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Today's News

  • PERA reform faces challenging proposition

    One of the most attractive benefits of government employment is often a pension that used to be the norm among benefits from all employers. That has become increasingly rare as times have changed, and people are less likely to spend their entire careers working for the same employer.

  • The responsibility of finding a replacement

    Joe Webb

  • Evergreen Chorale honors Christmas

    It’s Christmas time again, and nothing is more symbolic of the season than the Evergreen Chorale’s magical holiday show.
    This weekend, the chorale will present “A Ceremony of Carols: A Tapestry of Holiday Music for Choir, Harp, Piano and Flute.” Both performances will be held at churches – Central Presbyterian Church in Denver on Friday and Rockland Community Church in Genesee on Sunday — embellishing the delivery of old time carols and new.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Man of letters

  • Remains of missing Platte Canyon student identified

    OTHER STORIES:
    BOLO issued for suspect in Maggie Long case:
     http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/bolo-issued-suspect-maggie-long-case

    Platte Canyon student reported missing: http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/platte-canyon-high-school-senior-re...

    The remains of missing 17-year old Platte Canyon High School student Maggie Long have been positively identified after being found at her family’s home in Bailey late last week while law enforcement officials investigated an arson at the home.

  • Cougar boys plagued by ball-handling woes

    EVERGREEN — In its second game of the season, the Evergreen boys basketball team couldn’t get the job done on Friday night after a sluggish start on offense against visiting Silver Creek as it fell, 58-45.

    Silver Creek, ranked sixth in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A poll, outpaced the Cougars all night on the offensive end, and Evergreen’s defense didn’t do much to stop it on the other end of the court either — aside from the third quarter.

  • Conifer girls fall to Golden in season opener

    By Seth Kahn

    The Conifer High School girls basketball team came up short against the Demons of Golden High School on Nov. 29, falling 63-32.

    Senior Casey Scheffer led the way with eights points and a steal for the Lobos in a game in which they seemed to find difficulty getting into a rhythm. Despite the result, coach Cara Walderman was positive about her team’s performance and attitude.

  • Morrison woman pleads guilty to felony theft

    A Morrison woman and former Evergreen Physical Therapy Specialists employee has pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft for buying approximately $3,000 worth of personal items using the company’s credit cards.

    Sue Ann Olson, 58, pleased guilty in district court on Nov. 20. She was granted a two-year diversion program and was ordered to pay restitution.

  • Children enjoy the magic of Evergreen’s Holiday Walk

    “I see him, I see him,” a youngster called to his parents as Santa and Mrs. Claus slowly made their way through the parking lot.

    A crowd had gathered near the large evergreen tree near Beau Jo’s in the downtown parking lot.

    “Don’t worry,” one dad told his kids. “We’ve got a good spot.”

    Another parent was helping his daughter tell the rest of their family how Santa and Mrs. Claus had pinched her cheeks and told her she looked like a Christmas ornament.

  • The alien invasion before Christmas

    There were the Boy Scouts riding along in a giant cardboard television and a dance troupe bopping along in red-and-green knee-high socks, and there was the Conifer Jazzercise crew in their elf costumes and the Elk Creek Fire department bringing up the back — but nothing about Conifer’s annual Christmas parade last Saturday quite measured up to the little green aliens peppering the procession with at least one spaceship in tow.