-back with Donati-Leach placing seventh and Swenson ninth at the 4A state track & field championships.

  • Coryell vaults to new heights

    LAKEWOOD — With the bar set at 11 feet, 3 inches, it took just one try for Evergreen junior Tameryn Coryell to clear it. The jump had two significant meanings for Coryell. First, clearing 11 feet is an accomplishment in itself, but the second meaning was a little bigger. It marked the first 4A state pole vault title in school history.